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Member postings for Andy Meade

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Thread: Lidl XL glider conversions - Having fun with a 7.99 Lidl Glider converted to Radio Control
23/05/2019 10:06:35

Crikey, an A10 pylon racer surprise Great conversion though yes

Thread: PSSA Gliding Events 2019
20/05/2019 09:29:50

I don't mind covering the Lleyn too - I'll get Shona on note taking yes

Thread: VQ Models
16/05/2019 15:40:54

In fact, VQ have just done that with their new B24 yes

16/05/2019 11:46:35

I have a VQ SBD that I fly off the slope. A nice model, their covering is weird in that it seems to be pre-printed self adhesive vinyl, which is the first time I've come across such stuff.

Hardware in the kit was fair to middling, wood seemed to be cut well and everything went together with the minimum of fuss. Would buy another VQ kit for sure.

Flying wise, she's a real treat.  Stable and solid in (non scale) aeros, no nasty vices.

Edited By Andy Meade on 16/05/2019 11:48:19

Thread: PSSA Gliding Events 2019
15/05/2019 09:51:29

PSS - Mad Max style surprise

14/05/2019 20:34:47

Wow, a great set of pics there chief!

13/05/2019 09:54:09

Thanks for the kind words Martin, she just seemed to fly so well straight off the board really, but thanks for the test launches Chris Barlow - gave me confidence that the tail was somewhere near when it came to incidence!

Thanks again to Phil and Steve for the organisation and putting up with lots of moaning fliers. See you all at Weston then the fabulous Lleyn!

Special thanks again to Phil for the photos - from losing flying time to be on the camera, to editing them at night so quickly yes

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Thread: Clent Soaring Association Radio Control Model Flying Club
17/04/2019 10:00:56

Hi Gareth - do you still do any soaring competitions or winch / bungee flying? Reasonably local here just north of Evesham.

Thread: A-10 Thunderbolt from the Mike Pastro Plan
11/04/2019 14:50:58

Hi Philip,

Glad all is OK and that you're still getting the building hours in. Looks like a great PSS fleet coming together there too, that's really great to see!

I too used 4 servos across the back of the Vulcan, and she needed about 4ozs of lead in the nose. Well, not quite the nose actually - if I'd been able to, the battery could have gone right up behind f1, as could the lead, but things were all a bit too sealed up by then. Anyway, mine came out at 8lbs for 8 sq ft of wing area, which was a bit portly due to the great big Blue Steel underneath.

Anyway, keep up the building, it's looking great on all fronts.

11/04/2019 13:07:44

How's the progress Phil?

I do love a Heron, too. I have my old one in the loft that I built maybe 30 years ago now, waiting for a restoration.

Thread: Hawker Typhoon
09/04/2019 13:25:44

A grand cause, I'm a member / supporter of this one and the Rivet Club getting Just Jane back into the air yes

Thread: Andy Conway Bae Hawk PSS
09/04/2019 13:24:51

How are you getting on Phil, or have you moved over to the A4 completely now?

Thread: PSSA Gliding Events 2019
07/04/2019 23:54:58

Lovely pics as always - that Tonka looks great going full burner!

Thread: Who uses blue or pink foam?
05/04/2019 14:58:07

how many on a pallet?!

Thread: Tornado GR4 (150%)
05/04/2019 13:59:26

I'm afraid I'm not going chap, decided to go flying a bit more local instead. Have a good weekend yes

05/04/2019 13:52:14

Looks like some lovely work there Ade, well done!

Get that Mig painted though you slacker laugh

Thread: Who uses blue or pink foam?
05/04/2019 13:37:22

Yes please, how many can I have? :D I'd like at least5, maybe 6 if that doesn't reduce your stock too much?

Thread: PSSA Gliding Events 2019
02/04/2019 12:05:54

Cheers Bob, you'll be missed of course! Be sure to drop me a line if there's a good NE and you fancy a Cloud visit of a weekend yes

02/04/2019 10:43:30

4 days to go men! Give those airframes a last check over and batteries topped off - it's nearly time yes

Thread: Forum members' new models: Let's see them.
02/04/2019 09:20:21

Martin, yes PSS is Power Scale Soaring - A scaled down representation of full size aircraft that used either prop, jet or rocket for propulsion, flown mostly from the slope. Some PSS aircraft have been flown from aerotow too, however.

Yes, chucked off a cliff just like all slope soarers yes

Just to be clear, they are un-powered radio controlled aircraft - no noise makers, just an aerofoil and gravity with a bit of wind up a slope to keep us there.

Edited By Andy Meade on 02/04/2019 09:30:52

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