Sunday, 15 August 2010

Sportube - a cool way to transport your planes

The arrival of cheap air travel has opened up all kinds of opportunities, including the ability to fly in competitions abroad. However this carries its own risks - you don't want to arrive with your model resembling a Walkers crisp under a lorry.

Friday, 30 April 2010

Pete Bailey (1947 - 2010)

F3F pilots are a close knit bunch, thanks to the wonderful sites we are privileged to fly from, and the shared experience of competition. So it's always a keenly felt loss when we lose a pilot.

Pete Bailey is the latest to leave us, after succumbing to illness all too soon after his retirement. Pete was an interesting and compassionate man with firmly held views. He was also a determined competitor, and I always enjoyed his company at the many events we attended.

Jon Edison has prepared a simple but fitting tribute which you can read here

Friday, 8 January 2010

Multiplex M-LINK 2.4 GHz review: progress report

To those of you wondering when my review of the Royal Pro M-LINK will hit the stands: my editor at RCMW put it back by a couple of months as apparently there was a raft of new products in the queue (including at least one other 2.4 GHz system).