Swapped a few stories with a number old campaigners over a drop of read at the VARMS (Victorian Association of Radio Model Soaring) Wednesday twilight fly, building and pizza night. I Fly RC Scott Matthews lays out the plans and sets about building a Irawu Oy short kit Haraku 11 Vintage glider. Scoot down to Sale to sniff the lift with E Flite Opterra flying wing and fly the rather hot receiver ready Dynam Excalibur 1600mm hot liner.
Plastic fantastic revisited, we come by a pre-production sample of the Advanced Scale Models Hawk for 13nm power. Teddy Angelo has his first turbine flight with a 8kg thrust powered Atlas and Scott Matthews blast off an 18kg thrust Comp ARF Eurosport. Damien Milk sends in a few pics of hot starts in northern Western Australia.
Consequences breaking The LAW for uncertified recreational and certified operators.
John Armarego applies tried and true building techniques adding add detail to scale.
Been a while between event but large scale air racing got going again in August. Next event is at NAAS Field Canberra in October.
Stick n rudder flying the world's most advanced Fun Cub XL. It has two video cameras, telemetry and an autopilot. ABF is our free email subscription newsletter as each issue of the magazine goes together. If nothing else you might pick up a few tips from the rear facing RunCam 2 camera that highlights using rudder and elevator side slipping or flapped approaches getting into interesting locations.