Radio-Control Freaks

Folks who are older than dirt might remember those balsa-wood airplanes sold at the five-and-dime -- another fading memory. The balsas were pretty high-tech then – they flew – but now it’s all about who has the biggest stick. Joystick, that is. Big girls and boys show off their newfangled toys at the Arizona Electric Festival.
Jan. 24-27, 2008
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Clay McNear
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