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Old Apr 25, 2011, 11:13 AM
Trolls more than he flys.
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Title Explains Itself. This is the place for News as to when your flying, Events, Etc, And the place to Ask for Help.
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Old Apr 26, 2011, 03:07 PM
Pusher jets rule!
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The next club meeting will be held on May 3rd at 7pm at the Viewpoint Garden Room. See the website for location details.

www.azmodelaviators.com

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Old Apr 26, 2011, 03:07 PM
Pusher jets rule!
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Here's a copy of the April 2011 Newsletter.

http://azmodelaviators.com/Newslette...newsletter.pdf

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Old May 04, 2011, 08:42 PM
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We fly some cool stuff at the club but, check this out.

Boeing's robotic jet Phantom Ray takes maiden test flight


http://www.latimes.com/news/science/...tory?track=rss
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Old May 04, 2011, 10:37 PM
Jeremy-I'm crash proof!
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Boeing Phantom Ray (2 min 24 sec)
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Old May 04, 2011, 11:14 PM
Yeah, I can fly...
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Boeing's robotic jet Phantom Ray takes maiden test flight


http://www.latimes.com/news/science/...tory?track=rss
Apparently the government is still good at keeping some secrets...How about the "Stealth" UH-60 in the Bin Laden raid? That tailrotor is something awesome!
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Old May 27, 2011, 08:59 PM
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Here is a link that has current local weather conditions in real time for the field for you people scared of a little wind :

http://www.wunderground.com/swf/Rapi...&station=MMAUP
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Old May 31, 2011, 07:30 PM
Jeremy-I'm crash proof!
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Bummer.

http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2011...hes-in-france/
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Old May 31, 2011, 10:24 PM
EDF all the way!
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Apparently the government is still good at keeping some secrets...How about the "Stealth" UH-60 in the Bin Laden raid? That tailrotor is something awesome!

How about this.
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Old May 31, 2011, 11:22 PM
Yeah, I can fly...
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How about this.
Bob
That was quick! Must have gotten hold of the remains and scaled it down...
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Old Jun 07, 2011, 11:44 PM
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The club frequency board is missing the 2.4 #3 pin, please check and see if you might have packed it up by mistake.

Thanks.
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Old Jun 08, 2011, 02:58 PM
Jeremy-I'm crash proof!
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Pretty good article. http://www.flyrc.com/500407

He's talking about me a few times. I did have my record flight without crashing last week. Second flight my slow stick hit flight box 1.

"Take the landing!"
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Old Jun 09, 2011, 11:48 AM
Jeremy-I'm crash proof!
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Maybe I'm behind the times. I had no idea they used DC-10's for this purpose.

http://www.azfamily.com/news/wildfir...?gallery=y&c=y
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Old Jun 09, 2011, 12:40 PM
Yeah, I can fly...
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Maybe I'm behind the times. I had no idea they used DC-10's for this purpose.

http://www.azfamily.com/news/wildfir...?gallery=y&c=y
Yes, about the last 3 seasons, we just didn't need them in AZ until now. Evergreen has a 747 in Marana that is supposed to drop as well.


I went to high school with the woman that wrote the story above on azfamily.com.

Small world

I wonder if they need me to bring my AT-802 Air Tractor in for a few drops.... I need to put the LG back on it but she could be ready for the weekend!
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Old Jun 09, 2011, 01:52 PM
Jeremy-I'm crash proof!
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A guy at my office also mentioned they are using P-3's.


I always thought they used C-130's.

Come to think of it. Sounds like another commercial use for UAV.
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