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Old Feb 24, 2011, 12:55 PM
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Old Feb 24, 2011, 06:22 PM
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Don and Mr. Kite,

Thanks for the interest. I have you both added. I am working on a crude but functional website where, hopefully, I will be able to post more detailed information. When it is ready I will post a link here. It will have field locations, event dates and other relevant information. I would like to get to a point where I can make an event announcement here and simply point people to the website for all the details.

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Old Mar 06, 2011, 05:34 AM
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Looking forward to it Wayne! I will be needing a 3 man / bird handlaunch pace off 'competition"- Mr Kite's Angel, Your Riser and my Crimson! gotta see who travels furthest on a 3 pace handlaunch- like your first day out!
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Old Mar 06, 2011, 10:48 AM
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I remember that day very well. 78 paces if my memory serves. You have given me a great idea for my events this summer, a hand throw distance contest. Each pilot stands in a given spot, gets 3 steps and tosses their plane. Furthest glide wins, if you actually thermal it out you get something special, besides bragging rights that is.

It could help teach people to read the air, the importance of a well balanced plane and who knows what else. I like it.

By the way, the Riser is a finely tuned gliding machine these days. You and Mr. Kite may be biting off more than you can chew.

Wayne
Old Mar 06, 2011, 01:12 PM
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We Both are when Angel arrives! Ours are gonna seem like Mr Kite hung one of his 'chutes on em!
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Old Mar 09, 2011, 12:20 PM
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Oly II


Looking for the plans for an OLY II that I can borrow. I have a kit and need the wing plan
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Old Mar 18, 2011, 02:24 PM
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Hi Wayne and all!
The guys- especially Steve- were quite impressed with your visit with the "sore sock" last night!
Looking forward to next saturday, will bring my "contraption" plus others!
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Old Mar 26, 2011, 02:18 PM
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Nice to meet everyone this morning. Hopefully I will be able to get together with you and fly this coming flying season.

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Old Mar 26, 2011, 05:03 PM
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Wayne, Thanks for all of your work and effort. It is going to be great. The first meeting was informative.
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Old Mar 26, 2011, 05:16 PM
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Yessiree! that was worth the trip! Looks like a great start!
here is link # 1!

http://www.mrcss.org/
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Old Mar 28, 2011, 12:19 PM
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Aerial Video from 2 Meter Sailplane


It was so good to see so many people turn out for the soaring group meeting in Rochester. Wayne, you have done a wonderful job in finding flying sites. Speaking of flying sites, last fall I rubberbanded my Sony Bloggie camera on my 2 meter sailplane and flew around where I fly in Winona. I hope to create more videos with this camera although it is rather heavy 5 ounces but the quality is good.

Sailplane Aerial Video (1 min 23 sec)


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Old Mar 29, 2011, 05:47 PM
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Hi Wayne,

I sent you two private RCGroups emails with AMA club information, and other topics.

Regarding your website, it might be worthwhile to talk to our club's webmaster, Mike Glaser, who has done a fantastic job with ours since he took it over two or three years ago.

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Old Mar 29, 2011, 06:36 PM
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Hi Jeff,

I did get the PM's. You have a great collection of information there. It will surely help. As to getting a website up and running lets just say that website design is not my strongest skill. I will try to contact him but my concern will be that he will talk to me about web coding and I will be lost. I will try though.

Wayne
Old Mar 31, 2011, 10:58 PM
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Hopefuly can get to your next meeting .. I was in Talf Ca last Sat and flew my 1st contest in about 10 years ...it went good flew a 30 year Bird ot Times and got me a 1st place ..May the Wind Alway be Good Mr. Kite
Old Mar 31, 2011, 11:08 PM
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Mr. Kite,

Very nice showing at the contest. The weather looks like it was just a little warmer than it was here. Given the same opportunity I probably would have missed my own meeting. You are welcome to any event we have, hope to see you this summer.

Wayne


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