Amos’ Skill Update


My son Amos has been improving greatly over the last few sessions.  Last weekend we flew in dodgy conditions at Fairlight and he was loving it!

The wind was 20mph gusting 30mph, coming over the hill in front causing occasional slope wide sink.  I wasn’t especially enjoying it but he was fooling around very well – see the video.

Fairlight Southerly Sloping Sunset Splendidness


Had a good session with John & Jim during which time The Legendary John Ruck successfully disabled my Wildthing by removing my fin, man it was hard to control after that!  Plenty of looking later & the fin was found and taped back in place.  Amos got a few good wacks in including knocking his dad out of the air!

An hour later Ric & Mike turned up and all hell broke loose.  The wind caused lots of annoying mis launches and plenty of retrieving of gliders – Amos must have walked miles today! Continue reading

Bit of a cheat, Mat finished it for me…


My FatYak lay dormant for a while until Mat offered to finish putting the radio gear in and spraying it.  Here are her new clothes, you like??

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Wheelieman hits Wyntercon


IMG_4196WynterCon: Comic-Con in Eastbourne.  Comic-Con: Convention for comic book based films / characters, a place where fans go to dress up as their heros and generally enjoy themselves in geek heaven.

I took my son to Wyntercon at the Winter Gardens in Eastbourne today.  I hadn’t looked at their website so didn’t know what to expect, I’d heard a lot of great things about it & decided to just turn up and see what happens. Continue reading