The Clubhouse

The virtual hangout for Ute R/C members when we're not flying.

NMA: Warbirds Over Nampa (Nampa, ID)

Sep 16 2006 10:00 am
Sep 17 2006 5:00 pm
Etc/GMT-7

NMA: IMAC Scale Aerobatics (Nampa, ID)

Aug 12 2006 10:00 am
Aug 13 2006 5:00 pm
Etc/GMT-7

NMA: Helicopter Fly-In (Nampa, ID)

Jul 15 2006 10:00 am
Jul 16 2006 5:00 pm
Etc/GMT-7

NMA: Scale Squadron Contest (Nampa, ID)

Jun 23 2006 10:00 am
Jun 25 2006 5:00 pm
Etc/GMT-7

NMA: First Annual Fly-In (Nampa, ID)

May 13 2006 10:00 am
May 14 2006 5:00 pm
Etc/GMT-7

How to cover fiberglass with Monokote

Ran across a useful article today: How to cover fiberglass with Monokote. As I'm just about to handle some compound curves on a foam airplane, this could be very useful!

Wild Wing

So a few days ago, I finally finished my Wild Wing. I've had wing cores sitting in my garage all winter long, calling out to me to build this bird.

I think I was just afraid! I've only built ARF-type aircraft before, and, well, building from a wing core is a little more hard-core.

UVA: Pylon Races, Eagle Mountain

Mar 11 2006 11:00 am
Etc/GMT-7

SDA: April Fools Heli Fly-In, St. George

Mar 31 2006 9:00 am
Apr 2 2006 5:00 pm
Etc/GMT-7

Pilot Humor: Maintenance logs

Here's an email I recently received. It claims to contain the "squawks" of pilots in their logs, with the responses from their maintenance crew after investigating their complaints.

Problem - Left inside main tyre almost needs replacement.
Solution - Almost replaced left inside main tyre.

Problem - Test flight OK, except autoland very rough.
Solution - Autoland not installed on this aircraft.

Problem - No. 2 propeller seeping prop fluid.
Solution - No. 2 propeller seepage normal. Nos. 1, 3 and 4 propellers lack normal seepage.

Problem - Something loose in cockpit.
Solution - Something tightened in cockpit.

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