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Old Sep 22, 2015, 10:05 PM
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I'm still flying! I fly at Winnemac Park, Horner Park, Montrose Beach, or out at the flying field in Busse Woods when I'm out near Arlington Heights. It's getting to be the time of year when you can fly at the beach with no crowds.

Where do you fly at Schiller Park?
Warren! There's an RC field on Irving just west of Cumberland. Flew my U2 and micro Spitfire. Yesterday I went there with my Radian sailplane, had a great thermal flight, maybe a half hour.

I need to get my Catalina in flying shape again, love flying off the beach there at Montrose.

Do you have a post with the Solent? Sounds interesting.
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Old Sep 23, 2015, 10:27 AM
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You fly at montrose, the people's republic of Chicago don't call the swat team on you !!! What size planes ?
Only in the off-season (NOT Summer). Now that school is back in session and the weather is cooler, the beach is almost empty. Invariably there will be about a dozen people stop by to watch the show. I've even had police stop and watch... no complaints. Of course use common sense and disgression to avoid any possible incidents.
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What size planes ?
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Old Sep 23, 2015, 11:36 AM
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Mostly park flyers. The Beaver has a 64" wingspan and weighs about 3lbs. The Goose is 59".

Foamie 59" RC Grumman Goose : Flight 4 (0 min 0 sec)


Travel Air 4000 at Montrose Beach (5 min 42 sec)


MVI_3131.AVI (2 min 52 sec)


64" RC DeHavilland Beaver DHC-2 : electric foamie (5 min 36 sec)
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Awesome videos ! Thanks for taking the time to post em
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