Bill Elkins works Wednesday on his 20-to-1 model of a WW1 Curtiss Jenny. Elkins' plane and many other Giant Scale R/C airplanes will be putting on a show this weekend below Clinton Dam, at the Jayhawk Model Masters Field. The event starts Saturday at 9 a.m.
Bill Elkins, a member of the Jayhawk Model Masters, prepares on Wednesday to fly his 20-to-1 model of a WW1 Curtiss Jenny, model plane that took 20 hrs to put together. The plane is powered by a 62-cc motor and weighs 25 pounds, with a wing span of 105 inches on top.
Two pilots man a 20-to-1 model of a WW1 Curtiss Jenny. Bill Elkins, member of the Jayhawk Model Masters, built the plane, which took 20 hours to build and paint.