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Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Andy Sayle on Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:40 am

Morning all.

It's Thursday again, and that means two things. First of all the canteen at work have got curry on, and secondly, it's club night at the field!

The weather forecast for this afternoon is not too bad, overcast with a little breeze, but no rain apparently. Anyone heading over for some flying?

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Rich on Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:54 am

Hoping to later

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Tim on Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:00 am

Possibly...

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Sam Thomas on Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:01 am

If the weather stays dry then yes Smile
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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Mark Barnes on Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:12 am

I'll be down this evening

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Peter Squire on Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:27 am

Im coming Smile
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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Tim on Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:28 am

Could I just ask anyone coming today who has ordered receivers /vapor cells to have their money with them as I may well be down late afternoon /evening, and I have everyone's stuff in the car.

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Guest on Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:56 am

Tim I will come this early evening to give what I owe.

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Sam Thomas on Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:02 pm

Yep sure thing tim, I think I will be there till 7-7:30 depending on how my grandad feels
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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Allan Patrick on Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:03 pm

Me too if poss

Btw, would have flown yesterday evening but loads of cattle in the field
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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Andy Sayle on Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:23 pm

Quick update:

The weather is looking alright, weak sunshine and a small breeze in St Asaph at the moment. The Curry of the Day was Chicken Korma, and was fantastic.

Allan, has the farmer put a new bunch of bullocks on the field, or is it the usual lot?

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Allan Patrick on Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:54 pm

They looked like the usual lot. I couldn't be ** to shoo them away
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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Rich on Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:34 pm

Had a blast tonight flew my much loved Fun Queue, with the FrSky module & 8 channel receiver, no problems at all also got some height & turned the Transmitter off, went into failsafe then switched back on, reboot time is approx. 2 seconds, still seems to last forever on a 6oz tank

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Sam Thomas on Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:35 pm

Very good
What size engine have you got on it?
Im getting 10 - 12 mins and im running my 6oz nearly all the way down
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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Rich on Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:37 pm

40 Webra Dynamix carb & an 11 x 4 APC prop

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Sam Thomas on Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:38 pm

Oh Im running a OS .46LA With a APC 11x6
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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Rich on Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:51 pm

That's ok on the diameter but you should really go with a lesser pitch for funfly type models as the engine picks up revs a lot quicker when you get lowish down & dirty where you need it, also funfly models shouldn't be flown fast as this causes the controls to flutter 4" or 5" pitch is perfect.

In theory an 6" pitch flys forward 6" per rev as per 4" with a 4" pitch prop.

I'm not saying you fly to fast it's just a general comment, I think you a flying very well, keep praticing

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Tim on Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:55 pm

Thumbs up on the cheapy HK Rx units too - specked out, immediate re-boot after brown out in testing, and switching off the Tx showed arouns 3 seconds to re-connect - waaaaaay out past park fly range, and therefore damn good VFM.
Got the Mig dogfish flown too, and its behaving a lot better since a few mods .

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Rich on Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:01 pm

HTBH I like the look of that FB, shame I was flying at the time.

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Sam Thomas on Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:40 pm

Ok then, Well I will try a 11x4 (when I can) and see how that goes but Its flying good at the moment, Ive got to get my throws set up properly first
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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Andy Sayle on Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:25 am

Hey folks,

Last night was a top turnout! Soem novel methods of shooing the bullocks away were employed, and a fair bit of flying going on too. I had a few chucks of the chucky glider, not much lift about, but always good for a laugh. I also managed to explode a motor during an awesome touch and go with the flying wing. The new receivers Tim has, and Richies Frsky kit seem to work really well too.

Oh, and a couple of mugshots of those presented with the new Silent Flight (Electric) A certificate (click to enlarge)





Well done Rich, and er, Me!

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Tim on Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:30 am

yep, enjoyed the session. Well done to Rich and Andy Smile

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Mark Barnes on Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:37 am

We didnt get a pic but Allan P was also presented with his fixed wing A cert last night, Well done Allan

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Tim on Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:45 am

Nice one Allan Smile

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Re: Club Night - Thursday 26th August

Post by Andy Sayle on Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:54 am

Congratulations Allan, You should have said, then we could have your mugshot on here too Smile

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