Wimborne MAC Video

BMFA Fixed Wing A Test

fixed wing A test demo

This is the follow on video from the BMFA Achievement Scheme - Introduction Video. This is the Fixed Wing 'A' Test demonstration and guidance for potential test candidates.

This video shows the pre-flight checks that your expected to demonstrate and should be done with each model that you intend to fly prior to starting up and flying .  Then a demonstration of flight manouvres by Duncan McClure that you will be expected to complete satisfactorily.

 

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BMFA Achievement Scheme Intro

bmfa introduction

BMFA Achievement Scheme - Getting started

Are you thinking of taking up RC flying? Or are you wishing to move forward in your flying to achieve a good standard of flying with the help of the British Model Flying Association?  Here is an introductory video to help you reach your goal and what to expect. Narrated by Peter Willis

 

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Airworld Hawk T1 1/4 scale

hawk t1

A New Hawk T1 arrives at Cashmoor for a maiden flight on Saturday the 23rd February.  Dave Bright moves up from his slightly smaller version we have seen numerous times at the field to his 1/4 scale version by Airworld.

Jetsmunt M200XBL (45lbs thrust) turbine.  2.34m span. 2.81m length. Powerbox Mercury, 12 JR Servos, Bound to his JR 12X radio. The maiden day was not an ideal day with a small amount of hazy sunshine but mainly grey skies and a light southerly crosswind

 More still images can be seen here in Dave's Gallery.

 

 

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Slope Soaring January 2019

Orcrist Launch

Unusually for this time of year the temperature was quite mild at 10 degrees C.  Wind was forecast as 18 mph to 35 mph WNW so a few of us grabbed the chance for a bit of slope soaring with flying wings and gliders.  The wind  was really winding up around midday so when Mike chose to fly he used his scratch built Phase 5 a Chris Foss design from quite a few years ago. The Phase 5 has fully symmetrical wing profiles so is quite happy with wild winds.  An hour or so later the wind started to ease off so then Mike chose to fly his Orcrist, The Orcrist design is heavily influenced by the French 'Excalibur' design but uses a traditional wooden fuselage and foam wings. .Scratch built although this was in reality a re-maiden as earlier in the week it was involved in a collision with a Wild Thing. However, all repaired and now to find out if it still flies well. It does!

 

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