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Old Jan 16, 2012, 04:10 AM
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2nd Annual Southeastern FPV Fly-in June 9-10 2012

2nd Annual Southeastern FPV Fly-in June 9-10 2012

Greg,John and myself kicked the dates around for a while and finally settled on June 9-10. This is firm so make your plans now to attend. If you cant make it on these dates we are sorry.

We had 15 pilots last year and had a great time.

We are of planning a FPV fly-in at a sight in Griffin, Ga just south of Atlanta . This will be a 2 day event with the dates being Sat June 9 and Sun June 10. The field(Pecan Patch Air Strip) is on private property( none AMA field )in a relatively rural area . Its a very nice field with a huge takeoff and landing area. Camping on sight will be permitted.

2 days will give more opportunity for people to make it out and in case weather is an issue on one of the days.

Controlled flight hours will be 8am- 8pm Saturday and 8am-5pm Sunday. Flying during non-controlled hours is permitted but no one will be running the flight board so its up to attendees to self police during these times.

Landing fee to fund a port-a-potty and other expenses will be $15 (covers both days)
Camping fee will be $10 per night .
The camping area will open at 4 pm Friday for those with long rides that want to arrive
Friday evening. Camp roll up by 5pm Sunday please.

The goal here is to simply meet, share info and fly some FPV at a great sight. All are welcome here ...near and far
**You do not have to be a FPV pilot to attend...if you are interested in learning you are welcome to attend**

Oh...if you are lucky enough to own a full scale you could fly in as this is a full scale airstrip....pm pecanpatch for details if you want to do this.

location....http://www.ourairports.com/airports/0GE4/
750 Teamon Rd.
Griffin GA 30223

Gravel Driveway
Sign that says Pecan Patch Airstrip
(sign is only visible when approaching from the West)
We will be up and night flying...
call Marko when you get there and I'll assist in finding a good place to camp... 770-337-4480

Note: Green Mailbox just says 750 on it.
Mailbox is sadly across the street from my driveway


Some of our Generous sponsors:


ReadyMadeRC, LLC
http://www.readymaderc.com/store/




http://www.urbandrones.com/

What does the Pecan Patch field look like .....recent events.....enjoy
last years FPV fly-in
http://fpvlab.com/forums/showthread.....April-30-May1
Pecans Slinger wing
FPV at the Pecan Patch (5 min 55 sec)

Geobat FPV
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbEpb...eature=related
EZ* FPV
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWKeh...eature=related

Some other stuff with Pecans FPV wing at the end.
Pecan Patch 1/29/11 (5 min 43 sec)


And some full scale fun too......
Endecker at the Pecan Patch (4 min 20 sec)


This truly is a great place to fly.


Chime in here if you plan to be there.

Attending:
GoldCraft (Greg) Director
PecanPatch(Marko) Director
HoJazz(John) Director
Sentry - field director...means cuts the grass
bsbauman
FPV FLYER
Pen
IBCrazy
Avenger GBU-1H
traderdmb
realtvnow FPV
Eddie
rcmike
Kevin Hines
Josh Murdock
Kahuna717
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Old Jan 16, 2012, 04:18 AM
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You guys post up some of your vids from last years event...
Here is my fav.

Golf Cart FPV flying (5 min 10 sec)
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Old Jan 16, 2012, 05:26 AM
I'd FPV it.
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Shucky Ducky, count me in!!!
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Old Jan 16, 2012, 06:45 AM
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Too bad I didnt have a plane ready this morning...
check out this sunrise

Looks like a pink Koolaid dude is blowing downwards on the windsock.
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Old Jan 16, 2012, 08:37 AM
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Beautiful pic Marko!

Some more full scale shenanigans at the Patch:
Pecan patch piper cub (1 min 4 sec)

Pecan Patch FPV fly-in (0 min 46 sec)

Pecan Patch FPV fly-in (0 min 31 sec)

Pecan Patch FPV fly-in (0 min 11 sec)
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Old Jan 16, 2012, 09:59 AM
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Woooo.....whoooo....is it june yet!
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 09:31 AM
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I sure hope to make this!!
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 10:07 AM
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I sure hope to make this!!
If you show up then Me , you, and IBCrazy are having FPV combat!
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 10:20 AM
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I sure hope to make this!!
FPV combat....its on baby
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 02:18 PM
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FPV combat....its on baby
Just like last year. My P-38 lightning is still up and flying well. Just give me another streamer to cut

That said I'm working on a lazer tag system. I *might* have some prototypes up and working by the time of the fly-in. I have schematics drawn up right beside me.

-Alex
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 02:31 PM
Mums the word.
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Streamers and lazers??? Is this not full contact?
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 03:39 PM
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Preferably not , but all risks should be assumed.
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If you show up then Me , you, and IBCrazy are having FPV combat!
You are on!!! I will bring a bunch of F-22 kits But I will be combating with a Quad Multi Rotor!! Can I bring my RV?
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 04:16 PM
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You are on!!! I will bring a bunch of F-22 kits But I will be combating with a Quad Multi Rotor!! Can I bring my RV?
Yes RV's are welcome. I have one 20 amp hookup.
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 04:29 PM
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Can a event director call dibs on the power for camping?
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