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ED'S R/C FLEET IN ACTION

 

Ed is a radio-controlled (R/C) model aircraft enthusiast. The hobby offers a great mix of technology, craftsmanship, piloting skill, excitement, outdoor activity, camaraderie, and just plain fun. 

Building an R/C aircraft is no small effort -- it requires a lot of work, time, and patience. Ed worked on the "Explorer" aircraft shown below over a period of one year, but it will take you just a simple mouse click to see what it's like when A Plane Is Born.


"EXTRA 300"

Ed's Extra 300 is still under construction -- click here to see some photos


"VOYAGER"

Featured in Model Airplane News article

Ed's Goldberg Tiger 60, includes a Saito 91 four-stroke engine and custom hand-cut graphics.  Ed wrote an article on his techniques for creating custom graphics that was featured in the July '99 issue of Model Airplane News.  


"EXPLORER"

Fast and furious!


"BIG STIK"

 

Rough and tough -- great fun for a Sunday afternoon


"BLUE JEANS"

 

Big, slow, and stable -- great for beginners


 

 

INTERESTING R/C SITES

 


AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics)

1st U.S. R/C Flight School (where Ed attended basic flight and aerobatics courses)

Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company

 International Miniature Aerobatic Club

 RealFlight R/C Computer Flight Simulator

 Tower Hobbies