1997 - 31 flights
Maiden Flight - 30th March 1997
Flew well but with limited speed range. Propellers changed from 8" x 4" to 8" x 6"
June 1997:
one gearbox failed - replaced
Won C&DMFC Construction & Finish comp.

 

1998 - 8 flights
Suffered major damage following mid-air collision at Woburn Abbey fly-in.

 

1999 - 24 flights
Awarded plaque at Baldock fly-in (flying Stearman and P38)
December 1999: Gearbox failure.

 

2000 - 15 flights
May 2000:
Re-motored with Jamara Pro 480s and 2:1 gearboxes but, after immediate failure of one gearbox,
replaced with mini olympus boxes (2.3:1) in July
To compensate for loss of rpm, props changed to 8" x 8" APC in October
Now flying better than ever!

 

2001 - 9 flights
2002 - 7 flights
2003 - 1 flight
2004 - 2 flights
2005 - 4 flights
2006 - 1 flight
2007 - 4 flights

2008 - 2 flights

2009 - 5 flights

November 2009: Structural refurbishment and conversion to brushless motors.

2010 - 16 flights

2011 - 25 flights
2012 - 13 flights

2013 - 12 flights
2014 - 20 flights

2015 - 7 flights
2016 - 8 flights

2017 - 14 flights
2018 - 6 flights
2019 - 8 flights

2020 - 4 flights

2021 -1 flight

Flights logged to date - 247


 

Last log update - January 2022