January 2012Vol. 29, No. 1
C O N T E N T S
Mike May's Su-35 PSS is captured during its
maiden ight by Piet Rheeders. Construction details and maidenight experiences begin on page 4 of this issue.Nikon D90, 1/2000 sec., f5.6, 300mm
Southern Fling 2011New Zealand DLG Contest
Coverage by Dave Grifn, Scott Chisholm andJohn Shaw,
with photos by Kevin Botherway,Dave Grifn, Shane Kennington, and Paul Taylor.
R/C Soaring in the AppalachianMountains near Cumberland, Maryland
Text by Jim Dolly with Cumberland Aerotow 2011photos by Dave Garwood.
Ian Mason takes a slope racer from concept to retail reality.
RC Soaring Digest
Details of Mike May's PSS project.
Timer? — Caller? — Instructor?
Gordy Stahl explores denitions and differences.
Windsong Electric Conversion
Scott Campbell electries a classic.
Zenith 2.7 landing at Kailua Hawaii
Panoramic photo by Fred Olsen.
R F3B - Mladá Boleslav 2011
Czech Republic Championship.Photo Album by Martin Piln
A buddy and I were out Saturday morningflying and taking pictures. A couple turned out fairly well. Thesailplane is my home designed 100” span woodie."— Tony BeckPhoto by Tom Cassem at Johns Island SCNikon D70 with Nikon 70-150 and doubler, ISO 100, 1/250, f16