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Posted by mfwilliams | May 30, 2015 @ 08:37 AM | 5,462 Views
This weekend was virtually a carbon copy of last week. Slightly more wind at the end of the day and it started picking up at noon. Again, it was a good chance for the guys to test their heavy birds for the NW trip. Fortunately, no major carnage and all planes left intact.

Mike
PS no captions this week. Iím posting this blog on the way to Oregon. No time to caption.
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Posted by mfwilliams | May 21, 2015 @ 10:22 PM | 5,876 Views
Yeah,
finally a little more wind. Nothing fantastic, but better than last week. And actually the last hour from 1-2PM, was ripping nicely. Because of our upcoming Oregon Slope Safari (only two weeks!), we needed an opportunity to test out some of our heavy slope birds. As usual, a good time was had by all. No crashes or mid airs (outside of some foamy impacts) and all the planes left intact.

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Posted by mfwilliams | May 15, 2015 @ 09:53 PM | 9,468 Views
Sorry, no blog from last week, several of us were at the FSS #2, TD contest, that our club sponsors
Hereís the link: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...2379374&page=3
Saturday was hot, with a very slight SE breeze. Probably, more thermal generated winds than actually wind. That meant it was an electric and floater day, as evidenced by the photos. The wind did build a little and the last half hour gave us a few breaths of slope lift. Only calamity, was Amadeo's Sunbird. On the maiden flight he had a rough landing and broke his fuse behind the wing. Luckily Jamie took it home and repaired it like new in a couple days (Kudos to Jamie).

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