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New  F1C s  For Sale In Search Of a Winder Golf (Carts) at Lost Hills in October New  F1C s  For Sale From: Roy Summersby Artyem Babenko has sent me the models he had left in his workshop. Due to the situation in Ukraine and having bombs dropping just (300 meters) away he wanted them […]

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’22 Harvest Classic Upcoming at Wawaywanda 2022 Harvest Classic Harvest Classic 2022 Sep 17,18 Wawaywanda NY This is our post-Nats contest. The corn was a solid wall along the north-south road along the field’s west side. We had a successful corn retrieval for a model flown by Ben Schultz on Saturday without a transmitter after […]

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Harvest Classic this weekend AE-24 2022 – A Model Aircraft Competition Just for College Students Harvest Classic this weekend From: Andrew Barron Dear Free flight friends, For those of us coming to the Harvest Classic Free Flight Meet this weekend in New York, I wish to update us on the conditions.  The weather forecast looks […]

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Lost Hills Association Annual membership meeting Patterson 2022 – Correction Lost Hills Association Annual membership meeting. The Annual membership meeting for the Lost Hills Association will be held this Saturday, September 17 on the field immediately after the USFFC awards.   That will be approximately 6:00.  We are required to hold a membership meeting once […]

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USFFC Patterson Kotuku and Sierra USA Team Selection Finals USFFC 52nd ANNUAL UNITED STATES FREE FLIGHT CHAMPIONSHIPS September 16 – 18, 2022 at Lost Hills, CA – Category II – AMA Sanction (AAA) – America’s & National Cups The flyer format is hard to fit in SEN but you can find it here: http://www.lhffmaa.com/EVENTS%202022%20FLYERS/USFFCflyer2022%20(004).pdf PATTERSON […]

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USA Team Selection Update USA Team Selection Status Update The Finals to select a team for the 2023 World Championships, to be held in France, are fast approaching. The Finals will be held from October 10 through October 15, 2022 in Lost Hills, CA. The deadline to enter the Finals is Tuesday September 20, 2022. […]

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USA Team Selection Help USA Team Selection Timers From: Mike McKeever The Team Selection Finals are fast approaching.  As Contest Director I want to make sure participants understand the deadline for entry is September 20.  Colleen Pierce at AMA needs your entry to be received by that date.   There will be no entries accepted […]

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Eifel Pokal Results Winning By Extrapolation Eifel Pokal Results Here https://www.eifelpokal.de/Live   Winning By Extrapolation From aram Schlosberg In SEN 3019 Gauthier Briere argues that altitude flyoffs (the altitude at 120 seconds) could be improved by calculating the theoretical flight time based on the (1) climb max altitude and the average sink rate between attaining the […]

SEN 3019

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Altitude flyoff would have given me second place F1Bs available Bike for sale Altitude flyoff would have given me second place From:Gauthier Brière Hello, Free flight competitions are flight duration competitions and not height competitions. A model that climbs lower but has better glide is disadvantaged by the current altimeter flyoff rule. I would never […]

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AmCup  Progress Q Correction Missing Photos in A Century of British Free Flight Contest Report: 43rd Annual MMM 14-Round Contest A better link to the organizer’s Euro results USA Team Selection – Nag #1   AmCup  Progress Q Correction I normally don’t send out SEN AmCup score corrections mid-season but think a quick note is […]

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More on the Euros All-Tee News Plus Plus, Plus More on the Euros From the FaceBook, Per Findahl points us to the FAI report on the Euro Champs  At this place https://www.fai.org/news/2022-fai-f1abc-european-championships-free-flight-model-aircraft-north-macedonia It includes reference to a very good set of photos at : https://www.flickr.com/photos/airsports_fai/albums/72177720301513897 Pity Flickr does not facilitate captions ? The link to […]

SEN 3016

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Looking to buy competitive F1B models – not at FFM Euros Looking to buy competitive F1B models From:Ittai Kohavi Hello, This is Ittai Kohavi, as some of you may know, my F1B model box was lost in Frankfurt by Lufthansa Airlines on the way to the Jr. World Championships this summer in Bulgaria. Despite our […]