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Posted by Crash Hancock | Jul 31, 2014 @ 12:20 PM | 4,542 Views
WATTS Recap

After about 2200 miles total (round trip), I'm back in the workshop to talk all about the fantastic time at this year's WATTS Over Owatonna event. Unfortunately, Laine and I were the only hosts that were able to attend this fly-in, but we certainly tried to have enough fun for our whle crew! LoL I'm going to tell you here and now that I really pour on the love for the SMMAC crew, their field, and their handling of this event, but trust me when I say that it's all very well deserved. You'll want to add this one to your calendar next year!!

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Posted by Crash Hancock | Jul 23, 2014 @ 09:53 PM | 4,511 Views
A Really Short Show

In this, our 270th show, we shoot the breeze for a while on the eve of my departure for WATTS Over Owatonna. Not a whole lot of info, but we had fun, as always.

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Posted by Crash Hancock | Jul 17, 2014 @ 11:38 AM | 4,392 Views
Balancing Acts

In this week's show we are missing KarlK and IFLYOS, but we pick up some dude named "Cathead" to help fill in. We talk about our usual bunch of stuff - both on- and off-topic, including news items, and such. We also get into a little discussion on finding and setting the Center Of Gravity ('CG') on kits, ARFs, and Scratch-built designs. Also, we have an opportunity to visit with Vintauri about WATTS Over Owatonna, which is coming up very soon!


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Posted by Crash Hancock | Jul 10, 2014 @ 01:01 PM | 4,342 Views
Events and 'Thee-Ay'

In our 268th installment we talk about some upcoming events that you'll want to add to your schedule, and our buddy Eric Kendall comes on to talk about Wings For Wishes Montana!

We also cover a little news regarding the FAA's new 'Interpretation' of what constitutes Model Aviation.


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Posted by Crash Hancock | Jul 03, 2014 @ 11:35 AM | 4,985 Views
Squirrel!

This week we continue with the fight to persuade all of you to unite and let the FAA know that we disapprove their new "Interpretation" of the Special Rule For Model Aviation. As well, we have a special guest on the show that brings a unique perspective to this issue, in that he is a full-scale pilot AND one of the early adopters of the FPV game.

We here at TheCrashCast urge all of you, whether you're FPV'ers or not, to help us in this fight by signing the online petition and voicing a pro-AMA stance against the FAA's ruling. My concern is that if they can take FPV away from us (FPV in the SAFE way that AMA has layed out), then how long will it be before they take away ALL of our model aviation rights?


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