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Jun 07, 2010, 01:20 AM
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Yeah right my Trojan has a Power-10 and the Mustang you flew is WAY faster. You may want to hold on to what youve got in there.

I will not be able to make it to Elk Grove this week.

Why dont we arrange for next Sunday?
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Jun 07, 2010, 01:37 AM
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hmmm i dunno, im only running the park 480 1020kv. by all rights the power 10 should put that to shame! i think the trojan just has alot to overcome with that flat nose on it. btw, i think im going to hold off on getting another trojan, at least until i see that new PZ Extra in stock!

what a hobby... so much cool , so little money...
Jun 08, 2010, 03:37 PM
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When I flew last year it was almost always at the little neighborhood park where I live in Rancho Cordova. Another place I once pulled over, right after a work-related meeting on my way home, and flew was a giant parking lot that's always empty at McClellan AFB (now closed). It worked out great. No people. No cars. Just big, flat, pavement.

...

Hello

I tried to locate that parking lot.
Is that orange circle in the map the
one you talked about?

Thanks.
Jun 08, 2010, 03:50 PM
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yes


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Hello

I tried to locate that parking lot.
Is that orange circle in the map the
one you talked about?

Thanks.
Yeah, that looks right.
Jun 08, 2010, 05:06 PM
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Hello

I tried to locate that parking lot.
Is that orange circle in the map the
one you talked about?

Thanks.
I think it is pretty much off limits to fly at an airport. MCClellan is still an active airport.
Jun 08, 2010, 05:43 PM
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I think it is pretty much off limits
to fly at an airport.
MCClellan is still an active airport.

thanks for the heads up.
I think you are right.

Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento
is still active at MC CLELLAN, with
some HC-130 "Hercules" aircrafts.
It is located at the north end of McClellan Air Force Base.


Thanks.


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Jun 08, 2010, 10:03 PM
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I can't make it through sunday at EG Flying Area. 'got a prior appointment in Bay Area. But I maybe able to catch up.

Later,

Gent
Jun 08, 2010, 11:00 PM
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ill be gone this weekend too. hopefully i can make it out sometime soon!
Jun 08, 2010, 11:01 PM
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Looks like I may be by myself then, I have a new Stryker to maiden (same components, new body).

This Sunday at 1:00pm I will definately be out there at Grant Line. FishRfly or anyone else reading the thread want to RSVP?
Jun 08, 2010, 11:14 PM
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Oooo it looks like very little wind in the forecast. I'll have to see what's shaken on the home front when we get closer.
Jun 09, 2010, 01:52 AM
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Sac Flying spots I enjoy


Just found you guys here, and i might have met some of you; i'm not sure.

Heres some places you might already know about that i also enjoy too.

Oh yeah Ive flown out at the area you shared (on Del Paso) by safeway too. For me, it was better to come up and park in the cul de sac at Inderkum High School to the east of there and fly. You got a great runway area in that cul-de sac and ok belly landings in the grass. Kinda dirt cloddy though.

Great pics and vids! Thanks for sharing the thread
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Jun 09, 2010, 05:53 PM
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Oh yeah Ive flown out at the area you shared (on Del Paso)
by safeway too.

For me, it was better to come up and park
in the cul de sac at Inderkum High School
to the east of there and fly.
You got a great runway area in
that cul-de sac and ok belly landings in
the grass. Kinda dirt cloddy though.
great post. I have few questions:

1/ is that green circle the parking?
2/ where is the runway in the map?
3/ where is the grass field for landing in the map.
4/ when is good day and good time to fly there?


Thanks.



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Jun 10, 2010, 12:16 AM
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Originally Posted by foamcrazee View Post
great post. I have few questions:

1/ is that green circle the parking?
2/ where is the runway in the map?
3/ where is the grass field for landing in the map.
4/ when is good day and good time to fly there?

Thanks.
.
  1. Yes
  2. Runways are assorted. I used the dirt road there, and the paved walkway North of the cul de sac, and the street (circled). But that area is busier now
  3. Grass is questionable. That area is dirt cloddy.

  4. Weekends. School and cars are plenty during the week there.
Jun 10, 2010, 12:24 AM
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too bad im out of town this weekend... just dropped a power10 in the mustang, 450 watts on a 9.5x7.5 (trojan) prop Vs. 300 watts on the 480 with 10x8 APC.


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