Archive for March, 2014

WHAT ABOUT THOSE NOT-SO-GOLDEN OLDIES?

A couple of weeks ago I got the following email message: Hi there, I recently bought a “Capitol Models Stinson Gullwing 54” Balsa model. I’m planning on building it and making a R/C flyer.It came with a giant blue print but no smaller detail instructions? Also some pieces are missing? I was wondering if you […]

Converting the 30″ rubber powered Dumas Piper J-4 to electric RC. (Part 3)

During our last session in the shop I finished building the basic structural components…wing panels, fuselage and tail surfaces…of the Dumas Piper J-4. This time we are going to fill in all those remaining details like mounting the motor, ESC , receiver and servos, hinging control surfaces, adding control connections and so on. When that’s […]