Category Archives: Events

posts regarding contests or events that I have or will be attending.

Indoor Fun – 10 November 2022

The Cloudbusters held their November Indoor contest yesterday so I drove the 135 miles (2+ hours) one way to go have four hours of fun. (For those of you that complain about no where local to fly, I think this … Continue reading

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Moving Right Along…

Well, “busy July” is over.  Of course, that the busy-ness overflowed into August.  Being away from home for two weeks means orders pile up.  Here are some quick status updates. 1 – AMA Outdoor Free Flight Nats:  I won Dime … Continue reading

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The FAC Nats mk XXII – 2022 – a Personal Report

Well, I am “freshly” returned from the FAC Nats in Geneseo, NY.  It was so great to be there, since the last time all of us Rubber Scale crazies were there was in 2019 and the last Nats (an every-two-year … Continue reading

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The Busy Month of July

I’ve been wanting to write for awhile, but a) I am not sure what to write and b) I’ve been so busy since coming back from vacation.  I do know what to write, but there are so many things, most … Continue reading

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Volaré 2021 Year in Review

Well, yesterday was the last contest (for me) in 2021.  I flew in four events and won one of them – and I “could” have won all four.  I almost feel like karma followed me to Pontiac yesterday:  I’ve been … Continue reading

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2021 FAC Outdoor Champs – Minus the Ted Dock

Another LONG missive… For a couple weeks, I’ve had this feeling for foreboding – or at least a feeling of ill-preparedness.  In fact, this entire year I have been behind the curve (I feel like I am repeating myself).  Maybe … Continue reading

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Back from the Nats – Ups and Downs

IMPORTANT NEWS BELOW THE NATS REPORTS Wow – it’s been a week since I returned from two weeks of Nats flying; first the AMA Indoor Nats in Pontiac, MI and then the AMA Outdoor Nats  in Muncie, IN.  Apparently, I’m … Continue reading

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Shifting Gears for the Nats

Today is the Sunday before the Indoor Nats start and a week before the Outdoor Nats – and I better start preparing.  Not only do I need to gather my models and documentation, but I need to mentally prepare as … Continue reading

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Flying Outdoors Again! the McCook at Muncie Contest

FINALLY, we get to go back outdoors for “big” contests, after missing all of last year.  Every June, the McCook Squadron (Dayton, Ohio) hosts a two-day FAC contest at the AMA Flying site in Muncie, Indiana.  It really has the … Continue reading

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End of March – Products, etc…

Wow, I haven’t posted on here in 6 weeks!  Let’s see if I can provide some updates. ACTIVITY: In our (the Cloudbusters) monthly Indoor contests, I’ve been trying to “get better”.  The AMA indoor Nats are going to be held … Continue reading

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