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Old Nov 22, 2009, 10:19 AM
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Hoody,
Can you post any recon vid pics. It would be great to see how they look.

thanks

TIM
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 10:25 AM
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Good morning A6, i tried for an hour or so to load the video clip but it would just reset the page after i hit load files. I am going up again today to fly and this time I will put the Flycam on still shot and then I can put up the pic that shows the plane. oh yeah and i am bringing my loppers. so if someone knows what i need to do to the video clip let me know.
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 11:11 AM
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If it's as west and showery as is forecast, it'll be real active. You can walk out to the west point and launch there and fly around, but it's more fun to launch toward the west at the pole for the windsock, punch through the turbulence to the west point, climb up a bit, then head back to the big hill and base-slope it up. This is best done with larger, efficient gliders with some weight in them. -- Let us know how it went.

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Old Nov 22, 2009, 02:39 PM
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Have fun up there todayHoody,
Wish I could join you but I have family things to do today.

looking forward to the pics. I have always wanted to put a camera in a plane.
Dieter has one, I got to see it in action at Chandler one time.

TIM
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 03:17 PM
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Wind check. Wind is appears to be variable. Corvallis Airport is reporting SW, W, WNW over the past several hours. Hope you had some nice SW stretches of wind out there!
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 11:05 PM
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I did not make it up to the Butte today. it started raining down here. then a 2 the sun came out and tried out the Art Hobby Thermic-RES 2.5 that I bought and man what a sweet flying plane. See you guy's maybe next Sunday on the hill.
Hoody Pants out.
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Old Dec 01, 2009, 02:01 PM
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Hi everyone , just a heads up I have now recovered my Studio B Blue Max II fron the bramble on Peterson. from my photo recon flight i new where i needed to go and 28 minutes of cutting i was there and success.there was no air frame damage at all we will see what the electronics say later.
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Old Dec 01, 2009, 03:22 PM
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Hi everyone , just a heads up I have now recovered my Studio B Blue Max II fron the bramble on Peterson. from my photo recon flight i new where i needed to go and 28 minutes of cutting i was there and success.there was no air frame damage at all we will see what the electronics say later.
Hoody Pants out
Congrulations, your recon payed off! No more lost planes at PB (for the time being). I wonder if the property owner would let us remove the backberry bushes? I would help be apart of that work party!! Or does it just take round-up?
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Old Dec 01, 2009, 06:18 PM
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Thanks Tom, and everything but the battery work perfectly i even did a range check to 60 passes with antenna off and no flutter A work party would be a good thing. but CrossBow would work really well on the wild stuff and not so many bloody hands.
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Old Dec 20, 2009, 11:28 AM
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Get crankin' guys. Looks like little rain and the wind should come up...

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(charging as I type...)
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Old Dec 20, 2009, 01:13 PM
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Dieter,
Are you back up here? Otherwise its gonna be along long drive to fly at Petersons.

Hey the wx site we used to use show no data all the time now. Do you have a new addy for it?

thanks

TIM
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Old Dec 20, 2009, 04:22 PM
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Nah, I'm just teasing you. Looks like rain's moving in now, and there is not a lot of wind.

I just got back from a nice session here with my 3x Capp. 80F and excellent lift. It's nice to fly in t-shirt weather around the winter solstice... : )

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Old Dec 20, 2009, 10:20 PM
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I was ready to go but it was dead here all morning then the wind picked up in the afternoon. But along with the wind came the rain. Let's hope for some wind next weekend!
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Old Dec 20, 2009, 11:35 PM
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To bad that you got skunked regarding flyable weather. I am out until Jan some time because of holliday plans with the family.
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Old Dec 31, 2009, 08:23 PM
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Jan 1st or 2nd?

Thinking of going to PB either tomorrow or Saturday. Both days look like enough wind from the right direction, but dodging rain showers.

Any one else thinking of going?

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