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02 Jun 2020 22:09:18
TBS Source One frame with 7" arms
02 Jun 2020 22:09:02
my guess was bang on the number - just out on the units!
02 Jun 2020 21:48:33
Just a bit out from your initial guess then  :laugh: What kind of frame do you fly with?
02 Jun 2020 18:52:22
shoutbox doesn't like ampersands for some reason
02 Jun 2020 18:51:54
and it was more like a 100m fall  :o
02 Jun 2020 18:50:36
lol - checked my logging
02 Jun 2020 11:52:29
@Liam - no, absolutely fine.  had another couple of flights with it afterwards -  :laugh:
01 Jun 2020 21:23:22
Ouch! Any breakages?
01 Jun 2020 19:55:02
failsafe from 100' into a cornfield  :angry:  thank fck for telemetry!  :smiley:
29 May 2020 11:00:54
Banggood fairy for me... tonne of new standoffs  :laugh:
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James May's Toy Stories - Flight Club (BBCiplayer tonight 21:30)

Started by teslahed, Sunday,December 23, 2012, 20:00:49

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James May';s Toy Stories - Flight Club (BBCiplayer tonight 21:30)

QuoteIn this epic Toy Stories Christmas special, James gets to the heart of the nation';s childhood love affair with the model plane and sets out to achieve what seems an impossible dream: the first cross channel flight ever achieved by an engineless, homemade supersized toy. If it survives the perilous 22 mile journey, James';s classic toy glider, lovingly built from over 1,000 pieces of balsa, will smash the British distance record.

BBC iPlayer - James May';s Toy Stories: Flight Club

Looks like it should be pretty interesting - James May always stuck me as the best of the top gear presenters for serious stuff - UK residents will be able to watch it later tonight.

Doubt it will cover quadcopters but it should still be worth a look.
One circlip short of a quadcopter.
 1 lobe short of an antenna.


Just watched it, how cool was that  mind you we haven';t all got a heli at our disposal lol  ~~
If someone throw's a stone at you throw a flower at them just remember to throw the pot with it.


I thought it was pretty well done. Nice to see a brief screen shot of what looked like the arducopter mission planner to.

It would have been nice if they had been able to go into more detail of that side of things, but it wouldn';t have made such good TV and at least it wasn';t dumbed down too much on the stuff they did cover.
One circlip short of a quadcopter.
 1 lobe short of an antenna.


Going to watch on i Player with my son in a minute.  Bit of decent telly for once!

Rappy Freak

Got this recorded.  Looking forward to watching it later today  :crossfingers:
SkyNet shall rise!!!!!!


Saw them running Mission Planner.. looked like an APM 1 with shield.  had airspeed sensor and telemetry

Very interesting..
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Really enjoyed watching it - quite an achievement when you think about it!
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Quote from: Rappy Freak on Monday,December 24, 2012, 09:15:19
Got this recorded.  Looking forward to watching it later today  :crossfingers:

What he said ::)
fly it like ya stole it.

Rappy Freak

SkyNet shall rise!!!!!!


Watched it this morning drinking tea n  munching xmas chocolates.
Really enjoyed it.


Yes I enjoyed it - but I am getting slightly sick of these over produced programmes that are ';up against'; non-negotiable time slots and the helicopters and back up are ';only available today'; ....

Then miraculously there is ';another chance'; - the helicopters are available and we can have another go .... :rolleyes:

What I was very impressed with was the GPS unit that circled the glider over it';s objective until it lost height and landed .... if we are to believe it was ';just'; the GPS ... the cynical gene is hard to overcome nowadays I';m sure we don';t see the half of it  ;)