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« Reply #800 on: January 07, 2018, 03:37:41 PM »

Thanks Dan. So it´s the place where I slipped in the mud and fell arse-first into my model box.
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« Reply #801 on: January 07, 2018, 03:49:27 PM »

That's the one, Bill. Sadly, the meal is already booked by Jane's boss, so I'm stuck with a 7pm curry. The usual 5pm finish would have been perfect! On the plus side, it gives me an extra few weeks to finish the Farman before the next Alfreton do; which I WILL make it to.

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« Reply #802 on: January 07, 2018, 04:33:50 PM »

As threatened, some iffy snaps of some of the kit scale entries at Rochdale today...
Sorry they're so blurry and I'm not going to add all the names, although the first pair are Ralph Sparrow's (Many thanks, Ralph, for flight judging my own entries. I liked the new system and it meant no one person had to sit judging all the time, but it did mean some of us had to concentrate harder than we usually do!)

Static judging (to the kit plan) was done by Dave Whitehouse and Tom Crompton. Big thanks to them too!

Mark Brill's Rothmans Pitts was flying very nicely. Lovely model.

I trust the bags or whatever in photo 6 were well attached!
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« Reply #803 on: January 07, 2018, 05:17:18 PM »

Got the Navion out for a second trim session yesterday.  This thing likes to fly!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwuRm74fB1s
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« Reply #804 on: January 07, 2018, 06:30:25 PM »

but my son came back from the ex- with a severe flu last Tuesday, so we've been housebound since then.  Sad

Severe flu is no joke. Really hope he's feeling better, Jon.
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« Reply #805 on: January 08, 2018, 03:43:21 AM »

Thanks Pete.  It took a week of total rest.  Sometimes he seemed fine - watching TV or reading - then suddenly he'd deteriorate and would just wimper and need holding.  Yesterday he finally appeared better and we both needed a change of scene, so I took him out to our local country pub for a hearty Sunday lunch!   Cheesy
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« Reply #806 on: January 14, 2018, 05:05:40 PM »

A warm welcome from the Notts boys and a very pleasant 3 hours of flying at the Harvey Hadden today. Well worth the hour and a half drive for me.
A few indifferent iPad snaps...

1 & 2: Briggs and Darby Elves respectively. Both going very nicely. Should have got a shot of Richard Granger's all sheet version too.
3. Paul Briggs's box of tricks. The little Spit went really well. Photo doesn't do any of them justice.
4. A couple of John Churchill's fine models.
5. Andrew Darby Cessnas- old and new.
6. The models wot I brought myself (Boxy Lady's new Pied Piper colour scheme is due it being misguidedly entered in a very windy Rubber Bowden at Old Warden. I repaired all the resulting broken red tissue panels with yellow instead, which I think improves its appreance a bit. Eventually it will turn into a YHWM!
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« Reply #807 on: January 14, 2018, 05:36:40 PM »

Petes models in action.  You've got to love the Chub.  Big, yellow and fun to watch, a real grinner...

His Boxy lady was going well too.

https://youtu.be/Rd5F7xC37kIe

https://youtu.be/79f1CyFXCYo

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« Reply #808 on: January 14, 2018, 05:37:46 PM »

Nice pics, Pete! Really peeved I couldn't get today. The curry was cancelled, as so many folk are ill, but I didn't fancy the drive up the M1 whilst coughing violently every 5 minutes...

Nice to see your "Chub" is alive and well. It's still on my "to do" list!

Cheers,

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« Reply #809 on: January 14, 2018, 05:42:46 PM »

Sorry to miss this today too, but at least I can see a bit of what went on. Thanks Pete and Andrew Smiley
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« Reply #810 on: January 14, 2018, 07:07:12 PM »

Is that a Demoiselle from the Mooney plan amongst Paul's stuff? Another one I want to do again after an abortive attempt as a teen.

Cheers,

Dan.
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« Reply #811 on: January 14, 2018, 07:08:12 PM »

Pete's SE5A..

https://youtu.be/ChtN2pAvdpA

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« Reply #812 on: January 14, 2018, 07:20:03 PM »

 Grin Grin went flying for the first time this year. manage to crash 2 planes an old piper cub and the p60 shark. the shark wanted to dive and flip over so i wasn't interested in wasting time fixing it.  it was an expt not a labour of love.  the p40 was wobbly and minnow flew great as always. its great to get back in the saddle.

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« Reply #813 on: January 14, 2018, 07:36:38 PM »

Is that a Demoiselle from the Mooney plan amongst Paul's stuff?
He said Bill Hannan, but probably just meant it's the plan in one of the Hannan books, which is indeed the Mooney one I think. It's not finished but looks very tidy and he says he's also planning a more scale one, of the Mag Men version. He had with him the little French pilot already carved in foam.
I love the Demoiselle and must do one too!

And many thanks for the flight vids, Andrew.

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« Reply #814 on: February 06, 2018, 02:59:20 PM »

I've got Jim Walston's Pacific Ace and I nursed it back to health. Check it out: https://youtu.be/fHlVCJ1jiUw
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« Reply #815 on: February 06, 2018, 05:02:29 PM »

Great flights. Nice to see the youngster's enthusiasm.
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« Reply #816 on: February 06, 2018, 07:18:20 PM »

https://youtu.be/pVfFw7uNm-o

West Wings 36" Cub with GM300 for Kit Scale at this year's UK Indoor Scale Nats. 2nd Indoor session and calling it trimmed!

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