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09-17-2022 Fun-fly and BBQ.
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.
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!