CCMAC members can purchase nitro fuel directly from fuel specialists "Powerplus" at North Wyong.
5lt Powerplus methanol 1lt ProNitro 99.9% 1lt Klotz KL-200 (Premixed not available)
POWERPLUS Unit 5/14 Donaldson Street, North Wyong. Tel 02 4355 4300
Mark has "maidened" this classic stick of
Dusty and battle-scarred, it surprised all by
flying around the field at a nice relaxed pace;
powered by a slightly spluttery old Enya four
Dennis successfully maidened Myles' new Cub. It
was built by Gunter from an HK kit with nitro power;
but Miles has converted it to electric with 5045
He now intends take on regular lessons to achieve
Silver Wings as soon as possible.
Chris S maidened a beautiful new Great Planes Revolver
1780mm span, powered by Turnigy SK3 5055 430kv, with
80a esc, and running 6s.After only minor trimming Chris
was straight away performing loops, rolls, inverted flying,
and stall turns. Apparently delighted with its excellent
performance in strong winds!
Bryan is happy with his maiden of the (ex Gunter)
nitro powered 1600mm span VQ Beaver.
He already has a few more projects in hand to follow
up this one!
NEW MEMBERS - Father and Son!
A special welcome to "father and son" new
members and student pilots, Graham and
Ray. Both will be trained by Dennis. Graham
at a very young "over 80", possibly the
Club's most senior student ever, is keen as
mustard to progress to Silver Wings. And son
Ray is equally keen!
Both appreciate the warm welcome they have
received to the Club.
Chris S also maidened this very impressive
Freewing Avanti S foamie. 1236mm span, with
80mm EDF. It soon proved to be one of the best
EDFs seen at the Club for some time.
A fast easy take off, good turn of speed, excellent
handling, and smooth landing.
Gary is more than happy with the maiden of his new
Originally built by Danny some time ago, Gary has
refitted it with Turnigy Aero 5055 motor, running 5s. It's
goer and is expected to get even better with a bit of
minor prop tuning!
Derek has gone for a balsa MXS for the latest addition to
his already much too large squadron. It's a Phoenix
1500mm span, running Turnigy Aero 5055 motor on 5S. It
was soon boosted to 6s just to make it faster than Gary's
CCMAC's YOUNGEST MEMBER
New member Lucas, is also now the Club's
youngest member at 10 year's of age. As a student
pilot under Dennis, he is progressing rapidly and is
already doing very successful takeoffs, circuits and
Gunter's latest interest is Spacewalkers. He built this
from an HK kit, nicely covered by him in orange/white
colours. Power is a new Saito 56 four stroke. He is
delighted with its relaxed flying characteristics.
Bailey now has warbird! A very nice Hangar 9 Mustang,
with plenty of power from Turnigy G60 motor running
5s. He was soon into combat style aerobatics!
|AGM Coming Up Soon
CCMAC's AGM will be held on Sunday September 30th. Following annual reports there will be an
election of a committee for the next 12 months. The Club is run by members, and all are
encouraged to contribute by standing for committee positions. (President, Vice President,
Treasurer, Secretary, plus three other general committee members.)
Front Gate Cleanup
Two Club members have recently contributed greatly, at their own initiative, by clearing the
undergrowth at the front gate. Again many thanks to Gary, and Chris S.
Keith has maidened his new Cub, originally built by
Maurie from an HK kit. One can't miss the beaut bright
yellow covering. Keith is applying some careful trimming
to tidy up the handling.
Graham has now progressing well under Dennis'
coaching, and has become keen enough to
purchase his own plane, a very nice mint condition
Boomerang 40 trainer with electric power.
Danny Gets Stuck into Repairs!
The recent increase in the number of student
pilots training with Dennis, has led to a
consequent increase in the number of repairs to
Club training planes!
Fortunately, Danny seems to be almost enjoying
the workload. Many thanks indeed!
WELCOME TO MAL
Mike's enthusiasm for flying has been followed
by his son in law Mal who has bought a VQ
Wasp trainer and joined the Club to train with
New student pilot Ray has maidened his Sport 40 Classic,
which was previously well known in the Club as "Trevor" the
trainer. Ray who is progressing well with Dennis, is already
building up a collection of planes to maiden himself as soon
as he achieves his Wings.
1/18 Truck Racing Gets Real Serious!
Nearly ten pilots are now becoming addicted to a weekly dose of 1/18th short
course truck racing. Competition is fast and furious as drivers attempt to get
the better of current champ Chris S. The trucks are supposed to be stock
standard, but mods already include, mag wheels, slick tyres, wheel
re-alignments, and oil filled shocks, and a custom grey paint job from Dennis.
The driving standards officer seems to ignore a fair bit of biff and barge.
Understandable as these little 1/18th WL A969 rockets can reach 70km!
If You Go Into The Woods Today!
When Gary and Chris decided to go far into the bush looking for a missing plane late one
day, they did not anticipate what they would find.
Firstly they came across the missing pits table and chair from the car racing course. Next
they recovered a drone, lost by an unknown pilot.
Hello to Myles!
CCMAC welcomes new member Myles to the Club.
As an experienced glider pilot, he is now keen to move
into powered aircraft, so has built a new Calamato high
wing trainer to practice for his Silver Wings.