Sunday, March 27, 2011

Windsock mast stolen, what next?

George's new big T Rex, no fly bar. Gyros give a degree of automatic stabilization. Fly-By-Wire comes to model aircraft.

Here's a short clip.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

The RCGF 50cc petrol engine in Valter's new 1/4 scale DH Chipmunk

The new XYZ 53 cc petrol engine in Adrian's glider tug.
The brands RCGF and XYZ are clearly two of the People's Republic's finest.

The engine suffered from a high speed miss, perhaps a faulty plug.
Here's a clip

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Some strange flying machines at the field this afternoon.

Ted's Pilatus with its new engine..

 ... a 30 cc DLE petrol one -- a pair of elegant socks in the background.

And here's a short clip.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

AGM 2011

The committee from last year was re-elected unopposed. See rouges gallery in the links at the right of the page.
On another matter entirely, I was today wearing braces with a Union Jack pattern. This lead to several scornful remarks about the cricket. Perhaps people spoke too soon -- ha ha.

Here's a clip of Donovan's Wilga tug in action.