|06-19-2007, 12:58 PM||#1|
The 1st Stephenville, NL Scale Aerobatics Contest is History
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WOW! Awesome! Amazing!
What a great start to the three Scale Aerobatic contests in Newfoundland this summer. The Bay St. George Flyers http://bsgflyers.org/ did an excellent job in preparing a flying site for the first S/A contest. The BSG Flyers disserve a round of applause for setting up a great venue and providing support for the event, the volunteers worked the evening before and through the day on the BBQ, running errands, setting up tents, etc. I do have to admit that it’s the first event I’ve attended that had chauffeured limo service to the loo.
Congratulations to Todd Hapgood for his 1st Place win in Scale Aerobatics.
Stephenville Mayor Tom O’Brien was one of our participants. Provincial Education Minister Joan Burke also visited the event for a while. The event was covered by the Western Star. Thanks to those with “influence” that helped make that happen. Getting a positive image of our hobby/sport out to the public helps all modelers.
The event format changed a little from a typical contest to a “clinic” followed by a contest for the basic category. Bob & Ivan coached all the pilots through the sequence a couple of times. Providing us with tips and techniques that can help us all. Having these two gentlemen visit from Ontario was a huge boost. Everyone in attendance learned something new that will help them be a better pilot. Thank you Bob & Ivan, you have helped start something that we hope will continue to grow (and yes “still tickled to death” that you came). Pilots Todd, Cliff, Diane, Frank, Bob, Jamie, Graham & Tom, great job it takes a lot to get up in front of judges to have your flying critiqued.
My co-conspirator in helping get S/A contests started in NL was/is Jamie Morgan thanks for the continued help and ‘pushing’ when needed.
Enough of the pats on the back….on to the next contest.
The Humber Valley R/C Flyers are hosting contest #2 on July 21st. That’s 5 weeks of practice time.
See you all at the Pynn’s Brook field.
ps (I'll add some pictures later tonight)
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|06-19-2007, 06:50 PM||#4|
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