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Thread: David Boddington Dracon
09/07/2020 08:02:47

the Dracon has had its maiden flight.flew straight off a few clicks of up trim(bearing in mind its a canard) I thought I would do myself a good turn by putting in a couple of clicks of up in(in fact I had put down in)! off it went, quickly sorted the trim and it flys really nice....nothing untoward to sort out.the position I chose for the battery before completing the build has worked out weight to add to sort the c of g.the 2nd motor I chose doesn't appear to be very powerful so I may swap it out for another...….anyone thinking about making this model,jump in,its a goodin....and a bit of a floater in the landing …… first canard.

post maiden dracon.jpg

ken dept.

Thread: ne....1's... pushycat for 2013
06/07/2020 07:41:45

well done denof,the PC is a nice model to fly and simple build.....if your building no 2 you must be hooked..

ken dept.

Thread: Sabre made in Belgium
03/07/2020 16:48:13

lovely work there Dirk, I'm going to throw my modelling gear in the bin...….

ken dept.

Thread: Sign of the times - funnies
02/07/2020 10:07:12

my wife has just gone and burnt our Hawaiian pizza...well and truly!......

I told her she should have used Aloha heat setting.... emotion

ken dept.

Thread: David Boddington Dracon
01/07/2020 16:49:08

the Dracon is done for(temporary) …..came to introduce some electric into its innards and the motor decided to amount of swapping the leads around would persuade it to have a go in doing what its designed to do(Work)...I checked everything still no good...swapped the motor for another one and it worked a phone call to R/Radio control,explained the problem and another is in the post to me...….so a bit of a delay...secret

ken delayed dept.

Thread: What glues do you use?
01/07/2020 16:38:33

hello KC,the one used is in the first photo..

ken anderson....wilco interior pva dept.

01/07/2020 15:13:12

and the result of my test at ne...1..end after 22.1/2 hours...the two photos are of the joined bits of pine and oak and the other after I tried to part them using a hammer and screwdriver...….pretty good adhesion I would say? the pine left some of its self on the oak...



ken pva dept.

Thread: Aurora 9x
30/06/2020 18:47:14

been a Hitec user I contacted them when they announced that they intended stopping production of TX's, and they confirmed that they were, but they would be continuing with RX's and servo's…...that's handy info what Matty has posted about the jumper TX system....

ken dept.

Thread: Forum members' new models: Let's see them.
30/06/2020 18:19:46
Posted by Jim Carss on 29/06/2020 18:51:11:


Built from a retired club members plan, The plan is also on Outerzone.

nice model there JC....

ken Carrs appreciation dept.

Thread: What glues do you use?
30/06/2020 16:20:57

ok ...KC,i'll put a couple of bits together now and send/post a pic...leave for 24 hours and see what happens when I pull them to bits...


here's one just done...pine and oak+ wilco's glue.....i'll leave clamped until this time tomorrow.... sorry its on its side but you can see what's what..

wilcos pva glue test oak and pine.jpg


ken dept.

Edited By ken anderson. on 30/06/2020 16:32:52

30/06/2020 14:29:06

poundland 5 min epoxy and cyano,...and pva from wilco's...job's a goodin for my sports models...some still together after years of failure's ...

ken dept.

Thread: Sign of the times - funnies
30/06/2020 14:26:25

woman speaking to her husband on the phone say's...."I'm sure your having an affair, that's why I'm leaving you....I'm going to stay with my sister...!

husband replies...…" Ok....I'll see you when you get here"...…. blush

ken dept.

Thread: Does anyone remember...
29/06/2020 15:04:15

ok Mal....long time the thread title say's..."does anyone remember...."....just show's ...I don't... emotion

ken dept.

29/06/2020 09:21:48

my place of worship during the 1960's was a diy/model shop in Blyth Northumberland called "the handyman's" ...they sold balsa and balsa cement and a few model bits and pieces and odd kits.......the lad who worked there called Alan had a motor bike and sidecar and flew his models at Newcastle town moor......happy a youngin admiring the Keil Kraft jnr 60 in the window....39/6...impossible to afford... I can still smell the new sawn timber in the shop,and a lot of the grown up's all seemed to buy hardboard for DIY job's.

ken a week pocket money dept.

Thread: David Boddington Dracon
29/06/2020 09:14:38

well success/ish at making a sewn hinge(first attempt)only been aero modelling since last century(60's)…..bit over engineered I think...but fit for purpose...the Dracon marches on towards defying gravity.... not much to do now,i fitted a top hatch near the c of g mark and touch wood(balsa) it looks like the model wont need any additional ballast...….msg for R Harris...… i'll do his trousers now...


ken dept.

27/06/2020 17:52:59

a couple of more photos of the top secret Dracon....sneaked out from dept......the construction of the model is basically a case of finishing off and fitting problems with the build as this space..




ken construction dept.

Thread: The Gov't, CAA, BMFA & UAV legislation thread
26/06/2020 15:42:43

there's me thinking April 1st???

ken dept.

Thread: David Boddington Dracon
26/06/2020 09:38:16

good morning Richard and Bob,...don't know if you have the mag yet Bob but the reckoning is to leave the underside as is...too much of a I coated it with sanding sealer and sanded smooth-left at that. Richard my first attempt at the sewn hinge...not perfect, so its getting done again...i'll show the prize winning attempt when done..... your trousers will be best just cut off with the scissors and adopting the frayed look...….

ken dept.

26/06/2020 09:00:33

a couple of more photos from the build...not much done yesterday(it was my big day...birthday)….basically tissue and dope at the min...I had a go to do a sewn hinge and failed badly....1st attempt ever......think I have my head around it now.



ken dept.

24/06/2020 16:09:17

a bit more done to "project X"...….the main construction is now complete and its down to the final fettling,the whole model has had a coat of sanding sealer(donated to the build by Craig Carr)...and I've started to do the tissue and dope covering.i'm using full strength dope and once the model is covered I intend finishing with 50/50 dope....I had the model on the scales..the airframe c/w two servos is 180 grams,and with the battery,motor it looks like just over 300 grams....yee gazooks I hear you think....



Brian, if your looking in, what movements did you set on your model,and what is your all up finished weight please.

ken Gazooks dept.

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