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Archive for November, 2010
Posted by mfwilliams | Nov 29, 2010 @ 07:33 PM | 2,890 Views
Sorry, no flying report today. Several of us went to the Tangerine Soaring Championships for Saturday and Sunday. If your interested in TD flying, Gordon Buckland, of the Orlando Buzzards, put out a great flying report of the event. Check it out at:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...1319908&page=7

Mike W
Posted by mfwilliams | Nov 22, 2010 @ 08:57 PM | 2,632 Views
Saturday was good with a 15mph wind out of the East. I missed most of the good stuff, because I didn't arrive until 12:30. I was at Vista View, again, winch practicing for the Tangerine Soaring Championships this weekend.

Mike W
Posted by mfwilliams | Nov 16, 2010 @ 11:32 AM | 2,790 Views
This Saturday had good winds out of the North (10-20mph). Missed most of the good flying. I had to test out my new Shadow. Started early in the morning at Vista View and didn't reach the hill until almost noon. After a few winch test flights on the back side of the hill (South corner). I finally headed over to the North slope and joined the boys for some slopeing. Unfortunately, the wind had dropped to about 10mph and was shifting to the NE. So basically it was lots of low, slow and stick close to the slope for me.

Mike W
Posted by mfwilliams | Nov 12, 2010 @ 09:57 PM | 2,981 Views
Final pic guys.

Mike W
Posted by mfwilliams | Nov 12, 2010 @ 09:10 PM | 2,456 Views
Last Saturday was great. We had our first true cold snap. Was in the 50's in the AM, but it evetually warmed to the mid 60's by noon. I brought up a "gallon of joe" from the the donut shop to warm the troops. The wind was out of the North at 15mph. Made for some great sloping. The only downside was some nasty rough air that came along with the lift. That sent several of the guys planes in for some nasty landings/crashes.
Also, the FSS held their TD contest Saturday and Sunday:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1320073
Miami Mike And Dan Johns made us proud!

Mike W
Posted by mfwilliams | Nov 05, 2010 @ 09:05 PM | 2,591 Views
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Posted by mfwilliams | Nov 05, 2010 @ 09:05 PM | 2,566 Views
I've just gotten back from vacation. Missed the last two Saturdays (bummer). Thanks to Ben I have some pictures from this last weekend. I heard the flying was excellent.

Mike