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WHITMAN FLYERS ELECTRIC FLY-IN 8/12/2017 Bethpage NY


WHITMAN FLYERS ELECTRIC FLY-IN 8/12/2017 Bethpage NY
Hello,

Please see the attached notice for the Whitman Flyers Electric Fly-In. there is also a printable PDF as well This has quickly become known as one of the best electric fly-in's in the northeast. All fixed electric aircraft are welcome (No FPV, Multi-Rotor, Hotliners, or Autonomous Flight as per park rules). No pressure, just a nice relaxing fly-in at one of the best flying sites in the northeast. In years past we have had over 70 pilots and 230 aircraft of ALL TYPES!!!
This year we will be having a mass warbird launch at lunch time. Planes are limited to 3S Foamies. Please pass it along to your club and anyone else you can think of.

I will be adding additional time for 3D FLYING this year!!

Thanks, hope to see you there
Lewis
For More Info please contact me at [email protected]
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Jul 20, 2017, 07:19 PM
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Hey,
Glad to see this posted, we will be coming for sure. Only missed 1 out of the last 10 years. Great food, fantastic flying site, and tons of shade trees, and provided Sun Shades, makes the wife happy and of course me

See you there
Steve
Jul 21, 2017, 08:01 AM
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Count us in, we had a great time. Still flying the Mister Mulligan I won in the raffle. I heard if we get there BEFORE 7am, we don't have to pay the park fee because the booth is not manned. Is that correct?

Ed
Jul 21, 2017, 10:01 AM
Cool beans!
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Ugh - I thought this would be the year I'd take the ride up to Bethpage but August 12th is AMA's Model Aviation Day and we're hosting an open house that day. Sigh - maybe next year...

Rob
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Jul 21, 2017, 10:41 AM
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To All,
YES if you get to the field BEFORE 7am, the Park Fee Booth will not be manned, so you can come right in. If you have a NY Empire State Pass, you also get in free.

I will post a couple of pictures to show the shade trees and over 3100 sq ft of shade awnings that will be in place. I is really a great place to fly


Rob , sorry you can't make it, maybe next year

Lewis
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Jul 21, 2017, 10:44 AM
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Will be there for sure, came as a spectator last time, plan on flying this time. Great group of guys, really went out of the way to make my son and I feel welcome

Jorge
Jul 21, 2017, 09:28 PM
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When's the.gasser fly in??
J.K.
Thanks for posting this.
Jul 22, 2017, 05:10 AM
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Hi J.K.
No gasser fly-in's planned this year, we did a few in the past, the turn out was low. Let me check with the club, maybe something in the fall or next spring

Do you fly with SAM"s at Hecksher Park?

Lewis
Jul 22, 2017, 05:27 AM
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JK- Just Kidding. Lol
Yes I am a Sam's member.
Jul 22, 2017, 05:43 AM
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Please pass the word to the guys down there, I could not find an email that worked to send them the notices

Thanks
Lewis
Jul 22, 2017, 05:52 AM
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Tentative Schedule For The Day

8AM Registration Opens
8:30 Pilot meeting
8:45 General Flying
10:30 - 11AM Open 3D Flying
11:00 - 12:00 General Flying
12 - 1 Lunch Break - 3D Flying/ Mass Warbird Launch / Warbird Combat (If there is interest)
1 PM - 4pm General Flying
Jul 22, 2017, 06:32 AM
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Will do. i will shoot a E-mail out to our Pres.
Jul 23, 2017, 05:40 PM
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Count us in, made every one so far. We always have a great time when we go. Thanks for the heads up about getting in early, we will be there!

Larry
Aug 05, 2017, 04:37 PM
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Field picture


Hi Guys,
Here is an aerial view of the field shot from a helicopter. The field is in great shape, fantastic place to fly. On the right side is where there flight line will be, sun to your back. Plenty of shade trees and large tents are in place as well that can be seen on the right side , centered.

Lewis
Aug 06, 2017, 06:50 PM
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Thinking of coming. This would be my first fly in. How many planes do people usually bring? Can we bring our dogs? That might might be the only way I can convince my wife to come lol


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