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Old Mar 06, 2012, 09:02 PM
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Jet open house at button willow


Hey all you EDF'ers just letting you know about a sweet get together at "Button Willow" the BARKS club of Bakerfield is having a Jet Open House at the end of the month March 29,30,31 cost is $30.00 for the weekend.no frills ,no T shirt or Tents to rent .there may be food sold there not sure yet.there will be Turbines and higher end EDF's allowed. if you have never been to the Buttonwillow /lost hills runway it is thee best place to fly Turbines and EDF's bring your own shade and have some fun . this event is in lue of CA. Jets which is not being held this year.Whos coming and what ya bringing?
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Old Mar 06, 2012, 09:15 PM
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what No CA Jets this year! why not?

I may try to make this one it sounds like fun and I can bring my TJ F16, I dont think my "wild Child" HTG L39 will be ready by then but maybe
Old Mar 06, 2012, 09:55 PM
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what i herd was the CD from last year lost his job ....it takes a ton of time money and effort to put a gig like the CA. JETs together,so some of the jet guys in the club requested that maybe an openhouse would be next best thing .would like to see a strong showing from the EDF guys on here to help the club make a bit of money .they are trying to make improvments to the flying field.it wont be as good as the fly-ins that Kenny Falconer put on but it is way better than nothing. i plan to camp there for 2 to 3 days .
Old Mar 06, 2012, 10:00 PM
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Will they let me land my full size there....The CD wouldnt let me for CA jets
Old Mar 06, 2012, 10:12 PM
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last time at was at a event there the "doc" landed his yellow bananza there and parked it on the turn around at the end of the runway. i was hoping hed bring hus 51 lady alice.
i dont see any problrm with it since its still a active runway...but im not sure what they will allow during this event
Old Mar 06, 2012, 10:14 PM
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they might ...i have seen it done there on a sat ...we have to have a radio on at all times when we are flying .....i think you would have to park at the very end of the runway .but you better ask the club pres. i could get you his e-mail.
Old Mar 06, 2012, 10:28 PM
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I think for CA jets they had a NOTAM that the AD was closed, I doubt it would be for this event, but like always....check the NOTAMS before you go...
Old Mar 06, 2012, 10:31 PM
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I'm looking forward to it Rodger.

We'll be there with at least our:

SAPAC Viperjet
3 Habu 32's (2 shown)
HET L-39
SAPAC L-39

The "Wild Child" L-39 was lost last summer, but it's been replaced with the Black/white/yellow one

We'll be camping on site..


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Old Mar 06, 2012, 11:15 PM
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roger Pm me his email if you would
Old Mar 06, 2012, 11:36 PM
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There is a remark in the airport directory that radio controlled model aircraft are "in the vicinity" at L62 but no standing NOTAM. For an event of any significant attendance there really should be one. Do BARKS guys monitor 122.9?
Old Mar 06, 2012, 11:48 PM
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yes as stated above we have a club radio that MUST be on and monitored during modle activity.for CA jets it was a AMA sanctioned event ,not sure if this one is as it is only a " open house" let me get with the BARKS pres......looks like we have more full scale than models
Old Mar 06, 2012, 11:54 PM
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Old Mar 07, 2012, 12:40 AM
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Old Mar 07, 2012, 12:44 AM
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I'll try to make it, probably just for Sat thou.
Old Mar 07, 2012, 12:51 AM
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sweet we need to get a bunch of Falcon 120 to show up .


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