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County/State: Zaventem / BRU Airport
Country: Belgium

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For those interested, please find some background information about me.

After some Graphical & Interior Design College back in the seventies, I redirected my professional life into the Sales Depts of several multinationals located in Brussels & Paris, also keeping an earlier interest in restoring vintage (as a student, my first car was a 2CV!) and race cars.

After building up my own cars and racing them for more than 20 years, I designed a modern Dune Buggy loosely based on the first design of Californian guru Bruce Meyer. Called the 'Sunbuster', it was specifically developed for tourist rental in warm(er) countries. Visiting Madagascar &  Mauritius concerning the building licenses for the Sunbuster, I first came in contact with my next job/hobby: sportplanes (1:1 scale)!

In real life, I have been flying Ultralight & EXP 2-seater planes & building, modifying/upgrading them (especially engine & aerodynamics) for an Italian constructor named Fly Synthesis till 2006.

About a year ago, I was donated a - 20 years old - vintage/crashed Graupner Busard 60'' balsa RC glider from an old(er) gentleman. I then decided to restore it, find the missing bits & convert it to 2,4 GHz and modern power-train. So, internet, Google & YouTube became 'my best friends' and, after finding this forum a while ago, Peter Miller’s Ballerina is now going to be my first RC scratch-build ever...

... and here I am, trying to remember the sine rules for my motor mount offset, attempting to comprehend the differences between hard balsa and lite-ply or eagerly reading the manuals allowing me to understand how to bind an RX for my first time ever...

 

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Last online: 24/06/2017 03:44:22

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