Super Grand Esprit, Sagitta XC and Aquilla XC are one of the greats when I was learning to fly, it’s great to be able to build these rare models.

Building the Oldies!

Our local flying field, plenty of room to fly models. It’s owned privately and has a full size aircraft landing strip.

Our Flying Field

A few mates and myself have decided on a group build. Design by Louis Kulicka

Puy Loup – Group Build

Building and Flying RC Sailplanes

Inspira

Well, time to get to it.  I always like having a few projects on the move. Ever since I seen this model I’ve always wanted to build it. I know its big, its heavy and it not modern or made on modern developments, but I just adore the big timber birds.  Thanks to a few people out there who have helped me get info together on it. There are a couple of versions, this 4.5m span, a smaller version at…

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AndREaS – F3-RES

A new edition to the fleet, thanks to Greg. Arrived today and looking forward to this beastie. You can find info on this one here I’ll be starting the build over this coming weekend, so i’ll document it.

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Flying at Gormins

It’s been some time since I’ve flown here or flown at all, so dusted off the Stepp Up and flew for about 30mins, Wow its like riding a bike, I didn’t forget. Well, landing a goofed and broke a flap horn and the rudder servo tray, no biggy, fixed her up and ready to go again. (you will have to look closely, trying to fly and take a shot is hard, the little black dot in the upper right is…

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Mace 2

Almost done, just need to balance and work out some fine tuning, she should be ready to go within the week. Just hope we have some nice weather to test fly. Nicely finished plane for the price, lets hope the performance is as good.

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Eliminator 134

Another build in progress, I do like having a few on the go. This is another 80-90’s design, all timber 134″. This beastie has a solid section in the main wing and then the dyhedral after that. A very thin fuselage makes this older design fairly competitive. Fuse halves and start of the main spar.

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Boomerang

The Boomerang, a quick 80’s design that i’m building. This the fuse partly finished, ply and balsa. I’ll cover it with a light glass before it’s finished.

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