Phil's news letter 19/12/11
Boxing day pylon race
December 26th Boxing Day pylon race
We hope to hold this on one of the local slopes near Stroud. start will be
10.00AM please arrive by 9.30
We will use the Cotswold slopers forum to give details.
Allen & Rutan reunite for new space missionThursday, 15 Dec 2011
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul G. Allen announced today that he and aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan have reunited to develop the next generation of space travel. Allen and Rutan, whose SpaceShipOne was the first privately-funded, manned rocket ship to fly beyond earth’s atmosphere, are developing a revolutionary approach to space transportation: an air-launch system to provide orbital access to space with greater safety, cost-effectiveness and flexibility.
2012 SCSA membership is as follows:
Senior member £34
Family Senior £34
Family Junior £12
Family Partner £20
Associate member = £7 (existing BMFA member)
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Boxing day Pylon race 9.30 for 10.00AM start, on the appropriate local slope
18th January SCSA Paper Airplane Contest 8.00PM at the Bear of Rodborough.
Bryan Tucker is the new club sec
MSA held an indoor F3B contest with Dave Laycock and Malcolm making 18 identical models
Well I have to say the only thing wrong with last
evenings indoor flying was it had to end.
Winners Hugh Weber followed by (who else but) the two Steves - Hannon and Pierce.
Fees for 2012 £12 for seniors http://www.malvernsoaringassociation.co.uk/form_2012.html
News letter October 2011
Gloucester MFC News
Indoor flying at Bentham; every Saturday 6.00 - 8.00PM
Bob's vertical landing http://youtu.be/e0YtQFBy1XU
There were 35 flyers at the indoor session,
17th Dec Christmas draw, Paul Williams won the E-flite Blade MCPx
micro heli and
We have been finding the cold this week, I bought a Thinsolate hat and gloves from the 99p stores in Stroud and thin leather gloves(£6) from the Factory shop in Cainscross, the leather was soft enough for me to feel the sticks
A cold day At Selsley
Still thawing out after a good four hour session, flying. I didn't
see Phil's new glove equipment but at 6 quid, that's less than a pound per
finger! I don't think my hands can take much more of today's type of bitter
weather, yet wearing gloves will result in a bad arrival. So my missions next
week must include finding a thin windproof set of gloves, to replace my woolly
A nice breeze at Frocester but very cold
Selsley in the afternoon
What a great session, really smooth lift and plenty of it all afternoon. Finally I've had a good fly. Been getting majorly PSSed off with the lack of time on the slopes, but today was great. Both the DG and the middle phase flew perfectly and only one duff landing - no damage! Can't wait to watch back Andy's launches!
Hope the repair goes ok for you Guy, I think you can be very grateful that your mishap didn't turn out much worse, could very easily have been lost or smashed all together.
All in all a great day. T'was a touch chilly though!
Sunday's flying video
newly listed items
firstname.lastname@example.org tel 07966 175193
receivers. , CML RAPIER 250.
JR PCM9X transmitter, Spektrum AR6100, 67" Scale Piper Cub , 68" sport model, Super
GRONE 236 mcpx ,DSX9, , 40 size low wing trainer, Kyosho
Calmato, , Twister Storm Hel, Top , AXI motor AR6100e, Vibe50 heli, 2.4 TX,
35MHz receiver, 325mm heli blades, Crystals
receivers. , CML RAPIER 250. JR PCM9X transmitter, Spektrum AR6100, 67" Scale Piper Cub , 68" sport model, Super GRONE 236 mcpx ,DSX9, , 40 size low wing trainer, Kyosho Calmato, , Twister Storm Hel, Top , AXI motor AR6100e, Vibe50 heli, 2.4 TX, 35MHz receiver, 325mm heli blades, Crystals
For Sale Page http://www.slopers.kisstheblade.com/fs/forsale.htm
SCSA Club Meeting
14th December SCSA AGM 8.00PM at the Bear of Rodborough. The AGM will be followed by a quiz organized by Doug Garland. Your 3rd party insurance expires on 31st December. Please attend, join the committee, pay up and enjoy the quiz.
Note this meeting is the 2nd Wednesday in December NOT the 3rd Wednesday.