October 2015- "The Doctor"
.The weather being too poor for a regular event, a challenge was issued to see who could achieve the longest
flight with MAAA Chuck Gliders. The winner was SuperChucker Greg who managed an outstanding six +
The finished aircraft
Which way up?
We've really got the technique now!
The Weather Gods were kind enough to give us 30 mins between showers to run a take off and landing event.
The objective was to take off, then do a touch down, followed by a landing, all on a very narrow strip. Points were awarded for
The winner - Wade
Dennis lines things up!
A week after the event, Derek surprised
club flyers by turning up at the field with
control with electric power using ParkZone
Even more surprising was the fact that it
not only flew, but actually performed fairly
February 2016 Egg Drop
The "Egg Drop" was repeated from last year by popular request? But the difference this year was that the eggs
came too out easily! Most pilots had great difficulty in retaining them much beyond take off, with only a couple being
dropped on the field when intended; but with very little accuracy! Only Derek was unable to drop the egg at all with it
refusing to leave the FunCub despite numerous violent loops, rolls, stalls, etc, etc!
In view of the uneggsplainable equipment malfunctions, the organiser decided to allocate 2 equal points to all
competitors in this round.
But there were many laughs and a great time was had by all!
The critical crowd of onlookers
The "bombs" ready for dropping
FunCub refused to drop its egg!
Mike goes into action
Pinky's twin engine bomber
Pete concentrates on his flight tactics