Return to Tri-Cities - Page 12 - RC Groups
Thread Tools
Jun 13, 2010, 01:08 AM
Will fly for food
davidjensen's Avatar
Friday at Eagle was OK in the morning and then died off in the afternoon. We ended up hunting the abundant thermals interspaced by some spectacular sink from my high start. Saturday it was speed runs at SDR. It doesn't get any better.
Last edited by davidjensen; Jun 13, 2010 at 02:11 AM.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Jun 13, 2010, 02:19 AM
Will fly for food
davidjensen's Avatar
I just realized that not a single combat wing was flown all weekend
Jun 13, 2010, 03:20 AM
Flags blow'n, I'm go'n
My Precioussss!'s Avatar

Good times!


Hot Friday!
It was real nice Saturday!
Jun 13, 2010, 03:48 AM
Free as a bird now.
Holy crap, I can't believe Sam was back to SDR again! It's every 3rd weekend lately. Close to a whole week on the road each time. I'm insanely jealous. Totally missing the tri cities already.

Russ, sorry I missed you this year. Good to see you getting some some of that Eagle and SDR air.
Jun 13, 2010, 08:50 AM
around Colombia
ShredAir's Avatar
I miss the Tri-Cities too, and the company. But not too much, given the slopes I have around here. And they're combat-wing free also and all year long to boot.
Good to see Keith being so utterly hooked again after he visited here... : )

Dieter Mahlein, ShredAir
Jun 13, 2010, 11:55 AM
Lets Turn and Burn!
Blitz Kraig's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by ShredAir
I miss the Tri-Cities too, and the company. But not too much, given the slopes I have around here. And they're combat-wing free also and all year long to boot.
Good to see Keith being so utterly hooked again after he visited here... : )

Dieter Mahlein, ShredAir
Dieter
Not sure if you got to see this yet.
"I'm filling up my "Gentle Lady" with tungsten and move the C/G back to 30%. too funny!
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1247286
BlitZ Kraig
Jun 13, 2010, 11:57 AM
Flags blow'n, I'm go'n
My Precioussss!'s Avatar
The crew should be back at Eagle today.
Great weekend with a great group of guys.
A few more pic's!
Todd
Jun 13, 2010, 07:51 PM
what makes that thing go
ploof's Avatar
Sun at your back at SDR must have been nice. Couldn't make it our youngest had her second birthday on Saturday.
Jun 13, 2010, 08:52 PM
Texas Ranger
Neil Walker's Avatar
Nice to see the orange Tommy get some air time, finally!
Jun 13, 2010, 10:08 PM
Will fly for food
davidjensen's Avatar
I hear Derrick and Blitz were successful in the quest for DS in Wenatchee. Blitz texted me and said "can you say flutter".
Jun 14, 2010, 01:37 AM
Lets Turn and Burn!
Blitz Kraig's Avatar

Wenatchee today.


Quote:
Originally Posted by davidjensen
I hear Derrick and Blitz were successful in the quest for DS in Wenatchee. Blitz texted me and said "can you say flutter".
D/S, We a lot of fun today!
Jun 14, 2010, 11:31 AM
Will fly for food
davidjensen's Avatar
We need details.
Jun 14, 2010, 12:25 PM
Sailplane Hoarderer....er
Ryan2200's Avatar
Yes, I second the request for details on this DS spot!!!

EDIT >>> Dieter, saying Keith is "utterly hooked again" is a rather large understatement. I often worry about an unscrupulous dealer trading a couple mouldies for his house. Once a junky always a junky.
Last edited by Ryan2200; Jun 14, 2010 at 12:32 PM. Reason: My smilies were confused
Jun 14, 2010, 12:32 PM
Flags blow'n, I'm go'n
My Precioussss!'s Avatar
They are back up at the DS spot this morning. It was the best DSing they had done in WA. The wind was a little shear to the hill yesterday. It was suppose to straighten out this morning.

We are waiting...

Todd
Jun 14, 2010, 11:32 PM
Eagle Butte User
PDX Slope Pilot's Avatar
Thanks for the great weekend guys! It was a pleasure to share the skies with pilots with so much talent and skills. There was some amazing flying going on this weekend.

Great photos David and Todd!! Thanks for capturing the spirit of the trip.

Nice to meet you Keith. Hope to see you again soon. It was a pleasure watching you work the weak lift around EB on Friday. Best of luck to you at the F3J World Comps and safe travels.

Russell and Sam. What can I say??!! Sam travels about 16 hrs. each way to get to the Tri-Cities. What's that story about the chicken and the pig?? The chicken suggests that the two involve themselves in a scheme involving ham and eggs. The pig notes that for the chicken, only a contribution is required (i.e. an egg); while for the Pig a “total commitment” is required. Spending 32 hrs. on the road and big $ per trip in ferrys, gas and lodging is the closet thing to real commitment I've encountered in this hobby. So Sam and Russ thanks for making it down one last time before the heat really kicks in.

See you guys again in the Fall!!

Vic


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sold Tri Gear Retracts sutable for E-Turbinator jetflyr Aircraft - Electric - Jets (FS/W) 1 Mar 07, 2010 02:56 PM
Discussion Moving back to the Tri-Cities (Back on Eagle!) sscherin Slope 1 Jun 06, 2008 01:02 AM
Discussion Fall Tri-Cities/Eagle Butte trip Neil Walker Slope 194 Nov 07, 2007 11:40 AM
Discussion Kennewick, Richland, Pasco, Tri-Cities WA Park Flyers! Blittz Club Talk 0 Jan 20, 2007 01:00 PM
Tri-Cities electric flyers? Greg McFadden Parkflyers 0 May 12, 2003 04:23 PM