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Old Jan 02, 2004, 04:35 PM
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The Southeast Electric Flight Festival 2004

Hi Folks,

Just thought I would start a thread about SEFF 2004.

When: June 17-20 2004 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday) we added an additional day to the schedule

Where: Hodges Hobbies - Americus, GA. (same place as last year)

Primary Sponsors: Horizon Hobby / JR and Quiet Flyer Magazine

What's going on:

* Open flying from 3pm Thursday thru Sunday
* Limited Motor Run Competion Thursday at 9am thru 3pm. - Sport Sailplane and Class B
* World Championship Soarstar Pylon Races Saturday at 3pm.
* Zagi combat on Saturday (any flying wing eligible)
* All the best e flight vendors exhibiting
* demo flights will be at noon daily for 45 minutes
* BBQ Saturday evening
* tons of prizes for the raffle
* on site food service

Awards:

Best New Product Released at the event
Largest Sport Plane
Pilot's choice

Demos will include the talented folks from Team Jr....including Quique Somenzini, Steve Rojecki, Peter Goldsmith, Mike McConville, Steve Stricker

I'm sure the Hacker Brushless team will be well represented also...I know Gary Wright has some big plans....

Hopefully we can get Rob Honeycutt to bring the big Extra..

You can register online by going here:

http://www.koolflightsystems.com/pay...gistration.htm

I still have a lot more work to do on the website but here's the main page:

http://www.koolflightsystems.com/seff.htm
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Old Jan 02, 2004, 05:11 PM
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Just thought of something. How about a simi-orginized Aerobird sonic combat event (any AB with Xport)? Just look how long the ABC thread is. Very popular plane err toy........ Maybe something like a sheet to sign-up (prob would be several on the same ch), first pilot to get (X) number of hits wins or most hits in (X) amount of time. Figure it could be something that could be done in the parkflyer aera. I dunno, just thinking outloud...
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Old Jan 02, 2004, 08:05 PM
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I just registered, Jeff... Are you shipping the shirts this time? There was a 3.00 shipping fee, just curious as to why.

Later,
David

Ps: I'm tying a string to my belt and my chargers this year.....no more leaving them there!! Btw, what's my pilot #?
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Old Jan 02, 2004, 08:20 PM
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post edited at Jeff's request - Andy W

Sorry David...I have to update the paypal stuff....my Kool Flight Systems settings are on there right now....
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Old Jan 02, 2004, 08:28 PM
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I can't think of anything better to do on "MY" day than fly model airplanes.

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Old Jan 02, 2004, 08:38 PM
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Jeff,
Just wanted to verify this..
Are the rules that are now listed on the site for the "largest sport plane contest" the rules that will be used?

Bill
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Old Jan 02, 2004, 08:42 PM
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Bill,

Yes....those are the rules...

Billy....that's a possibility....I don't see why it would conflict with the regular flying...

post edited at Jeff's request - Andy W
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Old Jan 02, 2004, 08:59 PM
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Well,

I'm a dad of two boys, and I don't think my family will see a problem with me doing what I love on Father's day...the way I see it, SEFF is one time a year, and EVERY day is Father's day!!

Now, what's my pilot #, or, did I beat Ed to the punch, haha?

Later,
David
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Old Jan 02, 2004, 09:52 PM
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I'll have to check ...but you are pilot #3 or 4.....

Ed's slacking off this year....

It is amazing...I was just updating the SEFF site on New Year's Eve in the afternoon....check email the next day and people are already registering....
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Old Jan 03, 2004, 11:26 AM
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Is the seff guy go'n to have the same plane this year, or will there be something new. I say he needs a new ride
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Old Jan 03, 2004, 11:41 AM
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He's getting a new sled......

I should have a pic in the next week or so.....




We have decided to keep SEFF scheduled as planned......

I will probably ask a moderator to delete some of my posts so folks do not get confused...

posts above edited as per Jeff's request - Andy W
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Old Jan 05, 2004, 11:18 PM
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Here's a question for ya Jeff! How 'bout selling extra tins of SEFF mints! I'm almost out of my mints, took'm to work to keep in my tool box, & eat on'm every now & agin. Every time I get a mint I think about SEFF........ Alot better than thinking about work I tell ya!
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Old Jan 06, 2004, 11:04 AM
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Whoo hoo I'm in :-)

Yes, me too, I am almost out of my mints, I keep them in my desk at work.

My wife and I are planning on going, we were there last year and had a great time. My wife got her picture in the paper for the only female Zagi combat pilot, we framed the picture when we got home.

And yes she has kept her Zagi ready for combat again this year
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Old Jan 07, 2004, 11:37 AM
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Hey guys...

We will have SEFF Mints again this year.


Had some great news today....

Horizon Hobby is again donating 50 of the new micro digital servos for the raffle!

They are planning on donating a bunch stuff that has not been released yet....so you'll have to wait a little while before I can post some info on these...


JRDS281
Torque: 17 oz/in
Speed: .23 sec/60 deg
Amplifier: Digital
Weight: .32 oz
Size: .45 x .85 x .87 in
Motor: cored ferrite
Gears: Nylon
Ball Bearing: n/a
Motor: Cored ferrite
http://horizon.hobbyshopnow.com/prod...p?prod=JRPS281
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