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Old Aug 24, 2006, 12:14 AM
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MELBOURNE & VICTORIA FLY-IN & CHAT Organise meets & flying Days here!

Title now updated to encompass everyone who posts in here as guys are coming from all over Melb & Vic for the weekend fly days.

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This thread is for organising fly in days at PP, or wherever we all decide to fly in Vic, and chatting about planes, builds, helping newbies etc.
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Old Aug 24, 2006, 03:29 AM
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Hi Mark,

Just confiming the dates is it this Sat and Sun the 26th and 27th.

If so I will be able to attend but I cannot commit to full days (family commitments).

Lets see Epp biplane (check), profile jet (check), extra 300 (check), C-47 (check) packed and ready.

Lyndon.

PS by members do you mean club members (I am not one) or rcgroups members
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Old Aug 24, 2006, 07:24 AM
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I had a great time when i was down visiting, you all should look a starting a club as there where quite a few people turn up on the day i was there and i would think that you a lucky to have so many people around that are interested in Electric's..
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Old Aug 24, 2006, 07:57 AM
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Forum members! This weekend, look at http://www.seabreeze.com.au/graphs/vic.asp

The weather is changing every few hours, freaky. Saturday is still looking perfect, Sunday now has some wind in the morning, so I say Saturday it is, about 11AM everyone
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Old Aug 24, 2006, 07:29 PM
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I had a great time when i was down visiting, you all should look a starting a club as there where quite a few people turn up on the day i was there and i would think that you a lucky to have so many people around that are interested in Electric's..
PEZ
Pezzer, that was some storm that day eh! Did you sort out your launching of the F-15??? I have a short clip of launching mine, its not a good example though!
Glenn.
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Old Aug 25, 2006, 05:38 AM
2.5kg C-17 foamy, No prob!!
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Yep she is up after 2 attempts she flys great abit of a nose job from the first attempt but she is fun. I hope you have a great weekend and i hope the rain/hail, golfer's, horse rider's and motor bike rider's don't give you any problem. You have a great field there you willl have to get some pic's and post them...
Have Fun Guy's
PEZ
Ps here is a pic of my F-15 mark 3....
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Old Aug 25, 2006, 07:12 AM
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Pezzer,
Great to hear its going ok now. The launch is always a bit tricky, its pretty wide to hold on to. Mine are multiplying! Theres another little one now. Am going to squeeze an EDF40 in it all going well.
Was good to catch up when you were down (briefly) before the lightning nearly took us all out!

We will watch out for all those obstacles .
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Old Aug 26, 2006, 07:09 PM
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A few photos of the day

It was a fantastic day to go flying a glorious 17 degrees with little to no wind (not many golfers either )

A massive turnout of 3 people Mark, Glenn and myself, (quality not quantity ), seriously a few more would have been nice and we are investigating some alternative flying areas.

Some photos of the day with video to follow (didn't get photos of my own planes to busy flying):
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Old Aug 26, 2006, 08:26 PM
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The weather certainly was fantastic, would have liked to stay around a bit longer!
It would have been good to get some shots of the SU27.
Did you get one of the A-10? Hope the vids of your DC3 turned out.............
The only photos I took were from the flying wing, but they are pretty ordinary....
Cheers,
Glenn.
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Old Aug 26, 2006, 11:18 PM
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so this was at the footy ground down brady rd

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Old Aug 27, 2006, 04:45 AM
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so this was at the footy ground down brady rd

brucej
Thats the place!
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Old Aug 27, 2006, 08:31 PM
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I knocked off work early yesterday so thought I`d drop in on the way home at about 2-30 pm. There were no flyers there but I didn`t expect to see anyone there at that time . I had 2 quick flights amongst a couple of golfers .
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Old Aug 27, 2006, 10:21 PM
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Indoor Meet

Hi Guys,

Would anyone be interested in an indoor fun fly.

I am experimenting with some cheap indoor models that are very cheap and quick to build.

Just seeking initial interest, and maybe any suggestions for a venue.

Thanks Lyndon
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Old Aug 27, 2006, 11:05 PM
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bidlynd , There is a monthly indoor meet at the roller skating rink in Dandenong . It`s run by the Hobbie man , $10-00 & fly all you want . I think its the last Sunday evening of each month . Ring Hobbie man for full details .
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Old Aug 27, 2006, 11:40 PM
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glen thanks will try to make next meeting

lyndon indoor sounds fun, there are 2 indoor meetings in melbourne
1. on the 1st monday of the month except january, 10.00 am -4.00 pm, there is a flyin at
the sandringham youth centre thomas st hampton, $4.00 to fly
some great stuff flown there

2. on the 2nd saturday night of the month at the donvale sport stadium mel 48f4
at 7.30 they have a flyin, BUT you must be a member of r/c club to fly

but if you can dig up another venue please let us know

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