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Old May 17, 2005, 10:53 AM
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Bluegrass Jet Rally + Fun Fly August 20-21, 2005 Lexington, KY


Everything is now set for the 2nd annual Bluegrass Jet Rally. We are running it in conjunction with our hugely popular Bluegrass Electric Fly.

Here is the event report from last year: https://www.rcgroups.com/links/index.php?id=4682

Here is the information posted on the Ezone Calendar:

Bluegrass Electrics – August 20-21, 2005

This year’s event combines our Bluegrass Electric Fly and the Electric Jet Fly into a 2 day event 9-5pm each day. All prop and edf electric flyers welcome.

We had two successful one-day events last year and decided this year to combine the fun! Lexington Model Airplane Club will be hosting our 6th annual fun fly for all electric flyers and will have special accomodations this year (bungee area, time slots as necessary, etc) for electric jet flyers.

Come enjoy our beautiful flying site with 600 FEET of paved blacktop right along side 600 FEET of turf runway. Located within 5 miles of the intersection of I-75 and I-64 and only 5 minutes from exit 87 on I-64 this site is within a 1/2 day drive of most of the Eastern US.

Go to www.lmacky.org for details or contact Jeff Stringer jstringer@insightbb.com.

* 600’ by 50’ paved and turf runways

* Catapult, bungee and winch launch areas

* Lunch available on-site

* Door Prizes galore!

* $15.00 per pilot - One or both days

Pre-registration will start soon. Watch this thread and our banner ads for more information.

Keith Hollifield
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Old May 17, 2005, 05:04 PM
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Thanks for the info Keith, looking forward to it.
Some pictures and videos from last year's event under Local Events here:

www.jims-rc-flight.com

James
Old May 17, 2005, 05:15 PM
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Will there be a lawn dart award this year

Thanks for the info, I sure hope to make it this year...

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Old May 17, 2005, 06:59 PM
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I'm in too!

Had fun last year despite the weather. I'm looking forward to it again but with better weather
Old May 17, 2005, 08:02 PM
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I'll be there. Working hard to have a fleet ready by then.

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Old May 17, 2005, 10:14 PM
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I'll make it this year one way or another... with jets

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Old May 18, 2005, 05:35 PM
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Lexington meeting



Hi Keith !

May be I will be travelling to the USA this summer so could you tell me how far are you from NY (or BOSTON, MIAMI) ?

If I can be there for your event and If airlines transportation, US immigration, customs and so on allows it I will bring my F14 TOMCAT twin EDF!

We will have a similar meeting within my club on 22 June
Old May 18, 2005, 05:47 PM
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Rough estimates - 800-900 from NYC, 1,100 from Boston, 900-1000 from Miami. 500ish from Washington DC area. They do have airports in Kentucky
Old May 18, 2005, 06:39 PM
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Fly into Cincinnati airport, it's only about a hours drive south to get to lexington.
Old May 18, 2005, 06:43 PM
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Thanks! I will check if Air France provide direct connection to Cincinnati and if I can bring my Tommy !
Old May 18, 2005, 10:41 PM
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Routier, I know there are direct flights from Charles de Gaulle to Cinci (CVG). I went to school there in February and March and will be returning in June. Looks like you are in Paris from your profile. Any rc airplane events in the area in June or July?
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Old May 19, 2005, 09:05 AM
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Thanks! I will check if Air France provide direct connection to Cincinnati and if I can bring my Tommy !
Air France and Delta have Direct flights to CVG.
Let me know how I can help as my home is just minutes from the airport.
Regards,
Bob

This years event will be much warmer and this is a great field to field at.
There should be some big EDF's there!
Old May 20, 2005, 06:46 AM
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I'll be there.

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Old May 26, 2005, 11:40 PM
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Routier, I got your pm but have not heard back. If you wanna meet at the Electrofly in Boissy sous saint Yon on June 18 and 19 let me know. I'll be arriving June 5 and will have internet access. I hope you can make it to Lexington. Jim
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Hello Jim,
I was outside home for a few week without internet so ....
I will be "busy" with my club on the 5 june : we organised a glider competition on that day but it will be a pleasure to meet you later and or at the boissy ELECTROPHY meeting. Send an email at Home so we could provide somes coordination.
Another big meeting will be held at "La FERTE ALAIS" on 25 and 26 June. Ticket price 12€. That's the most important show in Europe organised by IMAA : big and fabulous model airplanes comig from auroud the western Europe : dont miss it ! (I will be present as spectator !)

La FERTE ALAIS is in the vincinity of BOISSY. If you need I can send you digital map.
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