- This topic has 10 replies, 5 voices, and was last updated December 9, 2019 at 10:44 pm by Bad Angel.
8 December 2019 at 16:01 #4037Predator
Finally got a day with no (well less than lately) wind, no rain & sun to boot.
There were only 4 flyers today, Gerald, Ross Kermit (no planes, just his quad) & yours truly but as usual we had a ball.
At the start of flying the winds were virtually non existent and ideal for Gerald & myself to try out the VTOL aircraft, whilst these will fly in light to moderate winds they are very lightweight & best suited to windless conditions.
Wasn’t long before the Bad Angel had his Bix 3 airborne, but as conditions were so smooth he decided to land & go back up with FPV
but even with light winds things don’t always go to plan
Leave it to Uncle G to show how it should be done
Ross got in some FPV time, the first for ages so his video from today should be interesting.
Kermit had his DJI Phantom back to optimal performance so naturally there had to be a parachute jump or two.
The Bix 2 Predator Sport never got a flight today, I was too busy playing around with the COG of Ian’s old Raptor. The poor old girl has more patches than a patchwork quilt but she still flies and with a bit less nose counterweight & half flaps for take off she flew very well. Still a bit of a handful with the stabiliser disabled but I’m slowly getting used to it. It’s about time I learned to fly without relying on the Auto Pilot/stabiliser that’s fitted to most of our planes.
Here is some video from the old “SteamPunk Flyer”, ex Ian’s Raptor.
8 December 2019 at 17:47 #4041Uncle G
The view from my Trainstar
8 December 2019 at 17:57 #4042Moose
looks like a great day was had by all
You have no idea how sh…. I am that I can’t be there when the weather is great
I may come next time to annoy you all I may be able to put the Tundra in the sky with a bit of luck
Great pics and videos I look forward to looking at them
Cheers for now
The Gentle man Moose
8 December 2019 at 19:55 #4047Predator
Nice smooth bit of video there Gerald, I think I will have to pick up my game somewhat.
8 December 2019 at 19:56 #4048Predator
Yes Moose you missed a great day but I’m sure there will be plenty more.
8 December 2019 at 22:24 #4049Bad Angel
Here’s my take on the day as well…
8 December 2019 at 22:27 #4050Bad Angel
Good one Uncle G
8 December 2019 at 22:53 #4051Kermit
WELL THREE TOP VIDEOS TO PICK APART BUT BECAUSE WERE IN THE FESTIVE SEASON I WILL RESTRAIN MY SELF AND GIVE YOU ALL A PROBATIONAL FOUR AND A HALF STARS WELL DONE MOVIE MAKERS
9 December 2019 at 21:43 #4062Bad Angel
Geez la green thingy that’s very generous of you why the sudden about turn ?😀😋🤗😐🙄
9 December 2019 at 21:55 #4063Kermit
ITS A MOOSE’Y THING JUST GO WITH IT IT WILL SOON GO BACK TO NORMAL
9 December 2019 at 22:44 #4064Bad Angel
Oh really, and here was I thinking that this may be your new year resolution to be a good froggy thingy, oh well sh#t happens just hope our dear leader returns very soon to push you back into your pond.. nee deep🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸
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