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On Saturdays in January - December 2012 (Electric)

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 29 December 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Jason with Zephyr ducted fan

Colin K - Beaufighter

Electric control line

Electric control line

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 22 December 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Dan D - SR10, maiden flight

Michael B - T28

Alex Z - Trex700

 

Ian C - F86

Alex M - T28

Extra large foamy. el presidente

Martin W - Cub, maiden flight

Michael B - TRex600 Hughes

Colin K - Beaufighter

David B - Sukhoi

Simon F - Rave 90

Runway NW corner, replace your divot.

Alex M - Eurofighter

... low speed pass ...

... high speed pass ...

...  landing ...

.... on centre line ....

.... and on the spot.  Score 10/10

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 15 December 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Christmas Party 2012.  More photos here

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 8 December 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Windy and 36 degrees.

To hot to fly...

.... except for some of us.

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1 December 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Kent M - T28

Colin K - German V1 rocket

Tim W - Tiger 3-40

Alex Z - Dynamic-S

 

Grant S - Stearman PT17

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 24 November 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Kent M - P51

Kendrick Meteor maiden

Meteor launching ramp ....

.... launching.  Oops gear popped off

Kent M - T28

T28 attempted formation

Michael B - T28

Connor H - EasyStar

Sheltering from the heat (34deg)

John D - EasyStar

Chris F - Tornado

Ian P - Spitfire

Wiry trainee eager to fly

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 17 November 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Con G - SU29

Adrian K - Kay55

Michael B - TRex600 Hughes

Connor H - EasyStar

Mark C - Gaui X7

Francis M - Icon A5

Mingfang D - Trex500 & scale Saj

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 10 November 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Colin K - P38

Colin K - FunCub

Ian C - F86

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3 November 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Flight line very busy all day

Komet hand launch

Michael B - Komet

Colin K - Komet in for the ....

.... balloon .... "BANG" ....

.... and now for the .....

.... watch out for the ....

..... post

Anthony P - FunCub in on the action

Jason T - Komet

Greg S - Komet

Radian glider

Aidan K - Hexacopter

Douglas R - McCoy 40 (1960's)

Shane O - ME109 G

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 20 October 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Flight line

Colin K - Chucky

Colin K - Discus launch

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 13 October 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Min's Techone 3D

 

Alex M with Trex500

Martin's Komet

Mark's Fox

Walter's Sukhoi

Con's Telink 3D

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 6 October 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Richard F - Synergy E7

Rather wet outside ....

.... so we flew indoors instead

Alex & Alex rebuilding Trex500

Saj's new LiPo charger

Sprung.  No flying in the shed ;-)

New member keen to have a fly...

....with his new EasyStar

 

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 29 September 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Strong westerly winds

Dan D - EasyStar

Saj R - Blade 130X.  It is amazing

Anthony P - ??? F3A

Steve H - Komet

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 22 September 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Flight line

Dan D - EasyStar

Michael's Hughes

Ivan's FA18

Grant's glider

synchronised birds

Ian Tx technique

Kendrick's T28 approach

Colin's ????

Komets

Michael & Colin....

.... glider tow

Ivan's F4U Corsair

Ian's Sabre

Walter's Sukhoi

Ivan's FA18 jet

Walter's big Mig cloud surfing

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 15 September 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Dmitry K - Quadcopter

David B - FunCub

Ivan V - F4U Corsair

Jose M - EasyStar

Colin K - JU52

Shane O scratch built ME109 G

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 8 September 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Today's summary - Windy, scatted showers, more wind and a little bit of sun.

Colin K - Beaufighter

Alex M getting help from the professionals

Alex M - Trex500 maiden flight

Michael B - WorldStar

Grant C - ???

Jose M - EasyStar

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1 September 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Jose M - EasyStar

Jose M - Brio

Ian P - Cularis

Alex Z - Trex700

Walter M - Sukhoi SU-35

Colin K - Mani R special.

Michael B - Trojan T-28

Kendrick P - Trojan T-28

Michael B - TRex600 Hughes

Martin Keith Alex from GoPro camera

GoPro on EasyStar from north end

GoPro on EasyStar view from south end

Pilot Yoke Joystick .....

 ....connected up to to buddy system....

.....A380 flying simulator.....

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 25 August 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

David S - Helios F3A

 

 

Alex Z with Alex M using Joy stick...

to control Komet. Minfang having a turn.

Michael B with Joystick

Alex M presented with Bronze(H)

Minfang D - Wind power battery charger

 

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 18 August 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

John D - EasyStar

Francis M - EasyStar

David S - Albatross D. Va WWI

Soaking in the sun between showers

Thanks Saj for warming us up

Replacement chip for 130x heli

Michael B - Runway rather wet

so practice some drfiting

 

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11 August 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Minfang D - Trojan T28

Grant C - Sonic

David S - Albatross D. Va WWI

Kendrick P - Easystar VII

Douglas R - Yak55 3D

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4 August 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Jason T - Komet ...

... how low can you go ....

Minfang D - Blade 130X ...

... attempting to land on balloon

Jose deep in concentration on balloon

Grant C - ???

Colin K - Komet

 

Francis M - EasyStar

Michael B - Trojan T28

Grant C - ???

Colin K - FunCub

Steve H - Blade mCPx

Saj R - Blade 130x

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 28 July 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Minfang D - Trex 500 ESP

Anthony P - Komet ME163c

Anthony P & Michael B - Komet

EasyStar VII setup

Con G - 3D Foamy

Minfang D - Radjet 800 EPO

Jason T presented with Bronze(P)

 

First Person View.  Ready for take off

??? - Messerschmitt Bf-109G

Dan D - EasyStar VII

Tim W - EasyStar new colour scheme

Francis M - EasyStar maiden flight

Simon showing Minfang 3D manoeuvres

Saj R - Blade 130X

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 21 July 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Kendrick P - J3 maiden flight

Jose M - EasyStar

Michael B - TRex600 Hughes

Colin K - Cub

Ian C - F86

Connor H - EasyStar

Shane O - ME109G

Steve H, Grant C, Allan S & Douglas R

Douglas R - FunCub

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 7 July 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Saj R Proud owner of first ....

....  Blade 130X at the club ....

.... and in inverted hover

Shane with his magnificent ME109G

Beautiful sunny day & light winds

Saj R Eflite Blade 130X 3D flight

Shane ME109G ....

.... take off ....

.... and in flight

Conor and Dave Easystar V2 Maiden

Ian P and Dave in training flight Easystar2

Conor and Dave Easystar V2

Ken Super Cub ....

.... in flight

Minfang working on his Trex 500 ESP

Minfang Trex 500 ESP ....

.... inverted flight ....

.... and 3D flight

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 30 June 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Anthony, Ian, Grant and Colin relaxing

Jose EasyStar

Cold windy day.  Great opportunity for some EasyStar building

Simon F Trex 700

Ian P First helicopter Ryobi 100

David S a break from the stormy weather

Colin K Gaui 550

Minfang and Simon Trex 500

   

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 23 June 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

John Easystar

Douglas checking membership renewals

Martin L checking power pack for his electric bikes journey home

Anthony Joe David and Minfang

Ian and Jason Komet

Alex and Tim training with lovely rainbow

Minfang with trex500

 

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 16 June 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Alex Z - Yak 54

Douglas R - RQ4B Global Hawk

David S - ???

John D - EasyStar

Trex700 & 800

Helicopters - mCPx to Trex800

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 9 June 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

War Birds - Recognition of the 78th anniversary and the ....

... historic landings (06-06-1944) on the shores of Normandy, France

Ian P giving a update to members

Alex M - Eurofighter

Anthony P - Spitfire

Douglas R - RQ4B Global Hawk

EasyStar setup for .....

..... training

Minfang D & Michael B - Bronze(H) test

David S - Helios F3A

Alex M - Trex450. Check out the canopy

Alex Z - EasyStar

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 June 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Ivan V - F4U Corsair

Alex M - Eurofighter

Alex M - Eurofighter

Douglas R - RQ4B Global Hawk

John D - EasyStar

Douglas R - MX2

Ian P - EasyStar

Grant S - AT-6 Texan maiden flight

Bailey S - EasyStar II

Adrian K - Edge 540 and ......

..... Con G - SU29

Colin K - Lancaster

Michael B - TRex600 Hughes

Minfang D - Yak54

Ian C - F86

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 26 May 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Minfang D - Trex 500efl

Walter M - ???

 

Anthony P - Funstar

Chris F - ????

Michael B - Hurricane 550

Colin K - FunCub

Fine one hour ...

.... raining the next

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 19 May 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Saj R - Brushless mCPx

Marc C - FunCub

Michael B - Trojan T28

Duncan L & Colin K setting up ....

.... Seafury Funfighter

Colin K - German V1 rocket

Alex Z - Dynamic-S

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 12 May 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

David S - Helios F3A

Alex Z - Tarot 450

Michael B - Ultra Micro Beast

Marc C - ???

Alex M - Trojan

Grant C - ???

Tim W - EasyStar

Minfang D - Yak54

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 5 May 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Minfang D - Yak54

Colin K - German V1 rocket

Jose M - EasyStar

Scattered showers

Grant S - EasyStar

Colin K - P38

Jason T - EasyStar

Komet's

Model retreval

Minfang D - Yak .....

..... with lights

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 28 Apr 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

John D - EasyStar

Grant S - EasyStar

Jason T - EasyStar

Mark D - GeeBee R3

Ken P - Piper PA-18 SuperCub

Alex Z & Michael B - Night flying

 

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 21 Apr 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Walter M - Pitts 12

Shane O - J1

Ivan V - P51 Mustang

Getting ready for aerotow

Colin K - Troop carrier glider

Chris F - ????

Michael B - FunCub

Jason T - EasyStar

Con G - ArcoMaster

Greg S - Scanner

Shane O - Beechcraft Bonanza 15e

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 14 Apr 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Colin K - Troop carrier glider ...

... getting ready for aerotow

Mark D - Pitts

Jason T - EasyStar

Alex Z - mCPx

Simon F - TRex 500

Colin K - Cub

Michael B - TRex600 Hughes

 

 

Grant C - Swallow

Adrian K - Slick 540

 

Komet's

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 7 Apr 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Colin K - Combat Glider/Troop Carrier

.... ready for aerotow

... under tow ...

and a successful maiden flight

Michael B - WorldStar (the tug)

Saj R - Trex450

Douglas R - Stinger 64

Michael, Alex, Con - Acromasters

Tim W - Tiger 3-40

Ivan V - P51 Mustang

Michael B & Alex Z - EasyStars

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 31 Mar 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Ian with Bob Training flight

Mark Ivan Greg and Douglas relaxing under the veranda

Grant foam cutting with Joses assistance

Michael in action photographing Saj

John having training flight with EasyStar in heavy winds

 

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 24 Mar 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Grant C - Modified ME163

... maiden flight ...

... with oversize wing

Jason T - EasyStar

John - EasyStar

Alex Z - Protos 500

Chris F - ????

Michael B - PC9

Saj R - Trex500 ...

... with new canopy clips

Duncan L - Trojan T28

Adrian K - Slick 540

Anthony P - Funstar

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Alex M - Eurofighter

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 17 Mar 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Adrian K - Slick 540

David B - FunCub

Ian, Colin Henry and Ian

Jose and Michael Komet

Grant C - Swallow

Michael B - Acromaster

David B - SkyFun

Anthony P - Funstar

Michael and Jason

Jason - EasyStar

Anthony P -  LS-3 scale glider

Alex M - Trojan T28

Ray, Michael and Saj

Walter and Mark

Michael B - Komet

Collin K - Getting V1 ready for launch

Mark, Douglas and Xerxes

Alex M - Eurofighter

Walter M - Pitts 12

Steve and Tim

Simon F - TRex 500

Grant C - ???

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 10 Mar 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Grant C - Construction of foamy

Grant S - EasyStar maiden flight

Marc C - Electric Glider

Michael B - WorldStar

Colin K - German V1 rocket

 

Jose M - Cloud Buster

James T - ME163

Marc C - Electric Glider

Saj R - Trex700

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3 Mar 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Last Saturday was total fire ban and this Saturday was continuous rain

Ian P helping Grant build EasyStar

Grant C & Colin K foam cutting

Douglas R - Stinger 64

None stop rain for the whole day.

Saj R - Trex700

Colin K - German V1 rocket

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 25 Feb 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Total Fire Ban day - No flying allowed

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 18 Feb 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Jason T after successful EasyStar flight

Alex M Eurofighter

 

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11 Feb 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Alex M - Trojan T28

Grant C - Swallow  ....

.... scratch built, maiden flight

Colin K - FunCub

Anthony P - Funstar

Jason T - Easystar

Michael B - PC-9

Alex Z Training Tim W

David S - Trex700

Walter M - Vampire Mk6

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4 Feb 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Minfang D - Yak

Alex Z - Trex700

Douglas R - FunCub

Adrian K - Edge 540

 

Greg S - Electric 2m glider

Jason T - Easystar

Saj R - Trex450

Michael B - TRex600 Hughes

Walter M - Vampire Mk6

Pavel W - WingTiger

Michael B - Trojan T28

Mark D - FunCub

Martin L - Hawk

Greg S - Scanner

Allan S - Helios 63

Martin L - Sunrise

Alex Z - Yak 54 new engine mount

Walter M - Wolf Samson II

Pavel W - WingTiger

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 28 Jan 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Jon P - Katana

Colin K - German V1 rocket ....

.... electric powered & scratch built ...

 .... maiden flight.

 

 

Martin W - ME163

Michael B - TRex600 Hughes

Simon F - Trex500

Greg S - Electric 2m glider

Colin K - Spitfire

 

Michael B - Trojan T28

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 21 Jan 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Ian C - Stearman PT-17

Michael B - Trojan T28

Anthony P - FunCub

Alex Z - Yak 54

Martin W - Scratch built ME163

... maiden flight

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 14 Jan 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Grant C - Omega glider

Adrian K - Edge 540

Colin K - JU52

 

Warwick F - Momet

 

Calming the wind down

Jason T - Easystar

Cliff M - Rebel 70 Sport

 

Anthony P - FunCub

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 7 Jan 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Alex with new Komet. Flies great.

Jason & Ian finishing off EasyStar

Minfang balancing ducted fan blades

Colin progressed with his V-1 project

Grant & Martin cutting foam core wings

Minfang about to fly his BAe T-45

Jason happy after maiden flight

   

 

 

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