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Title: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on December 14, 2017, 11:43:07 pm
Mark your calendars and get out your bathing suits and long underwear!

See Greg Hazelton's great photos of last year's super New year's Day event in the photo gallery (http://temac.ca/?p=14055).

Cheers!

Andy (Snowballs) Hoffer   8)


Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Gregor77 on December 16, 2017, 06:47:33 am
Remember to bring your cheesy shorts and stylish winter hats.
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Crash on December 23, 2017, 08:42:45 pm
Ive been told that float planes takeoff on snow, I guess its worth a try!
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Michael on December 23, 2017, 10:01:31 pm
Yup! Float planes are excellent for snow!
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on December 25, 2017, 03:32:06 am
Yeah, Baby!

Lookin' good for the Bathing Suit Crew!  8)

Andy

Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on December 25, 2017, 08:26:20 am
Andy,

What were you doing writing this at 3:32 this morning.  Don't you know you are retired.  Start behaving like you are or we will have to get Bruce to give you a crash course in "Slowing Down and Enjoying Life 101".  Come to think of it.... sign me up too! :D

Frank
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: bweaver on December 25, 2017, 08:42:33 am
Merry Christmas, 

Frank, as I have said Andy is a night owl.  I do not know how he will ever make the 9 a.m. flight time on January 1st.

Let's hope he does!

PS Andy, when you finally get up this morning today, to answer your question about 'hope' for Frank - "Unlikely"  ;D
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: sihinch on December 25, 2017, 09:43:16 am
Maybe @bweaver Andy will stay up all night until 9am!!!!

Merry Christmas everyone.
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on December 25, 2017, 01:58:55 pm
Maybe @bweaver Andy will stay up all night until 9am!!!!

Merry Christmas everyone.

Simon easily figured this one out.  When you are on call 24/7 for the cookie line, all-nighters comprise familiar territory!! When I was in university I found it to be a great way to get term assignments done without machinating too much!  Deadlines really focus your mind on the really important things at 4:00 in the morning on the due date!!  8)

Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on December 27, 2017, 02:44:25 pm
With our Dome Fly over.... Thanks Michael!...... we now set our sights on our Third Annual New Year's Funfly. 
Greg has called for a 9 am start so I will be at the Woodbine Tim's by 8:30 am to top off on caffeine.  Plan to start heading to the field at 8:55 am to delay the punishment as long as possible.

This "SnowBall" event will probably have to be renamed "FrozenBa.." this year.

Frank
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Gregor77 on December 27, 2017, 03:22:28 pm
Looking forward to this. I think we need to shovel the driveway a bit.
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: thehaze on December 27, 2017, 05:56:31 pm
With a balmy high of -15C (feeling like -22).

Perfect weather for flying...
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on December 27, 2017, 06:46:16 pm
Looking forward to this. I think we need to shovel the driveway a bit.

I think everyone should be prepared to walk in from the highway.  Wear your best snow pants, high boots and a bathing suit for extra warmth!

Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on December 27, 2017, 09:24:52 pm
Free group psychiatric assessment at 9:05 am. Dr. John has already arranged this. ;D
They're coming to take us away ha ha....please. :D


Frank
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on December 27, 2017, 09:35:13 pm
I sure hope we get as nice a day on Jan 1 as we had today.  The wind was really whistling across the ramp at Peterborough airport.  I gave my snowpants and other winter gear a pre fun fly test and everything felt nice and cozy so I'm ready to roll (ski)!!  And the butter tarts at the airport restaurant were amazing!! 8)

Can't wait for Jan 1!

Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on December 30, 2017, 11:05:18 am
New fashion statement. 

I went to the Salvation Army store yesterday and invested a whole dollar (.99 rounded up!) in a new fashion statement.  Tacky pyjama shorts for the New Year's Day funfly..... to help remind me that I probably should have stayed in bed! 8)

Frank
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: octagon on December 30, 2017, 02:43:57 pm
Are we meeting at Timmys first? If so what time?
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on December 31, 2017, 08:43:18 am
Are we meeting at Timmys first? If so what time?

Frank will be at Timmy's early (8:30 a.m.) to model his new bathing suit (pyjama shorts) for the customers, and perhaps drum up new members for TEMAC!!  I'm expecting a stampede !  8)

http://temac.ca/smf/index.php/topic,6441.msg41751.html#msg41751

Andy



Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on December 31, 2017, 10:44:25 am
Andy and fellow TEMAC New Yearites,

I will be bringing 20 sheets of printer paper.  If it really is going to be -21 we may as well stay at Tim's, fold paper airplanes and wing them around the coffee shop and claim we flew a model airplane at the New Year's funfly. ;D

Come to think of it, change the name from "FunFly" to "FoolFly" 8)

Frank

Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: the giant on December 31, 2017, 01:29:43 pm
I wish i could get out to temac tomorrow.  It is going to be -24 at 9 am before the wind chill in North Bay.
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on December 31, 2017, 02:51:19 pm
Andre,

I guess everything is relative.  We are out of excuses. ;D


Frank
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on December 31, 2017, 03:29:24 pm
All you have to do is short out a Lipo in your pants and you will have all the heat you need!😎. Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on December 31, 2017, 05:26:31 pm
Andy,

Bring your 6S pocket heater. ;)

Frank
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Gregor77 on January 01, 2018, 11:29:56 am
And.... it was cold.
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on January 01, 2018, 11:35:46 am
And.... it was cold.

I guess it depends whom you ask.  There was ZERO wind chill and it was positively balmy in the morning sun!!!  8)

And we looked so cool in our bathing suits (some tighter fitting than others)!!

Photos to follow soon!

Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on January 01, 2018, 11:56:45 am
Dear Dr. John,

re: my earlier call for help post:

"Free group psychiatric assessment at 9:05 am. Dr. John has already arranged this. ;D
They're coming to take us away ha ha....please. :D

Frank"


We definitely need your help.  Twelve people showed up at the TEMAC field this morning.  Don't know whether to refer to them as "The Twelve Apostles of Flight" or "The Dirty Dozen". 

Please make room at the psychiatric hospital for all of them.  Please send a heated paddy wagon, heavily padded to stop the head banging that is setting in.  No need to do a CAT scan when they arrive for a base test.  Just send through a basketball.  You will get the same reading on grey matter.  The only difference would be the temperature.

Also they appear to be suffering from Alzheimer as witnessed by their retro bathing suits clearly worn in reverse order of dress.

Almost forgot, two members looked liked they killed some animals to trim their coats and hats.  They may need a necropsy.

Frank  ;D ;)
(padded cell 1203)

Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on January 01, 2018, 12:05:27 pm
The Horton's Hangar Crew!

Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on January 01, 2018, 12:15:22 pm
Variations on the Winter Wonderland theme, a.k.a. The TEMAC Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue! 

Notice Frank's plane keeping warm in the insulation of Bruce's War Wings flyer!! 8)

And of course our skilled CFI, demonstrating, with one-eyed flying, that you really don't need depth perception after all!!

And his piece de resistance, flying blind (mental FPV)!  At TEMAC, we only choose the best!!

And finally, for Cynthia, proof positive that Frank really is cute!  (Don't all respond at once or you'll overload the TEMAC server!) ;D

Andy

Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on January 01, 2018, 12:54:19 pm
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!

In all our glory!!! 8)

http://temac.ca/?p=14755

(More rapturous images to come from Greg H and Glenn!)

Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: battlestu on January 01, 2018, 01:11:06 pm
a few shots from this morning...a bit chilly but a ton of fun :)

Greg
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on January 01, 2018, 01:22:18 pm
Do I look like Jack Nicholson or what?  Thanks Greg!  This will really strike fear in Frank's heart!!!

Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on January 01, 2018, 01:27:17 pm
More super photos from the "Great Greg" Hazelton himself!

http://temac.ca/?p=14873

Enjoy!

Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on January 01, 2018, 01:35:03 pm
I am really, really afraid to ask what was going on here!! 8)

Maybe Cynthia could offer some insights!

Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on January 01, 2018, 03:19:48 pm
Andy,

You are thinking waaayyyy too hard.   Gerald was checking the tag on the back of my pants that proved it was bought at "The House of Salvation" for $.99.  He felt I overpaid!


Frank
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: bweaver on January 01, 2018, 03:35:34 pm
Happy New Years to all.  It was a bit cool for flying, but manageable if you were properly attired.

A few more shots of the event.

Frank, Andy do you have no shame?
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on January 01, 2018, 06:48:13 pm
Bruce:  re: "Frank, Andy do you have no shame?"

No shame at all! 

Bruce, maybe you can rotate the photos upright before you post them.  Even I know how to do that.... or did you take them while you were sleeping. ;D  I should not be so critical.  At least you took the lens cap off. 8)

Photo of the cars taken before his Computer Radio Highness arrived...... Oscar was there too.   8)

Frank
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: bweaver on January 01, 2018, 07:09:56 pm
FRANk, regarding the rotation of the photo's - DONE - ARE YOU HAPPY? Honestly Frank, I thought others, other than you would have noticed.  It makes sense now.  You don't read, you only look at the pictures.  ::)
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on January 01, 2018, 07:21:23 pm
Happy New Years to all.  It was a bit cool for flying, but manageable if you were properly attired.

A few more shots of the event.

Frank, Andy do you have no shame?

I have been accused of many things, many times (especially by Frank), but never of having any shame!! It would just get in the way of having fun!!  8)

Andy
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Frank v B on January 01, 2018, 09:36:13 pm
BRUCe:

re: "You don't read, you only look at the pictures.  ::)"

Yes, and.....? :-X


FRANk

... and, if a picture is worth a thousand words...
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Michael on January 02, 2018, 07:49:14 am
Sorry guys.

I was charged and ready to go, but was very sick. I'm getting better now, but happy you guys had a good time.

Happy New Year!
Title: Re: TEMAC New Year's Day Fun Fly at TEMAC Field
Post by: Andy Hoffer on January 02, 2018, 09:12:03 am
Hi Michael,

Have some chicken soup and keep up the recovery.  Once you're up to it, we can reconvene at the field to enjoy some more of the nice cold weather before it disappears! The snow is absolutely perfect and you will love it!!

Get well soon.

From all of your buddies at TEMAC.