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Old Jun 07, 2014, 01:58 PM
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Melted Autogyros at the RC Hotel

Flew back to Scotland on Tuesday after two months of training and model building only to be called back on Thursday to help rebuild after a fire in the model hanger, all my Autogyros were damaged and at least half the fleet was destroyed
Spiros and his team are fighting back and the place will be better after the recovery
I have managed to get a few models back in flying condition but no Autogyros yet
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Old Jun 07, 2014, 02:36 PM
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That makes me sick, i am sorry so see, a lot of time was invested there!!!

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Joe,
So sorry to see such devastation to the fleet and your AG's.

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Old Jun 09, 2014, 05:18 AM
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It was about time we decorated the workshop. it looks better now
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G'day Joe
I know what its like when modes are lost in a fire. I left a battery on charge, and I can still remember the smell when my workshop burnt down 20 years ago and I lost ever thing. Fortunately for me a had a good insurance company that paid up with in 14 days.
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That sucks!! But hope it all works out in the end....

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That sucks!! But hope it all works out in the end....

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Every thing is up and running as if nothing happened
Only my foam Gyros were destroyed the PT 25 needs covering and the same with my Scorpion Gyro
I hope to have some Autogyros on the fleet soon will post photos soon
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Ok.....glad not toooo dramatic then!!

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Got a Wot 4 converted and a guest has an Auto G with him great to see Autogyros back in the air
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Joe,

Good to see normality has returned to RC Hotel strip, will you get back to the UK for Winterton

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Chas unfortunately I will miss Winterton this year I will be here for a few weeks yet
The Hotel is fully booked and Im very busy teaching and building new models
Looking forward to seeing the Winterton photos and videos when I get back
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A bit of flying today

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Thanks for a great week at the hotel Joe,

Great to fly the Wot 4

Keep in touch

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Ray very happy days Many thanks for the Auto G
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A few more on the fleet after the fire
I need to get some pusher models for next year
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