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A SNAPSHOT OF PAST FLIGHTS    
 
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19.4.2019: Dave gets his 'eye in' with some hover practice.

 

19.4.2019: His thumbs now warmed up, the T-Rex 500 takes to the air.

 

29.4.2019: As usual Saeid has brought a colection to choose from.

 

19.4.2019: Some fueling problems sadly delayed this plane from taking flight.

 
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17.4.2019: Will it fly? Some pre-flight head scratching for Saeid's Phoenix 7.

 

17.4.2019: A fast and faultless test flight.

 

18.4.2019: A warm day but very windy as the Ultra Stick prepares for take-off.

 

18.4.2019: A heavy balsa & plywood construction makes the Stick unflappable in the breeze.

 
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17.4.2019: Another try out for Caner's acrobatic Addiction.

 

17.4.2019: Not entirely sure what this is but it has a new wing and,with a little trimming flies entertainingly!.

 

17.4.2019: Another sporty one, a Hacker CZ Flick 3D.

 

17.4.2019: Something a little more graceful, from Denis's 4 stroke.

 
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29.3.2019:They don't all have an engine but a few test throws were required before this was ready to fly.

 

29.3.2019: Finally up with the help of a bungee cord.

 

30.3.2019: Today Caner brings along an irregular visitor to our strip, his Morane Soulier.

 

30.3.2019: One our more infrequent members show up with a Piper Cub.

 
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29.3.2019: Steli with his rather large and impressive Ultra Stick.

 

29.3.2019: The main attraction, Denis preparing to maiden his new Seagull Fairchild PT-19.

 

29.3.2019: Everyone wanted to get involved with this one.

 

29.3.2019: Taxing for take-off was challenging with the strip's ruts seeming like pot holes.

 
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29.3.2019: A flash of sunshine brings members out of hibernation and down to the Plain.

 

29.3.2019: Ian with his new St Model Acrobat. Good to bank a 'before' pic before it flies.

 

29.3.2019: Shaun about to test fly something a little smaller.

 

29.3.2019: Probably the easiest hand launch of the year. The flight went downhill from here!

 
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23.3.2019: Experienced eyes are called upon to check if the airframe is straight.

 

23.3.2019: A loud but entertaining Bixler 2. Note to other Bixler flyers, magnets won't hold that cowl on if you fly too enthusiastically!

 

23.3.2019: First of 2 new Hummer's that have turned up for maiden flights today, we've enough for a formation team now.

 

25.2.2019: A rare sighting of a hand launched glider. Cooling day and lack of thermals makes for a tiring exercise.

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4.1.2019: First flight of the New Year. To no great surprise despite the cold Caner is first out, accompanied here by David.

 

30.12.2018: An Enfield member has wandered onto the Plain today with his new plane. Denis and Ian volunteer to set it up for him.

 

4.11.2018: Pitts Special returns after some small tweaks, now flying more strongly.

 

4.12.2018: A decent turn out for a cold December day. The absence of wind makes things a little better.

 
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20.10.2018: Pitts Special flying for the first time. A trifle underpowered leading to a tricky time for the pilot.

 

19.10.2018: Some nice aerobatic flying from a Pitts Python.

 

19.10.2018: Summer weather lasting well into autumn is guaranteed to bring out our 'regulars' for a lazy Friday afternoon.

 

19.10.2018:A Hummer breaks cover. A swarm of these are likely to appear once the weather gets better.

 
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30.9.2018: A & B Tests on the Plain today.Jake is congratulated by examiner Mick Broad on a successful 'A' pass.

 

30.9.2018: Maggie's refreshments were greatly appreciated!

 

30.9.2018: A slightly abrupted B Test. Everyone looks happy and another occasion will surely present itself.

 

30.9.2018: Dan setting-up his WOT 4 on strip ready to start his test.

 
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2.9.2018: Our Fun Fly Open Day teased out a good range of larger aircraft, here a Capiche 140EX.

 

2.9.2018: John helps Caner set-ip his Honda. The canopy is carefully attached by locking magnets.
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2.9.2018: But sometimes magnets will let you down!

 

2.9.2018:There were a number of requests for flights on Denis's trainer, here's one of our youngest pilots.

 
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17.8.2018: Preparing John's Wot4 for a payload drop.

 

17.8.2018: Payload drop not a total success so a fewflybys were tried with a streamer.

 

17.8.2018: Final approach with tail...

 

11.8.2018: A windy day but a Pitts Python seems to fly very well.

 
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1.8.2018: Always good to have a new member join us and today it's a first visit to the strip for Dave.

 

1.8.2018: Not the customary foamie but a hand-built three channel balsa wood trainer.

 

1.8.2018: A quick check of the runway, the windsock suggests it's a bit blustery.

 

1.8.2018: No problems and a good first flight.

 
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16.7.2018: A hot and windless evening and some laxy gliding with Dan's Parkzone Radian.

 

16.7.2018: Another view of the Radian.

 

16.7.2018: A very acrobatic Great Planes Factor 3D.

 

16.7.2018: One of our growing collection of Max Thrust Riot's getting another run out.

 
     
 

12.7.2018: Landing practice for Marlandro, this one wasn't quite textbook.

 

12.7.2018: Success, no bumps and a very happy pilot.

 

2.7.2018: Flying FPV can sometimes be a solitary affair.

 

12.7.2018: Another new plane turns up, a Durafly SlowPoke.

 
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23.6.18: Steve Carr returns again to the festival and displays his large scale Yak 54.

 

23.6.18: Yet more smoke from the Yak 54.

 

23.6.2018: Members (plus friend of the photographer) taking a break at the annual Wings & Wheels festival.

 

22.6.2018: Graham's Funcub on a fly-by.

 
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22.6.2018: Another Riot turns up, ready for its maiden flight.

 

22.6.2018: Clean take-off and stable flight with minimal trimming required

 

13.6.2018: A calm day today so Steve gives his Sopworth Pup an outimg.

 

13.6.2018: A four stroke engine makes a nice contrast to the electric planes flying over our strip.

 
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10.6.2018: Training some of our younger members. Denis talks through flying the Apprentice S on dual transmitters.

 

3.6.2018: 3.6.2018: First flight for the Max Thrust Riot. Will it ever look this nice again?

 

23.5.2018: A new acquisition for the club, a 'Seagull Jumper 25' trainer being set-up, hopefully with an engine to come.

 

20.5.18: An outbreak of drones terrorises our runway, this was the most colourful!

 
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12.5.18: CMFU go to Chelmsford MFA for a BMFA Achievement Scheme workshop. Lots of safety benches on view.

 

12.5.18: After the training talks the demonstration flights get started, first with a review of correct pre-flight procedure.

 

12.5.18: A much travelled Inspire draws interest.

 

212.5.18: BJCRAFT Inspire taking off to demonstrate flying a 'B' test.

 
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21.4.18: A slightly bumpy landing but all intact!

 

21.4.18: Sorting out the fueling.

 

21.4.18: A mixed collection of planes prepare to take to today's perfect blue sky.

 

18.4.2018: Great Planes Cirrus in flight.

 
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18.4.2018: The Cirrus is almost ready to go up on a shared buddy cord.

 

5.4.2018: It's the Junior 60, 3 channel electric which gets all the attention today.

 

.4.2018: A little undecided, Saeid turns up with a Viper and a Junior 60.

 

26.3.2018: Dan flying his Optera on his FPV headset with another club member acting as spotter.

 
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26.3.2018: The Seibart looking fast and agile.

 

26.3.2018: Last check of a Sebart Miss Wind S before its maiden flight.

 

24.3.2018: One of our more popular planes, a WOT 4 can be a welll bahaved trainer or set-up for fast acrobatics.

 

23.3.2018: Small repair work, a new cowl needed for the Durafly Tundra.

 
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23.3.2018: Caner perfects a vertical bush landing.

11.3.2018: Silvui's Ripmax Bossanova preparing to indulge in some high speed fun.

 

11.3.2018: High hopes for Silvui's Tec Sumo.

 

30.9.2017: Flanked by examiners Eddie Cross and Garry Peacock are Denis, Spike, Ian, Caner and Saeid who all successfully passed their 'A' tests.

 
                 
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