I’m now in my thirties, but I started making flying model aircraft a long time ago, you’ll see below a slideshow of some of the models I made when I was around 14/15. Included in here are things like the Zippy, a free plan in the now defunct Radio Modeller, a couple of Galaxy Models aircraft, something I think was called the Jiffy and finally a Soar Ahead Sailplanes Ace, which was the sloper I learnt to glide on. These are all sadly now gone, after 12 years living away from home and showing no interest in model aircraft my Father put them in a skip along with some others when he moved house! I guess he had a point
This is a list of the models of various types (cars/helis/planes) that I’ve owned and either sold, crashed or given away.
Balsa Cabin Sonata E - Long since binned.Dreamflight Weasel Evo - Wasn't getting much time out with this, so I've pulled the gear and put it up the loft. Maybe one day I'll revive it.Eflite Blade 120 SR - Sold on eBay.HPI Savage X SS 4.6 - Sold on eBay.Jiffy - Radio Modeller September '85 free plan - Long since binned.Keil Kraft Phantom - Crashed, fixed and flyable, but now a decoration in #1 Sons bedroom!Keil Kraft Piper Super Cruiser - Crashed, binned.Kyosho Minium Edge 540 - Given to a mate.Multiplex Easystar - Sold on eBay.Parkzone UM J-3 Cub - Sold to a clubmate.Parkzone UM Pole Cat - I am not flying indoors anymore, so this is in its box in the loft. One day maybe it'll come out again!Parkzone UM Sukhoi SU-26XP - Cut up, electronics used in the LiddleRod.Phoenix 2000 - After a year, I fancied a change. So I sold this and bought the Dynamic-SSharkface - Sold on eBay.Stevens Aero LiddleRod - Like the S-Pou this is now in retirement, hopefully not for ever!Stevens Aero S-Pou! - I no longer live near a club which has an indoor flying facility so this is consigned to the loft. I ought to sell it, but I can't quite bring myself to do that just yet!Veron Wagtail - Sold to a commenter on this blog.WOT 4 Mk2 ARTF - Sold on eBay.
The little gallery shown below is photos taken years ago with my fathers camera (A Minolta X700 if I remember correctly). All these models are long since gone!