Construction artistry! Gino
Gazzea inlaid walnut veneer in
his Astrale glider to produce
this intricate detail. Photo
by Eros Cavalarro, at a SAM
chapter meet in Rietti, Italy.
there isn’t always the return guarantee
that you get from MECA members.
Precision Aerobatics Model
The Precision Aerobatics Model Pilots
Association (PAMPA) is the organization
for CL Precision flying, known as Stunt
in the old days. Most CL fliers still build
their own models, so you can expect
to see some useful material in the
bimonthly Stunt News
publication. And new
members can come up to
speed by perusing back
RC Micro World
publication is only available
online. It’s an extension of the publication
started by the late John Worth and is now
edited by Roland Friestad. It features a
variety of small models for FF, CL, and
RC, powered by engines or electric- or
rubber-powered motors. Many are scaled-down versions of older models, but some
are originals. Subscriptions start at $24 a
year for 12 issues.
Among the July 2013 offerings are the
FF Ramrod 250, CL Zilch X-Pendible,
and Phil Kraft’s RC Gimlet. You’ll see
plenty of interesting photos, copies of
original construction articles, supply
sources, and more. Full-size plans are also
available as downloads or mailed hard
DVDs displaying some complete issues
are also available, and more are being
The A2Z Corp is a supplier specializing
in rubber-powered kits and accessories.
The company’s website lists its products
as well as many from other related
An Online Construction Tutorial
Tandy Walker has set up his own
website showing step-by-step methods
he used for building several OT models.
His aircraft are of museum quality, but
So far he has reports on 15 models.
Within each report there’s a series of
50 to 100 numbered progress reports.
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