Wednesday Coffee Club

The coffee club started work to replace the safety fence in front of the pilot’s box. This is going to be a wire fence similar to the one recently installed at the back of the box.

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The poles have been installed and hopefully the wire will be strung in the next few days.

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Different to the rear fence, the front one will be only one metre high and will have a timber top rail. Once completed the existing safety fence will be removed.

 

What our members are building

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Latest offering from that prolific builder Barry Kilpatrick is a huge Pilatus Porter PC-6. The model, an ARF from V.Q Models has a wing span of 107 inches and is 78 inches long. The aircraft is to be powered by a Supre Tigre 3000. The colourful aircraft was used a skydiving platform, makes a change from the drab military colour schemes usually seen on these aircraft.