The NFFS President's Message for June-July 1998
Orders for the 1998 Symposium are now being shipped by NFFS Publications Director, Fred Terzian. Order directly from him at: 4858 Moorpark Ave., San Jose, CA. 95129. The cost for the 1998 Sympo is $25 for NFFS members and $30 for non-members. Please enclose an additional $4 for shipping costs. Symposium Patrons have already received their copies and the public unveiling of the book will be at the USOC in Muncie, Indiana on July 30, 1998. Freeflighters who are considering being contributors to the 1999 Symposium may wish to be thinking about their submissions. The 1999 editor will be announced at the July 30 NFFS banquet in Muncie and will be announced on this website a short time later. The Table of Contents for the 1998 Symposium is: Science -Flutter by Sherman -Dihedral by Bauer -Propeller Logic by Norris -Climb Trim for F1B by King -DT Sink Rate by Annis -Sun, Moon and Contests by Andresson -CG Position by Jossien -Color Study by Jahnke and Roussel Propulsion -Small Engine Testing by Stalick -CO2 Secrets by Mueller -Gearing for Success by Gieskieng -F1C Testing by Galbreath Indoor -F1D Participation by Brown -Indoor Handicapping by Olm Electronics -Avionics by Morrell -Servo Driven F1A Stabs by Schlosberg -Concerns for FF Electronics by Joyner and Hinson HL Glider -Hand Launched and Happy by Brown -Tareaucat by Lonergan Programmatics -Youth Participation by Ellis -Build or Buy by Stiles -Introduction to F1C by Waterman 1997 US Team by Cowley NFFS Hall of Fame Selections reported by Haught Models of the Year (more than ten!) by Perkins The selections are: F1A-Hi-Brid by Van Wallene F1B- Unnamed by Rosonokds F1C-Excalibur by Koster F1D-Garfield Lite by Doig F1G-Linda Mk8 by King F1H - Murray by VanNest/Pissany F1J-Pegasus by Lynch AMA Outdoor Designs Small Power- Li'l Chugger by Dunham Large Power-Prime Time by Keck Small Rubber-Sparrowhawk by O'Dwyer Large Rubber-Equalizer by Bienenstein AMA Indoor Designs Scale-General Aristocrat by Rees HLG-Quantum 2 by Surtees Rubber-Mini-Quark by Tagliafico Special Gadget: Torque Meter by Hinson Component: F1D VP Prop by Banks Plus the usual cartoons, photos and comments. In all, it's a jam packed issue. A collector's item. More to come!
Bob Stalick, NFFS President.