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Member postings for Malcolm - coolwind.co.uk

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Thread: The Whipitteer
16/03/2020 16:42:31
Posted by Richard Harris on 16/03/2020 16:27:29:

Looking good Malcolm smile d

Are you going to go with a cowl like Chris's?

The plan is to do a cowl, I've modelled one in CAD, just need to kick the 3D printer back in to action, and then decide if that's good enough to use or make a plug from it and Vac form from the print.

Malcolm

16/03/2020 09:44:04

The colour change line although inspired by the plan, found its shape in the kitchen cupboardimg_7525.jpg

16/03/2020 09:43:03

The wheel pants are made from Craft foam (EVA), nice and flexible. Temporarily fixed with double sided tape, but when I'm happy with the shape then I'll get out the UHU. img_7523.jpg

15/03/2020 22:45:07

img_7520.jpgA little bit more progress on my test build. Aiming for a maiden next weekend when a little bit of nice weather has been booked.img_7521.jpg

14/02/2020 11:02:42

img_7432.jpgimg_7431.jpgimg_7430.jpgRich,

My test build is underway and making good progress!! Nice easy build, I'm sure its going to be another excellent model

Malcolmimg_7427.jpg

Thread: Revolver Pusher type Autogyro trainer
14/06/2019 21:15:21
Posted by Cuban8 on 14/06/2019 21:02:21:

Edit....just had a thought .....incidence packing?

Edited By Cuban8 on 14/06/2019 21:05:04

Yes, incidence packing on the blade underside to give a little bit of -negative incidence (if required)

Thread: Panther Trainer Autogyro
26/12/2018 13:50:02

Well Done Richard Franks!!

Its not orientation problems, its the trees they move every night !

Malcolm

Thread: Cruiser, November 2015 Free Pull out plan
28/10/2018 20:11:33

A replacement product will be available from coolwind.co.uk (me) from tomorrow.

Malcolm

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Thread: Mr Tom Wright
26/01/2016 15:24:05

God Bless you Tom, you have been and still are an inspiration. A true Gent who rekindled my interest in Autogyros and was never too busy to give help and advice.

My thoughts are with you and your family,

Malcolm

Thread: Cruiser, November 2015 Free Pull out plan
17/11/2015 21:00:14

Brian, Nice job, its looking great.

Shame the weather isn't !!

Malcolm

Thread: Crane Fly Light , Autotogyro Trainer , For experienced pilots trying autogyros for the first time.
04/11/2015 17:20:39

Well Done Richard,

Good to hear you are getting there !!

Malcolm

Thread: Cruiser, November 2015 Free Pull out plan
02/11/2015 17:06:38

This of course now means Rich is going to have to also work in mirror image and start using Throttle on the left!!!laugh

Malcolm

Thread: South Bedfordshire New Model Club
28/09/2015 19:06:39

Guys,

Thanks for your interest, I've been on holiday for the past week and just got back. I'll follow up your requested asap

Malcolm

20/09/2015 20:00:57

Hi Matty B and Monz,

Thank you for your interest,

I'll PM you the Membership Secretary's phone number, Godfrey, to discuss with him as I know we are running some promotional rates at the moment which provide membership through to end 2016, so its best he explains how it works,

All the best

Malcolm

PS the phone number is also on the website contact page

10/09/2015 13:01:48

The website address is now www.tcmfc.club

and we have open membership places at the moment,

Thanks

Malcolm

Thread: Autogyro Get togethers
30/04/2015 14:59:00

The Chiltern model flying Club is pleased to announce its Autogyro open Day will be held on Saturday 16th May 2015, (ie in just a couple of weeks time!), near to Luton.

We have several confirmed gyronuts attending already but welcome other interested pilots and modellers.

Last years event was a great success and we are hoping for another great day. (Have already booked a nice sunny day and slight wind)

Please message me for further details if you interested in attending.

 

Malcolm and Tim

 

Edited By Malcolm - coolwind.co.uk on 30/04/2015 15:03:20

Thread: Easy Autogyro
23/10/2014 09:49:01

Tony,

I don't think you can post pdf on here, only photos.

Tom emailed a set last night, so I've put them on my website.

They can be accessed at www.coolwind.co.uk in the "Download" section.

I hope this helps

Malcolm

14/10/2014 20:25:57

Tom,

Sounds intriguing, I'll watch with interest

Malcolm

Thread: Autogyro Blades from AJ Blades
21/04/2014 00:18:50

Steve,

Thanks for the thanks!

On my Auto-G there is no side thrust, and about 5 degrees down thrust.

The manual has one diagram on the C of G position and it's not particularly clear but seem to indicate that it should be 220mm back from the spinner tip, which comes out at about the forward edge of the mast base. I don't remember measuring mine, I just put the battery in and flew it,

Malcolm

05/04/2014 15:09:48

Steve,

You'll need to add some strengthening material either thin ply or glass fibre to the top surface to help stop the bolt/washer pulling through.

Then you'll need to sheet the bottom surface for 1.5" or so, with either GF or thin Ply, so that the blade glides on the delta-plate and the plate prevented from digging into the softer wooden blade. This surface also provides a stable platform on which to attach and shims you may need.

You will need to cover blades with a smooth covering, eg solarfilm/profilm type covering.

The end of the blades are normally rounded off and a chamfer cut on the trailing edge so that the blades can be folded back

Malcolm

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