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Old Dec 26, 2012, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by awilmunder View Post
A 22-mile flight on only the second attempt was rather impressive.
...if it genuinely was the second flight. I suspect there was a lot of poetic licence involved as ever within TV.

However, that is not to take away from the achievement of a 22 mile flight by a balsa glider without outside directional control (except the landing, I would suspect). And also (like others) I am pleased to see aeromodelling being watched by non-modellers. Overall I thoroughly enjoyed the programme.

May has in general been an excellent advocate for private pilots (of which I am one), aeromodellers (of which I am one), plastic modellers (of which I used to be one) and for many other engineering based toys [sic].
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