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Category Archives: Flying
My scratch-built AN-2 took wing briefly today. Scroll down for video.
I got in my maiden flights with this new plane and I absolutely love it! It has almost no negative characteristics. It’s sporty and responsive, yet slows down to a crawl without incident. Video below the photo.
Here is the wind at my local weather station, every day for the past two weeks: wind gusting to 38 mph wind gusting to 40 mph wind gusting to 36 mph wind gusting to 23 mph wind gusting to 12 … Continue reading →
After months and months of struggle, including three different motors, I finally got an actual flight out of my scratch-built Sopwith Triplane!
The ill-advised first flight of my newest GWS Tiger Moth 400. ProTip: If the plane is under power and still blowing backwards down the runway, it just might be too windy to fly.
My GWS Slow Stick
It was a nice afternoon, if a bit breezy, so I gathered up an armload of micros and headed to one of my favorite fields.
My wife finished building her Nutball today and we took it out for a quick maiden flight just before sundown. Victory!
I went out to fly with my brother-in-law. I took both my light and heavy Strykers, as well as my new P115 flying wing. He brought his Dynam Hawk Sky and a Champ. Unfortunately, the Hawk Sky developed problems, but … Continue reading →
It was dark and wet for the short maiden, so here are some frame grabs from the first ‘real’ flight, the next day.
I’m lucky to have a big, empty field all to myself but, sometimes, it’s nice to fly with a buddy. Labor Day weekend, KTMRacr came down from Kansas City and we took a couple of night fliers out to my … Continue reading →