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Martyn K18/03/2017 14:23:20
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And all of a sudden....

It was finished

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and

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and

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and

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AUW less battery = just 100g.

Still need to set the CG but its not far out and of course test crash it..

Finito

Martyn

john stones 118/03/2017 14:54:20
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Very nice yes

McG 696918/03/2017 14:54:33
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Congratulations, Martyn.

Remarkable achievement... and thumbs up for the maiden. yes

Cheers

Chris

Dwain Dibley.18/03/2017 14:59:51
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Beautiful Martin, Well Done.

Ditto Re :- the maiden

I hope that rug is rubber backed.....could be a health and safety issue.....cheeky

D.D.

David Davis18/03/2017 15:07:13
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That looks absolutely lovely Martin, well done!

John Timmis18/03/2017 15:34:11
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Cracking result Martin. Well done

Martian18/03/2017 15:56:17
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Well done Martyn lovely job

Timo Starkloff18/03/2017 16:20:53
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Looking great

It's amazing every time how some markings and lines change the appearance.

Good luck for the first flight!

Colin Leighfield18/03/2017 18:39:04
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It looks fantastic Martin. I look forward to seeing it next Sunday. I hope I'll have something to bring along, trying very hard!

David P Williams18/03/2017 20:08:08
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That's lovely Martyn, well done. Hoping to be at Shawbury next week to cheer you all on.

Martyn K19/03/2017 11:04:40
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Thanks all

The camera is being overly kind but I have enjoyed the build even though it has been a bit of a race against the clock.

The sad news though is that I have had to withdraw from the Nats due to an unexpected family event from which I cannot escape from. I am really disappointed about this, especially for Danny and Andy Sephton who have both provided me with a great deal of support and encouragement when things were not going as well as expected.

Martyn

Colin Leighfield19/03/2017 21:15:57
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Sorry to hear that Martyn, I was looking forward to seeing you and the Hornet Moth. I hope that all is well.

Danny Fenton19/03/2017 21:26:39
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Yes a real shame Martyn. But never mind you have clearly enjoyed the experience
We will have to reconvene next year
Cheers
Danny
Martyn K19/03/2017 22:53:41
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I am not sure that I want to wait that long. The indoor season is coming to an end but I am sure that I will be able to identify something to go to in the Autumn. If I get to GA this year I'll bring it with me for a nice calm (hopefully) evening flight.

Also got a couple of ideas for another indoor build that I want to explore

So.. back to the Chippie and prepping a completing and couple of models for the Walsall FF Indoor scale Nationals. I only have 5 weeks to get ready for this one..

Martyn

Edited By Martyn K on 19/03/2017 22:54:21

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