Martyn Harvey

Martyn Harvey  |  Oct 10, 2017  |  0 comments
Formerlyan Orkney Island resident,Martin Harveyis a retireddoctor recently located to north east England. He's a keen builder and flyer and recounts his exploits here on a regular basis. You canchat toMartynby using the forum thread link below. 10/10/2017 - Summertime I could probably cut and paste the opening part of this piece from various previous submissions --- the weather has been good, the weather has been awful, the weather and most events have gone on just about exactly as they have been for years.
Martyn Harvey  |  Oct 12, 2009  |  0 comments
A Gangster ready to depart The second weekend in September has to be the best of the year. I haven’t enjoyed myself so much for a long time, and the flying was great too! Although I'm rarely able to get to events such as this, I think that all clubs should try to host a Splash-in, and encourage members to attend events in their area. Just south of Inverness, Loch Insh is a long way north, but the scenery is truly spectacular, so it's well worth taking a few days extra holiday just to enjoy the countryside. Loch Garten and its Ospreys are just a few miles away, Loch Ness and Fort William and Ben Nevis are an easy tour, and the trip up the A9 from Perth is delightful and well worth the effort.
Martyn Harvey  |  Mar 06, 2008  |  0 comments
Poised and waiting for the first flight! A link to Dual Ace Pt. 1 is at the foot of this article - Ed. The cockpit of the Seagull Dual Ace (Madonna with the big red spinners, as I call her) is quite big and airy, and seats two crew and six passengers. That is probably more than most Modellers have on their shelves, and is quite expensive to kit out.
Martyn Harvey  |  Mar 06, 2008  |  0 comments
Poised and waiting for the first flight! Santa came two weeks early to Orkney – we are after all under the direct reindeer flight path from Iceland to Shetland to Edinburgh to Paris – so perhaps that was no surprise. A big box arrived from Inwoods and inside was an ARTF model. There could only be one name for this dame, as soon as I tore off the protective wrapping and feasted my eyes on the labels it just had to be – The Fallen Madonna with the two big Vroom–Vrooms. Those two big red spinners were real eye–catchers.
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