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Posted by kdahlhaus | Jan 23, 2018 @ 08:16 AM | 6,389 Views
I ran into some problems with my hosting provider and RC Flug Log was down for a bit. Happy to say that it is back up and working fine now for all of your flight logging needs.
Posted by kdahlhaus | Aug 28, 2011 @ 04:02 PM | 14,763 Views
Which did pilots prefer?

Find out here, with an interview on Warbird Radio with Blue-Nosed Bastard's pilot Robert Powell, who fought with both fighters in WWII.

Great interview with only one problem - too short!
Posted by kdahlhaus | Jul 18, 2011 @ 09:12 AM | 14,944 Views
Video of the Galloping Ghose P-51 RC Pylon Racer at Warbirds over Oberhausen. Turn up the volume on this one.

The sound gave me an adrenaline rush. Quick, need to run out and find a P-51 model....
Posted by kdahlhaus | Jul 07, 2011 @ 08:55 AM | 15,950 Views
(This was originally posted on the Parkzone T-28 thread, I thought it would be good to save here as I'll be going back to the PDF's in the future).

Originally Posted by split_s
I'm still having trouble achieving consistent landings -- even with the flaps extended. I typically land long, i.e., I overshoot the intended landing spot. I always have the feeling that the plane is coming in too fast, even though I'm using very little throttle. I love flying this plane, but landing makes me nervous. How can I improve?
The short answer is to use your elevator and throttle to establish slow flight before you turn to final approach, then use the throttle to control your rate of descent on final.

Long answer:

I got tired of my scary landings earlier this year and decided to do something about it.

These online resources helped the most:
RC Flight school's landing made easy *:

AMA's Sport Aviator article:

It helps a lot to have a good approach - fly like a real plane doing a downwind, base and final leg, with the goal of having the plane lined up about center of the field when turning onto the final approach.

You use throttle to control the rate of descent and the elevator...Continue Reading
Posted by kdahlhaus | Jun 23, 2011 @ 03:27 PM | 14,974 Views
I created a RCGroups Open Search plugin (should work with all modern browsers). This plugin uses a google search as I've found it generates better results.

Just go to this page and click on the phrase 'RC Groups' in the results.

Posted by kdahlhaus | Aug 25, 2010 @ 11:09 AM | 16,110 Views
would be Bomberguy's B-24 video at:


o multiple views: inside, outside, on-the-ground, in-the-air
o period music that works
o tells a story

Posted by kdahlhaus | Jul 18, 2006 @ 12:59 PM | 18,750 Views
Ready to protect the flying field....
Posted by kdahlhaus | Feb 18, 2006 @ 12:23 PM | 19,777 Views
Hey this is cool. Didn't know we had blogs.