Brenton Shank | March 28, 2011
Took the Yak out for its maiden this past Saturday and got 2 successful flights in. Trimming was impossible due to the winds but it wasn’t a bad time considering I haven’t flown in over 4 years. Using a flight simulator definitely keeps your skills up in the off seasons.
Brenton Shank | March 6, 2011
From time to time I run across a website that just blows me away with the amount of information made available and/or the craftsmanship of the site owner. AirfieldModels.com is one of those sites. The site belongs to Paul Johnson and he is a meticulous craftsman that should be an inspiration to any who browse […]
Brenton Shank | March 5, 2011
After finishing up radio setup on the rudder, the Yak is ready to go. I didn’t keep track of total hours but I would guess it was somewhere between 15 and 20 from the box to ready for flight. The only thing I would caution anyone about if building this is the rudder horn setup. […]
Brenton Shank | March 4, 2011
Put a few more hours into the Yak 54 ARF build…Be aware of the position of the rudder horn when you are installing it as I’ve found that it interferes with the elevator if mounted per the instructions. I had the horn mounted and glued in place before realizing the problem. I was going to […]