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01-23-2022, 09:42 AM
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Posted By solentlife

Getting into car same time ... Pal of mine...

Getting into car same time ...

Pal of mine has taken foam insulation blocks and spent time creating stackable cradles. Basically each plane sits in a cradle and next cradle then locks on top ......
01-18-2022, 06:10 PM
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Posted By solentlife

My Father was involved in the flight routes and...

My Father was involved in the flight routes and use of Concorde - being Chief Flight Ops with CAA ... but he always said from day one - it was a dream that would be its own downfall. The Passenger /...
01-18-2022, 12:33 PM
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Views: 2,192
Posted By solentlife

I was a 'steward' at the Calshot Celebrations...

I was a 'steward' at the Calshot Celebrations (Schneider Cup) with one of the Model Flying Clubs and my being SMAE .... Red Arrows of course and Concorde made appearances there. On the Sunday - I...
01-17-2022, 09:06 PM
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Views: 2,192
Posted By solentlife

Didn't they do both a LOOP and a synchro ROLL...

Didn't they do both a LOOP and a synchro ROLL with all 22 ?
01-17-2022, 09:28 AM
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Posted By solentlife

I wish I had your skill in design / building Q...

I wish I had your skill in design / building Q ..... I would love to add a full form HH to my collection ... but will have to wait for someone else to provide the 'files' !!
01-17-2022, 09:26 AM
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Posted By solentlife

I read somewhere that you can actually buy a...

I read somewhere that you can actually buy a ticket to fly in a two seater ... forget where (not Thunder City SA) ....

Have to say it is one of the most beautiful of airframes ... possibly last...
01-16-2022, 12:24 PM
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Views: 2,192
Posted By solentlife

"It still looks quite 'modern' even 66 years on."...

"It still looks quite 'modern' even 66 years on."

I can remember back in the 90's along UK south coast - Hunter used to do the Radar Defence testing regularly until one day a mishap and pilot had...
01-09-2022, 08:23 PM
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Views: 2,192
Posted By solentlife

Yep - the elevator angle had me for a while on my...

Yep - the elevator angle had me for a while on my Hunter ... but in the end went for a straight hinge line right across so one servo did the job. In flight never notice.
01-09-2022, 08:21 PM
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Posted By solentlife

I have to admit that living in Latvia means that...

I have to admit that living in Latvia means that 3DLabPrint LW-PLA is good price, as its EU Shipping / no tax etc. .... better than ColorFab's despite same EU product ... AND I get 1kg instead of...
01-09-2022, 11:57 AM
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Posted By solentlife

I threw together a profile Hunter ... first...

I threw together a profile Hunter ... first flights had tail area flexing so much with that high mounted stab as well such a large wing area - I had to double up the fuselaqe and fillet to stiffen it...
01-09-2022, 11:55 AM
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Views: 2,192
Posted By solentlife

What filament used ? Standard PLA ? You are...

What filament used ? Standard PLA ?

You are King of lightweight construction - so I nervously mention .... LW-PLA ?

I have progressed from using std PLA for most to using LW-PLA instead. It...
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