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Post  rsv1cox on Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:45 am

Mark Boesen wrote:My first R/C engine was a Enya .29, in a Kadet Jr.
I lost the Kadet in a 'hey-watch-this' moment, got her up to 340-400' and put it into a vertical dive, it was amazing how quickly it accelerated, but as soon as i moved the stick the wing separated...wham!
I was lucky it slammed into the cornfield saving the Enya.

By coincidence, my first R/C engine was also an Enya .29 mounted in a very similar Sterling Fledgling.

I was never a good R/C pilot only doing lazy circles in the sky. Therefore I still have the same Enya 29 in the same Fledgling. My son put more air time on it than I did.



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Post  Mark Boesen on Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:38 pm

i loved that plane, Sterling used to advertise it in all the model mags and as i kid thought that would be a cool one to have, maybe its the p-51D'ish tail?
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Post  rsv1cox on Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:52 pm

Mark Boesen wrote:i loved that plane, Sterling used to advertise it in all the model mags and as i kid thought that would be a cool one to have, maybe its the p-51D'ish tail?

I think Ron was going to put one together, or maybe it was a Falcon 56.
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