|Oct 03, 2012, 03:45 PM|
Joined Aug 2012
Only 10 days to go
This is going to be an excellent event, don't miss it. The list of sponsors is incredible and every one is working hard behind the scenes to make this a fantastic fun fly for all. Bring out your entire hanger (electric only) and fly till your heart is content. The field has plenty of room to fly and we will even have an over flow area to fly in should the primary area become full. The field is looking great and the crew at Triple Creek is working hard to make this a memorable and exciting event.
|Oct 03, 2012, 06:01 PM|
I can't wait! Got T-shirts lined up and most of the fleet ready to go.
Couple of flying buddies will be coming too.
Just have to figure out how to get them all packed in the Suburban!
|Oct 05, 2012, 08:24 AM|
well, one more week.. this weekend i will be taking a few electrics to an event just south of tampa, a chance to fly my planes.. as i know i wont have that much time to fly at wattfest, I'll be running around making sure everybody else is enjoying their time.
I need to figure what i will be taking to Wattfest for flight or display
Falcon 25 70mm EDF w/ retracts
NP Bobcat 50 pusher prop w/ retracts
Flyaero Albatross d7 (60 size w/fpv)
1/4 Flair Dr-1 triplane (power 110)
GP dr-1 triplane
Pica Fw190d (power 60)
mini f-18 50mm edf
Night flyers: (could fly during the day too)
Twisted hobbies edge profile
And for the Airsoft , airplane shooting event
Mig 27 Drone
A MIDWEST attacker
|Oct 05, 2012, 08:14 PM|
Brian, a good idea to list what may be seen at WATTFEST 2012.
Decisions, decisions........My options are:
1/4 scale Sopwith Triplane (built 45 years ago from plans)
1/4 scale SE-5
Great Planes P-6E Hawk
EDF KC-135 refueler
60 size Fokker D-7
60 size Neiuport 17
F-35 by Hobby Lobby
Feisler storch built from plans
Fokker D-7 Electrifly
Neiuport 17 Electrifly
several micro flyers
a couple slo-fly night flyers
many more too numerous to name, geeez, I should bring some to sell!
|Oct 05, 2012, 09:43 PM|
T-28 Guillows kit.
Hellcat from Guillows plans.
FW-190 from Guillows plans.
Comet Stuka. DPC models kit.
Skyraider Guillows kit.
P-39 from Guillows plans.
Bf-109 from Guillows plans.
Ki-61 Golden age plans.
P-61 from Sterling plans
Rake N11, manzano laser kit
SPAD XIII from enlarged Sterling plans.
GWS Tiger Moth
Stinson SR-7 from enlarged Comet plans.
Beech Bonanza, Herr kit.
Cessna 337, parkscale models kit.
Taylorcraft BD-12 from Comet plans.
Hughes Hercules from enlarged Dumas plans.
Foam PBY of unknown origin
Laird Super Solution from my plans
Rose Parrakeet, Rake plans
E-Dawg from fly rc plans
Daddy-O from fly rc plans
Too Small from Model Aviation plans.
Starship Enterprise from Paul Bradley plans.
That is if I can fit them all in the Suburban. I might have to rent a Uhaul!
|Oct 05, 2012, 10:24 PM|
SIG joins the Wattfest Sponsors
Thanks to SIG manufacturing for donating a lot of cool items.
I thank you,, and i hope everyone goes to check out your website and
go click like on Facbook and thank them too.
SIG on Facebook
|Oct 07, 2012, 09:22 AM|
United States, FL, Kissimmee
Joined Dec 2008
|Oct 07, 2012, 04:24 PM|
|Oct 07, 2012, 04:41 PM|
Hmmm maybe the Wattfest committee could approach them for next year. It's a great place for the bigger electrics & EDF's with all that runway.
|Oct 10, 2012, 08:48 AM|
so the weather forecast is holding 70 low to 88-90 on both days.
checking notams everyday ,(one went up in Miami on the 11th) , so i can jump on that if need be. but as i read news articles , no mention of possible campain stops here.
as the pilots get more exicited, i have to admit i get more nervous...Did i remember everything?
|Oct 10, 2012, 12:56 PM|
Hey guys, some cool news! I took the new Sebart MythoS 125e to E-Week and as part of that, Thunder Power was offering a 15% discount on all Sebart products during that event only. I just heard that they would love to extend the same offer for WattFest! They are offering the following promotion on Sebart products (North America only);
"Get a one-time, 15% discount on all SebArt products until October 19, 2012. Orders can be placed by calling 702-228-8883 (M-F 8:30 – 4:30 PT).
Promotion Code: RCG15JF"
I've got a Miss Wind on the plate next!
|Oct 10, 2012, 03:12 PM|
I'm stoked! Working on carrying cases for all my micro planes. Still have a couple of small repairs to do then I'm ready to start packing!
Any idea how the event will be set up? I'm hoping to get there early and snag a spot under the shelter. Hopefully we can set ez-ups in front of the shelter and put our planes there?
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