Welcome to Multi-Rotor UK. Please login or sign up.

Friday,August 23, 2019, 01:02:41

Login with username, password and session length

Shoutbox

Gaza07:
22 Aug 2019 22:47:32
Sorted mate  ~~
Andy7:
22 Aug 2019 10:27:36
Sure. But basically, all the subjects are getting cut off.
Gaza07:
21 Aug 2019 18:14:54
Can you pm me a screen shot of what you mean
Andy7:
21 Aug 2019 12:15:41
Gaza - can you make the subject line section in the forum topic list wider? It's cutting off the subject field really short.
Andy7:
19 Aug 2019 09:14:20
Good for you!  ~~
DarkButterfly:
18 Aug 2019 19:13:57
Had another negative encounter, it's been a few years since the last one, just an uneducated ******, going on about drones being illegal yada yada yada.    :-/
Still that didn't spoil my flying time, had an absolute blast  ~~
Gaza07:
07 Aug 2019 19:52:01
ooooh mrs jones  :D
hoverfly:
30 Jul 2019 15:26:34
D.B. you tightwad.. :cool:
atomiclama:
29 Jul 2019 20:14:10
DB that just means you have shed loads of props in the first place ;-)
DarkButterfly:
29 Jul 2019 18:53:33
Just had a thought, even with all the crashing I've done, I haven't bought any replacement props in over a year ~~
Members
  • Total Members: 8066
  • Latest: badger1
Stats
  • Total Posts: 196578
  • Total Topics: 19804
  • Online Today: 44
  • Online Ever: 530
  • (Tuesday,June 26, 2012, 08:34:46 )
Users Online
Users: 0
Guests: 40
Total: 40

Theme Changer





3d - Printworx

Printing 3d Forum

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

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

Previous topic - Next topic

teslahed

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.

mickyt

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.

teslahed

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.

Gav

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!!!!!!

Jumpy07

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

Very interesting..
BNUC-S Pilot with PfCo /PFAW.
UAQ / CAA PfCo Instructor / Flight Assessor

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing"

DarrellW

Really enjoyed watching it - quite an achievement when you think about it!
I think..........I think I am........therefore I am.............I think!

micarus

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 ::)
                          :beer2:
fly it like ya stole it.

Rappy Freak

SkyNet shall rise!!!!!!

Gav

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

XH558

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  ;)