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ALES Contest, Wednesday, 11/22/2017

From Rick Johnston: Time to get ALES contests restarted. Tony Gallo will be CD tomorrow. Pilots meeting at 9:00 AM. See you there. Rick

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Dennis’ Day at the Field

Dennis Williams had the field all to himself today to fly his new QQ300 airplane.  Well, almost all to himself.  It seems that some indigenous personnel slithered by in the form of a Garter snake and kept Dennis company!

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Notes from the Secretary

From Mike Rittenhouse: (1). THE FIELD WILL BE CLOSED TO SLO FLYERS ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2 FROM 9:00 to 12:00.  Cal Poly will be holding their annual foam glider event. (Fun to watch) (2). DUES ARE DUE. Morgan is emailing … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER CLUB MEETING THIS SATURDAY 9:00 AM

From Mike Rittenhouse:   Discussion Items 1.  2018 Dues and Re-up Timeline 2.  2018 Proposed Slate of Officers: Tony Jacobson, Vice President Morgan Wilson, Treasurer Tony Gallo, President       Mike Rittenhouse, Secretary 3. And other earth shaking topics

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Great Day at the Field!

Tuesday offered near-perfect flying weather, plus an incredible turnout:

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Flight #6 on Dave’s A-4E Skyhawk

From David Stafford: Here’s my third aerial video with my new A-4E, this time with the Kodak Cube HD camera mounted under the nose of the airplane, looking back. The video was processed with Cyberlink Power Director 15.

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Flight #4 on Dave’s A-4E Skyhawk

From David Stafford: Here’s my second aerial video with my new A-4E, this time with the Kodak Cube HD camera mounted on the belly of the airplane. The video was processed with Cyberlink Power Director 15.

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Dave’s new Freewing A-4 Skyhawk

First flight 10/26/17, followed by 2 more flights. Livery graphics resemble the airplane LCDR John McCain flew from the USS Oriskany. 80mm EDF; 5500 mAh 6S 65C LiPo. The airplane can be configured in either the A-4E or A-4F model. … Continue reading

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October 11th ALES Contest Results

From Daryl Riekki: FLYING RESULTS: Pilot                                Points            Percent RIEKKI, Daryl              3682.4        … Continue reading

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Request for photos

To all club members: Please feel free to send photos of your aircraft, along with a brief description. Completed aircraft, build projects, mod projects are all are welcome. -dave

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