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I’m not sure this was what my wife was hoping for when I told her that since the weather forecast wasn’t very good I’d do some decorating this weekend.   Pingu the pilot in situ 😉  

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Once again the Phantom Streamer Nicker showed himself on Tanworth Lane. This time we were ready, 2 against 1 (or maybe every streamer for itself…) If you have any form of motion sickness it’s probably better not to watch the following videos Some rear view from another plane And last but not least, Ground to […]

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It’s been a while since I built the FW-42 back in January. http://blog.smfc.co.uk/2014/01/no-plan-no-clue-my-fw-42/ And finally we got a nice day which wasn’t howling a gale although it wasn’t as calm as I would have preferred. It all started so well… But then went down hill quickly apparently stalling and spinning out of control! I have […]

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I read that there was to be a meeting of the Power Slope Soaring Association (PSSA) in April so Adrian and myself decided to go and have a look and hopefully get some slope soaring in ourselves, this is a short report on what we found. The meeting was held over the weekend 12/13th April, […]

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A classic duel of good verses evil, White and Red VS Black and Green fought over 2 rounds (The forward and backward cameras appear to have a little different frame rate so they are in sync somewhere in the middle of the film) A lesson to be learned from the Black and Green plane here… […]

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First test launch of the rocket glider. 3…2…1… OK, the wind has moved round a bit, so move round, change the angle of launch, change the position of the rocket motor slightly on the glider. 3…2…1… Hmmm, still needs a little something.