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Phil Winks

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Name: Phil Winks
County/State: Somerset
Country: United Kingdom

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I got back in to this hobby/sport in in 2006 after a very long absence and little previous rc flying. I love both the flying and building and my "hanger" is getting reasonably full my flying is just out of the complete novice class and I'm nearly equaling my flights/safe landings ratio. I fly electric and feel I'm getting reasonably competent at the techie side of things

BIT OF AN UPDATE 06-10-12

I have just returned after a 3 yr forced absence from the hobby Though model boats (my other love) have had some attention in that time . now looking forward to dusting off my flying and building skills real soon

Well 30-06-2013 and I've returned in style completing the mass build tucano in time for greenacres and winning the best mass build subject shield to boot, that was a real surprise now the fires are lit I need to consider whats next on the building board

 

22-03-14 the answer was a 4oz 30" span indoor flyer "chimnera" then it was into this years mass build, the Barnstormer 63 which will hopefully be followed with a 2oz sopwith tabloid, also on the list a dh2, HP42, 16" - 24" and a 36" sopwith camel and possibly a 36" Tim Hooper clean sweep that should keep me busy till next years mass build

05-04-2014 the race is on for me to pass my 'A' test in time to fly at greenacres in June

08-11-14 I eventually passed my 'A' earlier this year, though not in time for Grenacres, and continue to hone my building skills, I've just progressed to my 1st proper own design though it looks like being a long project, also now moving back to IC flying with the near completion of an SC30fs powered Dawn Flyer

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