Michael gets to spend the week down in Texas with Jay.  The guys put together the rest of Jays Hobby room and build the turbo beaver.  This weeks episode recounts the weeks adventures and has jay maiden the Beaver.  The week in Texas was fun filled with several trips to Winn Field and a stop over at a new area where Jay was able to finally maiden the Stuka.  Wind and Rain didn’t stop the guys from taking advantage of the flying conditions around the area.  Thanks for joining us this week and hope to hear from you, let us know how we are doing at parkflyerpodcast@gmail.com

 

Michael, Jay and AK Mike discuss their purchase of the TS-100 soldiering iron.  The pros and Cons and AK Mike’s first to use it so he gives his review.  Check out our episode page to find the links to this unit.  We really like it and you can use a battery for soldiering in the field.  The quadcopter guys have been using this iron for a while and we found out…Enjoy the podcast and let us know if you are using this unit or have purchased one.

This week on the Parkflyer Podcast, Michael and Jay have Don Daniels as a guest on the show.  Don was hit really hard during the hurricane and lost most of his belongings and RC gear.  As the devastation piles up in Houston, Florida and the islands its nice to hear the human side of the story.  Don takes the time to share his story and some of the great things he is doing to help others.  We appreciate the opportunity to speak with Don during this trying time and enjoy his humor and good will and great attitude in spite of everything going on at this time.  In times of trouble people can band together and do great things and Don is a perfect example of what the human spirit can accomplish.  Thanks to all the people in the RC community that stepped up to help his cause, it is always great to hear others helping out. If you would like to help out Don and some of the other victims please email us at parkflyerpodcast@gmail.com

 

In this weeks episode Michael and Jay are joined once again by Alaska Mike to talk about CG issues and how to solve them. Why CG is important and relate some stories about their adventures flying with out of CG airplanes.  Join the discussion and enjoy. Thanks for listening to the parkflyer podcast we appreciate your support.

Michael and Jay are joined by Alaska Mike to discuss the new addition to Jay’s hanger.  The Hobby King SU35 is a mid engine propeller driven foam aircraft that Jay picked up this month.  Jay shares his impression of the model with the guys and recounts some of the modifications being added to his project.  Mike B puts a plug in for his flying club up in Alaska ..the mosquito field airshow will be this month and is being held for the public.  Check the Frontier fun flyers club website for details, you can find it here ….Frontier Fun Flyers

Good luck with the airshow !

Jay and Michael received an email request asking for an explanation on how to pick the proper Motor and ESC combo’s.  The email came from Jim a gas flyer that on occasion will fly electric and was wondering about converting some of his Glow type airplanes to electric.  Michael has several gas airplanes that were converted from the start and flown as electric.  The guys discuss the different styles of flying and how to go about measuring the watts of power to get the gas or glow equivalent in your electric conversion.  Please feel free to email us stories of your conversions or any suggestions that you might have on picking motor and ESC combos. Thanks for joining us and we look froward to your next visit.

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