Occupation (or former is retired):truck driver/plantoperator
When did you start model flying and why?: 6 years ago when visiting my son in Darwin (currently 2012)
What was your first plane and what are you flying now?:
parkzone trojan,still have it as well as parkzone corsair,blackhorse twister, blackhorse eagle trainer,blackhorse AT6 texan with 30 cc gas engine &still building it)just purchased agreat planes Big Stik 60, as well as a parkzone radian glider
What has been your most memorable modelling or model flying moment?:
flying the eagle trainer when the covering came completely off the tail plane and still managed to land it ok
What modelling moment would you most like to forget?
none, good or bad they all count towards experience
What’s your all time favourite model and why?
I think the parkzone trojan, bit of foam friendly cyano and its flying again
What most inspires you about the hobby?
the realism of the models nowadays as well as the reliability of the electronics
What so far has been your most nerve wracking RC flying experience?
landing the trainer with no skin on the tail plane, big inputs required to control it
Which RC flyer has most inspired you? no one really
Do you have a photo of your favourite model?
What is the most expensive RC model you have owned?
How did you learn to fly?
simulator at first then field flying with someone nearby to take over in case something went wrong
What’s on your modelling/flying bucket list?
to get a radial engine in something like a stearman