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Thursday, June 05, 2008

Teddy Brown to be Test pilot for CMP 2.6m Discus glider.







Having missed out on the Sungazer event , I eventually managed to get hold of a CMP Discus 2.6 M almost ready to fly glider. I have not flown Scale gliders before one thing I was told is that a Scale glider must have a pilot (preferable scale too I presume). So looking at the pictures that were posted on the Sungazer event I saw some interesting scale pilots ranging from true to suspect scale to true scale Shrek.






Scale Pilots that one can buy from your LHS

True to suspect scale (This guy is called Harold by curtouesy of Paul from AMT)


So not wanting to pay R75.00 for a true scale pilot the next option was to raid my daughter’s toy boxes for a prospective pilot. After some discussion on which toy she did not want any more and an interview with the remaining candidates’ Teddy Brown came out on top. He gave me the assurance that he was now tired of just sitting on the shelf and is ready for some flying action.
After some more flight briefing and testing of the new flyby brain wave avionics systems the canopy was closed and all is now ready for that all important maiden flight.




The pictures below show Teddy Brown seated in his new CMP discus glider.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

No Its not going to work...
He needs a hat and sunglasses to really fly this glider.

bruce said...

which LHS did you find said pilot at, i dont have a kids room to raid and my discus needs a pill-ot!
thanks