Monthly Archives: April 2013

Thunder Tiger Trainer 60 – my Model Planes

One day I was trying to fly my radian glider around the Holdfast Model Aero Club in circuits with the other power planes. A nice chap named Ashley gave me a test fly of his electric ‘Thunder Tiger Trainer’ which … Continue reading

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R2DIAN – my Model Planes

Having repaired my first Radian many times the time had come for a new one. Also having purchased a Futaba 12FG transmitter (copying Ashley West as I tend to do) I had to come up with a short name for … Continue reading

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Osiris – my Model Planes

After the ‘FMS open source ‘Flight Model Simulator’ I got the most ‘stick time’ flying EPP indoor models by Mike Schneider. The first was an ‘OSIRIS’ built just in time for my first appearance at ETSA park thursday night flying … Continue reading

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Chatterbox – my Model Planes

My second real radio controlled model plane – bought from a chap flying at Victoria Park in the city of Adelaide early 2011. A lovely balsa and tissue plane purchased for $25. Just needed ESC, Receiver and 2-3s battery to … Continue reading

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Radian – my Model Planes

My first real radio controlled model plane – ordered for my 50th birthday in October 2010, arrived in time for Christmas 2010. Parkzone Radian: What a fluke – this foam glider model by ParkZone turned out to be a real … Continue reading

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Toy thing – my Model Planes

Easter 2007 – this picture of a toy ‘radio controlled plane’. For years I had been promising myself a radio controlled model aeroplane. Something that I could not afford when I tried to fly control-line tiapan trainers (and a typhoon) … Continue reading

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