|Feb 12, 2013, 03:00 PM|
The Spektrum Gratton Air Invitational Starts Tomorrow
Many of the competitors have been here since yesterday getting their campsites set up and their models tuned for the big event.
Tomorrow, Thursday 14 Feb, the SGAI starts in earnest.
With $60K in prizes, why wouldn't it.
To all competing, the very best of luck, To those intending to spectate, please find me and say G'day.
See you all there
|Feb 13, 2013, 03:53 AM|
The last day of practice is over. When I arrived late this afternoon, there were two AT6 Texan class models going through their paces prior to tomorrows first heats.
Soon after, the noise curfew was imposed (1730) and quite a few of the electric T28's hit the circuit for a final practice.
On the flight line is a very impressive line up of War-birds and other aeroplanes ready to start tomorrow's activities.
Gratton field is a buzz of activity with all competitors here, many of whom I saw tweaking their models before tomorrow.
I will post updates here tomorrow night with pics of the first day's results.
|Feb 15, 2013, 09:52 AM|
Joined Oct 2004
It's a 1.5hr mission from here and seeing as I've just finished work and its 2am, not keen to go out just to look at a boggy field.
But having said that, Gratton field is a great field to fly from. I was really sad when Chris bought in $100 a year fee's to fly at the warbird events. would have happily paid $10 each time we went there but we only get to 2-3 events a year so $100 was just wayy to much.having said that, he has poured some serious $$$$ into his field.
We'll see what the weather is like in the morning.
|Feb 15, 2013, 07:28 PM|
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