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Many of you will know that Mick’s Phoenix has been occupying a lofty position at the top of a tree for about a month. Determined efforts to retrieve it, including one involving the near destruction of Chris’s drone, have been made, but to no avail. It stubbornly stayed at the top of the tree. However, […]

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It was quite a bleak, somewhat miserable day on Wednesday 25th May. Helping to cut the grass on the landing strip meant standing around for some time in the chilly wind watching the more experienced  members of the club operating the mowers with precision and skill. When flying actually commenced, one or two members were were […]

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Today, the model aircraft rescue boat was called into action for the first time! After a distress call from Adrian`s Catalina the rescue boat was quickly deployed and sent on it`s way. We have just received amateur footage from a distressed on looker who used a mobile phone to capture some dramatic video which shows […]

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It sounds more like something Scott or I would have done, but it was Norman who had a bit of a moment this weekend with his Radion, and appeared to do a bit of a strafing run on poor Steve who was minding his own business, bungee flying in the next field. You can almost […]

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Gaining confidence with the Quad copters, I decided to have a try a flying mine by FPV rather than line of site. Thing didn’t quite go according to plan, below are 2 videos of the same flight, the first is from the ground station with the telemetry, the second is from the quad itself, higher […]

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Although today was a beautiful day, and I was looking forward to trying the new FPV OSD that I didn’t get to try properly next time out due to problems with the GPS. This time out it still took a little while to get a full GPS fix, but it did fix. This was the […]

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