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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 Andy Sayle on 2010-08-26, 09:40

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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Post by Rich on 2010-08-26, 09:54

Hoping to later

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Post by Tim on 2010-08-26, 10:00

Possibly...

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Post by Sam Thomas on 2010-08-26, 10:01

If the weather stays dry then yes Smile
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Post by Mark Barnes on 2010-08-26, 10:12

I'll be down this evening

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Post by Peter Squire on 2010-08-26, 10:27

Im coming Smile
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Post by Tim on 2010-08-26, 10:28

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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Post by Guest on 2010-08-26, 10:56

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

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Post by Sam Thomas on 2010-08-26, 12:02

Yep sure thing tim, I think I will be there till 7-7:30 depending on how my grandad feels
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Post by Allan Patrick on 2010-08-26, 13:03

Me too if poss

Btw, would have flown yesterday evening but loads of cattle in the field
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Post by Andy Sayle on 2010-08-26, 13:23

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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Post by Allan Patrick on 2010-08-26, 14:54

They looked like the usual lot. I couldn't be ** to shoo them away
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Post by Rich on 2010-08-26, 21:34

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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Post by Sam Thomas on 2010-08-26, 21:35

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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Post by Rich on 2010-08-26, 21:37

40 Webra Dynamix carb & an 11 x 4 APC prop

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Post by Sam Thomas on 2010-08-26, 21:38

Oh Im running a OS .46LA With a APC 11x6
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Post by Rich on 2010-08-26, 21:51

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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Post by Tim on 2010-08-26, 21:55

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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Post by Rich on 2010-08-26, 22:01

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

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Post by Sam Thomas on 2010-08-26, 22:40

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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Post by Andy Sayle on 2010-08-27, 10:25

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)

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Well done Rich, and er, Me!

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Post by Tim on 2010-08-27, 10:30

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

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Post by Mark Barnes on 2010-08-27, 10:37

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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Post by Tim on 2010-08-27, 10:45

Nice one Allan Smile

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Post by Andy Sayle on 2010-08-27, 10:54

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

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