Jump to content
  • Welcome!

    Welcome to BARCS forums, full of great information and ideas about your favourite hobby . Please register if you'd like to take part.

Other Soaring

Talk about other soaring like scale or vintage, not covered in the other Aircraft forums

75 topics in this forum

  1. Multiplex Arriba 1 2

    • 39 replies
    • 1,909 views
  2. New Aerotow venue

    • 11 replies
    • 652 views
  3. Rcsoaringdigest

    • 5 replies
    • 366 views
  4. Original Sean Bannister Algebra VIII 1 2

    • 38 replies
    • 4,994 views
    • 1 reply
    • 223 views
  5. Umx Glider - Ask 21

    • 14 replies
    • 2,109 views
    • 11 replies
    • 874 views
  6. Omega/Highlight/Nelly models 1 2

    • 26 replies
    • 1,798 views
  7. Multiplex Astra/Avanti

    • 3 replies
    • 276 views
  8. Obelix

    • 4 replies
    • 595 views
  9. Help with info on a Nymph glider needed

    • 12 replies
    • 778 views
  10. Request for help with model identity

    • 2 replies
    • 270 views
  11. Cliff Charlesworth T21 & ASK18 Plans & Info Wanted

    • 1 reply
    • 320 views
  12. Pat Teakle asw17 5m size

    • 5 replies
    • 509 views
  13. Aerotow Soaring

    • 1 reply
    • 638 views
  14. Multiplex Scirocco

    • 12 replies
    • 880 views
  15. Multiplex ASW 20

    • 3 replies
    • 942 views
  16. MiniGlider, RES * Classic

    • 3 replies
    • 527 views
  17. A few nice old scale kits on ebay

    • 3 replies
    • 473 views
  18. Multiplex Flamingo Contest 1 2

    • 27 replies
    • 2,733 views
    • 14 replies
    • 1,805 views
  19. Soaron Sunshine

    • 7 replies
    • 767 views
  20. Seagull models K8 wing Airfoil?

    • 8 replies
    • 827 views
  21. Alpina

    • 15 replies
    • 2,042 views
  22. Wist Models - Poland

    • 13 replies
    • 1,319 views
  • Who's Online   1 Member, 0 Anonymous, 11 Guests (See full list)

    • Marc Sinclair
  • Upcoming Events

  • Topics

  • Vendor Topics

  • Today's Birthdays

    No users celebrating today
  • Posts

    • Mark Evans
      I have the set up from Sherman. ill be totally honest, apart from the sequencer part, I can put together the same set up in a couple of minutes, I was doing this before I ever saw/bought the template. But, the sequencer part I would never have been able to figure out on my own, and not only that, the detail Sherman  goes into with the written manual is well worth what he charges. Sure, the opentx stuff is usually all free, but as a photographer myself, I know what my time is worth and charge accordingly (with any business/self employment you need to know your numbers) and I believe this is what Sherman has nailed with his set up and written manual.  Well worth the cost and justified. 
    • Neil Harrison
      So there are some real key fundamentals to increased launch height.. 1.  Do not throw the model up, as this is more an underarm throw.  You need more of an over arm throw to generate power so you need to feel like you are throwing it to the horizon. 2.  Make sure that your body isn’t rotating in one movement.  Think of  either throwing a ball or skimming a stone, the hips rotate towards the target even before the arm moves, followed by the torso and then the arms.  This is called ‘LAG’ the larger the displacement of the hips opening and facing the target to the arm starting to move the more speed you generate, speed=height. 3.  Increase the lag by focusing on leaving your arm back as far as you can and as long as possible before the hips face the target, then you can ‘whip’ the arm through last. Do half launch drills where you do not spin but keep the feet in the launching position and then move the model back behind you, this way you can focus on the lag. *Be careful here as the model will be accelerating from zero you need to feel like you are pushing it away from your body otherwise you might catch your wingtip on your hip or ****. 4.  RELAX!  You will loose all the lag if your muscles are tight.  Easy to feel this by moving your arm back as far as you can then tense up.  Your arm will automatically try to come back round to be inline with your shoulders.
  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      1,509
    • Most Online
      1,037

    SWAFLY
    Newest Member
    SWAFLY
    Joined
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.