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Old Jan 03, 2013, 04:41 PM
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New Soaring Society.... A.S.S.


Hey guys,
My bud Dustin and I are working here on a FOB in Afghanistan, supporting an ARMY UAV system. We were dinkin' around yesterday with the Fun Cub and and it made us think of how cool it would be to start an RC aero group for all the guys here, for the purpose of teaching both power and sailplane flight (Afghanistan Soaring Society). So were looking for help. We're looking for stuff that's not going to get used at home anymore, neglected/broken/repairable gliders (floaters, crunchies and epp) and usable radio's (older unused stuff) to aero-tow with. We'll be more than happy to cover any shipping charges. If all you have is a pile of covering scraps, balsa sticks & sheet, abottle of PU glue, or Henrys glass we'd love that two. The younger kids around here want to be able to fly R/C but are constantly strapped on the $$$ front(ARMY). If you happen to have a floater with a full 1 piece wing, just carefully cut it on the center and we'll re-assemble it here. We will set up a thread in the Forum and post pics and updates for everyone to see and make comments on.-Guy & Dustin
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Old Jan 03, 2013, 04:47 PM
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Well... seems that a group of Texans will be looking hard at you guys for infringement... The Armadillo Saoring Society may not look too smilingly at your infringement upon their already-established A. S. S. designation...

Aw... heck... Army guys...?... OK... go ahead!...
Old Jan 03, 2013, 04:48 PM
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I haz one of those Armadillo Soaring Society shirts!
Old Jan 03, 2013, 05:00 PM
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Too funny. Well it's not exactly like were getting an AMA charter....lol.
Old Jan 03, 2013, 05:05 PM
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AMA= Academy of Modeling Afghans?

Old Jan 03, 2013, 05:08 PM
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Blanket flyers?
Old Jan 03, 2013, 06:35 PM
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Where do we send stuff? I'll put out a call at work. There are a lot of sandbox vets there.
Old Jan 03, 2013, 07:13 PM
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PM us for the address.
Old Jan 03, 2013, 07:28 PM
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My flying buddy was thrown out of a local home improvement store for wearing his A.S.S. shirt!!!!!
Old Jan 03, 2013, 07:35 PM
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I have a 4 channel JR FM radio that is yours if it will help. Channel 31, but I don't have any RXs, if nothing else might work as a buddybox.
Old Jan 03, 2013, 07:41 PM
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Sure maybe we can find an rx. PM us for the address.
Old Jan 03, 2013, 09:28 PM
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My flying buddy was thrown out of a local home improvement store for wearing his A.S.S. shirt!!!!!
I haven't gotten kicked out of anywhere, but I've gotten some strange looks, and I do wear it quite often
Old Jan 03, 2013, 09:29 PM
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Are JR receivers negative shift? if so, I can probably round up a few.
Old Jan 03, 2013, 09:41 PM
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I don't know, does any one else?
Old Jan 03, 2013, 09:47 PM
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I'm not sure, but I'll try to find out. If so, I have some receivers, but I don't think I have any crystals on that channel.


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