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Old Jan 05, 2010, 12:12 PM
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Ottawa Rideau Electric Jet Rally 29 May 2010

OTTAWA RIDEAU ELECTRIC JET RALLY 29 May 2010

Hi Guys and Gals!

Jean Claude (JC) Terrettaz of the Rideau Flyers Club of Ottawa, Ontario Canada will be the event director for the First MAAC sanctioned EDF only Jet Rally event to be held in Canada. The city of Ottawa is also the capital of Canada and this makes its a fantastic location for great stuff to see and do! So PLEASE puts us on your calendars and make this event part of a vacation you won't soon forget.

May is not far away and JC and I would love to hear from ya on hear about this event

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Thanks Ken Park
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Old Jan 05, 2010, 04:48 PM
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I definitively was inspired by the Excellent Ohio international E-Jet event. This one is much more low key. Our club mate and friend Bill Nickel will cook pancake for breakfast + steak sandwich for lunch. Our club is located in a gorgeous site in the country with a nice paved runway...Now we have to wait until the snow melt and I hope "dame nature sera clémente"
Happy new year
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Old Jan 05, 2010, 05:04 PM
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Tempting! Same weekend as the jet meet in Va beach though. Have to think about it, also would need the passport renewed
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Old Jan 05, 2010, 06:26 PM
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JC,

How long of a drive from your field to mine

how long is the runway?
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Old Jan 05, 2010, 10:39 PM
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Hello Kevin and Chris,
~ 620 miles It's almost only Highway very easy drive.
For travelers we are planning to be able to fly Saturday and Sunday.
It's not a very long runway, good for my Electra, short for the Mirage and 1/8 F16 . The grass is short and good for landing (when not wet!) or take off.
In May the corn is not a problem
We will have some Jets donate by Model by John....
I'm planning around 25+ pilots from our club and from Quebec and Toronto should be lot of fun!
J-C
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Old Jan 06, 2010, 06:37 AM
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Map of Zone G MAAC club locations for ya!

This is a map of all the clubs in our Zone - You will find the "Rideau RC Flyers" near the Hi-way 416 south west of Ottawa.

http://www.maac.ca/clubs/maac_clubs_map.php?zn=7

Click on the green balloons to find the clubs name.

Links worth checking out when in Ottawa:

http://www.ottawakiosk.com/ad.php?ur...echnomuses.ca/

http://www.vintagewings.ca/

http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/home
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Old Jan 06, 2010, 12:57 PM
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Think I'm gonna do it, picked up the old passport renewal form today .
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Old Jan 06, 2010, 03:23 PM
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Ken and JC, awesome site. Time to get my passport renewed too!
I will do my best to attend.
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Old Jan 06, 2010, 03:31 PM
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I am hoping to attend with my 9th scale Jaguar.............assuming I complete the build by May (fingers crossed). I have also been following the thread on RCCanada. hope to see you all there.

Rich
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Old Jan 06, 2010, 06:02 PM
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Very happy to see some enthusiasm May 29 yet
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Old Jan 07, 2010, 07:01 AM
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Only Ten minutes away from the field is Howard Johnsons Hotel Kemptville

For those not from around the Rideau RC Flyers site you can find a Howard Johnson Hotel in the village of Kemptville about a 10 min drive from the field.

From Kemptville you get on the 416 going towards Ottawa and get off on the Rogers Stevens Dr exit.

http://www.hojo.com/HowardJohnson/co...4&brandInfo=HJ

OR

You can find 4 B & B's in the village of Manotick just a few minutes out from our flying site

http://www.stlawrencecorridor.worldw...BedBreakfasts/

The flying field has room for overnight Campers - Note the field has no running water or electricity.
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Old Jan 07, 2010, 08:55 AM
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We have also a charging station for 4-5 DC outlet + 110 v AC .
+ a big fridge full of good Canadian green bottle if Tam decide to travel North
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Old Jan 07, 2010, 09:21 AM
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LOL! SB told me about your food and green bottles .
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Old Jan 07, 2010, 09:22 AM
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The view from Here! - New field improvements

Yes thats a modern way-cool environment friendly solar powered DC charging station with room for 4 outlets.

Recently this fall we also took out the front cedar hedge for new pilot stations using a clear plexy-glass fence - "great for viewing the runway from the Chateau's porch.
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