Phil's news letter 13/01/2014

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I have had several people tell me my photo are two small, the photos are thumbnails and are links to the photos at 1024 pixel resolution.

I usual keep the full res photos, please ask if you want the full image


Out runner in a case

I fitted one of these to my Supra


Turns: 8T
Voltage: 3~4S Lipoly
RPM/V: 1120kv
Motor Poles: 14
Internal resistance: 0.021 Ohm
Max Loading: 58A
Max Power: 860W
Shaft Diameter: 5mm
Shaft Length: 20mm
Mounting screw Spacing: 25mm (M3x4)
Connector: 3.5mm bullet
Weight: 180g

I used it on 4 x 1,600 cells to a 13 x 6 prop, it drew 32amps 

climb rate below


 South Cotswold Soaring Association 

2014 SCSA membership is as follows:  
Senior member      40
Junior                      16
Family Senior        40
Family Junior         12
Family Partner       20  
Associate member =  8  (existing BMFA member)

membership form

We are holding the SCSA Paper Aeroplane competition on Wednesday 15th January 2014 at 8:00pm in the bar at the BGGC Nympsfield.
Please join us for a bit of fun trying to out-fly the competitors. There is a trophy, awarded to the winner, to hold for a year.

If you haven't renewed your membership, now is a good time to do it, your 3rd party insurance cover will have lapsed too, so come along and re-join and take part in the Paper Aeroplane Competition.

On Sunday 19th January we are holding the postponed Boxing-day Pylon Race on the windward slope 9:30am for a 10:00am start. Please come and take part or help with the flag waving and timing. Pete Wolfenden is running the comp. and there is a Tankard to hold for a year to be awarded to the winner.

Bryan Tucker (Club Secretary)

Gloucester model flying club

more at 

Indoor flying Bentham country club 6.00 - 8.00PM every Saturday, Insurance need, GMFC membership is not required 

6 to 8 pm. Slots for F/W, small helis Heli and Micro Models. Bentham Country Club, Bentham Nr Cheltenham, GL3 4UD. Contact Mike Frith on 07866 366657or or see 

Bar and snacks available 
GMFC fees  Seniors 60.00  OAPs.36.00
BMFA fees Seniors 32.00  Juniors 17.00. 

Some Photos from Saturday's indoor session, click for larger images    

Saturday 11th

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Saturday 11th indoors

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Three photos of the strip from Dave's Quadcopter
and a video 

Wotton under edge Cooker and oven repairs 


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