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07-17-2012, 04:36 AM
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Posted By Mac-

Farnborough Air Show 2012

This is a record of my visit to the Farnborough Air Show on July 14th 2012. The weather was foul but the flying display was, imo, outstanding!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWNJzMfx_tE

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Forum: The Clubhouse
01-12-2006, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By Mac-

RE: Vulcan video

Yes -she flew perfectly for about 4 minutes with her twin jet turbines drinking around 2 litres of fuel per minute and landed without any problems.

I'm working on the sound and hope to get more...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-12-2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By Mac-

Vulcan video

http://media.putfile.com/Vulcan59
11-04-2005, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By Mac-

RE: wn design scratch built X-Fighter Racer

The nose will eventually be balsa- blocked in. But a second low pitched prop motor could be added!

And I used a 40% (12inch span) balsa chukie glider to accertain the c of g position.
11-04-2005, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By Mac-

Own design scratch built X-Fighter Racer

Hi

This is my own design X-Fighter Racer for low cost brushless 2408-21 motors, TT 8x 4 slowfly prop and 3S lipo packs. The model weighs approx 17ozs and has a 32inch wingspan. The thrust equals...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-28-2005, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By Mac-

RE: Me 109 own build!

I'm pleased to say that she flies and handles really well and is one tough little model!

The fuz. is covered in brown paper, primed and top coated in household paint - then varnished to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-25-2005, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By Mac-

RE: Me 109 own build!

This 28inch span MiG-3 is also scanned up from a 2inch square 3-view reference image. The built up wing is film covered and the balsa fuselage/tail unit in parcel paper and thinned pva (white...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-24-2005, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By Mac-

RE: Me 109 own build!

The fuz. is conventionally built from balsa. I then soaked brown parcel paper with thinned pva glue and also the fuz then applied this brushing from the centre outwards. Smooth this down and allow to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-22-2005, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By Mac-

Me 109 own build!

This is my own design scratchbuilt ME 109 taken from a 3-view 65mm x 65mm reference book image and scanned up to produce a 44inch wingspan model. This was then printed off in Paint onto A4 copy paper...
03-31-2005, 02:24 PM
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Views: 58,423
Posted By Mac-

RE: Do you know your airplanes? (Quiz)

Can anyone identify this aircraft?
03-24-2005, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Mac-

RE: Do you know your airplanes? (Quiz)

Liberator ....correct! [8D]
03-24-2005, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Mac-

RE: Do you know your airplanes? (Quiz)

No catch (this time!)....correct - the Mustang! [8D]

What outstanding plane does this gun turret belong to?
03-23-2005, 03:49 PM
03-22-2005, 12:51 PM
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03-22-2005, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Mac-

RE: Do you know your airplanes? (Quiz)

It first flew in 1964 but was scrapped in 1965 due to rising research costs by the incoming Labour government who ordered all jigs and tooling to be destroyed. In fact most problems had been resolved...
03-22-2005, 04:30 AM
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03-21-2005, 02:14 PM
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Views: 58,423
Posted By Mac-

RE: Do you know your airplanes? (Quiz)

My recent visit to an aircraft museum revealed the following historic British aircraft from yesteryear – images courtesy of yours truly. This particular infamous plane was designed in the 60s and...
02-20-2005, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,089
Posted By Mac-

RE: Seagull Edge 540 (120 Size)

Sorry to read about your bad luck with the Edge.

A club colleague bought the same model about 18 months ago and also fitted it with an MVVS 1.60.

It was commented on at the time that the...
08-13-2004, 11:11 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 39,668
Posted By Mac-

RE: Jamara Spitfire60 ARTF(+ retracts)!

Nice one, Chris...I hope that you have more luck with the next Jam Spitfire.

As for me I was busying myself a few weeks back running-in the ASP .91 4-cycle fitted to my Jam Spit and eagerly...
08-13-2004, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,352
Posted By Mac-

RE: SEAGULL P51 - D. MUSTANG

The c of g must be calculated from the 'true ' leading edge and not any leading edge inset or cut out otherwise the balance point will be too far rearward.
This model flies really well but it does...
08-05-2004, 05:58 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 39,668
Posted By Mac-

RE: Jamara Spitfire60 ARTF(+ retracts)!

Adrian.....an outstanding effort - well done!

I'm sure that your your successful conversion to electric of the Jamara Spitfire will inspire others to do likewise!

Regarding the colours I...
07-31-2004, 02:23 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 39,668
Posted By Mac-

RE: Jamara Spitfire60 ARTF(+ retracts)!

I spotted this more effective method of connecting the throttle control wire to the engine of a 4-cycle motor on another forum which is simple and efficient!

1) Take a standard ball-link and...
Forum: Aerodynamics
07-09-2004, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By Mac-

RE: B Ae Hawk jet airfoil section

Selig 8020...sounds good. I'll print that out!


Also can you advise me on an airfoil section for my next winter's own design scratch built project?
It's based on the Canadian Avro Canada...
Forum: Aerodynamics
07-09-2004, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By Mac-

B Ae Hawk jet airfoil section

Can anyone advise me on a decent symmetrical airfoil section for a smallish Hawk jet that I intend to scratch build.

I have access to Profili2 airfoil software.


Thanks!
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