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Growing up with my Dad on RAF bases, I've been on the edges of RC modelling since I was a kid but mostly went to the dark side of scale plastic and PCs (at least I made a career out of that one).
Most of my flying involved an IC Citabria which I got proficient at in Spain when visiting my parents and a 64inch Magister with an AXI motor in the UK.
I'm a better builder than a flyer. I have a decent number of free flight builds under my belt. A Don Smith Do335 build was abandoned years ago as I decided I didn't like the nose shape (too fat for me) and a conversion to electric was going to cost a bomb.
When my Dad passed, I inherited 3 IC planes - the Citabria, a Sea Fury and a half-made scratch-built quarter-scale Piper Cub. The IC planes will be problematic for me, especially as they haven't been run for years and will need a refurb. Oh and there is an electric aerobatic powered-glider.
I'm actively looking at 3 local (ish) clubs and intend to start flying the Magister again this summer. First thing I will need to figure out is whether I can run 35Mhz kit. The second is getting a training buddy when the heretics here (Netherlands) are apparently fond of Mode 1.
As part of the 'I build it, you fly it' deal with Dad and had purchased all the bits for a Tony Nijhuis Lysander but made very little progress before he passed. I'm picking up this one now and hope to complete it to fly in 2020.
So, Hi. You will mostly find me in the Lysander build thread :D
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