Monthly Archives: December 2019

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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 […]

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Chris not the only one over the edge on this one -1 Chris not the only one over the edge on this one -2 Second to last 2019 AmCup Scores Chris not the only one over the Edge on this one – 1 From: Leo Reynders Dear SEN readers, About the large fly-offs and the 20 […]

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200 second maxes ? TImekeeping and binoculars Talking Timekeeping F1P(s) Wanted 200 second maxes ? By Aram Schlosberg . It seems that many are concerned that flyoff are too large, with at least 50% of the flyers. . A simple tweak would be to increase the 3:00 minute maxes to 3:20 maxes. My experience is […]

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“It is the most difficult job I have ever done” Clarifying – Yes use the tech Just try another site motorcycle for sale “It is the most difficult job I have ever done” This is part of a conversation on FB – names abbreviated M  what I think is that the F/O timekeepers have to […]

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No Super Max No Years of talk 2020 Bob White Memorial Max Men International Kiwi Cup FAI events No Super Max No From: Michael J Woodhouse No a thousand times no! How to kill the contest in one hit. The old super max idea. Again NO!!!! Michael J Woodhouse Editor’s comment : this refers to the […]

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NFFS 2020 Call for Papers Two Ideas Online Entries for Fab Feb 2020 Travel with Evgeny Some anti-performance ideas … and Weighty matters NFFS 2020 Call for Papers Authors are needed for the 53th edition of the NFFS Symposium. Papers on all aspects of free flight are welcome. Many years ago the old Model Airplane […]