Monthly Archives: April 2017

SEN 2297

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Double Standards Results of USA Pre- CIAM Survey Double Standards From:Damjan Zulic Hi Roger With my comment about possible abuse of electronics in FF I just wanted to point out double standards with some suggestions. I know that the use of a closed loop feed back systems is forbidden. But I also know, that the […]

SEN 2296

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End of Rumor – new GPS tracker GPS – SEN 2295 Pre- CIAM Meeting comments End of Rumor – new GPS tracker From: ffelectronics Hi Roger, This is to quit the ‘rumors’ of the last few days and confirm that I am going to release a new product named Pyxis, the new GPS model tracker […]

SEN 2295

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John O’Donnell Memorial page Rumors Babenko F1C Proposal John O’Donnell Memorial page John’s Son has started a page:- http://www.jod.org.uk Rumors The reason why we printed Mike the Dino’s  GPS piece under the title rumor because it ia a comment by Mike about an as yet un-released product. The link to the Sidus/Aeris web site is […]

SEN 2294

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JOD passes THE NEW 2017 FREE FLIGHT FORUM REPORT Dino Discussion Big Al’s Contest Replacement Rumor Dept JOD passes From Mike Fantham Roger, I read on the Hip Pocket Forum that John O’Donnell has passed on after a fall   May he rest in peace. http://www.hippocketaeronautics.com/hpa_forum/index.php?topic=21970.msg205870#msg205870 He was inducted into the NFFS Hall of Fame in […]

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Big Al’s first event at Lost Hills Big Als 2017 More Mulligans ? Searching for the tracker Big Al’s first event at Lost Hills From: Walt Ghio The Bissonnette Memorial is scheduled for May 27th and May 28th at the Lost Hills flying field.  This contest has been held from 1989 to the present.  As […]

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  ADT for all ! Keep 20 Scrap 20 Reminder   ADT for all ! From:chris.edge Captain SCAT, I think Tmat is conflating a number of different arguments in SEN 2291; let’s split them up. Safety: Yes, there is a very good argument for making RCDT mandatory for all FAI classes for exactly the reasons […]

SEN 2291

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  20 second attempt rule – safety issue? 20 second serve   20 second attempt rule – safety issue? From: Tony Mathews Some years ago I had a conversation with Victor Stamov about the 20 second attempt rule. As readers will recall, for a few years it was abolished for F1A only (seems some people […]

SEN 2290

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Selling F1A & set of wings 20 second rule-please keep it! The carbon Wing and one more Selling F1A & set of wings Mike Thompson For Sale: Stamov long model single servo, covered with clear micafilm. Has about 40 flights, excellent shape. Asking $1,000. Also, have a set of Stamov short wings for sale covered […]

SEN 2289

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  Joachim Löffler 20 or Not ? 20 sec rule Stepan’s Wings     Joachim Löffler From FB Sad news for all free flight pilots, on Friday has died Joachim Löffler (GER). We mourn for a big model pilot who became 76 years old. His funeral taks plase on the 12th of April in Kröbeln, […]

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The 20-second rule 20 seconds = Risk vs Reward Stefanchuk’s new wings Stepan on   Stefanchuk’s new wings ATTENTION F1E FLYERS The 20-second rule From: aram schlosberg There are a number of CIAM proposals from European countries (whom attend the CIAM meeting in late April) to abolish the 20-second attempt rule across the board. The impetus […]

SEN 2287

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CIAM Meeting Agenda Message to USA FAI flyers CIAM Meeting Agenda The Agenda contain the rules changes proposals . They are on the FAI Web site. http://www.fai.org/ciam-documents On this page go to the Meeting – click Then 2017 – click Then PlenaryMeeting – Lausanne (SUI), 28-29 April 2017 – click Then CIAM 2017 Plenary Meeting […]