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Video clips Avon indoor flying session  and this first class display of indoor aerobatics


There are some older photos in low resolution at these will be deleted soon to make some room, I will leave these up for a couple of weeks for you to look through 

Below one of the photos:- Phil Wright the Intrepid birdman of Bognor,


Indoor flying in Gloucestershire. Last one


Venue the main sports hall Chosen Hill School, Brookfield Road, Churchdown, Glos. GL3 2PL.


Saturday  24th March 2007

6.00pm until 8.00pm.


Club meeting 8.00PM at the Bear 21st March


Mar 31-Apr 1      South Wales Model and Craft Show
Bridgend recreation Centre, Bridgend, CF1 4AH. Contact Barry King on 01656 661338 or or see 

April 14th West Mendip SA Open Glider Cross Country Event
Crook Peak, Nr Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset. Contact Graham Tolhurst on 07973 163490 or or see 

Convert your JR or Futaba radio to 2.4 GHz using this Spektrum moduleAR7000.
The AR7000 dual receiver is at the core of the DX7’s sturdy RF link. Comprising two individual receivers joined by a 150mm lead, each receiver has an independent view of the signal environment. Data collected by each receiver is processed by patent pending Spektrum software, and combining the two streams results in the most accurate ‘picture’ of an RF signal ever produced. From a purely practical point of view both receivers collect their signals via very short 75mm aerials making it unnecessary to have them exposed externally and thus making installation much easier.

Please note it is possible to get the Spektrum DX7 to do crow by using the mixers, but it is not designed for type F3B models, the camber control is limited

Is there anybody out there who recognises the model in this snap ? Not the Yeti wearing the KGB headgear but the plane in it's mit !
The Yeti wants to get a plan for it so that it can be repaired to its former beautiful elegance.
It didn't glide very well, but it sure was an interesting project.
Any help would be much appreciated.               Bob.


I have been trying to adjust the club compass logo, tectonic plate shift, glacial and rain erosion has effected the landscape since this was first drawn. Cam Long Down is a new feature and was once part of the scarp, this is known as outliner  and was left behind as the scarp retreated, it  was not there when the ancients created the logo. 
There is some overlap with Frocester and Haresfield as flying can take place successfully on both sites, the paragliders fly near the car park end when the wind is west of southwest. Cam long Down flies from around north to north east and is far better than Selsley in a North wind, producing the smoothest lift of all our slopes.  Many people try to fly Selsley when the wind is south of west, this causes problems as the wind clips Penn woods creating some nasty turbulence.
If you have a GPS receiver or can use a compass, please let me know the limits of each slope 

Tuesday Frocester, same as usual, good everything but the same old models, so some different photos. The paragliders had fun decorating a bush with a canopy, this took a long time to remove. 2nd photo a low flying police helicopter, this worried us as it was below the models

Wednesday , a light wind but good lift at Frocester,. Photos Richard's Fanta's maiden flight. Brushless ducted fan with 2000ma Li-Polys, fast and very stable, but a bit noisy at full throttle. Slows up well for an easy landing. It failed to take off with the first throw, some up trim was added and it climbed well
Thursday, Friday and Saturday strong lift  on Frocester.
Den's Wanabee and my Nyx liked the conditions. The wind gusted to 40MPH a little too much for most of us, the combination of the sun and watering eyes causing problems. I only brought half ballast as the wind forecast was 15MPH

 Mike's cut down Zagi, a good throw needed to get it away

 Peter's Adrenaline, well suited to the conditions

Sunday at Selsley. The morning started well with some huge lift taking the models way up in seconds. Peter#s 60 inch all moulded  Sambal raced round the sky breaking half its V tail in the air but landed OK. Mid morning the wind shifted north and the strong lift faded