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Following Mike with my Quadcopter

I’m following Mike Rittenhouse flying his RC airplane with my quadcopter.  I recorded the video through the quadcopter’s FPV camera using my Fatshark Attitude V4 goggles DVR.  I’m looking forward to doing it again using a GoPro for better video … Continue reading

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New Weather Station

SloFlyers Club has a new weather station at the field that can be accessed on the internet. There are 2 ways to see the info, first the weather graphic is posted on the SloFlyers home page or if you prefer … Continue reading

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Results – ALES Contest Wednesday September 28, 2016

From Rick Johnston; Flight results: Rank    Pilot                Points    Percent 1    Willison, Steve       3860.4    100 2    Wilson, Mike         3748.4     97.1 3    Riekki, Daryl          3436.8    89.03 4    Wilson, Morgan    3274.2     84.82 5    Johnston, Rick   … Continue reading

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ALES Contest Wednesday September 28, 2016

From Rick Johnston; It’s time for our club ALES glider contest Wednesday. Morgan will be CD. Pilots meeting at 9:00. Should be cooler weather. Also this coming weekend is the Fall Fest Glider contest in Visalia. We have several members … Continue reading

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Results – ALES contest Wednesday September 14, 2016

From Rick Johnston; It was a beautiful day with spectacular lift and spectacular sink (right Tony?)  Rick did the best at staying in the lift and avoiding the sink. Second was Steve Willison and third was Tony(watch out for that … Continue reading

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ALES contest Wednesday September 14, 2016

From Rick Johnston; Tomorrow is our first ALES contest for September. The lift this AM was extraordinary and could be the same tomorrow. Steve Willison will be CD. Pilots meeting 9:00. Rick

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Club Meeting Minutes – September 10, 2016

From Mike Rittenhouse; Click here to read the September 10, 2016 club meeting minutes. Mike

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Results – ALES Contest Wednesday August 24, 2016

From Rick Johnston; It was an interesting day of flying, low clouds/fog slowed the start but there was lift to be had. Tony Gallo did the best at using that lift to take first place, Daryl was second and Ken … Continue reading

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Email from Chuck Bowers

Email from Chuck Bowers to Mike Rittenhouse and the SloFlyers Club; Hi Mike After 6 crazy weeks we are now firmly established in Grants Pas Oregon. In early July we were making rapid trips back and forth…hauling all our treasures … Continue reading

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Club Meeting Minutes August 20, 2016

From Mike Rittenhouse; Click here to read the minutes. Mike

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