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Aug 13, 2003, 10:45 PM
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An Evening with Two Favorite Planes - GYM-E and TM


This was the BEST !!

This was the best evening of flying since April for me. I had been watching the breeze go more and more calm all day and knew that this was going to be a night to not miss. I had charged the GYM-e and I keep the TM charged, so when the time was right, I loaded up the truck and headed for the field.

Conditions were almost dead calm. I flew a few rounds with the TM to warm up and then switched to the GYM-E. It was so much fun to fly and give it some exercise. It would climb in the thermal that was beginning to form over the alfalfa field. I also flew some low close-in passes and simply enjoyed the marvel of a flying machine so close to me.

Then it was time to put the TM up for the sunset patrol. What a beautiful evening this was turning out to be! The setting sun was turning the clouds gold, so I enjoyed the silhouette of my TM passing in front of the sky.

I hope you get a chance for a nice evening of flying like I had tonight.

Roger
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Aug 13, 2003, 10:46 PM
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GYM-E and TM


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Aug 13, 2003, 10:55 PM
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An Evening with Two Favorite Planes - GYM-E and TM


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Aug 13, 2003, 11:08 PM
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Wow! Awesome pics, Roger! It's nice to relax with a couple of old friends now and then, isn't it? -thumbs
Aug 13, 2003, 11:12 PM
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A Real Treat!


Hi Thumbs,

It sure was good! I got so excited as I realized what was about to happen that I was shaking the little camera! I liked these the best. I used my Aiptek 1.3 to get the pictures. I amstill thrilled with what it can do.

Thanks,

Roger
Aug 13, 2003, 11:49 PM
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Wow, great pics.

It doesn't get much better than that Roger. Two great planes, some nice calm weather, getting some relaxation and enjoying the spectical of your plane dancing across the beautiful sunset.
Aug 13, 2003, 11:58 PM
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SWEET pics Roger! That last one is going to be my new desktop background...do I need to send money... ?

Been so windy up here I can't be anything but jealous...glad your having good weather.
Aug 14, 2003, 01:08 AM
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Roger, that's fantastic! I know you've been needing this for a long time.

I also love those pics. They are beautiful! Kudos to your photographer

Martin
Aug 14, 2003, 01:17 AM
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That last picture is wonderful. Thanks for sharing!

Now I wish my evening with my TM was as nice as yours. I think its a total...
Aug 14, 2003, 02:34 AM
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Roger, Those pictures are absolutely beautiful - - - The very best I believe I have seen. I just now got back running on-line - - - had a hard drive kick the bucket - - - lucky I had a spare one laying here. Now to get stuff back. I got the most important to me anyway besides email This one gets a shortcut to the desktop named number one Thanks for the tip on the thread and thanks to the photographer
Aug 14, 2003, 07:48 AM
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Did the same thing last Tuesday


Flew my Gym-E and Tigermoth in the evening at dead calm conditions. Are those great planes, or what!

JR
Aug 14, 2003, 08:35 AM
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Nice pics Roger!
Aug 14, 2003, 08:50 AM
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Great pix Roger ... I try to fly my Gym-E at dusk when its calm as much as I possibly can. It's a great way to relax and is a nice change of pace from the faster, aerobatic planes I usually fly. Thanks for shariing.

Tom
Aug 14, 2003, 11:23 AM
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Awesome pictures Roger. It seems as though, you directed the sunset to set with a golden array of lights just for the TM and Gym-E....

Sure is pretty


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