Thread Tools
Dec 06, 2018, 08:36 PM
Registered User
Mike Wiz is working on a re-purposed DLG and Larry Markey added flaps to a Great Planes Tori for TALES. Both very inexpensive options. I think I might want to try a Tori myself.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Dec 06, 2018, 08:39 PM
Registered User
oops forgot to attach these photos
May 27, 2021, 05:52 AM
Registered User

What happened to tales


Was tales dropped i see no more post
May 28, 2021, 04:26 AM
Tailspin
Thread OP
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bird nut
Was tales dropped i see no more post
At least in our club we are still flying it but without promotion I have not seen much happening around the rest of the country. It's quite a shame as I still think it is one of the best formats for thermal duration I have seen. The combination of F3K tasks and regular thermal duration using more inexpensive equipment just makes a lot of sense and the contest we have had have been absolutely fun and challenging. One of the facts s that the F5K group started out using our concept but already had a very large contingent of flyers and adding another plane size was not as appealing as using the same size plane and the same rules almost.

In the past I would have done an awful lot more promotion but my physical condition and age has forced me to back off a lot and the things I love to do. No one else has taken up the mantle of promoting the format so that's why the event has not seen much interest in the last year.
May 28, 2021, 05:33 AM
Registered User
We had a writeup on RCgroups about TALES a few months ago:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...lplane-Contest


Quick Reply
Message:

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Delaware DLG contest for 2017. eteet Hand Launch 3 Jan 23, 2017 09:51 AM
Discussion Not as bad as the gun or flame thrower, but not good for the multirotor image either J Mitchel Model Aircraft & Drone Advocacy 2 Jun 14, 2016 07:27 PM
Discussion DLG Throwers Back? fishbed Hand Launch 30 Jan 25, 2014 07:52 AM
Question Any DLG throwers in Fargo, ND or Moorhead? Batmanwpg Hand Launch 0 Jun 01, 2008 09:07 PM
Discussion DLG launch for non-DLG Fling rcsoar4fun Hand Launch 6 Aug 07, 2006 12:05 PM