building and flying model aircraft

Oily Hand 2022 – 27th & 28th August

7/8/22 – Pilot’s Draw for Oily Hand is this Paul Pecan Hummingbird built by that doyen of small free flight, Peter Jackson. Powered by a nice new Cox product engine set up for free flight.
Yep you could win this aeroplane and maiden it at Oily Hand with Peter’s expert assistance to get it trimmed just right.
Paul Plecan Hummingbird built by Peter Jackson for Oily Hand Day

Hey there Oily Handers, Oily Hand is just around the corner so it’s time to start gearing up for the big event. I will be posting updates as the event draws closer, so check back here from time to time.

Download the information brochure here
Brochure ’22
Make sure you download and check the Pilots Briefing and relevant Event Rules by clicking on the links below.
Pilots Briefing Notes 2022
Plank Racing Rules 2022
Note that the Peacemaker is the Superplank model this year
David Owen FF Scramble Rules
Models of the Meet.
C/L is the evergreen Peacemaker by George Aldrich. This is the 36″ profile version from the 1958 Aeromodeller plan. The plan is available as a download from Outerzone https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=6455 you can also get the Aerotech Kit from Bill East [email protected]
F/F and R/C is the Kiel Kraft Southerner 60. You can also find the plan for this on Outerzone. But Bill at Aerotech is doing a tried and tested kit for this model which eliminates  the extensive parts cutting this model involves. You can also build its younger sister the Southerener Mite. Mark Godfrey is doing a kit for this one. Contact him at [email protected]
This is a link to the Oily Hand Rag Flying that is on lunchtime Saturday  https://cowramac.com/index.php/2022/06/26/flying-rags/