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by uplink
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The most effective ways to curb climate change - an interesting quiz
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Views: 18

The most effective ways to curb climate change - an interesting quiz

According to this article/quiz, you can forget swapping to electric cars and cutting down on air-miles - they are chicken feed in the 'war on CO2' . The really big savings are to do with air con and fridge gas releases and the CO2 generated from the incredible amount of wasted food. Take a look and ...
by uplink
Mon May 06, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3D printed plane - someones thoughts and experiences.
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Views: 122

3D printed plane - someones thoughts and experiences.

3D printing a plane - a bit of nice experimenting going on in this guys video. And as comes across in his 'trials and errors' and his summing up: it is currently not that easy - takes quite a bit of time - comes out a bit heavy - is not as robust as an Eplore foam constructed plane ...and on a heavy...
by uplink
Sat May 04, 2019 8:26 pm
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Topic: Some true ingenuity going on here. Excellent!
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Views: 111

Some true ingenuity going on here. Excellent!

Some true ingenuity going on here. Read through the constructor's notes, below the video, detailing some of the tricks used. Sounds like some good ideas and then lots of trial and error. Click on the link rather than the picture to enable large screen display. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NS9uKRc...
by uplink
Fri May 03, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: £16.50 from 1st Oct 19 - Big Benefits & Value for Money?
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Views: 68

£16.50 from 1st Oct 19 - Big Benefits & Value for Money?

Several interesting thoughts expressed in this You Tube video regarding the proposed Drone and Model Aircraft compulsory registration. Thoughts like: Will we derive great benefit from this registration? And so, should we be the ones to pay? Is £16.50 great value for money? Will this registration in ...
by uplink
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When the Fan Hits the Corn.....
Replies: 49
Views: 8697

Re: When the Fan Hits the Corn.....

CUT CORN 30 Oct 14 lores.JPG

So where’s Bob’s sheep?


Good question.
I can only guess them locus were non too fussy with what was on the menu !
by uplink
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When the Fan Hits the Corn.....
Replies: 49
Views: 8697

Re: When the Fan Hits the Corn.....

CUT CORN 30 Oct 14 lores.JPG

So where’s my plane – it definitely landed in there somewhere!


Well, certainly ain’t there now.
I can only guess them locus were non too fussy with what was on the menu !
by uplink
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics
Replies: 21
Views: 3425

Re: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics

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No need to chop the tree down, guys - It's here, in the bottom of this hedge!
by uplink
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics
Replies: 21
Views: 3425

Re: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics

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Well, blow me down.
I could have sworn it landed in the top of this tree!!



April 2017
by uplink
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics
Replies: 21
Views: 3425

Re: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics

. IMG_0521 18-08-2016 LoRes.JPG Some were quick to point out to me that this was not, in fact, a scale representation of the Wright’s Flyer and the Wright Brother’s early launch system. And I thank you for your keen eye for detail and for that correction. Of course, what I should have said was: ‘a s...
by uplink
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics
Replies: 21
Views: 3425

Re: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics

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As the X29 screams by the biscuit tin in a very low pass,
just note the size of its under-wing missile launch tubes.
Awesome !

(Pic of Depron X29 from Goosedale 2016)
by uplink
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics
Replies: 21
Views: 3425

Re: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics

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You see, you need to select your transmitter to work in ‘Mode 2’.

What you’ve got, is some of the weird stuff you get if you accidentally select ‘Mode 5’.
by uplink
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics
Replies: 21
Views: 3425

Re: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics

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X29 Launch LoLoRes.JPG
(Depron X29 Goosedale October 2016)

No, not any more. I’ve now got over the nervousness of launching like this.

That smell, you’re getting, is from the cows in the next field !
by uplink
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics
Replies: 21
Views: 3425

Re: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics

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2017:

Let's face it - if it turned out your airline was launching its planes off of this sort of contraption

- no question about it - you'd switch to a different airline, right?

..... I mean - not even the biscuit tin had any biscuits in it !!
by uplink
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics
Replies: 21
Views: 3425

Re: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics

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January 2018:

Talking of attracting new members - all of these guys were really interested in our activities.

Yet here we are, a year on and not one of them has applied to join !
by uplink
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics
Replies: 21
Views: 3425

Re: 'Historic' Goosedale Pics

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And in 2018 this trendy beige colour was all the rage.

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