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Member postings for Cliff 1959

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Thread: Vintage Kamco Kavalier Build Part 3 Wing
12/01/2021 09:30:56

All 128 pieces of balsa cut and glued to make a really strong wing, watch out for the horned beast lol.

Thread: First the Lidl Vulcan maiden, now the maiden all foamboard version - it was FAST!
10/01/2021 19:11:49

That looked like fun, cold fun, but fun never the less, well done on a great looking ship smiley

Thread: Kamco Kavalier Build Part 2
05/01/2021 19:01:50

Hi Guys, I've just uploaded Part 2 of my vintage (lol) Kamco Kavalier build, she's flying together and the pun's intended.

Thread: Veron Impala gets a dusting off
02/01/2021 17:47:25

Wing ribs AND fuselage formers Phil, quite advanced for the time 👍

 

Edited By Cliff 1959 on 02/01/2021 17:48:55

02/01/2021 14:18:16

Hi Bob, good question, I think it was just the wing that was bigger but measuring the fuselage it's approximately 46in in length, if you have a plan to measure.

02/01/2021 14:18:14

Hi Bob, good question, I think it was just the wing that was bigger but measuring the fuselage it's approximately 46in in length, if you have a plan to measure.

Thread: Remember the Kamco Kavalier
01/01/2021 21:53:23

My New Year build is the Kamco Kavalier from the 1970's, my first low winger, I had most of the wood I needed so here's Part 1, the fuselage, thanks for watching.

Thread: How To Repair a Plastic Undercarriage
17/12/2020 17:21:41

The velcro idea is very good Piers, I like it. The u/c as it stands isn't really 'designed ' to pop out, rather a case of me not noticing it had come up out of its slot a little . I love rubber bands for the flexibility (pun not intended), it could be possible to fit a dowel through the fuselage as per usual practice but the sides would need an area of ply to help take the strain, it's only foam.

Thanks for the ideas.

16/12/2020 23:05:40

A quick undercarriage fix for my HK Navy Cub, or any plastic-type u/c.

Thread: Guillow's Spitfire Rubber FF to RC Conversion
13/12/2020 20:11:41

Very nice, was it a flyer Dwain?

13/12/2020 16:27:48

I'm between builds so I bought my rubber-powered Spitfire out of semi-retirement and fixed her up with some radio gear, I can't wait to try her out at the next opportunity.

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - Dec 13th
13/12/2020 16:25:14

More good prizes

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 12th Dec
11/12/2020 19:38:55

Me too

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 10th Dec
09/12/2020 22:08:57

I'm here

Thread: Tiger Moth Re-Maiden Success
08/12/2020 17:21:56
Posted by fly boy3 on 08/12/2020 16:42:36:

Nice model, nice flying too. Any info on hat camera ? Cheers

Yes, it's just a Mobius, they're about £60 in the UK, beware of fakes though. Mine has the wide angle lens which is good for hats for I find in the air it distorts the image a bit too much so it depends what you want it for, hat or airbourne?

08/12/2020 12:01:06

Thanks guys for your nice comments, it's always good to see a project through to the (happy) end laugh

08/12/2020 10:43:02

I've added some nose weight and the difference is fantastic.

I really enjoyed this build and this second maiden was just the icing on the cake, it's amazing how a pile of balsa can sit in a box for decades only to end up where it belongs ... enjoying the air beneath it's wings!

Thread: Tiger Moth Maiden ... I think it's tail heavy!
08/12/2020 10:39:44

Hey Gary, great pictures and info there, you must get that Co2 model finished though, I'm looking to get back into Co2 next year, great fun.

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 8th Dec (post to enter)
07/12/2020 23:00:26

I'll have a go too.

Thread: Tiger Moth Maiden ... I think it's tail heavy!
07/12/2020 22:59:22

No right thrust but the downthrust on the original plan was maintained. The cog was as plan as well but I've moved it forward for another go today, the result was quite encouraging, video to follow. Thanks for your and GG's comment.

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