Monthly Archives: July 2018

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Not the best way to end the competition, but accepted F1ABC E/C blog at Thermiksense has started Sunday morning flights to the ground Not the best way to end the competition, but accepted From: Walt Ghio The information posted on the SCAT web site regarding fly offs has been interesting reading the last few months.  […]

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October at Lost Hills Report of Black Cup Contest at Lost Hills About the Launch Height Reduction Suggestions How about this? Weak Links Again Free Flight Quarterly #68 has appeared Your signature October at Lost Hills We have got some questions about the October FAI schedule at Lost Hills. It appears that a number of […]

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Wind breaks the weak link Bror’s Words In response to Martin More Martin Before you throw stone Wind breaks the weak link. From: john carter Reply to Martin The weak link idea does not work in practice if flying in high winds it’s easy to jerk the model and add a temporary high load when […]

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Just the Weather Nobody Complained Foul weather flyoffs. [D/t] Flyoff from a pile … Jr. World Champs Reporting Just the Weather From:Stuart Darmon Wind, rain, and poor visibility are not exceptional circumstances. They are weather. Nobody Complained From:Martin Dilly REDUCED F1 LAUNCH ENERGY I note with interest that so far nobody has raised any objections […]

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D/T Fly Off Thoughts Model performance reduction and model performance measurement Pieter de Boer R.I.P. The German Freeflight Magazine has relaunched it’s webpage Swedish Suggestions MMM 14 rounder report D/T Fly Off Thoughts From:Colin Sharman Hi Roger, As a currently ‘retired’ UK F1A flyer, including being an ex British team member and supporter at various […]

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DT clarification No points for a slide Talk to the Elephant in the corner For those who have never seen an elephant on a free flight field. DT clarification From: Andrew Barron There are some DT misconceptions in the most recent posting from our friend Aram.  First, many fliers in F1A, F1B, and F1C use […]

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Pieter de Boer USA F1E Team for next year Step and do something DT flyoffs one more time Pieter de Boer Dutch sportsmen report the death of popular and well known Dutch F1C Sportsman, Pieter de Boer. Contact Address for de Boer family Brefelds Goren 56 48599 Gronau-Epe Germany USA F1E Team for next year […]

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DT fly offs Take a Fresh Look Looking for a particular F1B E-Timer RIP Bob Norton Next SCAT Black Cup reminder DT fly offs From:Allard van Wallene Another 3 World Cup competitions (Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Cups) have been added to the ‘DT fly off’ routine with 2 times 3 minutes and 1 time 60 […]

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Observation from the sideline F1C Timing The ‘18 Nats are also a World Cup event! Observation from the sideline From:Terry Thorkildsen Seems like if they are going to now check engine runs on the ground they need to cut them down by 0.5 seconds to account for the allowable time they are now doing by […]

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Class F1C. Maximum duration of motor run in 21st century. Timer battery Testing On stopping the watch Class F1C. Maximum duration of motor run in 21st century.        Nowadays without exaggerations F1C model aircraft should be considered as a work-of-art among highly technological objects. With ultimate aerodynamic parameters and advanced design of high-power piston engines […]

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NFFS Sympo Needs You, the Guru Wawayanda Results Protests NFFS Sympo Needs You, the Guru From: Ed Carroll Hi Roger, I am short on total pages for the new SYMPO, Please post this message on SEN: I am still short of where I want to be on articles for the 2018 SYMPO.  This is your […]