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Old Sep 06, 2011, 12:02 AM
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I'll try to make it Tues. Trying to get Mom settled into respite care. Went out to Grant Line to maiden my scratch built, but didn't like the variable wind for an untested wing.
(around 6:00 or so.)
Granite Park is closed for renovation.
I checked out Bartholomew sports park (38.391657,-121.424439), looks like a good place as long as there's no sports play. Flew the UM T28 behind the Gottschalk's on Butano Dr. Lots of empty parking area. Also lots of plane magnets (light standards). Nice to be able to fly when I get that "Looks like a good spot" thing going on. I keep the micros in the car most of the time.
Happy flying.
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Old Sep 06, 2011, 09:26 PM
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HighLife, nice to meet you today over there on C Street! Crazy timing as I had JUST landed my KESL wing. Tight spot for most planes, especially yours with the landing gear. I'll have to meet up with you and the rest of these locals over on Grant Line someday soon. Although I'm quickly becoming a nightflying junkie, so I might have to see the action over by Arco Arena! Hope you enjoyed some flying today after we met!
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Old Sep 09, 2011, 01:42 AM
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If you guys are into night flying, a few pilots like to meet up on Friday and Saturday nights on the southern portion of East Commerce Way 95835 in North Natomas. The street itself runs parallel to I-5 and can easily be accessed from the Arena Blvd exit. They use the empty intersection as a runway, so make sure you've got a plane with landing gear unless you don't mind road rash on your belly lander.

(I didn't record this video, but it's the best one i've found on youtube)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcGT995HhzQ
Hey, that's me in Natomas! It's wild here! Here's my habu at night:
Flying a rc jet at night with leds (3 min 52 sec)


come on out and fly!
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Old Sep 09, 2011, 08:06 PM
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Anybody flying on Sunday? It would be good to meet up at Grant Line or somewhere else in the morning.

I plan to fly at the Grant Line Rd exit around 11 am Sunday.
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Old Sep 09, 2011, 09:39 PM
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I'll be there.
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Old Sep 10, 2011, 05:44 AM
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I'll be at the airshow on Sunday at the base. That was amazing last year, so this year should be even better.
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Old Sep 10, 2011, 11:39 AM
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what's up yall, long time no see, I've been climbing and on a trip to Europe but ready to do some flying, looks like there's new spots? Where will people be at tomorrow? Is the normal place in elk grove a bust?

Ahhh I see Grant line, that's the old spot, is anyone gonna be there? out by the outhouse? I have new $hlt to fly and maiden...

edit: Oh that's funny you guys been flying at granite park, I've flown there many times, was there last weekend, some other beginner was there as well. I use to work in the building on the top of the hill next to the park, the county offices, I use to watch the RC flying wings on my smoke breaks before I began flying myself, they were fast, anyway, I remembered those when I began flying and the park is perfect for it...nice unexpected thermals over the north side when I was there last weekend...
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Old Sep 10, 2011, 03:40 PM
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Squishy,

Looks like that will make three of us at grant line tommorow if you come out. Anyone else?

I am still planning on 11amgoing ish, I am at the Air show today and its awesome, no F22s this weekend though, they are all grounded after a problem was discovered in the pilot's oxygen delivery system
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Old Sep 11, 2011, 09:18 AM
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Squishy,

Looks like that will make three of us at grant line tommorow if you come out. Anyone else?

I am still planning on 11amgoing ish, I am at the Air show today and its awesome, no F22s this weekend though, they are all grounded after a problem was discovered in the pilot's oxygen delivery system
Hey guys,

We will be flying, Jay and I. we'll be there around 1030AM.
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Old Sep 11, 2011, 11:13 AM
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MR OOSTUOO,

Nice video, you should sell T-shirts. Hey, are those electric planes.
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Old Sep 11, 2011, 01:04 PM
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I'm at the old mall
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Old Sep 11, 2011, 03:32 PM
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Good windy flying today guys, its much funner when we get a group in the same spot like today.
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Old Sep 11, 2011, 05:55 PM
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much funner, thanks guys...hopefully it won't be so windy next time...and remember you ain't trying unless you fold the wings in half...
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Old Sep 11, 2011, 06:16 PM
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Im new to flying and also in the rio linda/elverta area locally been flying the 2x4 in parks and fields looking forward to meeting up with some of you! good to know there are others out here ..
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Old Sep 11, 2011, 07:05 PM
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Hi guys, yeah kinda fun seein' all the cool planes. I'll bring my tools next time for fixes out there. Maybe less wind next time?
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