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Posted by on Feb 25, 2013

The Cost of Flight

The Cost of Flight

Raining outside ? Too windy for flyings ? Bored ? Yes it was, and yes I was, so I thought I’d work out how much on average it costs to regularly fly a...

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Posted by on Feb 22, 2013

Scouting the Trundle

Scouting the Trundle

The best laid plans… Oh dear – this, my 250th hour of flying was not quite the jubilant ascent into gloried cinematography I had hoped it might be. In the...

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Posted by on Feb 20, 2013

Altered Earth – Part 1

Altered Earth – Part 1

Reality. Tilted a Bit. This is the first of a series of Altered World videos where we look at things from a slightly odd angle… We start here with a stranger,...

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Posted by on Feb 20, 2013

Winter Gold

Winter Gold

Winter Sun, Sail-plane fun. Today I am back at the site of Thursday’s crash excitement. Elsted Common. Why back so soon ? Partly because I couldn’t think of...

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Posted by on Feb 17, 2013

AC1 v3.6 reclaims the skies…

AC1 v3.6 reclaims the skies…

Summon the repair crews! Oh, that’s me. Right – spent Saturday lovingly restoring my craft to its former glory. Just 2 new arms and a carbon fibre prop to...

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Posted by on Feb 15, 2013

High Dives

High Dives

Mystery crash investigations… Hey kids – JW here, back with some quality unbiased reportings; showing you what happens when it all goes horribly wrong, in...

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Posted by on Feb 9, 2013

Aerocam Photo Log – Episode 1

Aerocam Photo Log – Episode 1

Aerial Stills Sep 2012 – Jan 2013. It’s raining outside, and nothing needs maintaining or doing on my hex, so I’m using the time to do a little...

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Posted by on Feb 9, 2013

Sunsetting – Petersfield Heath

Sunsetting – Petersfield Heath

Up, up and away. Mostly away. As in ‘away in a workshop at home’. Haven’t done any flying this week, for reasons that may include what might later be...

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Posted by on Feb 4, 2013

Racton Tower Rise

Racton Tower Rise

It’s all in the follow-through… Perhaps I mean follow-up. Yes. This is a follow-up from yesterday’s scout mission, where I discovered what I...

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Posted by on Feb 3, 2013

South Downs Wind Riding

South Downs Wind Riding

Drive-by Flyings in the Winter sun. I had sort of decided the night before that today was going to be too windy for flyings, but when it actually got here, the sun was...

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Posted by on Feb 3, 2013

Night Falls

Night Falls

Floating in the half-light For those who like their fly-abouts dark and grey and vaguely post-apocalyptic, but with nice shiny gold bits every so often, this should do...

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Posted by on Feb 1, 2013

Testing Times Part 5

Testing Times Part 5

Killing Throttle Jump. Yes, that is today’s mission, after re-routing ESC main board power to a separate power distribution harness proved to have no effect at...

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