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Old Oct 08, 2007, 03:50 PM
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Stuff I've done in the last couple of years

It all started here, with my Slow Stick and the local park.
This was after I converted it to Ailerons.


About a month later I upgraded to a SuperFlea


After I joined CADMAC I started buildnig foamies. Here's my Insulator



And a rather dodgy, overweight F14


A more conventional plane, experimenting with off-cuts of blue foam


Winter 2004
A rather fragile depron ultimate biplane, for indoor flying


My first attempt at a sub-ounce micro plane for the Micro forum Christmas competition.


A rather better, lighter biplane, also for indoor flying.


A depron VTO/IFO - capable of very slow flight, ideal for the small hall the club uses.


Mostly I flew a 3DX at the indoor sessions. It flew very nicely but needed a new nose every few months...


I build this to learn to hover in my garage - and broke a lot of props in the process.


Then I discovered EPP, this was made from some black stuff, before I sourced the good stuff. I never got the all-moving tail working properly.


I even tried a HydroFoam, although there's no water at my field...


Depron Dave's profile F15, in EPP - I must try a bigger version of this one day...


My depron seagull - this took a while to get the CG far enough forward, but flew surprisingly well.


Winter 2005 - the indoor season.
An EPP pizzabox - great for small spaces but very limited knife-edge ability


A more conventional design


My first flying wing - 28", cdrom power


A ToonRacer for the Christmas 2005 micro competion


My christmas present - a Falcon Wannabe with a larger tail - a great little plane, but no 3D flier!


Another attempt at an F14


My SuperFlea gets a new lease of life with a CDROM motor


A HarpyCat


My slowstick converted to a glider (hot wire cut EPS wing, covered in packing tape)


cdrom powered mini racer


A 40" EPP 3D plane


GWS spitfire (must get a better photo!)


A 28" mini 3D plane, a great indoor flyer


A 40" EPP Zagnutz, originally build as a buddy-box trainer, but turned into my faithful, any weather


The Zagnutz as my night flying plane, with glow wire.


Winter 2006
A hovercraft - great on a gym floor!


My Falcon gear went into an 18" biplane


A wing I build for a club mate, the colours look great in the air - I must do one for myself!


DR. H. of Superfly sent me a free plane so I could try this rudder mod - it was great - far more control at really low speeds.


A ComBAT - an indoor machine that isn't afraid to crash, and can take off inverted.


My HoneyBee FP attempting to fly inverted. This wasn't a success but the HBFP is a lovely machine and taught me to fly helis.


Aerial photography from an EasyStar


My Compy300 micro heli


Vectored thrust MIG29
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