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08-15-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,087
Posted By broodwa

Hi Gary, That is very weird!! I have to ask...

Hi Gary,

That is very weird!! I have to ask again, are you packing it according to the instructions? You said in a previous post you have difficulty in getting it packed? "The chute I got from R/C...
08-07-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,651
Posted By broodwa

Hi, I'm only seeing this thread now! YES, we...

Hi, I'm only seeing this thread now!

YES, we are certainly still in business alive and kicking!! Seeing myself and Riaan only do this part time we may not be able to reply to mails instantly, but...
06-10-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,087
Posted By broodwa

RE: Muncie 2013

[X(] OK lets try that again!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUsJFSwfrgU

Somehow the U at the end of the link got lost...;) fixed in original post as well!!
06-04-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,087
Posted By broodwa

RE: Muncie 2013

"Did three drops today, two of them were tangles. The chute I got from R/C Skydive S.A flies great but I seem to have difficulties in getting it packed correctly."

Hi Gary, contact me on...
06-04-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By broodwa

RE: C.R. Fowler

Only saw this today!! Sad news indeed!! As you guys said above, he was an all round nice guy and gentleman, always willing to help! I bought my first chute from him as well, that was 12 years ago, I...
10-02-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,622
Posted By broodwa

RE: 50% Large Scale RC Skydiver

Hi Bob,

Yes, that is the same one, my son has grown since then and doesn't fit in the jumpsuit anymore!!:D

Blue Skies!!
Fanie aka Broodwa
10-01-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,622
Posted By broodwa

RE: 50% Large Scale RC Skydiver

WE DID IT!!:D

After finishing the 50% RC Skydiver more than a year ago, we finally got to maiden it at Oudtshoorn Scale(our annual scale fly-in event) this past Saturday 29/09/2012!!

Micton...
06-20-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,661
Posted By broodwa

RE: Building a new parachute man arms

LOL, You should Pieter, its Skydiver SAM's head, helmet and goggles.;)

Frank will be using one of our canopies as well on this diver.:D
01-23-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,733
Posted By broodwa

RE: Low Posting Count

Hi, we are still producing skydivers here in South Africa and still going strong!!

Not to much modelling activity during our holiday season. Our fly-in season starts soon and we'll be doing...
01-23-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,733
Posted By broodwa

RE: Low Posting Count

Hi, we are still producing skydivers here in South Africa and still going strong!!

Not to much modelling activity during our holiday season. Our fly-in season starts soon and we'll be doing...
07-05-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,566
Posted By broodwa

RE: skydiver equipped with an altimeter.

Cool Dave,

Glad we can give you something to shoot for!! :)

Although we are on completely different continents, its great to see we all share the same passion and trying the same things...
07-05-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,566
Posted By broodwa

RE: skydiver equipped with an altimeter.

Hi Dave,

That's cool, the highest we have gone was 817m (2680 ft) and did a freefall of 40.3 seconds!!:D We used the Eagle Tree altimeter attached to the diver for that jump. I still want to...
06-13-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,622
Posted By broodwa

RE: 50% Large Scale RC Skydiver

Hi Lundy,

Thanks for the photos, I couldn't find them on the forum!! As I said Theo's diver was our inspiration.

Unfortunately the diver has not been maidened yet!! I'm now finishing mine...
05-16-2011, 12:05 AM
05-16-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,622
Posted By broodwa

RE: 50% Large Scale RC Skydiver

Thanks Dave,

I still remember your large scale diver, still have photo of it somewhere in my archives!!;)

This one was built for a friend of mine who has one of our divers already, but he...
05-13-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,622
Posted By broodwa

50% Large Scale RC Skydiver

Here is the newest edition to our range of RC Skydivers just for interest sake.

After being inspired by Theo Vassen's Large skydiver, we decided end of last year to start on our own XL large...
03-07-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By broodwa

RE: Want to get an R/C skydiver - questions

Hi Dave,

Thanks, we cant complain our sales are good!! Have 2 divers that went to Europe so curious to see the feedback from the guys!!

Have a good week!!

Blue Skies,
Fanie
03-04-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By broodwa

RE: Want to get an R/C skydiver - questions

Hi Dave,

LOL, I know yours does and I agree with you, I just can't call it skydiving if it is done with a static line!!

:) My comment as meant tongue in the cheek, no harm intended, just...
03-03-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By broodwa

RE: Want to get an R/C skydiver - questions

Hi if you are looking for suppliers from abroad, go and have a look at our divers: www.rcskydive.co.za

@ Mark J59: Our divers can freefall!! No static line needed!!;)

Blue Skies!!
10-07-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By broodwa

How low can you go!!

OK, I heard the Guys at the Munchie event did some "HALO" jumps at the end of the competition, is that correct Bob?

I have done a few at flying events and displays, it is a real crowd pleaser,...
10-05-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,313
Posted By broodwa

RE: World Record?

Hi Bundubasher, e-mail me on [email protected] and I'll send you the pdf file for the drop box construction which was designed to attach to the struts. Welcome aboard!!

Regards,
Fanie Fourie
10-04-2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,313
Posted By broodwa

RE: World Record?

Hi Gary,

The Decathlon is a TBM Kit (Troy Build Models) or Pilot RC they both market them. The 47% Decathlon is powered by a 215cc ZDZ, swings a 34/10 3W prop, I dont know the all up weight, but...
09-30-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,313
Posted By broodwa

RE: World Record?

Hi Pieter,

I was only joking!! Off-course only open chutes count!!:)

You guys have the numbers so lets see how many you put up next time!!;)
09-30-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,313
Posted By broodwa

RE: World Record?

Hi Pieter,

The Decathlon is actually a 47% percent size with a 4,6m wingspan. It will carry 10 jumpers easy, but we ran out of "drop boxes"[:@] It climbed at about 1/4 throttle all the way up!!...
09-30-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,313
Posted By broodwa

RE: World Record?

Hi BOB,:D

Thanks, we enjoyed it, was an awesome sight!!

Here is a link to some more photos: http://www.avcom.co.za/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=123&t=68549

If it does not work let me know...
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