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Settled back in South Africa after the glorious world cup rugby victory!! A storm is brewing outside so can't stay long!

I have been itching to get a shot of animals to start the process of getting software to spot them for me (grown ups will work that out)

It also crossed my mind whilst flying down to South Africa that a Zagi or some such flying wing would be a very robust platform to play with. Having never flown a powered flying wing I made up a balsa box for engine and…


Added by Gary Mortimer on November 1, 2007 at 6:49am — No Comments

Pylon Mount for my engine.

I've just made something that I have meant too for ages. A pylon mount for my electric engine.

Why you ask why.

Well it frees up the nose of the aircraft so it can carry a camera that does not see a propeller.

I made it so my battery pack fitted into the base. That has freed up an awful lot of fuselage space for whatever. It also lends some weight to the base to counter act the torque that… Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on October 9, 2007 at 2:59pm — 2 Comments

Just playing around

Work has actively kept me away from doing stuff I would really like to get into.

The main problem being a move to cover for somebody that is ill to Scotland. Initially for two weeks but thats turned into 2 months. The point, all my gear was down south.

I went and picked it all up last week so can start again.

The weather will be the problem now!!

Anyhow I will post a video from a Pentax Optio T10, taken from a hill, East Lomand just to the north of… Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on September 20, 2007 at 11:44am — 3 Comments

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