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First, apologies for the blue tine.  Wrong camera settings to start.  They get better, I promise LOL  Here is our first, of 4 groups (4 demo's) arriving early for the launch!
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There's an excitement in the air!
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First up is the Pheord X150 red-neck pick up saucer!  Great for small fields
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The Nantucket Sound is always a crowd pleaser!
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Especially with the kids :)
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"The Man in the Yellow Hat" joined the festivities.
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Here I am putting the Decaffeinator on the pad.  This one ALWAYS gets a lot of attention!
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With the help of Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat, we have a perfect flight!
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The kids simply LOVED this one!  My plan is to fly it at each demo.
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Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat pose for a picture at Mission Control
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A kind spectator offered to take a picture with Kathy and I included!
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Returning the Decaffeinator, the kids are all a-flutter!
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Next up is a modified Celtic Thunder (this one with swept back ring fins)
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I love to fly, I hate to chase.  That's why I love demo's!  There is always a ready and willing recovery crew!
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The Whatchamacallit is a great demo rocket too, and super easy to build!
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Everyone looking skyward, as it should be!
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I had 4 dooDad models preped with a C6-5 motor.  I wanted to show folks the kinds of altitudes we could achieve with small models and, frankly, figured that I would loose one at each demo...  We got back every one of the darned things! LOL
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Our next demo was delayed 15 minutes so that they could launch a weather balloon (cool!).  Off in the distance, the crowd of enthusiastic spectators learn about weather and weather balloons before the launch.
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Meanwhile, I get a moment of quite and relaxation before the next launch.
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Weather balloon away!  What looked like a picture perfect launch!
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Back to work with a MAKO on a C11-3 motors.
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My recovery crew went right to work!
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The Pheord X150 on a C6-0
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Our new (yet to be announced) Down the Tubes puts in a great flight!
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Another dooDad on a C6-5.  This thing screams to nearly out of sight flights!
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And the darn thing lands not THREE feet from the pad it left from!  I knew those "Spot Landing" ribbons would come in handy! LOL
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The Alien8 was an exciting departure from the normal, for the spectators.
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Man, she looks good going up AND coming down!
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And my recovery crew was right on top of it too!
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The wind was picking up so I missed the next launch of the Decaffeinator.  Just as well....  she weather cocked and power pranged near the tree line.  Of course, the kids LOVED it... LOL  Here come the remains now.  Repairable but she's done flying for the day.
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The Stingray gives us a nice show too
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An interesting shadow cast by the Nantucket Sound on the pad.  Just thought it was cool :)
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Of course, the Nantucket Sound FLYING is much cooler!
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The dooDad again.  Man, I can't get rid of this thing! LOL
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I just love the Pheord!
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But, now to surprise them with the unique abilities of the Frick-n-Frack 2-stage saucer!
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We have LIFTOFF!
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The Alien8 at the moment of ignition.
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Kinda scary to see a dozen kids running after your prized rocket... LOL
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Last regular flight of the day, the dooDad again, with an attentive crowd.
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The highlight of the show was the last launch of the day.  The UFFO modified to use a 24mm motors (E9 in this case) and to carry TWELVE 85 foot long party streamers into the air to cast a rainbow across the field to celebrate the Curious George Festival
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One of the most majestic flights imaginable!
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What's not to love?!
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Well, then there's the clean up...
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Anybody need a streamer?  I got streamers!
That concluded our day with Curious George.  It was a wonderful day with wonderful people and we enjoyed every minute of it.  I hope we are invited back in 2014!

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