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FAI on COVID Follow Golf ? USA National Champs = The Nats What’s Ahead FAI on COVID FAI Guidance Protocol for Covid-19 affected events | World Air Sports Federation <https://www.fai.org/news/fai-guidance-protocol-covid-19-affected-events> Prepared by FAI MEDICO-PHYSIOLOGICAL COMMISSION (CIMP)   Follow Golf ? From:Michael Achterberg Hello.  Hope all are safe and well thru this troubling time.. Had an […]

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Where we are Seen On FB (and in the Sympo?) Where we are We got a suggestion from a long time SEN subscriber that we publish the extract below from Free Flight News, written by Ian Kaynes.  FAI Free Flighters are all trying to figure out the next step.  On one hand with vaccines and […]

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Nelson Glow Plugs Free Flight Quarterly #79 has appeared Thermiksense 1/2021 2021 FREE FLIGHT FORUM REPORT Nelson Glow Plugs From: Walt Ghio I will have Nelson glow plugs for sale at the San Valeer’s contest this coming weekend at Lost Hills.  Due to an increase in the helical filament wire that is used in the […]

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San Valeers Correction San Valeers Correction From: Terry Thorkildsen Roger, Your San Valeers flyer in SEN is not correct. We are not flying all modern events on either day. The correct flyer is on the Lost Hills web site. http://www.lhffmaa.com/EVENTS%202021%20FLYERS/2021%20regular%20annual%20flyer.pdf Sat Events are 1/2 a gas B gas C gas 1/2a Nostalgia E-36 Sunday events […]

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Where is SEN ? 2021 FAI Free Flight USA Team Selection Finals SAN VALEERS 72st ANNUAL & 38th ANNUAL 7 ROUNDER Where is SEN ? Roger…It struck me that I haven’t been getting my weekly + dose of SEN. Vaguely recall some sort of notice that there was a change coming, but I did nothing […]

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Leutkirch 1961 CLASSIC A1 EMAIL INTERNATIONAL– IMPORTANT NEWS Connie Piserchio and the U.S. Wakefield Gang Leutkirch 1961 From:Martin Dilly Thanks to both Russell Hartill and Peter Brocks for details of the US team management at Leutkirch. My picture of Frank Zaic there shows him using what appears to be a brick-sized walkie-talkie so I wonder […]

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  61, I was there From:Peter Brocks Re SEN 2839, Martin Dilly: I was a time keeper for the British Team and the US Power Team at the 1961 World Champs at Leutkirch, Germany. I know that Herb Kothe was the Team Manager for the US Team and I believe that Pete Sotich was the […]

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1961 World Championships Connie Piserchio 1961 World Championships From:Martin Dilly Does any SEN reader know whether Frank Zaic was US team manager at the 1961 World Championships at Leutkirch? I’ve been looking through some of the slides I took there and there’s one of him using a pretty chunky-looking walkie-talkie.  That was the year George […]

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 2021 SCAT Annual Report Famous names on the [ebay] photos 2021 SCAT Annual Report Wow! A year has gone by since cancelling the 2020 SCAT Annual, first aeromodel contest Covid victim. The modeling world has learned more and has adaptive to this cotangent and we are now enjoying our outdoor sport. Travel is still limited […]

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Looking for Rocket City Clamps Found – Classic FAI FF Fotos SCAT Annual Flash Looking for Rocket City Clamps From: Don DeLoach Anyone have any Rocket City pin clamps they’d be willing to sell me? They were the little black plastic discs sold at hobby shops back the eighties. TIA and Thrmx DD ddeloach@comcast.net — […]

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Two Tone Tatone? Check the Weather Two Tone Tatone? From: Martin Dilly Tatone Timers Does anyone recall a multi-function Tatone timer? John Tatone’s original patent from 1961 shows a timer with dual outputs, one fast for engine cut-off and another slow one for DT. Was that version ever marketed? I certainly don’t recall ever seeing […]

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SCAT ANNUAL- Weather Looks to be Wonderful SEN Advertisement and Questions SCAT ANNUAL- Weather Looks to be Wonderful  SCAT ANNUAL March 13 & 14, Reserve March 15, 2021 at Lost Hills Field, CA AMERICAS CUP & NATIONAL CUP Contest Covid Protocol Will Be Used FAI Events: **Saturday, March 13: F1A, F1B, F1C, F1Q and F1P […]