Articles by Bill Scott

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2mRES Fly for Fun 1 Dec 2019

A “short” competition and then some fun flying. “Result” below. The PuRES one design is giving us close competitive flying on a budget and is highly recommended

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2m Fly for Fun PuRES Day 10/11/19

6 of us decided that despite the freezing temps being forecast we’d get out and fly. We decided on 2m PuRES and our CD suggested some light hearted competition. We ran 5 rounds, 1 discard…

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“Fun” PuRES Event 3/11/19

Despite an early forecast of high winds and heavy rain, the closer we got to the weekend the better the forecast became. On the day, we were welcomed to the flying site by clear skies,…

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Club Open Electric Soaring 27 October 2019

The weather, for a change, was great.  Clear blue skies giving way to broken cloud propelled by a moderate wind. Turbulence inevitably raised it’s head making for interesting flying, particularly close to the ground.  Seven…

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Club Open Thermal 20 Oct 2019

The weather gods shone on us for a change, literally.  The day started with light winds, from the north, picking up as the day went on and creating the inevitable low level turbulence. There was…

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2m Electric Plate 22 Sept 2019

Apologies for this being out of sync, but I was in hospital! Report by CD: The day started grey and overcast but dry with moderate winds.  As I drove to Mallusk the rain began to…

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100S Cup – Sun 13 Oct 2019

Report from CD Paul Freeman: The day started well but as I drove towards Mallusk some drops of rain fell, a harbinger of the day ahead.   I laid out the winches as drizzle set in…

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2m RES Event 14 Sept 2019

A new class for NIMSA and at the AGM the decision was taken to make this a one design class using the PuRES from Hoellein. The first event was to be a low key fly…

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100S Boyce Trophy 8 Sept 2019

With a reasonable forecast and enough interest we ran the 100S Boyce Trophy (for models up to 100″ & rudder/elevator/spoiler only). 6 pilots turned out to compete with a variety of models from old school…

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2019 Area E-Soaring 25/8/19

Yet another event rescheduled due to the weather. Six flyers turned out, Chairman Bill Scott was unavailable for health reasons, but Ronnie Armstrong flew his first event in a while (good to see him back)…

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