A collection of Yamamoto's, from the left a older version and a newer version, fibre
glass fuz type, 2 standard wooden 4 channel ones, below a standard wooden 3 channel,
a much lightened all built up one with a small bomb bay under the fuel tank. All
4 were excellent fliers .Below right is the recent replacement for the lightened
version which flys as well as the first alongside the 1/2 scale version see the sma
Right is the above plane repaired after an inverted landing on concrete scuffed all
the lettering and sometime later it was crashed due to engine failure during a low
aerobatic manoeuvre, I have used a type of holographic book covering for the lettering
which stands out well in the sunlight.
Ben Buckle radio queens as seen at the Beeston model flying club. I now own the orange
one which has had a new fuselage and floats fitted.
A friends President T180, an overweight aircraft powered by a SC .53, it required
rudder and ailerons to get it to turn. Currently being repaired after being flown
into a tree (he should have left it there it would make a nice home for squirrels).
Above another T180 which seemed to fly far better, only being powered with an OS
40 fp. unfortunately the picture below is the result of a fuel leak getting to the
receiver. Currently under repair.
Tim (left) and Ian (right) holding Tim's trainer after it had made contact with
one of the many rugby posts that adorn our field at Beeston. They damaged many aircraft
being strategically placed on the landing approaches if the wind was across the field.
A friends Telemaster Senior, It has a 8 foot wing span, powered by a webra 90, with
the reliable Dynamix carbouretter, Flies superbly.
Above is a friends classic trainer that he learnt to fly with, since sold to another
trainee who destroyed it whilst trying to learn to fly inverted
Left is a learner that i have been teaching to fly mostly with his irvine tutor40,.
this makes a very good trainer. He is more or less ready to take the A test.
I taught another learner with the ready 2 to depicted right, He went right through
to the A test with this robust plane suffering only a few broken undercarriages
from heavy landings, he is now a very competent pilot.