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Posted by mfwilliams | Mar 27, 2012 @ 11:09 PM | 4,660 Views
Another good Saturday. There was enough breeze out of the SE to slope fly the bowl, coupled with plenty of strong thermals. While we played in the SE Bowl, the TD crew were winching on the Westside. Plenty of good fun. The only downside was the loss of a couple TD planes off the winch and Mike’s camera plane hit a pipe.

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Posted by mfwilliams | Mar 21, 2012 @ 09:04 PM | 4,938 Views
I got up on the hill early, for me (11am). We had a good crowd when I arrived, although several of our members were at the Gator Aero Tow up in Melbourne: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...1573838&page=3
Wind stayed smooth out of the East at about 10mph, with a few swings to the NE. You'd think the flying would have been excellent, and it was. But several times, the air just seemed like “down air” even with the wind coming dead on. Perhaps some passing thermals sucked the lift away. The end result was everyone at once landing on the slope, weather we wanted to or not.
As a bonus this weekend, the CAF sent the only flying B29, FiFi, to Fort Lauderdale for the weekend. I've added few pictures to the end of the blog.

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