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Old Oct 03, 2012, 12:27 AM
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Time will start when plane leaves your hand.
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 12:44 AM
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 02:39 AM
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Good for what ALES you
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Galen,

Can you let us know the sizes of the 3 landing circles?
Old Oct 03, 2012, 09:44 AM
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The outer circles meet LSF requirements, 3M and 1.5M. The enter circle is about 18".
Old Oct 03, 2012, 01:02 PM
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I'll be lucky to hit any circle.

I'll be out tomorrow working on that.
Old Oct 03, 2012, 03:22 PM
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I'll be lucky to hit any circle.

I'll be out tomorrow working on that.
Katie,

The Earth's a circle..............doesn't that count works for mewe should get at least one point for hitting the ground.
Old Oct 03, 2012, 04:49 PM
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Time starts when ALES plane leaves your hand.

Motor run time starts when motor starts (which may be when it leaves your hand or not).

Motor run time stops when the motor stops.

Joe
Old Oct 03, 2012, 06:49 PM
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Katie,

The Earth's a circle..............doesn't that count works for mewe should get at least one point for hitting the ground.
Ha ha ha ha ha! Yeah, that'll do.

See ya Friday?
Old Oct 03, 2012, 07:41 PM
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Well, as expected, the great weather forecast is falling apart. Temps OK, 84/82, but the winds are really kicking up. Original forecast was for only 4MPH winds, but now they are saying it could get up to 6MPH!! WNW on Saturday. Sunday is now 5MPH from the west!! Seems like we never catch a break!!

That's a 50% increase in winds on Saturday and 25% on Sunday.
Old Oct 03, 2012, 08:20 PM
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I have ballast.
Old Oct 03, 2012, 09:38 PM
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Sorry, missed.

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Old Oct 03, 2012, 10:15 PM
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I have ballast.
Me too, proven ballast.
Kept the Oculus up for about 20 minutes last weekend for a test with 12oz as a passenger.
No problem!
Of course, on contest day, there will be no thermals!

R,
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 10:46 PM
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I once got my 6 minute time hovering 15' over a soccer backstop. I was stymied on the HOW, until I realized it was ridge lift coming over the trees, and bouncing back up, right under where I was circling.

I'll shake my thermal stick for the weekend.



Jared? Say WHAT?
Old Oct 03, 2012, 11:56 PM
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Sorry, missed.

Jared

I got it.
I'll explain it to her at the field if I get a chance.
Old Oct 04, 2012, 01:16 AM
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Ohhhhhh kay.


I'm gonna go back to my epoxy.


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