Carole Kane holds the
puckish 50-powered Connie
Conrad Jetex. NatsNews
Volaré Products/Shorty’s Basement’s latest offering is a new digital
counter for Rees Scalewinders. Installation is simple and instructions
are clear. This is a must for serious FAC competitiors. Photo by George
All-Sheet Balsa Event
The Flying Aces
Club (FAC) plans to
create an event for
for the 2014 contest
year. Details are being
formulated for this intriguing event and will be based upon
nostalgic sheet-balsa FF models such as those marketed
in the 1950s and 1960s by Top Flite, Carl Goldberg, and
Thought is also being given to opening the event to
scratch-built, all-sheet, original designs. Flights from these
models may not be long, but they captivate the FAC
Shorty’s Basement Products
George Bredehoft, doing business as Volaré Products/
Shorty’s Basement, is marketing another new FAC product.
It is a digital counter for use on Rees Scalewinders.
Installation only requires gluing a small magnet to the
larger gear, after which the counter assembly is slipped
into place on the winder.
The counter comes with clear, detailed instructions for
the setup and installation of this long overdue item. It will
help you “organize” the process of accurately winding your
FF Scale rubber-powered types.
130 Model Aviation MARCH 2014