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  • Posted on July 1st, 2012 by 2 Brothers Hobby
    Let Your Imagination Soar I’ve seen a lot of changes at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) in the past few years. Most of those changes have been due to retiring the Space Shuttle and the agency’s resultant inability to launch...
  • Posted on June 26th, 2012 by 2 Brothers Hobby
    RC’s Favorite Sim Keeps Getting Stronger There’s a fine line between being a happy old codger and a curmudgeon and as I get older I find myself starting to say “Back in my day….” I guess I have to admit...
  • Posted on June 26th, 2012 by 2 Brothers Hobby
    Check the “Tank” Before You Fly There’s a lot I like about flying electric airplanes. No coming home greasy after flying smelling like nitro, no clean up, no safety hazard leaning around props adjusting needle valves, no frustrating days trying...
  • Posted on June 14th, 2012 by 2 Brothers Hobby
    The Latest Full Scale Sim has Deep Roots in RC Hi, my name is Steve and I’m a flight simmer. I can quit any time, really I can, but when I see a new sim I have to play with...
  • Posted on June 12th, 2012 by 2 Brothers Hobby
    The Flyline Great Lakes Trainer is a classic stick and stringer kit that continues to turn up from time to time. I simply couldn't hang wheel collars on this compact scale model.Most of our model airplanes have wheels and if...
  • Posted on May 25th, 2012 by 2 Brothers Hobby
    Growing up in ancient times, long before the days of Christmas sales starting in August, I could tell Christmas was getting closer when the mailman delivered a thick book to our house around Halloween, the Sears Toy Catalog. In these days of instant...
  • Posted on May 12th, 2012 by 2 Brothers Hobby
    Flying the Russian Sukhoi 26mx How can you not smile sitting here? Note the aggressive seatback angle. Dropping into the aerobatic box at nearly 270 mph, with the adrenaline pumping like never before, I pulled a solid 9G corner to...
  • Posted on April 27th, 2012 by 2 Brothers Hobby
    Revisiting a Classic One measure of a model’s success is the number of variants that are spawned from the original design. Under this criterion, Dan Santich’s “˜The Hots’ must certainly be overdue for a lifetime achievement award. First published in...
  • Posted on April 5th, 2012 by 2 Brothers Hobby
    At a recent meeting of my RC club, I was approached by Jeff Moultrie, an aspiring member who wanted more information about one of my models. I initially shaped my responses with the typical layman’s terms and generalizations that any...
  • Posted on April 4th, 2012 by 2 Brothers Hobby
    I’m writing my inaugural column from the Sun ‘n Fun air show, where I’m volunteering in Air Operations. Traditionally Sun ‘n Fun marks the start of the full-scale airshow season and for many of us in the United States Sun...