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Fun-fly & BBQ images now available.

09-17-2022 Fun-fly and BBQ.

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Charging Station #1 rebuilt

With a huge thanks to Mark Miller, charging station #1 is back up to full steam. The upgrades include a new, larger solar panel and controller, plus a new battery box.

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EFR Gate Repair Update

Steve Willison and Gary Elliott were able to straighten up the EFR gate hinge-post (without cement) today, so the gate is now back to normal operation. Many thanks to Steve and Gary!

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ALES Results 08-24-2022

It was a cold South Wind a blow’n but the SLOFlyer boys faced it boldly with nary a whimper. What a team!  While no carnage, landings were elusive. It was tough…Steve

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Fun Fly & BBQ 09-17-2022

Our SloFlyers FF and BBQ is scheduled for Saturday September 17th, starting at 9 am. The tally of your responses (RSVP) to this email will determine the amount of food purchased and the number of events that time will allow. The … Continue reading

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ALES Results 08-10-2022

We all had a little time at the top of the heap…brief glory…but Mike spent the most time on top of the pile for first Overall. Tony was our landing ace this morning. The Wilsons tangled during a landing approach, … Continue reading

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Missing Tools (updated 07-31-2022)

Woody placed a box of tools in the clubhouse with plans to use them as prizes for the upcoming Fun Fly. The tools have mysteriously gone missing. It would be highly appreciated if they were returned to the clubhouse. Thank-you … Continue reading

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ALES Results 07-27-2022

You might have thought we could stay up forever…but, it’s harder than it looks. Those who did were richly rewarded by first and second place finishes. Keep an eye on Chase…could be our next dark horse.  Way to go everyone…that … Continue reading

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ALES Results 07-13-2022

Have never seen anything like it. Everyone had a steller, if not amazing, flight, with several beautiful low level saves. Everyone agrees that this is the ultimate goal in glider competition.  Way to go Tony and Chase, and Morgan for staying in the … Continue reading

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Runway Maintenance (updated 08-01-2022)

With a huge thanks to Tony Jacobson and his tractor, the scraping of the runway is now complete.  The runway is usable but still a bit dusty, so jets might not be advisable. Next, runway sealing. The SLO Flyers Board … Continue reading

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EFR closed for runway maintenance on Wednesday, June 29th

The EFR will be closed to flying on Wednesday, June 29th while Tony J. scrapes the runway with his tractor. Anyone wishing to assist Tony with leaf blowers and brooms would be highly appreciated. The fun begins at 8:00 AM!

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ALES Results 06-08-2022

We were given the impossible challenge of ALES at 100 meters and some of us proved that it can be done…simply amazing…way to go Morgan and Tony. We will tinker some more with our contest format and we are all … Continue reading

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