Electric-Powered R/C Airplanes
By: Rex Geivett
Our club members as an aggregate have possibly close to a thousand years of knowledge and experience with glow-powered airplanes. Electric power has only in recent years become a viable power source for flying airplanes at the performance level most of us want, and many club members have limited experience with them. Some may even feel a little intimidated by the new terminology and reference to electrical parameters involved with them.
2.4 Ghz Radio Systems
By: By Rex Geivett & Jerry Houser
Use of “Park Flyer” RC systems can be questionable at fields such as WingMasters since their intended use is satisfactory only for small planes and helicopters operated at short range, maybe 500 feet max. Improper placement and orientation of the receiver antenna can reduce the range even more.