2 Model Aviation FEBRUARY 2015 www.ModelAviation.com
ON THE COVER: Paul Westrich’s 1/2-scale Fokker D.VI is captured
during a smoke-on photo pass at the Dayton Dawn Patrol Rendezvous.
The biennial event is dedicated to World War I aviation and showcases
model and full-scale aircraft of the period. To learn more, see our
complete event coverage starting on page 19.
Cover photo by Jay Smith.
Photo by Jennifer Orebaugh
VOL. 41 NO. 2
19Dawn Patrol Rendezvous National Museum of the U.S. Air Force hosts WW I centennial event by Dennis Norman
29Flying Aces Nationals An East Coast celebration of Free Flight stick-and-tissue model aircraft
by Dennis Norman
37RC Spread Spectrum Demystified An overview of the inner workings of 2.4 GHz technology by David Buxton
42No Such Thing as Good Enough One small step for model aviation, one giant leap for NASA by Kaitlin Wright
51Maxford USA Bristol Fighter F.2B ARF ly your own reconnaissance missions with the Brisfit by Geoff Barber
63Esprit Model Super Easy 2E Rx-R An electric sailplane that lives up to its name by Jay Smith
69Sig Manufacturing Co. Somethin’ Xtra EG ARF
A classic sport model revisited by Geoff Barber
The Control Line of the
Tether car racing sixty years
later by Walt Wilson
Maxford USA Nieuport 17 ARF
A delightful 1/5-scale interpretation
of the iconic fighter by Mark Wilkins