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GALLERY 7 NEW
GALLERY 8 NEW
of Hilperton, Wilts.
'streamliner' version with a canopy
|Graupner 8x6 SlimProp.
1102 prop. adapter. S400 7.2v
8x 600AE Sanyo's. AUW 19oz
Geoff's 'Whattmeter' reads 92W
at start-up, that's 77 watts/lb
the local sports field is
|1912 Filey Flier by
John Stennard of Almondsbury
transparent pale yellow
|Motor was a Graupner
Speed 400 on
a 2.5:1 ratio gearbox. 7 x 700mAh
cells and an 8 x 6 propellor.
Now John uses an Astro 02 brushless
motor driving a 10 x 4 wood prop.
battery is 6 or 7 Sanyo 1250mAh cells
Takes off fine from their grass strip.
|1914 Filey Fighter by
Peter Humphris, Middleton Cheney
This is Peter's absolutely beautiful
rendition of the later RFC version of
the 1912 Filey Flier.
You will see that the engine has been
uprated to a five cylinder unit for that
|The model built from a plan/rib set is
powered with a Graupner Speed
400FG 1.5:1 ratio motor/gearbox.
7 x 800mAh cells, a Graupner 9 x 5
SlimProp. Speed controller is a Jeti
Jes 10, Jeti Rex 7 Rx. 2x Hitec 80
servos on rudder and elevator.
|The flying surfaces are covered with
Cream Litespan, all woodwork is
stained, the rear being left uncovered.
Peter produced the transfers on his
computer. Pilot is 'Captain Eddy',
Lewis gun and wheels are 'Williams
Bros.' items. All up weight 26oz.
Atmospheric 5 to 6 minute flights.
of North Minnesota, USA
Is Fred's SkyBug the lightest so far?
14oz (396gm) using 7x550mAh NiMH
says his best low tech setup is
|Fred says, "I really enjoy
low altitude, watching Goofy's ears
He is a member of the famous
'MARCEE' electric club, USA.
love those baby 'Trexler' wheels, only