Posted by Waterbird |
Mar 03, 2009 @ 07:50 PM | 1,619 Views
Here's an update since my 2005 posting that I was then "up to 4 RC airplanes." Today, in light of the way this addiction has taken hold, 4 RC models seems seriously deprived.
My current count (including a couple NIB stashed in the attic so Her Highness doesn't have to "be bothered with knowing about them") is 22 RC birds here at my Annapolis home, and another 3 at our condo in Ft. Lauderdale. Having just written that, I realize that sounds pretty imbalanced, even though we spend most of our time in Annapolis and I don't have very much room in Florida ... so I need to figure a way to get a few more birds moved down there.
I did recently join a new club in the Ft. Lauderdale area -- the Vista View Flying Club -- an electric only field not far from the big Marquam Park flying facility. The new field is on an old landfill -- which sounds nasty, but it's a gorgeous, fully rennovated park -- and a great place to fly. I definitely want to take more planes there ... but I usually only drive down once a year at Christmas time (and take commercial air there about 4 or 5 times more) ... so guess plane moving will have to wait till December of 2009.
Favorite planes to fly currently include my newish Precision Aerobatics Ultimate AMR biplane, and my Precision Aero Addiction. Still enjoying flying my Extreme Flight Extra 300. Birds to maiden soon include my fully assembled Sig Bf 109 (48" span, .25 size electric), and a VQ P-51B (one of the attic-...Continue Reading
Initial foray into RC aircraft, 1966, was ugly (poor equipment & no instruction.) Came back in 2002, delighted by advances in electric powered flight. Current hangar (2012), circa 25 planes.