From the Beginner’s Workbench: The Amazing In-Flight Rewinder

“And if you overwind your main motor without using a blast tube, the interaction with the Rewinder has a way of spectacularly compounding the catastrophe. “


 

BY  
George Skelly

The Amazing In-Flight Rewinder


a tale from the beginner’s workbench

A newcomer to the hobby shares his humorous take on the esoteric mysteries of stick and tissue free-flying model airplanes and the quest to defy the unyielding force of gravity.   Delving into the gray area between art, science and Rube Goldberg imagineering, the author shares his journey to the realization that there is something more to the magical extended flight of an apparently simple rubber band powered model airplane.  Join him in his light-hearted search for a greater understanding of our hobby.

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