RC : Art-Tech Devil 500 Class Sports Trainer

The Art-Tech Devil is sold as a Sports Trainer, however with a few small setup changes it has the ability to become a 3D trainer as well. I came across this plane while visiting WiredRC in Brisbane, after looking at a few other models I kept coming back to the Devil, I think because it reminded me of some of my old nitro trainers. The Devil is a larger foamy with a wingspan of 1.4 meters(55 Inches) and looked like it would be a good ‘default’ plane, as well as being a stable platform with which to teach people; in fact it proved to be such a nice plane to fly I later bought a second one for my Girlfriend to learn on.

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Politics : Somebody think of the Children….again.

Think of the Children

Think of the Children

My opinion on the UN is that it is a mixed bag of good intentions and flawed ideals hampered by its members unwillingness to really let it do anything of any real note. No government is really willing to cede any sort of sovereign control to a body that has no real power to enforce a level playing field, so the UN stumbles on with the occasional highlight and a lot of posturing and reporting and most governments either pay minimal lip services to them or outright ignore them.

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Politics : Cry me a river

politicsI see Gerard Henderson is complaining about how the Tony Abbot and his Government are facing more media criticism than any other Government in living memory, now this bit of hyperbole is even more extraordinary when you consider that Gerard doesn’t even have to look too far back to find examples of how silly that statement is. The Gillard Govt was the target of some pretty ‘robust’ media reporting from day 1 and Gerard was right there waving his opinion pieces with the rest of the media, it appears that he believes that everyone and especially the ABC, should give his buddy Tony Abbott a fair go, especially seeing as how Tony Abbott was such a positive voice in the early days of the Gillard Govt, I also noticed that Gerard no longer offer the option of comments on his opinion pieces, I guess too many lefties weren’t giving him a fair go either.

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