Author Archives: David Stafford

iFrame Test Page for Weather Link

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Full-Scale Electric Airplane

Nice video of the Pipistrel electric 2-seat airplane.

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Important update from AMA

The AMA released a notification today regarding FAA-Registration numbers on RC aircraft.

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EFR Gate Lock update

From Mike Rittenhouse: The combination lock to the EFR gate had to be replaced this morning. The combination numbers are the same, but the numbers must be lined up with the top edge of the window and black lines. The … Continue reading

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Santa Margarita Ranch Glider Field

Hi everybody, Recently we have acquired the use a new flying site in Santa Margarita at Santa Margarita Ranch. We have been using this exquisite new site to practice for and host glider contests. While it is perfect for gliders, … Continue reading

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The latest action at the RC Field

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Michael’s Ugly Stick Completed

Michael Matus sent this picture of his newly completed Ugly Stick. Maiden flight scheduled for this Saturday, Jan. 19th. Really nice looking Ugly Stick!

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Club Meeting cancelled

From Mike Rittenhouse: Due to heavy rain forecasts, the Saturday 1/12/19 club meeting has been cancelled.

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Photos from Dennis Williams

Dennis ran across these “aircraft” while touring Patagonia. They appear to have a high wing loading and are possibly a bit tail-heavy:

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Michael Matus’ Ugly Stik project

Michael is building this nice looking Ugly Stik from Jensen kit plans (circa 1960’s), fabricating every part himself. Michael predicts first flight in January. Looks great!

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