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Jul 30, 2011, 01:36 PM
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UK Gyronuts August Meetup


Hi All

Its been too long since we had a UK flyin so I would like to invite any interested model autogyro flyers to a meet up at my clubfield on Sun 7th August.

I already have some confirmed interest so it would be great to see you all. We are based 2minutes from M6 Junction 11 (north of Birmingham)

Please let me know of any of you can come.

Cheers

Rich
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Jul 30, 2011, 01:55 PM
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Put my name on the list Rich
Jul 31, 2011, 02:17 AM
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Oh Yes! and me! The van is packed and ready to go

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Rich PM in your box let me re-phrase that yor pm has been answered
Jul 31, 2011, 10:13 AM
What could possibly go wrong!!
Batteries are on charge

Chas
Aug 01, 2011, 03:10 AM
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Hope you guys have a great time!

Unfortunately, I won't be able to make it this time.

cheers

Ian
Aug 02, 2011, 03:37 PM
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Well it looks like there will be a few of us turning out so here are some directions.

From M6 junction 11 take the exit from the island signposted Willenhall A462.

Follow this for about 3/10 of a mile, you will pass the entrance to the Hollybush garden centre on the left and come to a small island.

Take the second exit (straight on) and after about 100 yards you will see a gate to the field on your right hand side.

We can fly from 1pm so I will be there from 12.30 ish to open up.

We have a fair size grass strip that should be freshly cut!!

Looking forward to seeing anyone who would like to come, PM me for my mobile number if you wish.....hey Anup you got that RPG finished yet??

Cheers
Rich
Aug 02, 2011, 05:10 PM
What could possibly go wrong!!
Hi Rich,

Do you have a post code for Sat Nav??
Aug 02, 2011, 09:24 PM
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Rich :I purchased a flight ticket and was at the airport but they wouldn't let me past the scanner seems my new hips look like little concealed guns.. Fly one for me and have Debs take pictures.
Aug 03, 2011, 06:36 AM
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Chas

The nearest postcode is WV10 7LX which is for the Hollybush nursery very close by. Hope this Google earth view makes sense
Aug 03, 2011, 02:14 PM
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Chas

The nearest postcode is WV10 7LX which is for the Hollybush nursery very close by. Hope this Google earth view makes sense
Hi Ricardo

If you stand at the field gate and ask your satnav for help and 'where-am-I' you will get the Longitude/Latitude numbers.

These are great for finding a flying field. We used them in holland!

Regards
Andy
Aug 06, 2011, 05:58 PM
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Well the forecast is some showers with a 10 - 12 mph breeze so should be flyable.....looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow

Regards
Rich
Aug 07, 2011, 05:16 AM
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Hi Rich,

Looking a little breezy here so I think I will give it a miss today, sorry not to be there but I'm sure you will have good fun

Chas
Aug 07, 2011, 02:51 PM
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Chas

No worries mate....see you at the next one!!

Cheers
Rich
Aug 07, 2011, 05:08 PM
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Just like to say a big thank you to Rich and his club for letting us fly today, Light winds but 3 showers (one a thunder storm!). A very nice field and a beautiful area.
It was also to good to see Cali and fly this time rather than worrying and running around like he does at Winterton. And the smile on his face when Zeus did her first controlled hop!!

I will upload a few photos later
Sorry the others couldn't make it, will see you all next time.

Rich
Aug 07, 2011, 06:33 PM
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A few photos taken today.

I have never noticed before, but when Cali's autogyro takes to the air he does a funny thing with his leg. For obvious reason I cannot show you what he does when he lands


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