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My booth table, all set up with displays.  Open for business!
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The whole booth, such as it is :)
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Range is nearly set up and ready to go!
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A beautifully finished Thunderbird!
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First launch of the day!  Now we're cookin/
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Tony shows his SkonkWulf by Shrox
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On the pad, getting ready for flight!
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Here we have a Nantucket Sound and a Long Over Due (one of several this day)
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Flight line filling up!
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Missed the launch, but the recovery of this mini bird was very cool!
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Tony's SkonkWulf gives a great flight
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And a great recovery too!
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Fastest lighthouse in the north east!
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The Triskelion shows her colors!
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At one point I counted 47 cars...
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And nearly 100 people!
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Another Long Over Due.  This must have been Long Over Due Appreciation  Day! LOL
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Triskelion Away!
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And return on that trademark FlisKits Red-Diamond 'chute!
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Now sure whose, or what, but LOVE clusters!
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D-Nelson Tomahawk
gives us a great show!
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New proto, tentatively named "Hammer Blow", on the pad with a B6-4
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Sharp looking bird!
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Meanwhile, a Mystic takes to the air!
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Simply beautiful!
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Up she goes!  Only to tumble harmlessly unstable...   Fixed shortly (see below)
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Tri-Glide
makes an appearance!
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Now the fun begins!  If you look closely, you can see one of the detached gliders just below the streamer
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Steve prepares his D-Nelson Tomahawk for flight
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Second flight of the Hammer Blow, with 1.5 oz. of nose weight...
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Picture perfect, up and back!  I will also explore slightly larger fins in the hopes of eliminating the need for nose weight.  Keep watch for a new proto at our Anniversary Launch in September!
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Steve's D-Nelson Tamahawk is picture perfect!
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Up and back!
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Now, ThAT'S a Bull's Eye, if I ever saw one!
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love it!
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One of many SEMROC birds sent up by Tony in memory of Carl McLawhorn
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Nice!
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WHOOPS!  Missed the Rhino launch, but got the recovery!
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Third launch of the Hammer Blow with a C6-3.  Another perfect flight!
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Getting the Thunderbird on the pad
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Don't know whose, or what, but WOW!
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One of Ray's birds.  How do I know?  Count the rings.  If they surpass the "DiPaola Limit" then it's probably one of Ray's... LOL
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Beautiful liftoff of the Thunderbird.  Unfortunately, due to a problem with the alignment of the engine mount, she slowly arced over and nearly power pranged into the pavement!  A short while later I got to see the carnage...   ...Small nick in the nose cone and a scratch on one fin.  Amazing!
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New bird with no real name yet.  This is a raw boiler-plate proto...
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Meanwhile, I captured a Buck Shot in mid flight.  Bill's I believe.
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On the pad and looking SHARP!
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The moment of excitement!  She boosted well for about 30 feet then did a short series of slow loops before coming to rest on Boris' tent...  Still, not all that bad and some very slight modifications will get this bird flying very well.  Keep watch!
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Ok, so Even had one of those one-in-a-million events....
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Upon recovery he noticed that the wadding had formed a ring and completely ensnared the shroud lines.  COOL!
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Alien8
.  'nuff said!
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Very cool!
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Our flight range.  Look closely, you can see a Triskelion being recovered (caught) just to the right of the flag :)
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Poor shadows, but this is the fleet that Tony graced us with today!
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Another range show with a liftoff in progress
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Tony prepping another bird
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Steve and his lady friend preping for what looks like a drag race
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Ray and his friend discussing the finer points of odd-rocs
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That thar be a Lawn Dart, son.
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Ray with his Borealis.
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Majestic.  Simply Majestic
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Just as beautiful coming down.
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Majestic.  Really.
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1, 2, 3, 4, 5... more... Yep, well past the DiPaola limit there, must be Ray's...
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The famed A.C.M.E. Spitfire.  Words fail me.
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Majes....  Goofy, simply goofy.
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love it!
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Another Buck Shot!
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Caught this one on the way back even!
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One of several gliders today.  This one a Deltie
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Steve ended the day with a beautiful flight of his Frick-n-Frack!
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Boris' R/C glider photo-bombed by Bob there... LOL
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Second flight for the day, and the best of the two!

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