EFLIGHT CARBON-Z CUB & PARKZONE K8

Posted on Jun 12, 2014 in News

By Jason Sagaidak It all started one blustery Sunday (16/2/14) as a few diehards where sitting round the table in the club house discussing issues of the world and of course the weather, when Scott from Pro Hobby turned up and moseyed over to the club house with a rather large cheeky grin on his face and said, “Jase have I got a deal for you!”.  “Oh no this usually cost me money!” I replied. Scott put on the table one of E-Flights new Carbon-Z Cub’s. I replied to Scott, “Mate its foam; I told you I’m not buying foam any more especially 85in of it, it will be crap!” After all the lads had their look and a lot of umming and aaah’ing I decided to have a look myself. Well I must say first impression was how...

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Basic R/C Knowledge

Posted on Apr 22, 2013 in News

BASIC R/C KNOWLEDGE Part 1 By Jason Sagaidak ARF aircraft!!!!!!! Where do I start ?? As most who know me, know I’m not really fond of the cheaper line of ARF model kits and computer radios for beginners. “Why?” I here you ask. Although ARF kits have been good for the hobby they have been equally as bad. Yes they have probably gotten more people into the hobby and yes they are cheaper than building one from plans or scratch, and are certainly quicker to assemble. BUT  and it is a big BUT…….they have taken the skill and understanding away turning what was once known as aero modelling to simply production assembly. People are simply relying on the kit manufacturer in getting it right…with hardware , servo selection, assembly instructions and most important; centre of gravity (CofG). Apart from the basic...

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Education report

Posted on Feb 6, 2013 in General, News

  M.M.A.C Education Report 5/12/11 From the Vice President/Education officer                                                                                                                                                                                                             G’day Fellow model aero enthusiasts, The MMAC (Moira Model Aircraft Club) as a continuation from the Life to enrichment program with the Yarrawonga high school have initiated a learning program with the Yarrawonga primary school to teach any school kids wanting to have a go at aero modeling. This has been a long process orgnising and initiatiating.(12 months). Chris Graham & Jason Sagaidak had a meeting with the primary school and have now got a program worked out to accomidate both parties. This was then taken to our club meeting and was passed to proceed with. As a club we decided that we needed to become more professional and self reliant (as we are in the bush) we needed a large model inspector and some VMAA /...

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Weather-proof shelter

Posted on Sep 23, 2011 in Front page roundabout, News

Work  has been completed on the replacement of the old shade cloth on the flight line with a significant tin roof area. A huge amount of work has been put in by those at the club working bee. Many thanks to sponsers and the Moira Shire Council and to Club members for making this magnificent all weather structure happen. View more images from the...

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