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South Bay Soaring Society members appreciate Dr. Mark Drela’s contributions to our hobby, but Kyle decided it was finally time to shine additional light on what this remarkable MIT professor has accomplished in the field of aviation.

On Friday, August 19, several EAA staffers spent the afternoon immersed in RC models at Warbirds and Classics Over the Midwest, an annual event held at Wellnitz Field near Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Learn the basics of FPV with Josh & Josh from Flite Test!

Academy of Model Aeronautics members astronaut Hoot Gibson, comedian Jeff Dunham and airline captain Brad Lang explain the rules for flying drones safely.

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Flite Fest 2016 is going to be bigger and better than ever!
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The first model aviation club was formed in 1908.. by a woman! Ms. Todd, from her childhood, was always interested in how things worked. She would disassemble toys, typewriters, and was once even scolded for using her mother’s scissors to cut wire. This interest in tinkering led her to design and patent a type writer copy holder in 1896. By the turn of the century her interest turned to aviation, and she began to experiment with rubber-powered models and airships. In 1906 she displayed one of her aircraft at the Aero Club of America show, held in Grand Central Palace, New York.

Learn about Life Weight and Thrust in this interactive game

Learn about Pitch, Yaw, and Roll in this interactive game

Learn to build the FPG-9 airplane in this interactive tutorial