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Cuban804/10/2014 11:30:48
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The wife and I spent a very enjoyable weekend with the caravan at the recent Modelair meeting at Old Warden. Just took my Zlin 526 this time but had a wonderful time with plenty of R/C flying on both days, and loads of chatting with fellow flyers, exchanging ideas and info on models etc. Weather absolutely perfect with the light wind straight down the runway for most of the time.

Had a stroll on Sunday evening to see the llamas and Wallabies in the nearby paddock, and on the way back along the flight line met Dave Bishop and had a wonderful chat with him for twenty minutes or so. What a really nice man he is and so knowledgeable about all aspects of model and full size aviation.

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ken anderson.12/10/2014 09:23:33
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yesterday at BVRMC......nice day for October....


ken dept.

Tony Bennett12/10/2014 09:27:50
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not flown for months, just lost interest in flying at the moment.

ken anderson.12/10/2014 09:35:32
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tony-there's a 4 day heat wave heading to us for next week end............according to the forecasts ...

ken predictive seaweed dept.

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ken anderson.12/10/2014 11:04:49
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well done Percy-some of the lads in our club have to have a signed pass out before they are allowed out of their prison's/homes know the sort-run around shouting that they wear the pant's etc......and when you look close-their heads are covered in peck marks.... teeth 2 ...

ken pants for the lads dept.

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cymaz12/10/2014 19:57:28
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I'm lucky to for flying. Jo and I have been together for 31 years...married for 27 of those...ahhh.

She makes the club lads cake every week, is my helper on flying shows. Couldn't do it without her help and support.....I've got to stop now ! I'm welling upheart

Pete B - Moderator15/10/2014 22:11:57
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You both looked every part the perfect couple at Greenacres, Cymaz........rosethumbs up

Don't recall seeing any cakes, though...teeth 2

Today Terry came up for the first time since his great odyssey through Spain, sporting a fair tan for a ginger....wink 2 I now have an extension lead again, last seen supplying Fatscoleymo's caravan at Marmande - and the gin and Jamesons I carelessly left in Terry's campersmile p

A tad cooler and cloudier than recently but Terry's P2000, E-Flite Cub and foamy 109 all got an airing, the 109 unfortunately losing a tip of the three-blader on its first - very gentle, long grass - landing. I flew the VMAR Fournier as it hadn't had a trip for a while, together with the HK Spacewalker, which for about £50 is a real steal and is my current 'hack':

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To my shame, a 'dumb thumbs' moment occurred at the end of the RF4's second flight, when I misjudged the final turn after a long power-off descentembarrassed For the third time in its eventful life, it decided to regain terra firma via an oak wood... should be a 'Phoenix' model, by rights...wink 2

'International Rescue' indeed....teeth 2 Anyway, the aviation Gods smiled on me and the total damage after that trip down the ugly tree was just the
cymaz16/10/2014 04:27:27
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Why thank you PeteB.

No more summer now in Cornwall all wet 'n' windy.....a bit like summer really !!!

brfc718/10/2014 18:27:15
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Been out this afternoon 3.30 - 5. I was the only one their but that was probably down to it been a bit windy at 18 mph and 24 mph gusts. I had a couple of nice flights with my Exocet delta with os 46 la that hasn't been out for about 4 years only down side was I unfortunately snapped a prop on every landing as the motor wouldn't full stop argh sad



Also had a flight with my Twinstar 2 which was great fun in the wind. So all in was a nice couple of hours except the £10 worth of props


Steve Colman18/10/2014 18:56:31
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Four and a half hours at the club this morning; an absolutely beautiful day with temps in the low to mid 20's and more or less dead calm.

I took advantage of the conditions and flew my Jamara Fournier RF4 as it hadn't had an outing for more than six months. Very nice just to cruise around on minimal power for some slow, gentle circuits and fly by's. Later the Arcus F3A bipe had a few more flights followed by my trusty old Calmato ST1400.

Highlight of the day for me though was having a first try at flying an autogyro. I have a half built "Crane Fly Light" designed by Tom Wright. Why i never finished it I don't know. However, having successfully flown a friends HK Durafly AG today I'm now keen to finish the build.

ken anderson.03/11/2014 15:23:44
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12c/ish today in ne....1 land......Enrico type of weather(windy) flight at our club site....14.30 low sun etc...... one of the lads had his winter suit on-looked like he was off to the north pole............

ken north pole dept.

David Ashby - Moderator03/11/2014 15:37:21
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Yes, perhaps it's time for a new thread Ken. Summer seems a while back now.





Edited By David Ashby - RCME on 04/11/2014 15:50:17

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