EAST COAST CONTROL-LINE MODEL AIRPLANE
WINNERS OF THE 2017 BUILDING CONTEST:
Artie Jessup, Topher Ames and John Tate
Mike Londke won the perpetual Mr. Ringo trophy for 2022
Below are a couple of old photos of Mr. Ringo from back in the 1980's. Mr. Ringo always had a cigar in mouth. Mr. Ringo
mentored many a control line flyer on how to build and fly.
WINNERS OF THE 2016 BUILDING CONTEST:
Jimmt Welch and Abram Van Dover
Jimmy Welch wins the Norfolk Aeromodeler of the year trophy for 2015 & 2016.
WINNERS OF THE 2015 BUILDING CONTEST:
Jimmy Welch with a Bosta, John Tate with a Legacy and Abram VanDover with a Shoestring
WINNERS OF THE 2013 BUILDING CONTEST :
|Co-winners are Abram Van Dover with his 1/2A Snapper and Jimmy Welch with his Wedell Stunter
WINNERS OF THE 2012 BUILDING CONTEST :
Abram Van Dover 4th,
John Tate 1st, Bill Sequira 3rd, Mike Ames 2nd
WINNERS OF THE 2011 BUILDING CONTEST :
Bobby Mathison 4 th,
Jimmy Welch 3rd,, Artie Jessup 1st & Bill Sequira 2nd
WINNERS OF THE 2010 BUILDING CONTEST :
John Tate 3rd, ,
Willis Swindell 1st & Jimmy Welch 2nd
OS LA 46 MODS FOR A BETTER STUNT RUN
|Here is a stock head
|The modified head. Combustion chamber is opened up and the head is lowered down.
|Here is a stock crankshaft (rear and side view).
|Here is the modified crank with a tungsten insert and removed material in front of crank pin.
|Here is a stock LA 46 Piston & Liner
|Liner intake ports raised to 15 deg of the exhaust port and piston is notched for better fuel flow.
|Look for the brass color inside the exhaust port. That is where the intake ports were modified.
|Note there is no longer a border around the O.S. on the head. The head was opened and lower.
FOX 35 HIGH ZOOT CRANK SHAFT
|An old crank on the left, 40th anniversary crank in the middle and Hi-Zoot on the right
|Side by side shot at the Hi-Zoot crank and the old style crank
|The Hi-Zoot crank is larger in dia. So you have to lap the Crank to the engine case
Here are a few of us having fun out at Fentress around 2007.