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Bob Cotsford08/05/2013 15:35:05
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like this one:

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An Altair tree. Luckily the field was ready ploughed so little effort was needed to root it.

That's one that won't make it to Sleap! The wings were also surprisingly intact:

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Steve Dunning08/05/2013 17:30:23
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Always sad to hear of a model going in, especially one as good as that. I won't be at Sleap due to ill health but will still be at Barkston on 8 June. Best of luck this weelend. Steve

ken anderson.08/05/2013 19:13:42
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we've had a few arrival's up this neck of the woods in the past week...a heli caught fire in the air(electric) and another aircraft had a go at issac newtons theory..due to a burnt out controller....all top notch/expensive gear and experienced modeller's.......

ken anderson ne...1 air accident dept....

Bob Cotsford08/05/2013 23:00:55
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Sorry to hear that Steve, get well soon. This ageing lark can get a bit tiresome sometimes.

Ken, it's the way we clear the way for new models.

The Altair would be very easily repaired but I don't feel the lurve right now. Maybe it can find a home in the attic until I or someone else feels like repairing it.

Lee Wilson09/05/2013 21:58:54
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Got to be an entry for the photograph comp Bob

Area 5109/05/2013 22:20:15
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Love the chap in the background (wing photo) spying on proceedings... is he friend or foe ?

Danny Fenton10/05/2013 10:18:36
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I love the optimistic up elevator wink 2

Great pic

Bob Cotsford10/05/2013 11:04:57
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Posted by Area 51 on 09/05/2013 22:20:15:

Love the chap in the background (wing photo) spying on proceedings... is he friend or foe ?

One is my lovely assistant Ken waiting in the wings to help gather up and carry the expected matchsticks back. The other is a passer by intrigued by the sight of a tailplane growing out of the ground.

As for the up elevator, yes that was almost the last act of optimism. The actual last act was shutting the throttle, that was when I admitted defeat crying

Martyn K10/05/2013 20:58:46
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A great shame - and there but for the grace of God go I... etc.. However, I am intrigued by the staining on the tailplane..

Apart from that, a couple of evening in the shed and it will be as good as nearly new. (He says hopefully)

Martyn

Pete B - Moderator10/05/2013 21:18:36
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I thought those chaps in the hedge might be the Environment Agency assessing the need for a boom to contain the oil, whilst they checked local watercourses.........wink 2

Pete

Danny Fenton10/05/2013 23:44:11
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Posted by Martyn K on 10/05/2013 20:58:46:

Apart from that, a couple of evening in the shed and it will be as good as nearly new. (He says hopefully)

Martyn

Martyn, if there is a pilot figure in the model the hardest part might be removing the look of abject fear from his face smile o

Cheers

Danny

Piers Bowlan11/05/2013 07:11:46
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Instructor to pupil. 'A little late on the round out Hoskins'

Bob Cotsford11/05/2013 08:29:47
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Posted by Martyn K on 10/05/2013 20:58:46:

A great shame - and there but for the grace of God go I... etc.. However, I am intrigued by the staining on the tailplane..

Apart from that, a couple of evening in the shed and it will be as good as nearly new. (He says hopefully)

Martyn

the pipe position and deflector seem to concentrate the oil onto the tailplane underside, and Southern Modelcraft does seem to leave a darker shade of muck than some fuels.

I'm getting there - the urge to peel back some of the covering is growing. 4 or 5 new half-ribs at the tip, some sheet on the leading edge at the tip, a bit of glue and filler here and there, the hardest part will be finding film to match whatever it was I used originally.

Provided the wing joiner didn't gut the wing roots!

Edited By Bob Cotsford on 11/05/2013 08:30:55

graham Ives 123/05/2016 18:40:39
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i tried to grow some kwik flis but it didn't seem to work out

cymaz23/05/2016 18:46:41
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qui percusserit in terram, cito desinit,
Qui  percusserit in terram, cito desinit.

This should be on my family coat of arms!!

Or " He who hits the ground stops quickly"

 
 

Edited By cymaz on 23/05/2016 18:47:35

KiwiKid23/05/2016 22:24:02
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The dynamic soaring chaps have some pretty spectacular oopsies at times.

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john stones 123/05/2016 23:03:59
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Posted by graham Ives 1 on 23/05/2016 18:40:39:

i tried to grow some kwik flis but it didn't seem to work out

Great picture, that's how you take a set back, grin n bare it yes

Shaunie23/05/2016 23:38:12
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Slightly over committed on a landing a few years ago. The plane survived but I could have put four small rows of seeds in!image.jpeg

Peter Miller24/05/2016 08:12:29
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Posted by Bob Cotsford on 08/05/2013 15:35:05:

like this one:

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I just opened the throttle and.....Waddya mean? It is throttle on the RIGHT! stick?

Edited By Peter Miller on 24/05/2016 08:13:25

Bob Cotsford24/05/2016 09:44:18
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Posted by KiwiKid on 23/05/2016 22:24:02:

The dynamic soaring chaps have some pretty spectacular oopsies at times.

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Now that is an arrival that has real class. It makes my efforts look pretty pathetic.

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