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Nelson Glow Plugs Dave Acton – Annual Nelson Glow Plugs From: Walt Ghio Doug Galbreath has retired from selling Nelson glow plugs and also fuel / bladder tubing.  I have taken over the selling of the Nelson glow plugs and Glenn Schneider has taken over the selling of the fuel / bladder tubing. The Nelson […]

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Detroit Balsa Bugs 10th Annual Brodersen FAI Challenge Help Requests F1E Swiss Championship 2022 Detroit Balsa Bugs 10th Annual Brodersen FAI Challenge August 27th &  August 28th , 2022 AMA Field – Muncie, Indiana America’s Cup Saturday, August 27th, 2022 F1A, F1B, F1C/F1P, F1Q – (JSO Combined) 7 – 1 ½ hour rounds, ½ hr. […]

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Announcement for MMM 14-Round Contest. Dave Acton Annual Burning Dandelion Announcement for MMM 14-Round Contest. From: Pete McQuade Fellow FAI, AMA, NFFS, and SAM Fliers: Just a reminder that the annual MMM 14-Rounder contest is just over 3 weeks away: July 8-10, in Denver, CO. We have a full slate of FAI, AMA, NFFS, and SAM […]

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New Flower Power ? Raptor’s for sale MiniNeurone New Flower Power ? In listening to a business radio program on NPR talking about up coming events and business in Formula One the tech export reported that in addition to natural rubber and the other traditional additives Pirelli are now using a new natural “rubber” made […]

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Remembering my Coach Bob VanNest 4th ANNUAL CASINO CUP Remembering my Coach Bob VanNest From: Pierre Brun Janna,  Brian and the VanNest family please accept my deepest condolences.  Bob was a dearest friend and my coach when I first join the SCAT. He  will greatly be missed. Big hugs to you all Pierre   4th […]

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Bob Van Nest Swiss F1E Championship Bob VanNest From: Janna VanNest With great sadness we share the passing of our dad, Bob VanNest this morning, June 5 th. Dad was a expert builder, great flyer and in his time he flew three events for US team selection. He was a power flyer and also flew […]

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2022 NFFS Symposium CIAM For Sale 2022 NFFS Symposium From:  William Booth 2022 NFFS Symposium The editorial process for the 2022 NFFS Symposium is coming to an end, but we still have a week or two if you have something you were thinking about and would like to have it included, please contact me as […]

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Whoops – wrong link Whoops mistake in the link The Indoor Nats is at  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/14Z3-GbkBPHeaMy-iW_JNskxGHfe_0tjEPqJT2umY0_c/edit#gid=1809427260 not whatever was in 2989

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Hot Hills Indoor Nats Online Lost Hills in the summer From:Dave Mayer Hi Roger: I am a very old, old free flight flyer. 83. My flying Guru is Toshi Hatazawa  I was at Lost Hills many years ago with my son Steve Mayer who is a …Master Falconer. Question:  When is  the next free flight […]

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Scandinavian Free Flight Week Bob HATSCHEK – Correction -SEN 2987 Scandinavian Free Flight Week From: Per Findahl Tue, May 24 at 11:48 PM Registration for the Scandinavian Free Flight Week is open ! Join us on Öland for three World Cup events. New Tubes as “Givaways” are on the way, more info will come. Arrival […]

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NFFS Activities Hatcheck – International Challenge NFFS Activities From: David Lindley As Gene Ulm noted in the recent SEN, NFFS membership has continued to RISE even through COVID. Those NFFS memberships mean everything to the community and the hobby. This year alone (2022), NFFS will donate in excess of $20k to junior programs and scholarships, […]

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USA NATs UPDATE Lee at The Nats NFFS Rising Photos of Leeper Viktor Pisanny got sick USA NATs UPDATE Planning on attending the NATs? please get registered…https://nats.modelaircraft.org/ Lee at The Nats From:Charles Markos More Lee The stories go on and on.  One that has not yet been mentioned is the 2001 Nats in Muncie at […]