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2018-07-07, 21:07 by Gary M Jones

I was at the field today between 14:00 & 15:00 all on my own , good flying too. There is a dead sheep along the fence line towards the gate from the pits, I saw the farmer so reported this to her. I hope no one had plans for a BBQ Smile .

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Post by Rich on 2011-10-17, 15:10

This is the text I'm seeing clicking the link

This video contains content from EMI, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds.

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Post by Andy Sayle on 2011-10-17, 15:16

Naughty Tim, Being done for copyright infringement Smile Smile

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Post by Rich on 2011-10-17, 15:19

Tim wrote:Works for moi....?

it's because it must be showing from your PC not youtube

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Post by Mark Barnes on 2011-10-17, 16:13

same prob here

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Post by PDQ on 2011-10-17, 16:55

And Here
It said :-
This video contains content from EMI, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds.
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Post by Tim on 2011-10-17, 17:08

Doh, might have to use some of u-tube's naff music then.
I was only trying to sell more pink floyd guv Evil or Very Mad

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Post by Tim on 2011-10-17, 17:18

OK naff Utube music now applied.... Sleep

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Post by Brian Colclough on 2011-10-17, 17:33

Cool probably best to avoid the snaps and blenders on the maiden Razz Joking aside very nice Tim and just to let you know Will has got his tug serviceable again although by now he should be busy with his first grandchild.

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Post by Tim on 2011-10-17, 17:35

Cheers Brian - yup, I think Ill disable the flick roll switch Shocked

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Post by Guest on 2011-10-17, 18:44

playin fine here Very Happy

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Post by Marty on 2011-10-18, 11:37

Nice one Tim.
What was the AUW in the end?
What was the wind speed?
I mean to say, if you get locked up by EMI Shocked we won't never know will we! Rolling Eyes
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Post by Tim on 2011-10-18, 14:09

Ha. AUW 8.5lbs which gave a pretty low wing loading of 15oz - no wonder she struggled in the 30MPH wind. Shocked

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Post by Tim on 2011-10-22, 00:37

Andy Ellison grabbed a half decent decent shot of its maiden flight.

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Post by Rich on 2011-10-22, 09:48

looks really nice Tim, looking at the video provisions for ballast maybe

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Post by Tim on 2011-10-22, 13:13

Yup, or just keep her for calmer days and aerotows...which was my main reason for it. I'm just bending a new Ash skid for her, - the original matchwood one broke on my less than great landing.

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Post by Guest on 2011-10-22, 15:20

yep keep her for them perfect days Very Happy if ever we get any Rolling Eyes

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Post by Tim on 2012-05-29, 18:34

Well that perfect day arrived today, and Will Bertoni called me to offer a few tugs :-)
AS well as seeing how she actually behaved on the flat, I wanted to check out the dolly I had made, as well as the new skid and of course... the home made tow release. First attempt showed the dolly to work great, but the towline somehow snapped /came off ( we never found the connector link and line ) so a very short flight ensued, all ending fine with a nice, though slightly fast landing back on the strip. Re jigged the towline, and second effort was excellent, reaching a good height, and around 5 minute flight.
We enjoyed a few more, eventually reducing the CAR, and dialing out almost all the exponential -but a broken tug prop stopped play for the day, but all in all, very successful, and big thanks to Will, and ground crew Bob jetman Gadsby, and Pete Slater. Some good onboard video from the keyfob camera is loading u to the tube as I type.[img][/img]

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Post by Stubbsy on 2012-05-29, 20:14

Get it loaded up then........... Lets see it! Very Happy
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Post by Guest on 2012-05-29, 22:30

Nice Very Happy

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Post by melfyn on 2012-05-30, 00:10

Exellent footage, well done Tim. Smile
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Post by Rich on 2012-05-30, 11:14

Quality, yes it was your unicorn Ben

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