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Aug 18, 2010, 10:47 PM
Father of Fr3aK, DLG Pilot
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Glued to the 'net. Good luck everyone!
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Aug 19, 2010, 02:41 AM
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We have sunny weather this morning, so that's a nice surprise. The wind is as expected, a bit more than optimal. Achim is expected to bring the breakfast in about 30 minutes, and we'll see what we can do then.
I have been talking to several of the pilots yesterday and it appears I'll have to explain again that they are expected to get around the turn points THEMSELVES too, not only the gliders, a fact they do not seem very comfortable with. It means a way of being physically involved that is not familiar in R/C flight, it appears :0).

Martin
Aug 19, 2010, 09:46 AM
Bruce Davidson
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I is cold here. As I was boarding the last flight in to Bremen the sportube was laying next to the plane, comforting for sure. I did a little flying yesterday and managed to loose a control horn on my elevator for a quick trip back to earth. Nothing that a little CA didn't fix. This morning I was up with the birds (we are camping on the field) and the wind was already cranking. Lift was good but it was a gut check to grab a 3 and get back to the field. Oleg and I did a bunch of all up with a full field. After lunch the rain came so it is back to the hanger to test the beer truck.

Bruce
Aug 19, 2010, 09:48 AM
Team WC2013 F3K
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Well Swedes, Americans, Slovenians, Russians, Italians, Dutch and some germans are here now. Small rain passed and temporarly stopped tthe flying. Weather is good with wind, huge thermals and dito sink areas. No passive flying works for any longer fllights.

Beer wagon is up serving beer, wifi works like a charm. Right Bruce! A are positive and happy. Tomorrow it begins...but before that a dinner with friends.

/Jonas
Aug 19, 2010, 10:01 AM
Festina lente
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Good luck for the Dutchies!!!


Aug 19, 2010, 10:15 AM
Challenge is rewarding
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Jealous, thanks for the pictures Bruce.
Aug 19, 2010, 11:04 AM
Jim C
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Hope everyone has a great time! Keep the pictures flowing please.

A beer wagon ftw! Talk about a full featured contest.
Aug 19, 2010, 11:20 AM
or GPS, F, J, K, or even TD
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very cool Bruce, good luck, and have fun.

M
Aug 19, 2010, 12:34 PM
Bruce Davidson
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We had about an hour of rain and then conditions got nice. We have a slight breeze with thermals popping all over at 6:00. I flew all 3 models and even the heavy one (13oz) was getting out. The field is quite large but way to much traffic so I put them away for the night. Pilots meeting will come early so we must get the party started early:-) Hoping for a warmer night!

Bruce
Aug 19, 2010, 12:36 PM
Launch high. Fly low.
Good luck, Bruce!

Jun C.
Aug 19, 2010, 12:37 PM
Jeff Carr
Good luck guys. Have a great time and keep us informed
Aug 19, 2010, 01:07 PM
usaf3kteam
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Good luck Bruce and Oleg. Same for the rest of the field.
Aug 19, 2010, 01:34 PM
Bruce Davidson
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this is the way it is done!
Aug 19, 2010, 01:37 PM
or GPS, F, J, K, or even TD
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So jealous! Glider looks great too Oleg!

Good luck again.

M


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