With all the wind and rain at the moment it makes pretty challenging flying weather. So its time to be indoors building. We did get asked not so long ago about where we bought our Foamboard and Depron from so I am posting this to try to bring anyone that wants to buy some board […]
This is a very off topic post, but it is so impressive I thought I would share it. This letter was delivered to us in Birmingham, England on the 20th December, postmarked Warsaw, Poland on the 16th December. They know where we all live! All they need is your name!
Not quite the Maiden flight, did take it up once before to see if it would fly before decoration was added, unfortunately didn’t get that one on video as the camera person was so in awe that it actually flew they forgot to film it. So here for your viewing pleasure is the slightly edited […]
I’ve had to do quite a few repairs to planes, my most recent damaged plane was the Blackbird which I flew into a tree, should be a good place for a Blackbird to be, but apparently not. Since the plane is so simple with not too many bits I was thinking of taking the electronics […]
The BD 5 is a very small one man jet made famous by appearing in the James Bond film Octopussy. I like the look of this chubby little plane and found a set of plans on the interweb which I download as a pdf file, Chris got them printed up onto A1 size paper and so […]
I wanted to build and fly something a little different, so whilst searching the internet one day I came across this… and I knew I had to have a go at building one. I started with the makings of a wicker basket… Which soon became a birdcage… Next I added the stringers in… […]
This is a video recorded last weekend. A small USB camera was attached via a velcro strip to the underside of an Art-Tech Wing Dragon. You might want to turn the sound down before watching the video! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQe98dfjh4s
If you would like to create a blog post, but arn’t sure how to do it, this is the place to look. If you haven’t got a login then Sid should have sent you all my email address, send me an email and I’ll set you a login up and send you a password. Once […]
Dont forget the AGM on Wednesday Evening at 7pm at the usually club meeting place. BMFA and Club subs will be discussed and the new chairman crowned.
As you may have seen from my previous post, I made 2 Eurofighter EDF planes. The first made from foamboard was maiden a week ago. You can see the video of this here: Although this was mostly successful it was underpowered, so I made the Mk2 from Depron expecting it to be lighter and so […]