Category Archives: Members Activities

John’s K 7 Update

By | November 18, 2020

Hi all, The fuselage and the tail end have been put on one side now for some weeks  while I began construction of the wings. As with the rest of the kit there are many laser cut parts including false ply LE, all ribs, main spar web ( the 1mm ply sheet glued between top… Read More »

David’s DR 420 test flights

By | October 9, 2020

By today’s standards my new ‘DR420’ is a blast from the past – balsa and ply, with spruce spars, full length flaperons, and mechanical mixing. She’s also the first model aircraft I’ve designed in over 40 years!   Maiden – test flights 1 & 2 – Black Hill Her ‘maiden’ consisted of two flat field… Read More »

David’s new glider design

By | September 4, 2020

Hello DSSC. I thought you might be interested to see my new slope soarer design which carries on from where I left the hobby in 1980. The repeated design/build/fly/crash, design/build/fly… cycle which dominated much of my spare time in the 70’s, culminated in this rugged 2-channel model I still have 40 years later. My new… Read More »