Phil's News Bits 25.05.09 Stroud cooker

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the weeks flying  at http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/blog09/may09/may09.htm 

 

Photo George's competition diesel model, this got into some strong thermals and did not want to come down

My latest model a self launching glider made from spare parts

Wing span 3.1 metres
250 watt motor

read more at http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/models/philglider/glider.htm 

there is something familiar about the black shape in the photo

Video
Fantastic music machine sent By Mike Smith, fake or real? http://video.yahoo.com/watch/248512/1894199 

Lithium polymer battery storage
Discharge to 40% capacity about 3.7V and keep in a cool place, If you keep them fully charged they will loose 20% of their capacity per year, partly discharged they loose 4% and only 2% in  a fridge. A fully charged battery will loose about 5% of its capacity if kept at 0 degrees centigrade .

FOR SALE

 http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/for-sale.htm , For use by club members and others in Gloucestershire, send to for-sale@glos-mfc.co.uk

If an item has been sold please email me, Phil

Phoenix flight sim,  
JR 2610 complete with Nicad battery, R700 receiver and genuine charger  
Also a 6mm heli starter drive 5.00 again new never used.
60 inch Slope soarer,
ATS Kite
64" with OS46 + servos,
Hanger 9 Cub 66" with new sc46 + servos, flown once,
Flair Piper cub 72" damaged, 
Hitec focus 6, Sanwa vanguard 6, 
Sanwa RD6000 sport, field box with control panel,
2 starters, glow starters, fuel pump, fuel and lots of accessories. 
Protech Tiger Moth 36inch wingspan electric artf model - unflown.
Original Dynaflite Bird of Time Sailplane kit (wooden fuselage)  118 inch wingspan. 50 ,
Futaba crystals RX88, TX80, RX71, RX71 dual conversion,
Wanted  RX84,
Hanger 9 Cub 150 Tel 01452 714701
Irvine Pro Sealing Iron & Top Gun heat gun open to offers
Mini Titan, XL Pro 2K, Raptor 30
Don's PC9 150 complete PC-9 45 * 
Ebay  bargain? Large Scale Dornier   1600


SCSA NEWS

Next club meeting Wednesday 17th June  6.30 for 7.00PM start, electric flying and glider golf on Minchinhampton common and later to the Bear,

The thermal comp against Malvern SA will be July 26th at Fish Meadow
Brian

August 23rd Sunday  club thermal competition 
 
We have an Electric Glider session on the Minchinhampton Common 15th July with a handicapped comp, If you don't have a model you can borrow my Easy Pigeon, it is fitted with Lipo and Brushless, a big weight saving

Slope flying

Wednesday
Good lift at Haresfield but a little cold  , we went to Minchinhampton later. Brian flew his new electric glider and I flew my ASP


Thursday
Selsley in the morning and after a lunchtime shower it backed onto Frocester, 10MPH with a few thermals and odd bits of sink. Andy's Luna was the star performer see photo http://www.ebley.plus.com/photo/andy-froster-luna.jpg brakes out passing the landing spot

Friday,  strong lift in the morning before the wind picked up, Bob's Talon was going well

Saturday 
Smooth lift at Frocester in the morning with the wing veering round to Haresfield mid day

 

Sunday  
We flew on Minchinhampton common, the lift was very strong as early as at 8.00AM Self launching gliders, park fliers and John flew his new Dingo
The are some photos at http://www.ebley.plus.com/photo/?M=D dated 24 - may

The interweb
Many of may have received emails about tins of pork infected with swine flu, ignore them it's only Spam


Events & Shows

This isn't intended to be the definitive list of all the events and shows in the country, just one's that might be of interest to club members

Jun 20-21 South Bristol Vintage Control Line Gala

Saturday - Oliver Rat, Barton B, Vintage 1/2A, A and B, Vintage Speed, Weatherman Speed, Phantom Speed. Sunday - Barton B, Vintage 1/2A, A and B, Vintage Speed, Weatherman Speed, Phantom Speed. Limited On Site Camping. Berkeley Power Station Social Club, Glos, GL13 9DE. Contact John Mealing on 0117 947 8758 or johnmealing460@hotmail.com or see www.southbristolmac.co.uk

 

6 June OPEN DAY Gaer Park At junction 28 on the M4 take the roundabout exit signposted A48 St. Mellons.
Follow the A48 for St. Mellons & Castleton http://www.gaerpark-mfc.org.uk/ 
Jun - 6 & 7  at Middle Wallop Aerotow details
June 20th/21st. Berkeley, South Bristol Club. Vintage control line GL13 9DE.
20th & 21st June - Biggs event at Pottes .  For more details check the new Biggs website
Jun 20-21  Weston Park  Model Show  www.westonparkmodelairshow.co.uk
June 21st. Midsummer "bash" http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/ 
Jun 27-28 

 BEFA Middle Wallop International Electric Fly In Weekend Middle Wallop, Nr Andover, SO20 8DY. 

Contact Bob Mahoney on 01494 521838 or robert@rlmahoney.co.uk or see www.befa.ef-uk.net/events.htm or www.rlmahoney.co.uk
27th or 28th -  TVSA open event s at Siege Cross. Click here for location detail
Jul 4&5 Woodspring http://www.woodspringwings.co.uk/shows.html 
Jul 18-19 LMA Cosford 2 Day Airshow M54, West Midlands. Contact Dave Johnson on 01925 811763 or dave.johnson13@btopenworld.com or see www.LargeModelAssociation.com
21st - 23rdm Aug Bristol model exhibition Thornbury http://www.bristolmodelengineers.co.uk/exhib/exhib.htm  
29 August OPEN DAY Gaer Park At junction 28 on the M4 take the roundabout exit signposted A48 St. Mellons.
Follow the A48 for St. Mellons & Castleton http://www.gaerpark-mfc.org.uk/ 
Sep 5-6 LMA Much Marcle Show Herefordshire, HR8 2LX. Contact Bernard Morris on 01989 740619 or 07720 677056 or bernard.morris@homecall.co.uk or see www.herefordshiremodelaeroclub.org
September 13th Autumn Barbeque  http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/ 
25-27th Sept 3D heli championship  J8 M5 http://www.3dchampionship.co.uk/ 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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