My Bud Barney

Barney stopped by and decided to buy a new DX-9.  Nice radio I have one and I like it.  Curt helped him dust off the wallet.  While he was here he showed me a park flyer Bell X-1 EPP model he designed and has been having fun with.  The white areas are modificationsIMG_8682[1]

9mm EPP Bell X-1

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2018 Fall Seminars

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Join us on Saturdays this fall, Oct. 20 through Nov. 17, for informative seminars.  The seminars begin at 11:00 and typically last for 60 to 90 minutes.  Everyone is invited.  Come on in, share, learn and have a doughnut and coffee too!

Flightline 2018 Fall Seminar Schedule

Flightline 2018 Fall Seminar Schedule

1st Wing-It Flying Event

The first “Wing-It” flying event went really well.  We had 5 flyers.  3 more are close to finishing their planes and should be at the next flying event.  Many, many spectators showed up.  The weather was great.  No attrition other than one flyer removed his landing gear in an unplanned fashion. The Skymasters field looked great.  Ivan fired up up the grill and fed the crowd.   The first round consisted of 3 carrier landings (3 50′ boxes) and a 15 second climb duration glide with a spot landing.  Results:

Name  Carrier 1    2    3    Score Duration Points Spot Points Round Total

Hoover   15  15  20= 50 Total=    5      1:35     4        22.8     5        14

Bauer     5  10   5 =  20               4          0       0          0        0         4

Taylor     0   5   5  =  10               2       1:06     3        42.3     4         9

Satawa 10  5   5  =  20               4       1:57     5        77.1     2        11

Stanley 5   5   0  =   10               2       1:05     2        60.5     3         7

The second round consisted of a bomb drop combined with a speed run.  IMG_8012(1)

Bombs can be creative too!

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Jim and Steve “Gitter done”

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Dave did a great job for his first contest.  3rd place!

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Scott does a bit of nose maintenance

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John’s “Victor” V tail

 

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Don keeps us honest!

The best of 2 score was used for points.  Results:

Name  Bomb 1     2         Point              Speed    1        2        Point  Round Total

Hoover       19         9           5                      5.4     5.8          5                10

Bauer          0          0           0                      0          0           0                0

Taylor         95.2     94          2                    14.3       9.3        3                 5

Satawa      76.2     100.8     3                     9.3     10.5         3                 6

Stanley       17.9    0.0         4                    12.5     8.7          4                 8

Total standing in order of finish:

Name                Points            Finish

John Hoover         24               1st

Jim Satawa         17                 2nd

Dave Stanley       15                3rd

Scott Taylor          14                4th

Barney Bauer        4                 5th

We have another flying event September 2nd at the PMAC field 3 PM.  Hope you can join the fun and root for your favorite flyer!

New Hours for 2018

Starting March 3, Flightline Hobby will be open 11:00 to 5:00 on Saturdays.  This will give all of our employees more time to join you at the flying field.

We will continue to be open noon to 5:00 on Sundays, and Tuesday through Friday from 11:00 to 7:00.  

Flightline Hobby is closed Mondays.