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Toronto Electric Model Aviation Club (TEMAC) => General Discussion => Topic started by: Michael on April 05, 2019, 09:57:40 am

Title: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: Michael on April 05, 2019, 09:57:40 am
The weather is supposed to be nice, with very light winds on Saturday, a bit windier but not too bad on Sunday.

I may go fly Saturday afternoon.

Has anybody been up to the field? Is it very wet? Can we drive in?
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: octagon on April 05, 2019, 02:12:51 pm
I will try to get out tomorrow but probably not till about 2 or so. Don't know about the driveway. Also meeting Frank to fly Sunday morning.
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: bweaver on April 05, 2019, 05:25:05 pm
I will try to get out tomorrow but probably not till about 2 or so. Don't know about the driveway. Also meeting Frank to fly Sunday morning.
Good thinking Rob.  Now I know why you been paid the big bucks. 

It had become a dilemma for me up until your post.  (Saturday nicer weather, fly with Micheal?  Sunday, not as nice weather, fly with Frank?)   ???
Regardless, it will be fun, fantastic, glorious...
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: octagon on April 05, 2019, 06:53:34 pm
Hey Bruce. Only paid the big bucks till April 30th. After that I will start resharpening  my exacto blades instead of just getting new ones.
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: bweaver on April 05, 2019, 11:30:40 pm
I haven't bought a new blade since I've been retired. One or two sweeps and their as good as new.

 :D
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: Michael on April 06, 2019, 06:38:32 am
2-ish (maybe 2:30) sounds about right to me.
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: bweaver on April 06, 2019, 09:54:05 am
Looks great for flying...  Batteries being charged.  See you out there.
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: GuyOReilly on April 06, 2019, 12:16:06 pm
I would like to go, but I need to be "checked out" by the Chief Flight Instructor.  Will he be there today (Saturday April 6)?
Thank you
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: bweaver on April 06, 2019, 12:54:08 pm
Yes, I will be there.  Bring you wings, TEMAC membership card and MAAC card.  See you there.
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: GuyOReilly on April 06, 2019, 12:56:10 pm
Thank you! See you later!
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: Michael on April 06, 2019, 01:51:42 pm
Packing my car; will be there soon.
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: Frank v B on April 06, 2019, 04:24:07 pm
I was there at 12:15 between business (dis)appointments.  Drove in.  It will be a perfect day.  Windstill and 12 C
Stefan showed up and jetted his way into spring.  Then got the phone call that my customer would be home shortly so I had to leave.

Tomorrow will be awesome.

Frank
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: GuyOReilly on April 06, 2019, 04:34:48 pm
Enjoy this small video of a SE%-Triplane, a one of a kind model!
It sure flies nicely.
Thank you Mr. Weaver!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIWzAKWs70A
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: GuyOReilly on April 06, 2019, 04:40:15 pm
Plane all fixed-up, new prop plus a spare, new servo in the wing.
Ready for attempt # 2, whenever You are ready Bruce.
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: Michael on April 06, 2019, 05:48:33 pm
Cloudy grey sky but almost no wind and mild temperatures. I saw about 10 people there, and the flying was good. We had fun.

The driveway is partially wet, and the field is a bit soft and wet. The runway needs a bit of work, but is still very functional.

A few have flown in the past few weeks, but today felt like the first unofficial/official day of flying.

Rob successfully maidened his powerful Extra.
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: bweaver on April 06, 2019, 06:05:06 pm
Enjoy this small video of a SE%-Triplane, a one of a kind model!
It sure flies nicely.
Thank you Mr. Weaver!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIWzAKWs70A

Thanks for the video Guy.  This is a Sopwith Triplane look alike made from two Parkzone SE 5A s.  If you or others are interested, check out the build  of the plane at http://temac.ca/smf/index.php/topic,6386.msg41346.html#msg41346  It does fly nicely.

Had a great afternoon out flying.  Glad you posted you were coming out to fly today Michael.  A nice turn out. 

Now I'll charge batteries for tomorrow morning.  Spring is here.  http://temac.ca/smf/index.php/topic,6921.msg45831.html#msg45831
Title: Re: Flying this weekend ???
Post by: Gregor77 on April 11, 2019, 08:03:14 am
Thanks for sharing the pictures!