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Old Feb 03, 2010, 08:48 PM
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As far as changing the logo. Out of appreciation for his efforts, it's staying as it is.
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Any progress on the slope stuff yet guys? I'm really wanting to finish this up.
No problem with the logo itself, it is great. The problem is the large writing which detracts from the logo.
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Old Feb 03, 2010, 10:24 PM
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Check out this post for some future DS options, if there is a next level for slope.
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...ostcount=11337
Ian really likes to do aerobatics while DS'ing and it looks really cool. Check out the video.
Crossfire doing tight DS acro at Weldon (4 min 49 sec)
Old Feb 03, 2010, 11:47 PM
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that beast sounds soooo cool.
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 06:51 AM
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I'm not sure if I should be diappointed that there's no slopes around here or thankful. That looks like way too much fun! I don't think my wallet can take much more in this hobby.
Old Feb 04, 2010, 09:36 AM
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And for those of you not familiar with the Crossfire he is flying, it is a 3 meter F3B style plane. Big plane maneuvering like a little one.

I can't afford it either.
Old Feb 04, 2010, 11:09 PM
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I'm not sure if I should be diappointed that there's no slopes around here or thankful. That looks like way too much fun! I don't think my wallet can take much more in this hobby.
agreed.. all the slopes here are tree coverd expect the on in frankfurt.. indy is about as flat as it gets tho..
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Old Feb 05, 2010, 08:58 AM
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I'm not sure if I should be diappointed that there's no slopes around here or thankful. That looks like way too much fun! I don't think my wallet can take much more in this hobby.
Mt. Baldy, ask Dave, he has been there!!
The Falcon or the one Jim gave you would be just fine!!!

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Old Feb 05, 2010, 05:54 PM
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Ok so I've watched it several time's now,and am I missing somthing or is there very little wind?? You can hear the camera man's breathing more than the wind. Or is that normal for a DS site? Being on the backside and all.

Do you launch on the front side first or just chuck it as hard as posible?


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Old Feb 06, 2010, 04:11 PM
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Ok so I've watched it several time's now,and am I missing somthing or is there very little wind?? You can hear the camera man's breathing more than the wind. Or is that normal for a DS site? Being on the backside and all.

Do you launch on the front side first or just chuck it as hard as posible?


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Normally launch on the front side, gain some altitude and speed and diver to the dark side. Reason it is so quiet is that some sites have such a sharp shear layer that you can actually get out of the wind on the back side of the hill. Kind of a nice break from having to freeze out on the front side.
Old Feb 06, 2010, 05:28 PM
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Makes perfect sence. Now to find a workable site around here.

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Old Feb 07, 2010, 11:10 AM
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Here's what I have so far. Look about right? I 'll draw up the A4 aerobatics and R2 routine this week. The R1 will be a tough one as it's the final level for the main program. Let me know what you guys come up with for DS laps. I will also get the requirements pages finished to include these new tasks as well. I'm starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Honestly, it will be nice to see this finished. Then we can start spending time recruiting new people instead of trying to build the program.
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Old Feb 07, 2010, 06:39 PM
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On the slope side, the F3F task must be on a 100 meter course for those times to be acheiveable. That is also consistent with the F3F rules.

For the DS task, I have pretty much confirmed that 10 laps in a minute is doable, 12 would be pushing some people pretty well. Based on that I suggest 2 tries with 8 laps, 2 tries with 10 laps, and 1 with 12.
Old Feb 08, 2010, 08:13 AM
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100 M, oops, my bad. ( Changed )
Ok, how does this look so far? I'll get on the A4, R1 stuff right away. Maybe we can get this all done and aproved this week. That would be sweet!
Old Feb 08, 2010, 09:48 AM
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Looks ok to me. Curios to see the aerobatic maneuvers and routine
Old Feb 08, 2010, 12:36 PM
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Two thumb's up here. Now just to get rid of this flipping snow,and get back to flying.


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