Another perfect day at the field – great weather and a variety of models. There seem to be new members every time you rock up at the field these days – the club is powering along. It’s also great to see the control-line pilots making use of the circle. More please.
Remember to pay your 2020 membership fees before 31st July to secure the MAAA discount.
Steve Shumack’s unusual and very tidy ‘Simitar’ was spotted at the field last weekend. It’s fascinating to watch this flying wing in flight, given that it looks as though it shouldn’t fly at all. The design is by Bill Evans, and there is a large following out there in web-land to be discovered if you […]
Don’t forget to renew your membership before the end of July this year so that you qualify for the MAAA discount! Any issues, see Brian.
The club has re-opened to normal flying. There are protocols to follow, but I don’t know what they are. Something about not touching other guys’ stuff, and no kissing other club members. And don’t forget to sign the book when you fly please, The field is looking awesome too – thanks fellers!
Well, it’s finally happened. Having stood down our defence forces in case they catch a cold, the Russians have inevitably taken advantage of this weakness and pounced on our unsuspecting nation. They’ve sent their latest and most technological weapons, including Steve Schumak’s Mig 17 jet fighter (pictured), against which we simply have no answer. Inevitably […]
Jono got his giant 50cc Inversa flying today after several weeks of engine frustrations. It looks and sounds great in the air. I think he was pretty happy about it. Note the ‘proud dad’ look.
Here is an Ultimate 120 bipe. This is Ross Gleghorn’s old model, which from memory ended its previous life on the paddock fence. Now resurrected by Jono as a temporary Katana replacement.
EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE (due to inclement weather. Or was it the bushfires, or drought, or deadly cold viruses, or global warming, or anything else the newspapers can dream up…) A message from President Andrew: ” I am happy to inform you all of the long awaited return of the Junior Air Cadets Belmont […]
Here’s a photo of a bunch of blokes who like to get out and fly at the club on a Saturday morning But not all flying outings go according to plan. On this day an estimated 5 models landed with the wheels pointing upwards, and in various pieces (plus a model that inexplicably blew up […]