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  61, I was there From:Peter Brocks Re SEN 2839, Martin Dilly: I was a time keeper for the British Team and the US Power Team at the 1961 World Champs at Leutkirch, Germany. I know that Herb Kothe was the Team Manager for the US Team and I believe that Pete Sotich was the […]

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1961 World Championships Connie Piserchio 1961 World Championships From:Martin Dilly Does any SEN reader know whether Frank Zaic was US team manager at the 1961 World Championships at Leutkirch? I’ve been looking through some of the slides I took there and there’s one of him using a pretty chunky-looking walkie-talkie.  That was the year George […]

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 2021 SCAT Annual Report Famous names on the [ebay] photos 2021 SCAT Annual Report Wow! A year has gone by since cancelling the 2020 SCAT Annual, first aeromodel contest Covid victim. The modeling world has learned more and has adaptive to this cotangent and we are now enjoying our outdoor sport. Travel is still limited […]

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Looking for Rocket City Clamps Found – Classic FAI FF Fotos SCAT Annual Flash Looking for Rocket City Clamps From: Don DeLoach Anyone have any Rocket City pin clamps they’d be willing to sell me? They were the little black plastic discs sold at hobby shops back the eighties. TIA and Thrmx DD ddeloach@comcast.net — […]

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Two Tone Tatone? Check the Weather Two Tone Tatone? From: Martin Dilly Tatone Timers Does anyone recall a multi-function Tatone timer? John Tatone’s original patent from 1961 shows a timer with dual outputs, one fast for engine cut-off and another slow one for DT. Was that version ever marketed? I certainly don’t recall ever seeing […]

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SCAT ANNUAL- Weather Looks to be Wonderful SEN Advertisement and Questions SCAT ANNUAL- Weather Looks to be Wonderful  SCAT ANNUAL March 13 & 14, Reserve March 15, 2021 at Lost Hills Field, CA AMERICAS CUP & NATIONAL CUP Contest Covid Protocol Will Be Used FAI Events: **Saturday, March 13: F1A, F1B, F1C, F1Q and F1P […]

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help from sen readers Need some Help USA Nats Info help from sen readers From: John Clapp What is the smart way to use a pager motor to release a DT ;line? Thanks for any help. John Clapp Need some Help From: Graham Selick I am in need of a good cylinder and piston plus […]

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2021 U. S. Free Flight Team Selection Finals Don Zink Jim Walston 2021 U. S. Free Flight Team Selection Finals From : William Booth The French World Championships Organizing Committee has committed to the CIAM that they will make a go/no go decision by Saturday May 15.  Should they decide to proceed, the World Championships […]

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Walston system for sale Looking for 4:1 or 5:1 winder AMA Rule Change Schedule Walston system for sale From:Alan Abriss I’m selling my Walston tracking system included are the TRX-3S receiver, yagi antenna, 2 transmitters and the carrying bag. All in excellent condition. $550 + shipping or it can be picked up from me in […]

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LOST HILLS CONTEST SCHEDULE FOR FALL 2021 Radio/Scanner for sale More BOM LOST HILLS CONTEST SCHEDULE FOR FALL 2021 (+ ADJACENT MEETS ) September 4 – 6:              Rocky Mountain Free Flight Championships (Denver) September 17 – 19:          United States Free Flight Championships Saturday October 2:          Kiwi Cup […]

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World First for BoM Super Magic 6 World First for BoM WARNING  This has a link to You Tube Video.  This video is by a Scottish standup comic who is parodying a well known Scottish politician, probably The first Minister.  This video contains a number of 4 letter words that some might object to. In […]

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FAI News CIAM Bureau message News from AMA Molex Pico Blade EAD  and us FAI News From: Ian Kaynes To organisers of F1 World Cup competitions The message below has been issued following the decisions at a CIAM Bureau meeting. The World Cup has been suspended until May 10 and will be reviewed again in April. […]