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Posted by mfwilliams | Jun 01, 2009 @ 10:12 PM | 1,699 Views
I haven't posted for several weekends. I've been lazy and we've been getting a lot of rain. The weekend before last was a "rain-out". This weekend was a little better, we did get rain, but it was light and was toward the end of the day.

Mike
Posted by mfwilliams | May 11, 2009 @ 08:03 PM | 2,165 Views
Saturday was very hot, very sunny and had very little wind. As you might guess we had to rely on thermal flying or electrics to get anywhere. Ted brought up his Electric BOT with video camera and got some great video. Although when he had a Osprey flying with him his camera failed......bummer (that would have some great video).
We had a new member join up and visit from North Palm Beach county, Mike Jackson. He had never flown in so many strong thermals before. Outside of a strong sunburn he had a great time.
I actually built a plane and flew it inside a week (stunned silence from the crowd). I debuted my Evo Weasel that I so gratefully won at the Midwest Weasel fest raffle(Thank you Dream-flight and AstroWings). Now you know how easy that plane must be assemble!
Neither Wayne, nor Ben nor me took any pictures. But luckily our man Dan took a few snaps, so enjoy....thank you Dan!

Mike
Posted by mfwilliams | May 06, 2009 @ 09:02 PM | 2,547 Views
Last of my vacation pics to bore you with.

Enjoy
Mike
Posted by mfwilliams | May 06, 2009 @ 08:58 PM | 2,543 Views
Sorry I've been remiss on keeping the blog current. But even the best of us need a vacation. Just returned from a week long vacation to the NW and Midwest. My wife and I took in Seattle, Port Townsend, Whidby Island, LaConner, Everett and Coupeville. Then a cross country train trip to Milwaukee. Followed by the MidWest Weasel Fest and side trips to Oshkosh, Greenbay and Cedarburg. Obviously it was a busy trip. Even though it's not totally RC related I thought I'd share some photos.

Mike
Posted by mfwilliams | Apr 19, 2009 @ 08:44 PM | 2,641 Views
It was a blustery day out of the East. There a good crowd and lots of great flying. Several times we had groups of 4 or more planes flying in squadron formation rippin across the slope together. On the down side, Charlie lost his Mouton to a midair with a Gulp. Also, Larry lost sight of his eHawk 1500 and we found it pretty crunched up about 1500 ft downwind. Wayne wasn't up this weekend, so Ben and I ended up taking the pics.

Mike
Posted by mfwilliams | Apr 08, 2009 @ 05:24 PM | 2,213 Views
Sorry I'm getting pictures up this week, but too many honey "do's" and not enough hours in the week. We flew on the North side above the power plant this last Saturday. Wasn't a spectacular day but lift was good nonetheless. Wayne was not around this weekend, so Ben and I took some pictures for your viewing pleasure.

Mike