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Apr 07, 2012, 09:10 PM
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Second Annual Military Warbirds over Fredericksburg! (VA)

Mark your calenders!
May 25, 26 & 27, 2012 for the second annual Military Warbirds over Fredericksburg!

This is going to be a great event. It will be open to ALL eras of
military aircraft . ALL sizes (foamies to giant scale) and ALL power plants (gas, electric, jets, nitro).
Helicopters too! We have a seperate area for you. We have two grass runways. The main runway will
be for the larger warbirds and the secondary runway will be for all others. We want everyone who loves warbirds to feel welcome and fly!

PLUS, PLUS!!! We have a commitment from the famous Mac Hodges who will be performing with his huge B-29 aircraft!!!Keep your calendar open. More details will be coming!

Name: Salvatore Vezzi
Role:FARRC Vice President & CD
Phone: 804-519-2380 (c)

We have room for RV (no hookups) and tent camping. Portable facilities available and generators are welcome.

For hotel accomadations
please call the following they will be giving special rates
just tell them you are attending the Military Warbirds over Fredericksburg
at the F.A.R.C.C. Field at Thornburg
These hotels are 5 minutes from the field, about a mile.
Quality Inn Thornburg
P O Box 559
6409 Dan Bell Lane
Thornburg, VA 22565
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Thornburg - S. Fredericksburg
P O Box 559
6415 Dan Bell Lane
Thornburg, VA 22565
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Apr 15, 2012, 11:12 PM
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If you have seen Mac Hodges perform with his B-29 in person, you know what a treat it is. He puts on an awesome show.

Bring your camera and camcorder and make a video for yourself!

Here's a link to a video.

Mac Hodges (B-29 Top Gun 2011) (7 min 51 sec)
May 15, 2012, 04:09 AM
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We're making final plans!
Raffles, FOOD,Pilot's dinner (?)
Contact Sal Vezzi for latest info.
Less than two weeks to go!
If the weather is nice, it will be a great event!
May 24, 2012, 10:53 PM
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Looks like the weather is going to be nice for the weekend!
If you are within a day trip of Thornburg, VA, stop on by! We are about one mile off of I-95.

Fredericksburg Area RC Club
6900 Jefferson Davis Highway
Spotsylvania, VA. 22553
Jun 04, 2012, 05:32 PM
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I went, pretty awesome. I couldn't make it for mac hodges' flights, but I managed to go friday and enjoyed myself, and putted around the pattern with my cub and cessna.
Jun 04, 2012, 06:25 PM, repeat...
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I too was there. Incredible flying. Wonderful event. The Mac Hodges' flights on Saturday were amazing. And then the 3 jets flying formation. Then the 8 gassers of The US, Germany and Japan all flying and battling. Great day....great weather....great time.
Thanks to all who put this together.
Jun 04, 2012, 09:48 PM
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I was only able to go on Friday (work schedule), but I did get to see Mac Hodges fly around 1:00PM. I never get tired of watching him put that 22 ft wingspan B-29 through some of the manuvers that he does. It would put a 3D pilot to shame! Hanging it on the props of those four, ten hp engines...awesome The flat spins the four point rolls, inverted low passes, just incredible!
Hopefully next year, I'll be able to sample all three days...

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