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May 06, 2011, 06:58 PM
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GPS Triangle Race Montague 2011


Remember this is a competition and not a scale aerotow.
July 29, 30, 31.
Chris Pratt C/D
Beautiful sailplane trophys 1st-3rd.
email me dean@xcsoaring.com if your interested.

Regards Dean
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May 06, 2011, 07:21 PM
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email sent
May 09, 2011, 09:50 AM
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I'm in as tow-err and tow-ee

Scott
May 09, 2011, 06:10 PM
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May I ask where is this event and if there is anymore info on the web somewhere?
May 09, 2011, 06:55 PM
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The location is Montague, Ca. Same location as the FAI XC event held in June of every year. Montague is about 40 miles south of the Oregon border. 10 mile east of Yreka.
This will be our first time at GPS racing at this site.
Only advertising is this thread on RC Groups.
Before making it a big deal I want to try it first.
More general cross country information at xcsoaring.com.

Regards Dean
May 10, 2011, 03:36 AM
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Interesting, thanks. Maybe next year I'll get out there. I live in DC, but I've been wanting to see the country before I can't afford to drive across it.
Jun 08, 2011, 11:07 AM
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Anyone else looking forward to this as much as I am???? Can't wait!
Jun 08, 2011, 12:10 PM
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After the Montague XC this will be my main focus until the event date. It should be a laid back learning event and perhaps someone doing more laps than anyone else in the world.

Regards Dean
Jun 08, 2011, 08:48 PM
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Dean, I am going to try to make it. Will you have GPS units on the field or are they flyer supplied. Larry Jolly
Jun 08, 2011, 10:38 PM
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Larry,
I presently own one GPS myself and may acquire another. I'm sure if a person doesn't have their own unit we can help out.

Regards Dean
Jul 01, 2011, 08:56 AM
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Let's start chatting/tweeting/twittering/photographing junk and emailing this event up!

Who is making a serious attempt to attend? The photo from the recent XC event of the back side of Mt Shasta got me all excited about visiting Dean's little slice of heaven again. You couldn't ask for a better host and more picturesque flying site.

I'll be there with Nimbus 4 and Ventus C

Mike

ps: Randy, if you and Matt don't make it down and fly in this event, you'll have some 'splaining to do!
Jul 04, 2011, 06:35 PM
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Oh chit !


Mike, is this event we talked about caravan too ? HMM Better not crash all my planes at the airshow this coming weekend ! Can you see what you can do about BORROWING ? a GPS for me to use from Rick ? I promise to send it back after I win !
Jerry
Who couldn't fly straight with locked controls !
Jul 04, 2011, 10:57 PM
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Arrangements have been made with the Airport Manager and local RC club.

Scott Monarch and Randy Banta have agreed to tow.

Chris Pratt has agreed to CD the event and ensure we are doing things properly.

Rick Shelby will be there to help us with the GPS hardware.
I believe he will have units for sale.

This will be a test for the site as a GPS Triangle Race.

I have no idea how many plan on attending. How about an email to dean@xcsoaring.com.

Regards Dean
Jul 05, 2011, 12:27 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GNX430
Mike, is this event we talked about caravan too ? HMM Better not crash all my planes at the airshow this coming weekend ! Can you see what you can do about BORROWING ? a GPS for me to use from Rick ? I promise to send it back after I win !
Jerry
Who couldn't fly straight with locked controls !
No problem. You and I can team up and share the one I have
Jul 05, 2011, 12:48 PM
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Perfect !


Mike, Us Nimbus guys have WINGS to spare !


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