SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

Post by Cliff Evans » 10 Jan 2018, 22:04

chris williams wrote:
10 Jan 2018, 19:27
Fab day at CMFC today, in which the Gull had her maiden flight. Flies beautifully, and thanks go to the the BC corporation for the decals, and Motley Enterprises for the action pics...

After long discussions with my legal team over the Xmas break, I was advised to call this and all future models as being Near Scale. I have it on the highest authority that this will be enough to keep me out of Scale Jail... ;) (Get out of that, Inspector Flewseau)
Very nice Chris as usual.

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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

Post by Jolly Roger » 10 Jan 2018, 22:22

That is so lovely Chris. You done Fred proud.

What's the AUW? And will the plans be made available?

Rog

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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

Post by chris williams » 11 Jan 2018, 00:10

With a hefty 2lbs of lead in the front, the AUW comes out at about 21lbs. I have a fully drawn set of plans for this model.
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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

Post by Jus Gordon » 12 Jan 2018, 04:32

Great job Chris!

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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

Post by Martynk » 12 Jan 2018, 11:07

Wow... That is superb..

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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

Post by VinceC » 14 Jan 2018, 09:44

A bit late on this, but a very nice model Chris. Well done---again

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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

Post by chris williams » 15 Jan 2018, 07:49

Thanks, Vince...all made possible with your help. Thanks go also to Robbie :)

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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

Post by chris williams » 25 Feb 2018, 11:29

At last! Finally, a chance to fly the Gull on a hill. Needless to say, despite the windy conditions, the lift died and an emergency landing had to be performed. :roll:
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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

Post by Cliff Evans » 25 Feb 2018, 11:30

Well done Chris, very nice.

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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

Post by Scale Police » 28 Feb 2018, 09:05

For future reference.
The type 12 Gull has lower canopy line as indicated by the red line, whereas the Type 15 Gull, HBZ, has a raised canopy line created by an infill of plywood during production. This was relayed to me by the owner of the full size replica.
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