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Old Apr 30, 2009, 11:40 PM
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Looks like my Silver heats.
PM Strega/YS 1.10
Heat 1: 1:57.50 Breakout-0pts
Heat 2: 1:59.03 Breakout-0pts
Heat 3: crashed Hurri- 0pts
Heat 4: one cut= 1pt

Bronze went better
PM Strega/Jett 50

Heat 1: 2:30.59 1st place-4pts
Heat 2: 2:38.56 1st place-4pts
Heat 3: 2:30.82 1st Place-4pts
Heat 4: 2:54.10 1st place-4pts

My son didn't fly this race so his Macchi stayed in the trailer.

Our next race is May 23 in Kingman.
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Old May 21, 2009, 12:19 AM
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So you getting ready for the next race Terry?

Well my canopy got busted a little beyond repair so I ordered a new one from Tomas and it was at my front door in two days, kinda freaky. Thanks Tomas for the fast service. About 3 weeks to go until our next race. I have a feeling it is going to be hotter than all get out.
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Old May 21, 2009, 03:42 PM
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Hey Jake,

Yes, we race in Kingman this Saturday. Hobby People will have the Hurri on sale for $99 on Memorial day. I may buy one more. A lot will depend on how Kingman goes.

Blessings, Terry
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Old May 25, 2009, 10:52 PM
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So....how did you do???
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Old May 12, 2012, 10:13 AM
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Hurricane 46 - YS 91

Hi Jake, glad to hear she flew great & came back in one piece. I have been flying a VQ Hurricane 46 fitted with an ASP 70 four stroke. Getting her off the ground and flying is a piece of cake, but after 2 years of flying her, I still dread having to land this plane. I have the gear raked right forward (looks very un-scale like) and still she wants to peck the ground as soon as wheels touch.........Too fast..? Well I have tried to slow her up a bit more and she rewards me like this. Just as I think I have aced the landing, she drops a wing and clatters onto the tarmac. (Usually breaking something..!!) A great looking plane in flight, but a b***h to land.
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