Following the great success of the ducted fan version
of the Vulcan, we have decided to make another foray into ducted fan
model with the development of our new BAE Hawk.
This is the second version of DF Hawk, fitted with retracts and scale
A 68mm Hobbyking 11 bladed 6S fan unit powers this very well
When we tried this version back in early spring, we couldn't get is it ROG.
a difference a couple of months make with a hard & short mown strip.
This time there was no such drama.... So definitely a summer or tarmac
So AUW for this second version is 5.5lbs
We gave up on trying to hand launch the first version as it was always
touch and go whether she got away. Anything other than a javalin launch
meant she wouldn’t get away…so bungee would appear to be the safest option.
Tony Completes Model of Lancaster for the
VC exhibition at the IWM Lamberth, London
The exhibition cost
£5M and the main benefactor is Lord Ashcroft.
It opened to the public on 11th November 2010 and will last 10 years.
The Lanc is the visual centre piece for the VC awarded to sgt Norman
Jackson who single handedly crawled out on the wing of his flying Lancaster
to put out an engine fire .......
have a read of this
article for more information of that night.