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Posted by Punkie | May 16, 2012 @ 05:19 PM | 7,090 Views
I visited Long Marston near Stratford upon Avon on Saturday for the model aircraft show.
Lots of good models, some nice stands.
I managed to not spend too much.
I will post some pictures from the airfield in LTUP....Continue Reading
Posted by Punkie | May 13, 2012 @ 03:31 PM | 6,780 Views
Last weekend the weather cleared enough for the LMA show at Rougham to be worth driving too.
Lady Punkie took me as my car is out of action, it was her first show so I hoped she would not get bored.
Lots of nice models on show, the highlight was the first public showing of a big Lightning, running on two engines, it was great to see, I remember seeing the real thing many years ago, great memories.
I managed to control my urges, until I got to the Kings Lynn models stand and saw they had the Eflite P-40 0n sale for 30, it would have been rude not to buy one at that price. I think I have servos and speed controller going spare somewhere on my boat.
I met some members of the Ramsey and the Ely model flying clubs wandering around, there was some gentle ribbing about the P-40 and if I would get it flying this year.
It got cold towards the end of the day and as Lady Punkie has a few health issues, we went home.
Lady Punkie enjoyed the show, in fact enough so she wanted to come with me to Long Marston this weekend.
I will probably post some of the pics from that here and in LTUP....Continue Reading