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Jun 13, 2012, 09:37 PM
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2nd Annual Southeastern FPV Fly-In 2012 (4 min 4 sec)
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Jun 14, 2012, 07:00 AM
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I fly with Rick all the time , will pass this along if he does not already know
Jun 14, 2012, 08:39 AM
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Great news he found the plane. Sounds like it went further downwind that we thought.
Jun 14, 2012, 09:53 AM
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I got a call Yesterday from one of my neighbors who found a plane in the high grass next to his lot. It's Rick's Easystar
LOL Why does everyone call the Sky Surfer an Easy Star? Sky Surfer > Easy Star.
Jun 14, 2012, 09:57 AM
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LOL Why does everyone call the Sky Surfer an Easy Star? Sky Surfer > Easy Star.
LOL I was going to let that point go since it was what Rick was calling it during the SAR flights.
Jun 14, 2012, 10:27 AM
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LOL Why does everyone call the Sky Surfer an Easy Star? Sky Surfer > Easy Star.
My bad..... Rick's EasyStar Clone was found.
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Jun 14, 2012, 10:35 AM
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LOL Why does everyone call the Sky Surfer an Easy Star? Sky Surfer > Easy Star.
Gosh, no Idea.
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Jun 14, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Great article Matt! Nice work!
Happy to hear Rick will get his plane back.
Jun 14, 2012, 11:37 AM
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Nice write up Matt!
Jun 14, 2012, 03:36 PM
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Excellent article!!! Can't wait until next year!! Hope I'm not working lol...

AKA FPVnoob
Jun 14, 2012, 04:11 PM
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How do you guys handle video frequency control at one of these things? You'd have to assume lots of people are using say... 1280mhz, and if someone turns on their 1280 video tx while someone is using the same frequency flying around already there could be issues.

Have you guys set up a board like 72mhz channel boards with chips?
Jun 14, 2012, 04:20 PM
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We used a dry erase board to sign up on..... everyone was very courteous
You have to stress in the Pilots meeting to not turn your equipment on unless you are on the board for that frequency.

Then we suggested to turn on your ground station first to make sure no one else was broadcasting.

Remind them to turn their equipment off and erase their name from the board when done. We let 4 to 5 go at a time on the different frequencies.
If there was a backlog we had a clip board for overflow. That didnt happen a lot tho. Greg Burke (Goldcraft) Handled the pilots and frequency duties like a champ.
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Jun 14, 2012, 05:36 PM
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Gosh, no Idea.
Dude! Ones red white and blue. The other is grey and orange. How can you not tell them apart!!??
Duh!
Hehe...
Jun 14, 2012, 08:31 PM
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When is the next FPV Fly In


I am moving to Suwanee GA from Japan in July and was wondering when your next FPV Fly In will be. Been fling a while but just getting started in FPV will start puting together my FPV EasyStar when my item arive from Japan. Looking forward to any advice or contacts.

Thanks,
Thomas
Jun 14, 2012, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Thomas Luttrell View Post
I am moving to Suwanee GA from Japan in July and was wondering when your next FPV Fly In will be. Been fling a while but just getting started in FPV will start puting together my FPV EasyStar when my item arive from Japan. Looking forward to any advice or contacts.

Thanks,
Thomas
I'm planning a Fall fly-in in late September, but it will not be exclusively FPV. But FPV will be welcome!
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