Here is a list of all the postings Bob Bertram has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Wots with chris foss?|
I have had a fuselage for a foamie Acrowot on order since October, not best pleased!!
|Thread: Mustang i.d.|
Thanks Bill and Alan. Searching the net, I'm leaning towards the funfighters.co.uk version of the Cambria Mustang. It has the inset ailerons but the cowlings do seem to be built up with balsa on their models although the fibreglass one on this model could be home made.
Rescued this Mustang from being thrown in the bin yesterday. It is 43" span and 37" long. The wings are foam veneered. It was electric prior to a slight accident but I have to remove the engine/tank etc and return it. Anyone have an idea as to which kit and possibly the CoG? Can't seem to get the photos below the writing!!!
Edited By Bob Bertram on 20/03/2019 18:04:58
|Thread: Flair Fokker DVII|
|Thread: Little Miss Honky Tonk|
|LMHT looks very appealing. If the rear decking was lowered plus a bubble canopy added it would look like a Spinks Akromaster. May have to put LMHT near the top of my list.|
|Thread: S1581 Hawker Nimrod MkI|
|Hi Danny, in the latest issue of Aeroplane (February), the Database section is on the Nimrod. Will have 3 views etc.|
|Thread: Mystery E-glider|
Thanks Pete and JD, I was thinking of using a straight piece of bar. A friend did the same on another e-glider with a polyhedral wing and it works a treat. However as I mentioned previously, once I raised the l.e. of the wing it flew really well. A lot of fun to be had trying different things.
|Many thanks Gordon, much appreciated.|
Thanks Gordon and Rich, looks like you have hit the nail on the head. Have had a look on the 'net at the pictures. Flew it this afternoon a few times, great fun but it had the habit of putting its nose down almost terminally. After messing about with changing the CoG which didn't seem to make any difference, ended up packing the leading edge of the wing up a couple of millimetres or so and then she behaved herself and flew very sedately. Anyone have the correct position for the CoG?
Peter and Percy,
Many thanks for your thoughts but it is not an Electric Breeze unfortunately, have had a look at the plan copy but it is very similar. Tailplane does sit on top of the fuselage and does have an elevator. It is a two-piece wing with a single metal bar joiner and there are chord-wise ribs as well as diagonal. Overall though it does look extremely like one.
It is because you have such good taste.
Bought this glider off a clubmate who didn't know the name. 83 1/2 inch span and has what looks like a speed 600 motor. Anyone have an idea of what it could be?
Edited By Bob Bertram on 23/12/2018 14:49:12
|Thread: Cambria Funfighters charity Xmas draw 2018.|
PP sent. Cheers Bob
|Thread: Panther Trainer Autogyro|
Bob, I may have a spare plan somewhere. I have just moved and am going up to Lancashire tomorrow for a few days. If you can wait till I get back I will have a look through the mayhem the move has caused!!!
|Thread: How many do you have in stock?|
|Thread: Britain's biggest warship|
Last of the series tonight on BBC2 at 8 pm covering the pilots training in the US.
|Thread: Building board help|
I used the angle iron from an old metal bed base that came from the local tip under the ply and two layers of cork tiles glued on top.
|Thread: Kings Lynn Model Shop|
I ordered a model late on Tuesday night from KLMS as the price was very good and they phoned Wednesday to say it wasn't in stock and I would have it by Monday. It actually came on the Friday which was pretty quick for an out of stock item. Full marks. May have to pay them a visit. BB
|Thread: Gardan GY 20 MINICAB|
I started one of M. Buissyne's Minicabs a while back and it is on the backburner at the moment. The cd is very useful. There is a build blog on a French site:
I did manage to have a fly of a full size Swiss registered one many years ago.
Edited By Bob Bertram on 22/08/2017 08:51:52
|Thread: Dynam Smart Trainer|
Hi Tony, yes my horns were exactly the same and used a pin drill to make new holes. I didn't straddle the joiner just butted up to it although it does overhang the elevator a tiny bit. Either way should work. I checked the CoG and am using the 75-80 mm as per the manual not the 85-90mm as the sheet suggests. Perhaps with more experience you could move it back but it will be much more lively! Annette Douglas wrote a good article about the Smart in the December 2013 issue of RCM&E.
Tony, I would be careful of using the extra information sheet regarding the CoG as this makes the aircraft very tail heavy and it could make the plane fly only once in unexperienced hands. Ask me how I know (and it was an instructor flying it)! I think after the repairs, I used the measurements in the book. Will check later. It now flies quite sweetly although looks a bit battle scarred
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