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Old May 31, 2007, 09:41 AM
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The repair is holding up okay then, after Paul's attempted burial at Uffington...




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Old May 31, 2007, 09:46 AM
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Thats one strong plane. Two C/F joiner rods and a plug pulled off the servo wire was all the damage. It was a good flight prior to "landing".
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Old May 31, 2007, 12:02 PM
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Wow. Ten new slopes on the list of slopes flown in just over a week. Give her a new dress and send her out to play with the boys, and she gets around like a... well, she's certainly been getting around.

Great job on photo documenting all of the Dom's latest travels. The new finish looks great in the air!
Old May 31, 2007, 12:46 PM
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Wow. Ten new slopes on the list of slopes flown in just over a week. Give her a new dress and send her out to play with the boys, and she gets around like a... well, she's certainly been getting around.

Great job on photo documenting all of the Dom's latest travels. The new finish looks great in the air!
Ten????

Check again Brian. That's SEVENTEEN in just over a week....

1. Burton Dassett Country park.
2. Ivinghoe Beacon.
3. Whitesheet Hill
4. Westbury Whitehorse
5. Devizes White Horse
6. Carterton Crickret Pavillion
7. Roundway Hill
8. Uffington Whitehorse
9. Edge Hill
10. Winter Hill
11. Morrisons car park at Caernarfon Wales,
12. Porth Ys Gadden
13. Uwchmynydd
14. Rhiw Mountain
15. Hells Mouth Bay
16. Doris's sea cliff at Cilan
17. Rivington Pike
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Old May 31, 2007, 01:14 PM
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I can do latitude and longitude from the sat nav. Will that help?
Yes, that will be perfect. And with the actual jpg files, the exif data embeds the dates onto the map! It's great.
Old May 31, 2007, 10:21 PM
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If you've been following my Road Trip UK thread you'll know the Dom has been getting some serious Airtime:

Monday 21st May 2007 - She flew in the UK for the first time at Burton Dassett Country park.
Tuesday 22nd - She Dominated Ivinghoe Beacon.
Wednesday 23rd - She Flew at Whitesheet Hill, Westbury Whitehorse, Devizes White Horse and Carterton Crickret Pavillion
Thursday 24th - She flew at Roundway Hill, Devizes
Friday 25th - She flew at Uffington Whitehorse
Saturday 26th - She flew at Edge Hill and Burton Dassett once again.
Sunday 27th - She Flew at Winter Hill near Bolton (My local slope)
Monday 28th - Flew flew Morrisons car park at Caernarfon Wales, Porth Ys Gadden, Uchymynedd and Rhiw Mountain on the Lleyn
Tuesday 29th - She flew at The North West Corner over Hells Mouth Bay and Doris's sea cliff at Cilan
Wednesday 30th - She flew Rivington Pike (My local Slope again).
She's now resting in the Skunkworks before the BMFA 60" Nationals in a week or so before getting passed on.

Enjoy the pics.
more soon.

Andy Ellison
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Great pictures.
Old Jun 01, 2007, 12:07 AM
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Ten????

Check again Brian. That's SEVENTEEN in just over a week....
Doh! I missed all the "ands" in the original list. 17 slopes in a week is amazing.
Old Jun 02, 2007, 02:52 AM
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Yes, that will be perfect. And with the actual jpg files, the exif data embeds the dates onto the map! It's great.
E mail sent John. Let me know if you need anything else.

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Old Jun 03, 2007, 04:11 PM
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The 'Dom' tallied up two more slopes today bringing her UK total to 19 in two weeks.
She caught some ripping air over Nont Sarah's on Saddleworth Moor (Site of the Brady / Hindley moors murders) in the hands of my TMFC Club Secretary Mark Royle and I and then she got over onto Tinkers Hill in Yorkshire, home of the Huddersfield MAC for a few quick circuits in the crappy 'off the slope' air.
She'll be going back to Tinkers soon for the BMFA 60" nationals and a longer stay in the hands of the little Rocket Ron....

Andy
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Old Jun 04, 2007, 01:33 PM
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Great stuff Andy, 'Dom over Hells Mouth bay on the North West Corner' one of my favourite sites, I use to drive within 100 yards of the clff, but that was about 26 years ago! Can that still be done?

Tony.
Old Jun 04, 2007, 03:06 PM
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Great stuff Andy, 'Dom over Hells Mouth bay on the North West Corner' one of my favourite sites, I use to drive within 100 yards of the clff, but that was about 26 years ago! Can that still be done?

Tony.
Yep. We'll have to have a session.....
Old Jun 04, 2007, 03:39 PM
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Great Shots, Andy! And amazing mileage!

here's an update to the map , I think that I've got it all sorted out now....send me more pics.
Old Jun 04, 2007, 06:20 PM
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There are still a few missing from there mate. Besides giving you the wrong location of Ivinghoe Beacon (it should be N 51 degrees 50' 02", W 0 degrees 36' 12") The Wiltshire ones seem to be missing. (Roundway, Devizes, Westbury, Uffington) also Edge hill which is up near to Burton Dassett and two of my local slope at Winter Hill and Rivington Pike.

The two new ones to also add are Nont Sara's N 53degrees 37' 09", W 1degree 58" 26"

and Tinkers Hill at N 53 degrees 33' 34", W1degree 44' 02"
Pics are in the previous posts.
There are currently 19 UK 'Dom'inated sites overall.

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Old Jun 04, 2007, 07:49 PM
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I updated the info onto the map, including the last two spots. All those white horse pics had no Dom in 'em so I left them out...but I did d/l the Roundway, Uffington, and Whitehorse map shots.

map

13 of 17 UK spots are represented - and all flying done in a 2 week span - you guys rock!
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Old Jun 06, 2007, 03:06 AM
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You sure you got the wrong location for Ivinghoe - they don't fly where you'd think they would you know.............:-)


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