Monday, March 23, 2009

2009 Free State Aerobatic Champs -- Piet le Roux

Central Radio Flyers hosted the Free State Model pattern aerobatic championship in Bloemfontein on the 7 to 8 of March. Some competitors arrived on Friday, the day before, to get acquainted with the  conditions. On Saturday morning Wynand Swart, CRF chairman, welcomed all the competitors, laid  down the rules and gave us some kind words of inspiration.,,,

More here with photos. (pdf)

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

SAMAA News March 2009

You can get the March 2009 issue of the News here.

These are the static thrust calulations that go with the article on page 34. We reproduce them here with the permission of Model Aviation in the USA.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Gliding Postals Feb 2009 -- John Lightfoot

Comments here.
Scores here.

(Info updated on 15 Mar 2009)

Monday, March 09, 2009

Updated sponsors list for Gariep Fly In -- Boet Denysschen

Here's the latest list of sponsors:

Model Mechanics


Sanjay Quality Products


York Signs

Denny’s Electrical

MN Models

Wright Planes

RC Pilot

Extreme Link

Micton Hobbies

RC Services

Frequency Hobbies

Bob’s Hobbies

Mad Models

Hobby Flight Centre

Fire Fly Hobbies

Arial Concepts

Fly Fun Hobbies

CD’s Pub and Curry Shack

ASP Aviation

Total Hobbies


Victory Hobbies

Parker Craft

JMC Hobbies


The High Flyer

Brian’s Hobbies

Aviation Art

Guns and Gifts

Cape Sail Planes

Valencia Hobbies

Rivo Hobbies

SA Model Sport

African Pilot

Hobby Magic Bloem


Flite Roofing

Printo Printers

African Utility Supplies

SA Model Magazine

Airborn Passion

B & B Importers


Sunday, March 08, 2009

SAMAA Accounts as at Jan 2009

General accounts here.
T and D accounts here.

Friday, March 06, 2009

Making Vacuum bagged wings -- Mike May

Mike is posting a series of articles on the JOMAC BLOG on the construction of vacuum bagged wings.

Monday, March 02, 2009

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