John continues to be busy in the workshop and has provided us another interesting update with photos. Over to you John: Still working on the wings, I did not realise just how much construction was involved, I will sometime conduct a survey on exactly how many separate items were needed to complete each wing, could… Read More »
Some more intriguing photo’s from Chris A bit more progress: The full size had a all flying tailplane, I was going to do the same, but with such a small bearing width 19mm, and a tailplane at 900mm, I couldn’t stop the tailplane wobbling, at the tip, well not enough for me. Not a problem,… Read More »
First pic is the main nose skid arrangement. This is sprung by roundels of car radiator hose as seen. The skid is a strip of flexible wood screwed down at the front and held in place at the rear by a brass strip, which is a flattened curtain fitting. The skid can move under the… Read More »
1st instalment. It all started back in 2017, when I saw a build thread on RC groups for a 1/3 scale SZD Cobra 17, the builder later posted on SSUK. Having built the ASW 17, still waiting to maiden this one, thoughts came back to the Cobra, so drew up plans for the fuz and… Read More »
Gordon’s Christmas Raffle prize, a Fun Cub XL made its debut at our March Club meeting at Kingsteignton community hall and received a lot of interest. Check it out in the Gallery
Check Out the Gallery to see the build progress made by John. A very impressive structure.
Have a look at the updated club Gallery. John has provided an update on his winter build. The Gallery now includes a jig made from 6 x 1 timber and the former supports cut to height using datum line on plan. 2nd pic shows formers positioned upright with pins before starting to glue main 6mm sqr… Read More »
A small but interesting range of aircraft turned out for our Aero Tow event on 15th September at Little Halden. Have a look at the Gallery and you will see our recently mown strip (thanks to Martin) Mike’s gull wing Musger along with some other very nice vintage gliders and Joe’s Diamond four which unfortunately… Read More »
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Today (13th August) saw a brief breaking the wet and windy weather and several members had an enjoyable and safe morning flying at L.H. Martin from Sidmouth brought along an Excalibur and Cub. The Excalibur, for some unknown reason had limited aileron travel and insisted on trying to stall at every turn. Martin however kept… Read More »