The Tustin Blimp Hangar Project
The Harbor Soaring Society
has an opportunity to work with
the Orange County Parks Dept.
to hopefully make the Tustin
Blimp Hangar accessable to
indoor model enthusiasts. Go
to the above tab titled "Blimp
Hangar Project" for details.
At right is a group of flyers inside
the hangar, and below, one of the
rubber powered free flight
models by Kang Lee.
Photos Courtesy of Brian Furutani.
Presentation made by John Rittenhouse to the Fairview
Park Citizens Advisory Committee, 19 Aug 2013.
This is a 3 part slide show. Select as desired. Scroll down to view
Presentation Part 1.
Presentation Part 2.
Presentation Part 3.
April member meeting featured Lucien Miller of Innov8tive Designs
It is rare when you can keep the attention of our meeting members for more than 3 minutes but our guest speaker on April 3rd had us riveted to his presentation for a full hour. Lucien Miller is the owner and President of Innov8tive Designs in Vista, California. He took this opportunity not merely to advertise his products but primarily to educate us on the hows and whys of model power systems. We all have bits and pieces of information on electric power systems for model aircraft but after Lucien's presentation we had the facts on how to select a proper power system for our own models. The lecture was reinforced with a Powerpoint presentation and a couple of handouts with all the important points to remember.You can download the 2 documents here.
Selecting Power Systems
Electric Power Systems Key Points
It's difficult not to notice Lucien's dedication to educating the modeling public. In addition to giving informative lectures, he has a youtube channel for innov8tive and lots of good info on their company sales website at innov8tivedesigns,com. Our next club newsletter will have more details on Lucien and Innov8tive Designs.
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