Phil's News Bits 19.07.2010 Gloucester oven spares
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Pete Wolf's B2 at Haresfield http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHMktMWHg94
2010 BMFA British National
Paul & Tracy Gurr are planning a GMFC camping trip to the Nats at Barkston Heath Nr Grantham Lincs
Camping is £18.50 /person if paid by
the 23rd Aug. £20.00 on the day.
Paul & Tracy have some tents available on a first come first served basis.
Tubby Day's memoirs of an obsessive aeroplane hater
Found this the other day, I found it
interesting, especially as
it reminded me of my "moment of fame"!!
No flying dates
due to Auto grass race meetings.
Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th September
Please ensure that work has finished before you start flying.
There may be members of the Auto grass club carrying out various task outside these dates & times, please be vigilant and work together to ensure safety for all. It will be necessary to move all our bits and pieces to the container or elsewhere prior to both race meetings.
Chris Bishop, Chairman GMFC
The Autograss team have filled in the holes in the track, this will be a great help if we get a wet spell
Next comp is the electric glider comp 21st July, this will be handicapped so
any model may compete, see http://www.scsa.org.uk/comp09/electric.htm please
arrive in time to start at 7.00PM
Summer thermal, Sunday 25th Minchinhampton 9.30 for 10.00AM start
I flew at the Standish field in the afternoon the lift
was OK but the breeze a little strong for my model; longest flight 28
Photo: Michael's Discus
RIAT photos from Pete Wolf
Photo: Andy's Albatross
Photos; Peter's B2 and some deer in the valley see video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHMktMWHg94
I got there just before 2 pm to join Phil and Tony and were joined later by
Andrew (Tiger) and Christine. The lift was, as you say, strong and smooth. It's
a great pity that such a good slope (the bowl) has little or no where to land,
limiting most to foamies.
more photos at http://www.ebley.plus.com/photo/?M=D
Newly listed items
40 sized trainer for Stephen
35 MHz receivers, Zippy battery 20C 3S 2200ma, R
available, price £10.00 each. JR
R700. 1 available, price £12.50.Jeti
4Ch MPD micro. 1 available, price £15.00.Jeti Rex
4 micro. 2 still
available, price £10.00 each.Jeti Rex
5 plus. 2 still
available, price £12.50 each.Jeti
Rex 7 mini. 3
available price £15.00 each.MS
Composit 5 Channel (helicopter receiver). 1
available price £15.00KYOSHO CALIBER I.C HELICOPTER
Some forthcoming events for 2010
|23.24,25thJuly||Weston Heli Days||http://www.helidays.org/|
|July 25th,||Aerotow siege cross||http://www.tvsa.scalesoaring.co.uk/events.html|
|28-30th Aug||2010 BMFA British National Championships|
|20,21,22nd Aug||Engineering exhibition||http://www.bristolmodelengineers.co.uk/exhib/exhib.htm Thornbury|
|Sep 4-5||LMA Much Marcle Show||HR8 2LX. www.herefordshiremodelaeroclub.org|
|Sept 11/12th||Aerotow||Middle Wallop|
|18-19||Kemble, Glos||Kemble Battle of Britain Weekend Link|
Siege Cross dates are;