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Heli-Log 10:13:2014

Posted 10-13-2014 at 09:31 AM by rcnut

Just about half way through October!


Mark and I headed to our practice field. We didn't do much flying due to the cold, wind, and clouds. 52 degrees with 15-20 mph winds, and overcast as if it was going to rain.

We both worked on our heli's Saturday. Mark was installing the electronics into his Goblin while waiting for the conversion to arrive. Me, I replaced some worn out parts on my Rave and pulled out the AR7200BX and installed the Spartan Vortex VX1n. yep,...
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Heli-Log 9:29:14

Posted 09-29-2014 at 02:54 PM by rcnut
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The beginning of a great weekend?…Saturday…and the end of September!

Mark and I met for breakfast at 9:00 am. We discussed the week we had (long, tiring, and boring), and then switched to the topic of heli's! We arrived at our practice field and no one was in sight, just us once again. The weather was fantastic! Blue skies, 68 degrees and climbing (it stopped at 82 degrees), with very light winds…zero to 5 mph.

I went up first, I wanted to see if I solved my tail...
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Heli-Log 9:15:2014

Posted 09-15-2014 at 12:32 PM by rcnut

Here we are mid point of September!

Last weekend, Mark and I had our practice field all to ourselves for both days (no Bob, Bill, John, or Chuck to distract us). Mark made the comment of not wanting to use the buddy-box…ok with me! It’s time for him to grow some wings and fly. We had a few miss-haps, but nothing serious. Mark had a roll over on take-off, the swashplate on my Rave started to separate, and the tail control rod snapped.

Mark and I made it out this Sunday....
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Heli-Log 9:3:14

Posted 09-03-2014 at 01:21 PM by rcnut

Here we are…the beginning of September! Fall time…

Goodbye summer! Sad to see you go so soon! However, the cooler weather, Fall, will make our gas motors produce more power. They really like the cooler to colder weather!

It’s been a few weeks since IRCHA…like 3 weeks now, and Mark and I finally made it back to the flying field. Work has gotten in the way (10 hour days, 7 days a week). So this Labor Day weekend was a nice break. Saturday was a mix of rain and sunny...
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Heli-Log 8:15:2014

Posted 08-15-2014 at 12:55 PM by rcnut
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The last few days of IRCHA…Friday…

Morning temps were cool…65 degrees with a light breeze.

I arrived at the Jamboree early this time, as Mark had overslept…again! I started off finalizing my shopping list. I checked out the FPV glasses and the new Accu simulator…not bad actually, but nothing for Mac at this time. I made my way back to our site and helped my buddy Ray programing his radio. Mark arrived and put up a couple of flights while I was working with Ray, he...
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