Monthly Archives: May 2022

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Whoops – wrong link Whoops mistake in the link The Indoor Nats is at  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/14Z3-GbkBPHeaMy-iW_JNskxGHfe_0tjEPqJT2umY0_c/edit#gid=1809427260 not whatever was in 2989

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Hot Hills Indoor Nats Online Lost Hills in the summer From:Dave Mayer Hi Roger: I am a very old, old free flight flyer. 83. My flying Guru is Toshi Hatazawa  I was at Lost Hills many years ago with my son Steve Mayer who is a …Master Falconer. Question:  When is  the next free flight […]

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Scandinavian Free Flight Week Bob HATSCHEK – Correction -SEN 2987 Scandinavian Free Flight Week From: Per Findahl Tue, May 24 at 11:48 PM Registration for the Scandinavian Free Flight Week is open ! Join us on Öland for three World Cup events. New Tubes as “Givaways” are on the way, more info will come. Arrival […]

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NFFS Activities Hatcheck – International Challenge NFFS Activities From: David Lindley As Gene Ulm noted in the recent SEN, NFFS membership has continued to RISE even through COVID. Those NFFS memberships mean everything to the community and the hobby. This year alone (2022), NFFS will donate in excess of $20k to junior programs and scholarships, […]

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USA NATs UPDATE Lee at The Nats NFFS Rising Photos of Leeper Viktor Pisanny got sick USA NATs UPDATE Planning on attending the NATs? please get registered…https://nats.modelaircraft.org/ Lee at The Nats From:Charles Markos More Lee The stories go on and on.  One that has not yet been mentioned is the 2001 Nats in Muncie at […]

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32nd Annual Nor Cal–America’s Cup Events April 29-May 1, 2022 Hatschek International Challenge NFFS and USA Teams Lifting Vortex Use your Vortex Lee unwarped me) Lee Hines 32nd Annual Nor Cal–America’s Cup Events April 29-May 1, 2022 From:Fred Terzian FAI Events Held April 30th, 2022–Excellent Flying Conditions! F1A–Ken Bauer    161  180  132 146 180  Total […]

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CIAM Lee Hines – Mr. Baseball LEE HINES Where is your Vortex Waegell  Wind CIAM From: FFn The Plenary remote voting on the technical proposals has just been completed. The meeting has confirmed all but one of the items which were recommended by the Free Flight Technical Meeting reported in the April FFn. The exception […]

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Coach I only knew him for 11 years Leaper First met him at the Taft  Champs Coach From: Jim  Parker Lee Hines Memory “Coach” At a not so past contest, a flyer overheard me call Lee Hines “Coach” and asked why. Here’s the details of the answer. I arrived at the So Cal F1A scene […]

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Lee Hines Four beloved skyscrapers have now passed in this last month Dave Acton Wind blew Dual Club event to November Lee Hines It is with much sadness that we report the passing of Lee Hines, the Southern California glider man, National Champ, World Champs Team Member,….  Lee was one of the Icons of Free […]

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Fundamentals Auto Appreciating others … Bill Bogart and more Fundamentals From:Gilbert Morris Things a bit slow right now? Now might be a good time to brush up on fundamentals. Check this out: Airfoil Design – YouTube <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fk2J5LtdSg> Editor’s comment : when checking out there above item , You Tube came  up with other suggestions on […]