Shangri-La South and John Huntons W48 Chute Lander

May 12, 2012 Photos By Pat At Shangri-La South & John Huntons W48 Chute Lander

Pat'S Photos


Dave Lacey's F1Q electric and his Wakefields.

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Don a his 1911 Voisin -- a real point getter in FAC Jumbo Scale.

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Jim Coffin and his Thermal Hunter. It is a Frank Zaic design.

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Jim Coffin and his Dietrich Convertable from 1938--a real beauty and a fine flyer!

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Don and his ancient Moreau and his Gollywock .


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Don and his HP 9.

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Pat found a little time to fly his Velie Monocoupe and Moth.

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Don's Taylor Cub electric ff.

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Pat also shot pics of 3 visitors -- an SNJ, a Corsair F4U and a small jet --maybe Czech)




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John Hunton'S W48 Chute Lander





Comments on the aircraft from John.


"It seems like progress on W48 Chute Lander is slower
than the movement of a tectonic plate,
but every now and then It makes some progress.
Two emails are sent with ten photos taken this morning.
To move ahead with construction,
engineering of the chute deployment system
has been put off until after W48 takes to the air."

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Parachute compartment and hatch.

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Wing strut attachments.

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