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Old Oct 27, 2012, 02:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Napoleon IV View Post
When you refer to Formula 40 do you mean Sport 40 or was that something different?
This was ,late 70's ... early 80's .... and we were all Club 20 guys ... then along came this new 40 class ... Formula 40 ... there were various models accepted for it ... The Midget Mustang, Polecat, all had like Club 20 set wingspans, wing-areas, motors, props etc. ..

I did it for a couple of years then dropped out as I was an Officer on Ships and couldn't stay in the race schedules.

As to what it changed it's name to or whether it died out I have no idea ... but I know that one guy I taught to fly went to Reno with a UK team to compete .. in a 40 class a year after I taught him.... would have been around 82 ... 83 ...

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