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Old Oct 24, 2012, 01:13 AM
I was 1eyed But I fixed that
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Thanks for the video Shane. That takes a lot of time and we appreciate it I loved the "CLANGGGG!!!"

When that claaanggg happened, John Quigley was 14mins from the end of his 3 hour slope challenge. We both looked at the model spinning to the ground.

We were mid conversation about losing sight of models.

I felt so guilty when neither of us knew where his model was.

We were looking all over and I sad Spin It John'.

I. saw it behind us and John just scraped over the edge and back into the lift.

Talk about get out of Jail.
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 01:36 AM
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for the sake of sanity of all involved leave the Fouga out
For sanity sake i'll leave the Fouga off the list Steve
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 02:02 AM
Hundredaire
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I have a gopro on a stick birds eye view of the fouga steve.
It definitely went forwards (sort of)
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 02:37 AM
Crikey never leave beer behind
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I have a gopro on a stick birds eye view of the fouga steve.
It definitely went forwards (sort of)
Yes it went forward but unlike the Wright brothers did not take flight and I forgot to call landing
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 02:41 AM
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My jaw hit the ground as well when that happened, I think you went speechless for a moment Steve ...
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 02:51 AM
Crikey never leave beer behind
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Nah, not really these things happen ,if anyone builds these things and expects every thing to just happen smoothly and feels hard done by when it doesn't then they should not be in the game .Besides it now gives me the chance to rethink the tail group as a removable section for ease of transport . So there is always a good side to these things
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 02:56 AM
Crafter of flying plugs
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The PSS Champion this year was Owen by a long shot ,and he has the patch to prove it
Sure do. I have to confess I had forgotten that the PSS was a competition. I don't believe it even crossed my mind duing the Aerostar build. That must have been deleted from memory during the flight my of first PSS build (the Ohka) at last years event.

I watch Jans videos of my flights most nights. Skyknight is my favorite! Shame I miss judged the rotor on the Aerostar. Seems to get exponentialy worse the further you go back. I'm studying hard for next year. Love to see some more Shane.

As for the Fouga, it wasnt the only aircraft to do that this year. I did that with my zipper, lucky its a carbon wing. All just memories now. Looking forward to making more next year.
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 02:16 PM
Crikey never leave beer behind
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Nice going Andrew. Thank your mum for us! I hope you can sneak in some flying while you're bringing the fridge over.

Thanks for the video Shane. That takes a lot of time and we appreciate it I loved the "CLANGGGG!!!"
I looked at the video a number of times and its funny to pick up some of the back ground conversations including after the CLAAAAANNNNG Jono lets you know
"YOU GOT IT JIM"
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 03:01 PM
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Ahh that Jono. Always helpful

After hearing that story about John Q. (on that day) I felt sort of bad but then again, part of that comp is a test of your concentration Really glad he made it out of jail!
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Old Oct 24, 2012, 04:53 PM
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Lol Steve, I think there is a "catch it Jim" comment as well during DS'ing
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Old Oct 25, 2012, 04:03 AM
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I looked at the video a number of times and its funny to pick up some of the back ground conversations including after the CLAAAAANNNNG Jono lets you know
"YOU GOT IT JIM"
Yep. I am a master of stating the obvious
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Old Oct 25, 2012, 06:04 AM
Crikey never leave beer behind
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Yep. I am a master of stating the obvious
Hell no that was the perfect statement
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Old Oct 25, 2012, 06:47 AM
Just Toss It !!!
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I have a gopro on a stick .......
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You know,......I hear the people at Hero work real hard and spend a ton of money on PR and ads to wow customers.......
.......and what do we call it here???........ "GoPro on a Stick"....!!!!!
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Old Oct 25, 2012, 07:40 AM
Mr Windburner
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Flu the Wabbit Jart and a new burner for the first time yesterday.all flu very well.
Very happy with the Jart it is 1.6 KG.

LOVE THE WABBIT
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Old Oct 27, 2012, 05:19 AM
SINK HAPPENS !!!!
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Sucessful Delivery

Stove has been delivered to Base Camp. Got to have a quick fly whilst there but was not great conditions. A SW wind so had a go off the South launch site first and scratched around then after the Jellyfish students had packed up I had a launch off the West face. Scratched around again but at least I had a fly.
There was something noticably different at base camp, can anybody see what it is on the last photo ?
Andrew
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