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Oct 08, 2017, 07:54 PM
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1/2A Non-Contest Control Line Gathering


On Nov 19, 2017, we will be celebrating 1/2A control line with a mass gathering at Apollo Field in Van Nuys, CA. Many of us started flying 1/2A control line when we were kids and now it's time to celebrate 1/2A. We're encouraging pilots to bring all of your 1/2A control line models flying or static for a large group photo. We will be flying all day and sharing our passion for 1/2A.

Bring'em if you got'em and please spread the word. Hope we see you there.

See flyer below.

Best,
Tony
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Nov 14, 2017, 05:50 PM
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Our large gathering of 1/2A Control Line aircraft is this coming Sunday. We hope to get at least 100 models gathered. I plan to bring at least 15, maybe more.

If you're in the area...bring'em, if you got'em and let's celebrating 1/2A!
Nov 21, 2017, 12:56 AM
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Well guys...I'm proud to report that we had 127 1/2A Control Line models gathered during the event yesterday during the Valley Circle Burners 1/2A Non-Contest Gathering at Apollo XI Field in Van Nuys, CA.

Who said, "1/2A is dead?"
Not in Southern California!!

Here's a link to the photos:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...Line-Gathering
Nov 21, 2017, 05:55 PM
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Looks like you had a great turn out and great weather also.....Gene
Nov 21, 2017, 06:41 PM
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Wish i could have made it, but i had to work. Next time i guess.
Nov 22, 2017, 11:13 PM
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Once we set dates for next year, I'll post them here.

I hope you guy can make it.
Nov 23, 2017, 01:36 AM
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B-36 flight:
Control Line B-36 Peacemaker w/ six Cox .049 engines (5 min 41 sec)
Nov 23, 2017, 11:51 AM
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B-25:
Control Line B-25 Mitchell w/ two Cox .049 Engines (2 min 10 sec)


Heinkel 111:
Control Line Heinkel He 111 w/ five Testors .049 engines (4 min 0 sec)
Nov 23, 2017, 01:33 PM
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Thanks for posting the videos. Pretty cool.
I have a 1/2A Stuka I need to finish, and 1/2A pathfinder and Magician kits headed my way.
I'll add those three to the Baby flight streak I have RTF.... That'll make a near handful of 1/2A cool planes to fly.
Dec 07, 2017, 10:29 AM
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Originally Posted by target
Thanks for posting the videos. Pretty cool.
I have a 1/2A Stuka I need to finish, and 1/2A pathfinder and Magician kits headed my way.
I'll add those three to the Baby flight streak I have RTF.... That'll make a near handful of 1/2A cool planes to fly.
Excellent! 1/2A for Life!!
Dec 07, 2017, 07:40 PM
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That looks like a blast! And it's great to see the small models showcased. Will this be an annual event?
Today, 12:35 AM
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Will this be an annual event?
Yes....we're looking at Oct-Nov 2018.
Hoping to get 150+ 1/2A planes gathered.


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