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Old Feb 03, 2013, 09:17 PM
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I have been flying off the snow a lot this winter but keep getting shut down by high winds, sooooo we all know our combat spads are comfortable in winds up to 30 mph, so lets put skis on them and get out and fly.
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 04:02 PM
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My spadski is ready to go!
Old Feb 08, 2013, 05:48 PM
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flying


anyone going out tomorrow? is the road plowed?
Old Feb 08, 2013, 09:26 PM
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I was planning on plowing early am and flying around noon, But its my anniversary and I was told I will not be going anywhere.
Old Feb 08, 2013, 10:32 PM
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Ahh I see. Some body has to wear the pants in the family...lol I think I will see if my 2 wheel drive will make it. Spadski needs to fly. Happy anniversary!
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Old Feb 09, 2013, 06:34 PM
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going out tomorrow morning weather permitting
Old Feb 10, 2013, 08:14 AM
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I'm in say 9:30
Old Feb 10, 2013, 05:59 PM
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meeting tomorrow night 6 p. m. da bar
Old Mar 29, 2013, 07:56 PM
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Quarry Field Update


It was so nice out today I stopped by the Quarry Field for a little flying. Quite a bit of snow yet and lots of water. But several nice dry spots for some hand launch flying.
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Here are some photos:
Old Mar 30, 2013, 06:20 AM
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Not as much snow as I thought. Almost time to come home from Florida
Old Apr 01, 2013, 09:37 PM
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Has anyone flown the F86 Sabre micro yet? Just curious about the flight characteristics. It seems like its pretty fast? Does it fly well at lower throttle levels too?
Old Apr 02, 2013, 08:07 AM
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i have two of them and they fly well. make sure the battery is as far forward as it will go.
the launch is the most inportant. just a light toss like your throwing a dart without moving your whole arm. just the fore arm is good. do not try to throw it like a paper plane. thumb and middle finger behind the wings and open your hand a bit to release. the motor has good power and will practically get it flying as it leaves your hand. rudder is responsive and the ailerons can fool you. low rates are reccommended.
the tail feathers are fragile, so avoid getting them fouled up with the launch.
it will handle up to a 12 mph wind well.
Old Apr 02, 2013, 08:06 PM
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Excellent. Thanks for the tips. Cant wait to get this in the air.
Old Apr 20, 2013, 09:28 PM
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Field conditions


I was at the field today and it's a little soggy in spots with standing water in one low area. Very flyable though
Old Apr 21, 2013, 03:54 PM
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Me and Tim got alot done on the new pilot stations.


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