Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

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Re: Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

Post by Martin » 12 Mar 2019, 22:17

I've got a Veron Vortex kit I bought in about 1983, still unfinished! :oops: Is that old enough to qualify? It's more of a thermal soarer really but could be okay on a light wind day. I built the fuselage and equipped it with a (back then still in production) two-channel Ripmax Medallion 27MHz set. I still have that radio, but I suppose if I finish building and covering the wings and tail feathers in time, I could fit it with something that at least looks older!

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Re: Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

Post by Mike_K » 12 Mar 2019, 23:57

Shaun wrote: โ†‘
12 Mar 2019, 21:51
Mike I seem to remember the Impala was reviewed in one of the mags using a Rand.....

Shaun.
Shaun your memory is impressive, after a bit of looking through old magazines I found the review in RCM&E Nov 1967. And yes they used a Rand LR3 in the test model, though I don't know what system went with it.

That's my goal to aim for then, an Impala with a Tobe LR3 using a MacGregor, Citizenship or similar GG transmitter.

Cheers

Mike

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Re: Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

Post by PaulJ » 14 Mar 2019, 07:36

I'm definitely interested....... I don't think I will get the chance to build anything new for it but I still have a Monterey and an OD kipper which are both well over 30 years old. They are both a bit tatty these days but hey...... I was in better condition 30 years ago too! :roll:

Paul

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Re: Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

Post by Ken Binks » 14 Mar 2019, 19:08

Noted in diary will try and get along with a SQ๐Ÿ˜œ

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Re: Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

Post by GeeW » 14 Mar 2019, 20:06

Also date noted.
Jubilee, Impala, Sorcerer, Amigo and Sirocco and possibly Li'l T

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Re: Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

Post by Shaun » 14 Mar 2019, 20:36

Looks like I'm on.

Veron Big Eagle, Impala, Blunderbird 1,Pushover - Glider Version and possibly a Sorcerer.
Anybody got suggestions for local B&B's.... I'm not a tent person.

Shaun

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Re: Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

Post by Phil_G » 14 Mar 2019, 22:17

Hey Ken, great to see you on here!
Ken Binks wrote: โ†‘
14 Mar 2019, 19:08
Noted in diary will try and get along with a SQ๐Ÿ˜œ
I bet yours wont have an RCS Digi Three like mine!
All will be revealed in tomorrows (15th) RCM&E :D I'm itching to get my copy!

Dont worry about 'how old' anything nostalgic is welcome. Glyn the Moonbeam was expertly built by Gary and shipped over all the way from Oz!!! It was a swap for a Macgregor conversion, but between me & thee I got the better of the deal Image
Its to plan, apart from the two-piece wing & joiners, and I think I've decided to do it S/C exactly like the
one Dad built was when I was about 10 or 11 !

Cheers
Phil

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Re: Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

Post by Martin » 14 Mar 2019, 22:31

Welcome Ken! Another famous name posting at Mode Zero! It will be a treat to see a Suzy Que built and flown by its designer! :D

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Re: Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

Post by Shaun » 14 Mar 2019, 23:06

Phil_G wrote:I bet yours wont have an RCS Digi Three like mine!
All will be revealed in tomorrows (15th) RCM&E :D I'm itching to get my copy!
Cheers
Phil
Phil, next you'll be telling me some bloke on this forum has revisited the best aerobatic rudder / ele slope soarer ever designed and done an article on it. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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Re: Invitation to ISA Nostalgia Day

Post by GarydNB » 15 Mar 2019, 00:42

Shaun wrote: โ†‘
14 Mar 2019, 20:36
Looks like I'm on.

Veron Big Eagle, Impala, Blunderbird 1,Pushover - Glider Version and possibly a Sorcerer.
Anybody got suggestions for local B&B's.... I'm not a tent person.

Shaun
I can get me boat within a mile or so of the beacon Shaun, If you give us a lift up the hill, you can stay on board with us :)

Gary

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