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Member postings for fly boy3

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Thread: Flying during pandemic.
03/07/2020 12:01:02

Hi all, In Wales the five mile driving rule is to be relaxed soon, so we may be able to start flying again. I have read all the precautions taken by people already flying, just wondered if they are still being used correctly, or a little re laxtion locally maybe.? Cheers

Thread: Maidened by 'Bird of Time' with two-axis camera
27/06/2020 23:16:23

Lovely looking model Cliff, and a great video too. It's probably my age ,but that sort of flying is just up my street. Cheers

Thread: The great i.c. / electric finger chopping debate
22/06/2020 21:13:57

I have enjoyed this thread, but not what it was originally about. I have been re educated on the dangers of props and many words on saftey. I don't think we would be entrenched in the original thoughts (ic v elecrtic danger) if we we not in lock down lol .We would all be out flying. We might as well talk about being knocked down by an old ic car or a modern electric one. Having said that it is always good to be reminded of prop danger. Cheersi

Thread: The Lockdown Restrictions Have Been Relaxed. Who's Been Flying?
02/06/2020 15:48:30

Update, just read on bmfa web site, flying has now began in Wales from June 1st. A five mile distance is stipulated. Shame as most club members live more than that from field.

01/06/2020 21:18:23

Slightly off topic, any one in Wales flying yet as there has been a small relaxation of the Welsh rules ? Cheers

20/05/2020 22:26:25

As I live in Wales, I am so envious of you guys I can hardly bear to read your flying tales. LoL. We are allowed to golf and fish, but no flying yet. Happy landings.

13/05/2020 17:32:15

I,m with Flyer, I too live in Wales.

Thread: New boiler installation
05/05/2020 14:16:25

Thanks lads, managed to locate the plumber, and state my concerns. He agreed should be removed 3to4 months after installation. He will sort it next week. Needless to say I will be out in the garden lol You can never be too carefull. Cheers

Edited By fly boy3 on 05/05/2020 14:18:09

05/05/2020 11:02:02

Thanks for replies lads. Do not know what he put in the system, but he did mention that he had fitted a magnetic filter Adey ? Will try to get hold of him on mobile to show my concern. Are plumbers working at all due to the lock down ? Cheers

05/05/2020 08:24:58

Hi all, three months ago I had new boiler installed. Plumber put some stuff into the installation, and was due to remove it and flush system in a months time. Since Covic19 arrived he is in self isolation and I cannot get hold of him. Is this stuff swirling round in my system ok for a good while, or should it be removed sooner or later. Cheers

Thread: Are our wings over-engineered?
03/05/2020 08:02:25

How many of us builders have an engineering background. For many, many years I followed the designers plan, and built exactly as required. The thought of adding extra strength (and weight) never occurred to me at least. Lately though. I must say I have been adding a gusset here and there where I think there may be a weakness etc. Have not had a structural failure at all. But I have seen a few wing failures due to pushing the limits off a lightly built plane when flying,many times. Cheers

03/05/2020 07:51:47

Come on Chris, let's have the story. You have intrigued me. I agree with JD8, we need entertainment ( if that it what the story is about) during these dark days. LoL

Thread: Webcams
02/05/2020 22:10:06

Hi wingman,quite reasonable prices. Can explain to an old guy. How they work ? Do they just record. then you remove card and insert in PC ? Or do they send data to your pc via wi fi etc ? Cheers

Thread: The big question, WHEN
29/04/2020 22:51:59

I am eighty two in June. Flying regularly for over thirty years. Due to the fine weather, I walk around a local lake every morning around 7.00am. What do I see every day ? three or four fishermen out earlier than I. It is a very quiet area , one road no houses. I could fly my 1.5 mtr electric glider with no bother.. Trouble is lake is one mile from home. The journey from home would be classed, non-essential. Cheers

Edited By fly boy3 on 29/04/2020 22:54:30

Thread: Good day to all
27/04/2020 21:18:35

Hi Cris, nice looking model. If your better half did the covering in a "practice" situation, she has done an exellent job I must say. Covering is my least favourite part of buiding. Cheers

27/04/2020 19:51:09

The "can-do" by Nigel Hawes is reputed to be a better flier. Not sure but very similar to Long Ez. This latter plane as already said, "a handful" to fly.. One of the most experienced fliers in ourclub found it quite erratic in flight.

Thread: Varying wing section info?
27/04/2020 14:36:51

A similar analogy, years ago before mobiles etc had cameras, if you saw a particularly good picture, people would often ask what camera was used lol. It was all down to the photographer. Cheers

Thread: Good day to all
27/04/2020 13:11:01

Good day to you John, and welcome to the forum. You say it's a long time since last crash. Does this mean you have mastered the art of model plane flying, or you have not flown since last crash ? Cheers

Thread: Earphones/plugs
21/04/2020 09:09:45

Hi all, due to my advancing years, I need some volume enhancing ear phones or plugs to enable me to hear some video audio on my lap top. Some vids. are extremely quiet. Any ideas please that won't break the bank ? Thanks

Thread: Bombers via Taliba
16/04/2020 21:05:01

Smithonion channel now. Cheers

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