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Old Nov 11, 2012, 04:36 PM
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I must say there were lots of Flutter=Bys at the JR Indoor. No major accidents happened to each of them. There were many laughs, lots of good conversation among Flutter-By owners and no pictures taken of me sleeping, as has happened in years past. Jack almost got one, but Bob said something and I woke up sort of startled, and Jack was not happy with Bob.

I think Bob dozed off once, but no one got a picture of him either.

Dave had some problems with his Flutter-By, I am sure he will get it fixed quickly.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 06:19 PM
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You bet. I still don't know why but right after take off it took a header and the battery plate came off and the plastic motor stick broke. I talked with Jack and the fix will be easy enough.

One more picture from JR. Probably the youngest Flutter-By pilot, a young man named Jesse with his Flutter-By.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 07:20 PM
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You bet. I still don't know why but right after take off it took a header and the battery plate came off and the plastic motor stick broke. I talked with Jack and the fix will be easy enough.

One more picture from JR. Probably the youngest Flutter-By pilot, a young man named Jesse with his Flutter-By.
Dave,
i still think you need to change out the motor you put on your Flutter-By. Get an E-Flite Park 400, 920 KV motor, it will be great. No motor shaft sticking out to hit your battery in the future.

Was a fun time. Roger got his picture taken with the Fly Low girl, what happened to you?
Unlucky I guess.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 07:30 PM
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Dave,
i still think you need to change out the motor you put on your Flutter-By. Get an E-Flite Park 400, 920 KV motor, it will be great. No motor shaft sticking out to hit your battery in the future.

Was a fun time. Roger got his picture taken with the Fly Low girl, what happened to you?
Unlucky I guess.
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The motor will be ok... I'm going to cut off the part tof the shaft that sticks out... already planned.

I got a picture of the Fly Low girl holding my PeregrinE and SpookE.. and Fred send me a bonus pic of her.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 08:45 AM
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My check just cleared. Just one step closer to getting my Flutter-by!

Everyone is talking about this Fly Low girl. Anyone want to help a deployed Airman out and post these pics?
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 04:31 PM
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Everyone is talking about this Fly Low girl. Anyone want to help a deployed Airman out and post these pics?
Well since you're joining the family and all I suppose I can share one. For more consider getting a Flight Pass from Higher Plane Productions.

www.higherplaneproductions.com

Lots of cool stuff there.
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Old Nov 16, 2012, 09:43 AM
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Thanks. I see that I need to make it to next years JR.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 07:50 AM
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Dave,
Is your Flutter-By back and working now? I wondered about it.

We had a number of Flutter-Bys in the air at the JR, but never all of them at once.

Sure was a good time seeing you and Roger. You guys and the Fly Low girl, amazing.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 03:25 PM
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Jack just sent me this pic. It won't be long for me now.

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Old Dec 12, 2012, 05:09 PM
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Jack just sent me this pic. It won't be long for me now.

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Looking good! Hope it'll get to you before christmas so you can chase reindeer with it.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 07:27 PM
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Very cool looking. Bravo for Jack.

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Old Jan 23, 2013, 09:30 PM
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Any Flutter-By people going to E-fest (Feb. 9 & 10 in Champagne IL)?
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 07:07 AM
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Any Flutter-By people going to E-fest (Feb. 9 & 10 in Champagne IL)?
I'm planing on going, but I won't have my Flutter-by because I'm flying to ORD and I have to carry on what I bring.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 05:27 PM
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Any Flutter-By people going to E-fest (Feb. 9 & 10 in Champagne IL)?
I'm going to be there and I'm pretty sure Conehead is going also. The last I heard Jessie was planning on going also.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 11:09 PM
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Bob Glasa and I are planning on being there all day Saturday....and Scott...don't worry...you can fly my plane!

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