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Pike the Slope Soarer Following the successful maiden flight at Leckhampton yesterday I thought I should take a couple of pictures of it whilst it is unscathed… Pike started out as an experiment to make half a wing using balsa covered foam to compare weights with the glass fibre wings. This showed a 50% reduction in weight […]

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For a while now I have been looking for something to use to hold parts in place during a build. I have used old batteries, baked bean tins etc in the past, but now I have found these.   They are cast iron each 1lb in weight, they can be stacked if more pressure is […]

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Mel I found this. It comes from this thread. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1105190 Since it is an adjustable tow hook, you don’t even have to worry about where it goes as long as you are more or less centered on the CG. That is precisely due to the fact that your cg, and your tow hook location are […]

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A rotary wing aircraft that I can fly outdoors has been something that I’ve been wanting to try for a little while, I even priced up the required items to build a quadcopter on hobbyking, but then procrastinated about buying it until I spoke with Scott who fancied building one too. So I ordered 2 […]

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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 😉