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Old Aug 09, 2012, 04:43 PM
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Jim,

Thanks for posting the great photos from Mike. What a fun day!

All the best,
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Old Aug 09, 2012, 06:05 PM
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It was a fun day. Hope we can do it again soon.....
Old Aug 10, 2012, 12:46 AM
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Here's a few photos taken by my daughter Evelyn during the San Fernando Valley Flyers Scale Fun Fly Event held on 4 Aug 2012 at the Apollo XI RC Field.

Great event, stunning models, skilled pilots and lots of fun! Looking forward to the next gathering.

Best,
Tony

Nice photography work, Evelyn! That one shot you took of the 7 member formation flyby was awesome!
Old Aug 10, 2012, 10:09 AM
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Thank you Jim.

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Old Aug 12, 2012, 05:31 AM
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Thank's so much Jim for letting me fly in the squadron. Hope I can make it on Monday. Those are all great pictures. Some of them look like real 1/1 scale B-17's! Really great flying everyone. That was the best day of flying I believe I've ever had. See ya soon!

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Old Aug 12, 2012, 11:18 PM
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Today, I had the privilege of flying my J-Power P-38, in formation with CO Jim during his 700th flight of his Hobby King B-17. A true honor for me!

Congratulations Jim! Looking forward to seeing you achieve the 1000th flight milestone.

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Old Aug 13, 2012, 12:22 AM
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Pictures from our recent Bombing run! :)


Looks like the World famous Apollo Field B-17 squadron just finished a bombing run! Take a look at the aftermath!


(Disclaimer: Actually, these are pictures of yesterdays fire that took place at the field and are not the result of any B-17 Bomb runs!)

But I think it would look cool if Mike could photoshop in a few Hobbyking B-17's overhead anyway!!!!!
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Old Aug 13, 2012, 12:28 AM
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Today, I had the privilege of flying my J-Power P-38, in formation with CO Jim during his 700th flight of his Hobby King B-17. A true honor for me!

Congratulations Jim! Looking forward to seeing you achieve the 1000th flight milestone.

All the best,
Tony

Thanks for the well-wishes, Tony! Always fun flying with you, too.
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Old Aug 13, 2012, 12:32 AM
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The "Award Winning, World Famous, Apollo Field B-17 Squadron"


In recognition of our recent performances at the All Scale Fun-Fly!!!


Congratulations Squadron!!!
Old Aug 13, 2012, 12:36 AM
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Brent also made up this nice looking plaque for the group with all of your Squadron call-signs and our award medal:
Old Aug 14, 2012, 12:07 PM
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Brent,

Awesome job on your award designs!

Flying ten B-17's in formation without incident is a tribute to the skill of the Squadron pilots. I'm proud to be a part of this squadron. Each formation flight is a wonderful tribute to our veterans!

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Old Aug 19, 2012, 11:21 AM
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Apollo Squadron B-17 Bombing Run pictures....


Mike sent me the first two, and Brent updated the first and came up with the 3rd shot.... (look carefully at the 3rd picture.... it looks like both the pilot and co-pilot are having fun...even if they aren't paying attention to where they are heading!!) Can you believe that Corey let those two clowns pilot his beautiful B-17??
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Old Aug 19, 2012, 07:39 PM
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I like it....
Old Aug 19, 2012, 09:01 PM
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Nice work Mike....Pretty cool!

Jim, thanks for posting the images.

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Old Aug 24, 2012, 08:26 PM
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Another great day at Apollo Field for the B-17 Squadron...


Lots of new pictures from today. We had 7 B-17's show up today!!

Thanks to Brent, Joe, Don, Mike, Ric, Sam, for bringing your B-17's. We also had a nice contingent of other war-birds. In fact, complementing the B-17's were two spitfires, three mustangs, and no less than 4-B-25's!! What a good looking set of war-birds ramp-side:

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