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Old Sep 01, 2012, 09:19 PM
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Bomber Field USA - 24th Annual Gathering of B-17's and Big Bird Scale Fly-In!

Bomber Field USA's 24th Annual Gathering of B-17s and Big Bird Scale Fly-In




Sept 14-16, 2012. Monaville, Texas. (40 minutes w/nw of Houston)

https://www.facebook.com/BomberField
https://www.facebook.com/events/154812484656333/

Scale models will be on display, along with simulated R/C Tank battles fought by the Texas Armor, along with a visit from the North Texas Battle Group with their 1/144 RC warships. Childrens attractions including RC car driving on a dirt track will be available.

Spectators 13 and up $7.00. Children 12 and under are free. Hamburgers and hot dogs served fresh from onsite kitchen. Cold drinks, candy, chips, and souviners ( Bomberfield T-shirts and caps ). Come watch the giant B-17s fly in formation while seated comfortably in either ground level pit building or second story observation deck seating.

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Civilian or military aircraft. Landing fee TBD. RV parking available (but no hook-ups). Current AMA membership card required. Prop monoplane 80" w/s and bi-plane 60" w/s minimum. Jets must have minimum 140" w/s total length + width. 750' x 50' paved and 800'+ grass parallel runway. Bomber Field impounds 72mhz, ham frequencies.
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Old Sep 04, 2012, 07:16 AM
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Come out and see this Liberator take to the air!

B-24 Liberator Giant Scale RC Model Airplane - Maiden Flight (5 min 49 sec)
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Old Sep 06, 2012, 09:49 PM
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Clip from last year's event

Here's a video I made from last year's event. Lots of fun! See you all out there in a few weeks.

Bomber Field 23rd Annual B-17 Gathering & Scale Big-Bird Fly-in 2011 (5 min 4 sec)
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Old Sep 11, 2012, 06:32 PM
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Here's a video I made from last year's event. Lots of fun! See you all out there in a few weeks.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaqMJ_0Nyh0

Wonderful video! I honestly cannot count how many time's I watched it after this year's BFUSA Warbird meet. VASTLY looking forward to this weekends B-17 gathering. I am going to try to take some video (via friends at varying positions for multiple shots of the same take-off's and landings that will make for great splicing together. We should collaborate on the 2012 video and wow the RC community with what Bomber Field has to offer :-)

See you there!

Cheers,
Jason Roberts
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 07:40 PM
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Only 3 day's left and the pits are already starting to fill up! This is just the tip of the iceberg!

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Old Sep 13, 2012, 05:36 PM
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Im so excited for the big bird. Ive yet to get my hands on a b-17 but ill throw something in the trailer. Excited to see people are already there.
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