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Posted by mfwilliams | Feb 28, 2011 @ 12:28 PM | 2,597 Views
Several guys went up to the Gator F3b up near Melbourne this weekend, http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...295741&page=21. As a result we didn't have a huge crowd this Saturday, but plenty of fun.
For the loyalists who showed up, we had a SE wind, so we ended up in the "bowl". There was plenty of good wind, but it was just light enough (7-9mph)to depend on catching some of the strong thermals floating through. Julio was the highlight of the day, bringing out a new plane that looked like cross between a NASA shuttle and Romulian Bird of Prey. First test flights were not promising.

Mike W
Posted by mfwilliams | Feb 24, 2011 @ 09:55 PM | 1,978 Views
Thanks to NE winds we found ourselves camped around our NE "bowl" overlooking the powerplant. The wind stayed at 7-9mph so we actually got some slopeing in. There were lots of light stuff up too, DHLG, TD and some electrics. Almost a party atmosphere as we placed our chairs on the lip and sipped on our soft drinks and watched the day go by.

Mike