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Member postings for Matt Jones

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Thread: New 78" Vulcan for twin 90mm DF
24/01/2017 06:37:53
Agree Tony and it'll probably be fine but this is the second time in about a week that someone has recommended a design for PSS without actually trying it first, personally I think that's dangerous and something that shouldn't be done.

People still think that PSS isn't viable in anything less than a hurricane which simply isn't true, my fear is we're in danger of encouraging people to give it a go with untried airframes and, if it doesn't work, will only perpetuate the myth that PSS doesn't work.

Might be worth holding back on the recommendation until it's actually been proven 'eh?
23/01/2017 14:12:02
Nice Tony, has it successfully flown PSS?
Thread: PSSA group visit to RAF Cosford Museum
21/01/2017 21:43:11

Great. Thanks then.

19/01/2017 06:22:31
Why's that Chris, are the skips outside hangar 1?
17/01/2017 20:25:20
It's a long way but if it means I can abuse that Mr Meade I'm in.
Thread: PSS A-10 Thunderbolt II - build blog
17/01/2017 12:10:10

That is a great shot Phil thumbs up

Thread: RCM&E February 2017 issue
16/01/2017 18:18:23
So it's being suggested for PSS but it hasn't actually been tried? Great.
16/01/2017 13:33:30

I've not seen the mag yet so cut me some slack if I'm wrong but are they seriously suggesting a warbird with a fully symmetrical wing section is suitable for PSS? Who came up with that assertion and are they qualified to make it? My fear is that people will have a go, it won't work and we'll be back in the dark ages with people thinking that PSS isn't viable in anything less that 50mph. This will do more harm than good IMO.

Thread: Bmfa payment
27/12/2016 21:14:26
Posted by Tim Lewton on 27/12/2016 21:06:20:

idont want to fund isis .

I don't think this website needs ill informed comments like that. FYI I've just renewed using Worldpay without issue.

Thread: Canadian Chipmunk markings
23/12/2016 21:50:59
Looking at the original image I suggest it is the same as what Jim posted, simply a bit faded and crucially, reversed, the give away is the union jack being backwards too. I reckon the port side is per Jim's post and all they've done is flip the image to create one for the starboard side but they've been lazy.
Thread: Amazon completes first Prime Air delivery in Cambridge
14/12/2016 18:56:00
MattyB, you say this is fantasy stuff, assume you work for Amazon and can therefore comment with authority?
Thread: U-2 Dragon Lady
14/12/2016 17:58:37
Those that can, build from wood. Those that can't, pay someone to cut foam for them.

Foam is for pizza bases and washing machine packaging only.
Thread: PSS A-10 Thunderbolt II - build blog
11/12/2016 10:17:42
Looking at that cockpit shot makes me mourn the increasing loss of traditional building skills.
Thread: Horus X12S - horor
06/12/2016 16:26:03

There's also the added benefit that a Tx that unattractive will make you look at your model more attentively instead of what's in your hands, could increase safety. thumbs up

06/12/2016 12:22:09

Reminds me of an old adage, "buy cheap. buy twice"

Thread: PSS A-10 Thunderbolt II - build blog
05/12/2016 22:09:29
Sweet Hog, Ray.
05/12/2016 20:01:46
Holy Time Team Batman!!! I hadn't realised the Internet was that old until I checked the date of the first post....
Thread: PSSA Gliding Events
20/10/2016 20:27:06
Phil, Andy and I will be there.
Thread: Hole cutting in Liteply
12/10/2016 12:04:41

Gaskin Softbore is the answer.

Thread: How windy is too windy?
28/09/2016 18:12:59
Richard, I don't understand the myth people continue to perpetuate that PSS models need a gale, come to an event and you'll see we fly in just as marginal conditions as a sport model. Have you ever actually tried PSS or is your opening statement a continuation of ill informed clap trap?
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