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Thread: The Gov't, CAA, BMFA & UAV legislation thread
25/10/2019 06:42:36

I think I’ve got this correct...

  • all operators/owners of aircraft over 250g must register and pay £9
  • If you fly and have no A test, £9 fee and pass the free online test every 3 years. Place your operating number on the plane
  • If you fly and have an A,B, LMA SAA proficiency then you just pay the £9 every year. The bmfa will pass on your details to the CAA who will issue you a number. As you have a recognised achievement you are exempt from the online test.

Assuming you are a member of said organisations

Thread: Glen's Models 35% Extra 330 electrification
25/10/2019 05:38:57

Try a Vanessa rig. This will indicate the CG. Then you can place the batteries on the airframe, readjust and see how much the CG point has moved

Thread: Precedent Stampe 1/4 Scale
24/10/2019 21:02:22

Depends how light you build it. Mine is 8kg and flies well on a 33cc 2t petrol.

24/10/2019 18:08:06

Naughty steps??........what ALL of them ? blushteeth 2

Thread: Ashbourne 2019
24/10/2019 18:06:46

Earlier in the year with the better chance of good weather...though that’s not saying a lot these days.

If it was earlier in the year it could clash with several other events. Never an easy choice. Best wishes.

Thread: Looking for a trainer kit
24/10/2019 06:23:53

I’m sure Seagull models do a kit for a trainer.



Edited By cymaz on 24/10/2019 06:25:32

Thread: Storage of models in light of the new CAA regs
24/10/2019 06:22:30
Posted by Keith Miles 2 on 24/10/2019 00:32:01:

Oh, and just to say, well done the BMFA for securing some amendments and well done all those who gave them the necessary support to achieve it.

Removing the legislation was never a likely outcome and I would rather be subjected to a likely ineffective and slightly annoying and slightly inconvenient system than see our hobby banned entirely.

As for bans, I hope, in my lifetime, never to see “drones” over my house, or anywhere else, delivering Chicken Tikka Masala or being used for any other unnecessary and trivial commercial purpose!

Edited By Keith Miles 2 on 24/10/2019 01:01:02

I share your thought on the bmfa work. I will not be surprised to see an Amazon or KFC drone falls out of the sky. Think of the outcry then.

Thread: DB 60" Sopwith Pup
23/10/2019 05:15:07

I’ve rung Mick up and paid by card over the phone.

Thread: Glenns models cap 232
22/10/2019 19:49:21

Thanks allyes


Rather a prop on a fast landing than risking a tip stall dont know

Edited By cymaz on 22/10/2019 19:50:20

22/10/2019 19:00:21

She was well behaved. Showed no signs of getting upset. Even on the final turn for the landing - the worst possible place for a tip wing. Steady as a rock.

22/10/2019 18:54:23

Maiden today. Flat calm. After the usual checks and double checks ( yes...trying to put it off). Took it out, opened the throttle and she gently lifted off.

Only one click of down elevator was needed. Low rate ailerons and high rate elevators used.

The CG that was worrying me ? A complete non event, it seems ok slightly further forward than book. And I’m going to keep it there. Very little down elevator on inverted. Roll rate good- nice and axial. Right thrust just right.

Landing was a little wind and my worrying about tip stall. This resulted in a broken wooden prop and the loss of one tailwheel spring. That’s it.

There is no wing rock at all at low speed. She’s a beauty heart.

P.S. Bert, the new UC worked a treat. Needs the idle setting a little lower for a slower approach.

Thread: Latest CAA Update
21/10/2019 22:31:05

It could have been a lot worse. £9 I can live with that. Bmfa as the police, fine. They know more about this than any faceless Whitehall Minion.

Free online test every 3 years.....hardly an onerous task.

No minimum age for pilot....won’t deter young upcoming talent

At least Mr Shapps seems to have got the message and the lobbying. He had to be seen to do something with pressure from airlines and airports.

Thread: Engine for Precedent Stampe
21/10/2019 18:43:09

Depends on the weight, I use a 33cc petrol. My Stampe comes in about 8kg. There is a lot - and I mean a lot of information on the Stampe thread, if you can plough through it cool

Edited By cymaz on 21/10/2019 18:45:00

Thread: DB Major Mannock
20/10/2019 21:17:40
Posted by J D 8 on 20/10/2019 21:03:53:

Going to be a bit of a beast.

Hopefully! devil

Should be almost done by March.

20/10/2019 20:39:08

Build moves on. Mick- the pilot approves of his cockpit, although , I haven’t the heart to tell him he will soon lose his legs below the knees



Thread: Infinity 90 Build
20/10/2019 18:19:20

Flew the infinity today. No aileron or rudder retrim needed. Only 8-9 clicks of up trim. This was dialled out by 3 turns of the clevises each side on the elevator push rods.

Quietly delighted face 23

Thread: What are your three favourite war movies?
20/10/2019 14:13:21

Ah yes, 5 bonus points to you !

Thread: How far do you travel to fly at your club?
20/10/2019 13:46:39

20 miles to both clubs. Have to allow 40mins

Thread: What are your three favourite war movies?
20/10/2019 13:45:29
Posted by Rich too on 20/10/2019 13:44:09:

I’m not a war film fan either, but The Great Escape was an old favourite that I looked forward to every Christmas, and also anything with Donald Sutherland in it - there was one particular one where he drove a tank but I can’t remember the name.....

Was it the Dirty Dozen?

20/10/2019 09:06:58






FOR’re right , a stunning program 

Edited By cymaz on 20/10/2019 09:10:11

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