Monthly Archives: August 2021

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An approach Link to FFTSC White paper Cool it An approach From:Carl Bogart Dear Roger, As an ex F1C flyer I’ve been following the discussions of what to do about performance .I think I have a solution but it’s probably not cheap. Basically the idea is to fit a transmitter/receiver to the model. The timer […]

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20-20 Hind sight Altimer section All locked up – in the past? Fun meter pegged What the other guys do In The Press Finally 20-20 Hind sight In reading the reports of a couple important F1Q event on FB it seems they were able to avoid the dreaded altimer flyoff  by tweaking of the energy […]

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Great You need to leap Lock it all up Alt Action Flying Electrons North American Cup Kiwi Cup Isaacson Winter in October Classic Kiwi Cup F1E Altimter section Great From:gary pope Great editorial Rog, you left me wanting more. Cheers You need to leap From: gliderbohm Roger, As usual, the thinking in your editorial is […]

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We have reached tipping point, when we will cross the chasm? Rocky Mountain FF Champs 2021 Altitude …is not everything Addressing the Dilemma Home by noon Good News We have reached tipping point, when we will cross the chasm? Editorial  (with acknowledgements to Malcolm Gladwell and Geoffrey Moore, authors of two classic business and beyond […]

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All the best Pre-Flyoff Flight to the ground Duration is the Target Altimeter Flyoffs Leonard “Len” Kendy All the best From:Michael Achterberg Congratulations Hank! Happy Bday. Thermals, Michael   Pre-Flyoff From:Charles Markos The longest flight wins! Ackery’s wish is already in place at some FAI competitions.   It is simple.  No max for the first round…timed […]

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Hall of Fame Member Henry “Hank” Cole Turns the Century Mark! 50 km  and missed the water Altitude, or duration and … Hall of Fame Member Henry “Hank” Cole Turns the Century Mark! From:Fred Terzian Legendary Oakland Cloud Duster member Hank Cole turns 100 today (August 19th)! We have had the honor of seeing Hank […]

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One Detail I forgot and point I should clarify Good Example of All-Tee in real life USFFC US Air settings Good Example of All-Tee in real life From: Allard Van Wallene Altimeters have been used for years in model rocketry and radio controlled electric powered gliders. Has there been controversy about inaccuracy or wrong settings? […]

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All-Tee Doc Settings is Key Lost Hills Motels  F1E Meisterschaft The All-Tee Achievement All-Tee Doc We forgot to post the link to the manual https://www.dropbox.com/s/z63wb7ci9htesdr/All-Tee%20manual.pdf?dl=0&fbclid=IwAR1IzCslN2ShxtbWxDT9upYsnB7nZLnAH02-IpsSO2wvQEIDRvf5hf5-PEg   Settings is Key From: PierreChaussebourg About altimeters. In aviation altimeters are used according three différent setting : QFE: altimeters set on pressure on the ground at a given place […]

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Operation of the All-Tee altimeter The Pathway AMA Nats FF intro http://www.modelaircraft.orgOperation of the All-Tee altimeter From: Allard van Wallene Operation of the All-Tee altimeter Principle: Most if not all altimeters used for aeromodeling are based on measuring the air pressure the sensor is exposed to. This pressure drops when the height of the model […]

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Two faces of All-Tee From the All-Tee Altimeter group on FB Altimeter Q for Allard Two faces of All-Tee The reason All-Tee was designed was provide a a certified, accurate and effective altimeter to satisfy the maximum altitude measuring requirement for a FAI Free Flight “Altimeter flyoff”.  It has procedures so it can be used […]