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Member postings for Lord Depron

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Thread: Lazy Bee
27/01/2012 21:34:59
Here is the latest edition to my hangar,It's a 60" Lazy bee scratch built from photographs and suitably scaled.Powered by a Turnigy Aerodrive 1100kv motor through a 40 amp esc.Now waiting for the opportunity to maiden her.

Edited By Lord Depron on 27/01/2012 21:37:02

Thread: Vic Smeeds Poppet
30/10/2011 18:12:22
Hi Steve.I brushed on a mix of water based varnish and talc then sanded to a glass like finish before applying two light coats of plastikote enamel.
30/10/2011 16:25:33

30/10/2011 16:17:39
I have just completed and flown the Poppet,a Falcon kit designed by Vic Smeed.
It has been converted from free flight to RC.It's powered by a 2200KV outrunner running off a 2 cell giving me a flight time on just under half throttle of some 15 minutes.She flys beautifully.The tail feathers are made from laminated 2mm Depron to ease construction but still carry the same dimensions
.Another model I have built is a cartoon version of a Fokker Eindecker,way out of scale of course but quite a lively performer,at 25" wingspan not a large model.
Thread: TSR2 foamy
12/09/2011 09:21:53
Thanks for the comments guys,she flys extremely well and has a fair turn of speed.At low speed she takes on that characteristic nose high attitude with no sign of dropping a wing tip,she also glides very well.

10/05/2011 18:28:35
Hi guys,thought I'd share my latest Depron project with you all.It's a semi scale TSR2,24 inch wingspan,length 38 inches.Powered by 2600kva outrunner with pusher prop.Control surfaces are taileron.Just needs a calm day now to maiden her,fingers crossed.

Thread: Completed Webbit Gallery
07/05/2011 20:28:47
My 30" span mini Depron Webbitt.
Thread: Hello there everyone
04/04/2011 22:32:22
Thank you for that warm welcome BEB,once I've got acustomed to the workings of the forum I will add links to some of my video's that can be seen online and add more photo's to my album of my creations.Glad you like the little Depron WebBit.
04/04/2011 20:53:50
Hi everyone,my name is Geoff and I live in Eccles near Manchester..
I started flying model aircraft back in the early sixties mainly free flight and eventually in the early 70s progressed to radio control,my first model being the Graupner Taxi.At that time I lived in Leigh so I joined the Leigh Model Flying Club.With the arrival of marriage and a family my aeromodelling took a back seat until 4 years ago when I was again bitten by the Bug.I chose for my first model the Parkzone Super Cub just to see if I still had what it takes and now I have some 20 models stacked in my hangar,my latest aquisition being the Parkzone P47 with retracts.I have also began to do my own builds again but using Depron as my medium.I fly in Manchester with a group of like minded chaps and participate on another website forum where my home built models have become somewhat of a topic earning me the name of Lord Depron which unfortunately I seem to be stuck with.Well that's me,63 years young and enjoying every minute of it.Happy flying guys.
Thread: Charity Mass Build - Chat Thread
03/04/2011 17:36:31
Posted by Chris Bott on 03/04/2011 17:05:17:
That looks great LD. Are you going to shock us with the all up weight then?

All up weight with 1300mah lipo 482grams,will also take an 1800mah but vertical climb suffers.

03/04/2011 13:45:37
12/03/2011 22:07:28
For anyone interested I have just built a Depron/balsa 30" span Webbit powered by an 1880kv outrunner with 40amp esc.
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