This scale Bell 47 Helicopter was a work of art and flown very realistically
Martyn Coles took some photos and they have been shared here..
Martyn Coles trying to get his buddy system to work
I used the STOL as a trainer and explained how the system worked to Tim - who was my pupil for the evening. His experience was marred because the ailerons on the Buddy transmitter were reversed - made for an entertaining and at times heart stopping experience.
Starting the OS26FS. The engine is mounted inverted - if it doesn't start straight away it floods quite easily necessitating attempting to start the engine with the model on the side to allow the surplus fuel to drain through the exhaust.
Walking out for the first flight. Tim is attached using the buddy lead umbilical