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Weighed, weighed, numbered and divided Into the Lion’s Den with a crumpet and spruce spar Ballast and performance Polyspan at Lost Hills Weighed, weighed, numbered and divided* From: Gavin Manion Replying to Tapio’s reply to me. With great respect there is a difference between a 50 gram P30 and a 40g model with 10g of […]

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FAI news Woe, not this year for me P-30 minimum weight FAI news From: Ian Kaynes Roger The January 7th  announcement below from the FAI concerns suspended members. Unless they pay their fees these countries will not be able to organise FAI Internationals and their Sporting Licences will not be valid. Regards Ian The following […]

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Best Sellers/ Top Hits on SEN web site Fab Feb Bazar Kiwi F1E Lost Hills bike and storage for sale Re: SEN 2673, etc… Best Sellers/ Top Hits on SEN web site SEN categories 12738 –  2019WC-F1A 10184 –  2019WC-F1B 9877 –  2019WC-F1C 8260 –  World Champs 2019 Where to find results etc 3129 – […]

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2020 #1 Looking for beacons Rubber at Fab Feb Nelson Glow Plugs at Fab Feb Wow ! picking air ! Fab Feb 2020 2020 WCUP#1 Flash – Carterton F1A Rob Wallace Antony Koerbin Richard Dalziel F1B David Ackery Paul Squires Roger Morrell Great Weather … Looking for beacons From: Leonardo Peretti Dear Roger : I […]

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World Cup 2019 World Cup 2020 More weighty Stuff World Cup 2019     F1A 1            Per Findahl                       SWE 2            Mikhail Kosonozhkin      RUS 3            Anton Gorsky                   RUS 4            Ivan Bezak                        SVK 5            Miroslav Mandichev       BUL 6            Valeriy Polyaev                RUS   F1A-Junior 1            Vitek Rossler                    CZE 2            Filip Klobusicky                SVK 3            Capucin Ragot                  FRA 4            Viacheslav Sankin       […]

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More World Champs Photos Hummingbird Model Products will be at Fab Feb 2019 Final American Cup Scores and Report The First West Wyalong National Championships Weighty matters More World Champs Photos Photo Album from the Slovenian team Društvo Modelarjev Pomurja https://flickr.com/photos/183006224@N08/albums/72157711685371843 Hummingbird Model Products will be at Fab Feb From: Bernard Guest Hi Sen Master, […]

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Reminder 1- Fab Feb 2020 Reminder 2 – FAI Licenses for USA sportsmen Where is the weight located Reminder 1- Fab Feb 2020 The Sign Up for the FAI events  is at  https://forms.gle/eYWwE6Ds3xN435Jn9 Because of the number of participants and the organization required you must enter for the FAI events in advance.  You do NOT […]

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Weather observation – Windy and Wunderground Weight no Flag yes Eloy Southwest Regionals 2020 Weather observation – Windy and Wunderground For many years we used the Wunderground web site for flying weather, particularly at Lost Hills. It had the sites at Blackwells Corner and Paramount Farming aka The Wonderful Company airstrip.  They disappeared for some […]

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Circumstances Apology FAI 2020 model of the year. Circumstances From:William Shailor With respect to the notion that simply adding weight to the existing air frames for F1A, B and C models is a simple solution, I suggest the opposite would occur. Given increased weight, there’s no question but that added features or functions would be […]

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THE 2019 FAI ARIZONA CHAMPIONSHIPS AT ELOY, DEC. 7-8 Dreaming ? Interesting Ideas ? Try Simple attempt THE 2019 FAI ARIZONA CHAMPIONSHIPS AT ELOY, DEC. 7-8 The weather forecast for our contest had not looked good which resulted in only 3 flyers from other states making the trip to Eloy this year. When I arrived […]

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F1As’ energy reduction ideas Watching Attempts *Don`t Discourage people** 20s rule and more F1As’ energy reduction ideas By Aram Schlosberg . Allard van Wallene has raised two interesting ideas to reduce the energy transferred by the flyer to an A model. . A 400 square cm flag is has a 20 cm side (7.87”) which […]

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Arizona FF Championships Don’t Discourage people 20 seconds of History Chill be happy Some (not discouraging)  lateral thinking Arizona FF Championships From: Peter Brocks Next weekend, Dec. 7 and 8, the Arizona FAI Free Flight Championships will be held in Eloy, AZ. This is the last America’s Cup contest to collect points for the year […]