ONBOARD CAMS ON GIANT SCALE RC DeHAVILLAND COMET AIRLINER AT LMA RAF COSFORD – 201404:33

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STEVE THE OWNER / PILOT SENT THIS INFO OVER ON THE COMET –
THE MODEL HAS A WING SPAN OF AROUND 15 FT AND WEIGHS AROUND 120 ILBS INC 2 GALLONS OF KEROSINE,
SHE IS 1:7.2 SCALE AND IS POWERED BY TWO JETCAT P-120`s,
STEVE USES FUTABA RADIO GEAR ALL AROUND AND THE MODEL HAS UNITRACT RETRACTS FITTED,
SHE IS A TRDITIONAL BUILD FROM BALSA & PLY & CYPARIS, SHE IS SKINNED IN GLASS CLOTH & EPOXY, THE PAINT USED IS JAPLAC FROM BRAND Q,
STEVE STILL PUT ON A GREAT DISPLAY AFTER REALIZING HIS UNDERCARRIAGE WOULD NOT RAISE ON THIS FLIGHT AT RAF COSFORD , HE LATER FOUND OUT THAT AN AIRLINE HAD SPLIT WHEN THE MODEL WAS ON THE GROUND (HEAT FROM TURBINE MELTED IT) AND THE SYSTEM LOST PRESSURE !
HE DIDNT KNOW THIS WHEN HE TOOK OFF BUT CARRIED ON WITH THE DISPLAY , STEVE SAID THIS IS THE COMETS 10TH ANIVERSARY AT COSFORD !
THE ONBOARD FOOTAGE WAS RECORDED ON MOBIUS HD CAMERAS RECORDING ONTO MINI SD CARDS,
FILMED AT AN RC MODEL AIRCRAFT SHOW RUN BY THE LMA ( LARGE MODEL ASSOCIATION ) AT RAF COSFORD – WOLVERHAMPTON – SHROPSHIRE / STAFFORDSHIRE – WV7 3EX ON SATURDAY 19TH JULY – 2014,

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