ABOUT THE AU­THOR

Model Airplane News - - LET'S GET WET! -

Al­though he would mod­estly dis­agree, Ivan Pet­ti­grew is a leg­endary elec­tric­model de­signer who has been in­volved with model and full-size air­planes his en­tire life. Now liv­ing in Chilli­wack, Bri­tish Columbia, he es­pe­cially en­joys the seren­ity of fly­ing electrics on nearby lakes. Of his many de­signs,

Ivan notes, “I don’t aim to de­sign scale mod­els that will win static awards. My pref­er­ence is to see them fly­ing in a slow, scale­like man­ner, so that, in the air, they look like they could be the real thing.” You can find his plans at ivans­plans.com.

The au­thor sim­ply loves fly­ing off wa­ter.

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