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12-22-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,066
Posted By Zel

RE: Mr. Space Control flys again video

Thanks Sid,

The year must have been 1956 or 57 because I transferred to CA in 1958 and it may have been Toledo. I don't remember too many details from back then. When I 'retired' from RC in 1965...
12-21-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,066
Posted By Zel

RE: Mr. Space Control flys again video

Mel & Orv,

Well, I must have been wrong. When Mel mentioned Detroit I thought about an RC Model Trade show that I went to. It was held during the Winter, to give the RC flyers something to do...
12-21-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,066
Posted By Zel

RE: Mr. Space Control flys again video

Hi Mel,

Yes I remember the Detroit! I went by Hal DeBolts place in Buffalo on the way to Detroit. There was about 6 to 8 feet of snow in detroit and I was not sure that we would be able to make...
10-14-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,066
Posted By Zel

RE: Mr. Space Control flys again video

Hi Sid,

It's good to hear from you. You are an 'old timer' too if you were around when Walt
was flying his TTPW! I am sorry I did not make the Syracuse event, but I was flying
my TTPW ...
10-11-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,066
Posted By Zel

RE: Mr. Space Control flys again video

It is great flying again after 'retiring' from RC flying in 1965! This would never have happened if it had not been for the encouragement and support from Ed Crotty, http://www.RCHallOfFame.org , and...
02-15-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,492
Posted By Zel

RE: Vintage RC Hall of Fame

Hi Steve,

Thanks for the feedback! Yes, shortly after I came
back from Sweden, in 1965 I 'retired' from RC.

I 'forgot' all about it for over 43 years, until Ed
contacted me for info on...
02-15-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,492
Posted By Zel

RE: Vintage RC Hall of Fame

Hi flyj3,

Re: Can you give us some history on Westport. I have these
two in my collection and know very little about them.

I don't have any information but I am sure that Ed can give
...
02-14-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,492
Posted By Zel

RE: Vintage RC Hall of Fame

Boberos,

I talked to Ed and he now has his email link
on his website: http://www.rchalloffame.org.

Check under "About Us" then "Contact Us"

Zel
02-14-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,492
Posted By Zel

RE: Vintage RC Hall of Fame

Jay,

Great article! You are right! It was a great experience
"growing up" with the development of RC equipment!

What I wanted was a system that would allow me to fly
my model planes...
02-14-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,492
Posted By Zel

RE: Vintage RC Hall of Fame

Hi Doc316,

I agree! She is a model hired by Dick Tichner who was a free
lance photographer. He supplied many pictures for Model
Magazines, mostly RC Modeler. I will have the Phantom
story...
02-13-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,492
Posted By Zel

RE: Vintage RC Hall of Fame

Hi Michaelj2k,

Thanks for you comments! Yes I think he
has done a terrific job. I am sure he will
be adding to it as new information comes
available.

He is inviting comments and...
02-13-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,492
Posted By Zel

RE: Vintage RC Hall of Fame

Hi Bob,

Please send me a PM or email me at: [email protected]

Please feel free to post any comments or questions here.

I am sure someone will respond.

Zel
02-12-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,492
Posted By Zel

RE: Vintage RC Hall of Fame

Hi,

I just wanted to ad this. It was originally posted in
"Some early digital proportional history"

Since this is more than:

"Some early digital proportional history"

I am...
02-12-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,713
Posted By Zel

RE: Some early digital proportional history

Hi SGibson,

Thanks for your comments. Glad you enjoyed the site.

I am sure Ed would appreciate hearing from you. You can contact him through his website by clicking on "About Us" then...
02-12-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,713
Posted By Zel

RE: Some early digital proportional history

Hi ukengineman,

Thanks for your comments. Glad you enjoyed the site.

I am sure Ed would appreciate hearing from you. You can contact him through his website by clicking on "About Us" then...
02-12-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,713
Posted By Zel

RE: Some early digital proportional history

Hi Highplains,

Thanks for your comments. Glad you enjoyed the site.

I am sure Ed would appreciate hearing from you. You can contact him through his website by clicking on "About Us" then...
02-12-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,713
Posted By Zel

RE: Some early digital proportional history

Hi,

Glad you enjoyed the site!

Since this is not necessarily "digital proportional history" so I have started a new thread:

Vintage RC Hall of Fame

If you are interested you...
02-12-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,492
Posted By Zel

RE: Vintage RC Hall of Fame

Russ,

Thanks for your comments. I am glad to hear you got some good info from the site!

I am sure Ed would appreciate hearing from you. You can contact him through his website by clicking...
02-10-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,713
Posted By Zel

RE: Some early digital proportional history

Hi,

I just read your post and I thought you might be interested in checking this:

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I just got a call from Ed...
02-10-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,492
Posted By Zel

Vintage RC Hall of Fame

Hi,

Ed Crotty has just released his RC Hall of Fame Website! This is going to be the best place on the Web to research Vintage RC equipment. It is still in the works and needs a little touching...
12-16-2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,713
Posted By Zel

RE: Some early digital proportional history

Zel here,

Yes, the 172 was really a nice plane. I flew it several
times. I flew it to Flagstaff arizona for some demonstration
flying. The elevation there was about 7,000 feet. It took
...
12-15-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,713
Posted By Zel

RE: Some early digital proportional history

Zel here,

Yes, the 172 was really a nice plane. I flew it several
times. I flew it to Flagstaff arizona for some demonstration
flying. The elevation there was about 7,000 feet. It took
all...
08-24-2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By Zel

RE: Phantom IV plans

Deadstick,

Are yiou still looking for plans for the Zel Ritchie "Phantom"?

I would really like to talk with you.

You can Email me at [email protected]

Or call me at 714-647-2406 I...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-15-2006, 02:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,800
Posted By Zel

RE: I is not my intent to start a feud, BUT

Hi Gary,

Zel Ritchie here. (Space Control!)

I ran across your post and I would like to hear from you! You mentioned that you had a Space Control System.

You also mentioned that I came...
11-28-2002, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,857
Posted By Zel

Re: Phantom Date

Hi,

Zel Ritchie here.

I ran across the above post. If anyone is interested I will be glad to furnish some details on my "Phantom".

Sincerely,

Zel
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