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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Odoubleg on Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:27 pm

Anyone got room for a passenger on Sunday would come along and hang out maybe fly a bit ?

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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Mark Barnes on Sat Mar 19, 2016 1:30 pm

Im full sorry bud

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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Rich on Sun Mar 20, 2016 8:29 am

Good luck All

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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Mark Barnes on Sun Mar 20, 2016 5:02 pm

Team RDMFC claimed 2nd overal in the team trophey.

Well done Pete Squire, Andy Sayle and Me. Sadly we couldnt ger Andy Roberts in the air but a fine day had by all.

Pics to follow when i get home

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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by andy-kaz on Sun Mar 20, 2016 7:25 pm

yes I was rather gutted today.... on a plus note
" I DID GO MANI FOR A BURGO"
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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Mark Barnes on Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:26 pm


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Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:58 am

Andys Rather unusual approach to the egg drop




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Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:00 am

A very Happy Peter collecting the 2nd place cert on behalf of team RDMFC


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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:01 am

The Limbo comp was a breaker for some


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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:09 am

Think we all had a real good day, 20 pilots started the comp with approx 50 people on the field. There was some fantastic fun fly flying going on and just as the previous 3 rounds the comps were tweaked a little to aid new commers to the event.

I cant recomend these comps enough, everone had a right laugh with a great bunch of people using low cost models, heck i only beat Richard Harris in limbo by 1 pass and he was flying a Autogyro, the events are just hard enough to "test" you a little but also easy enough for any A cert pilot to be able to fly a resonable round.

A fomie wot 4 or similar will get you mid table in the scores this has been proven accross 3 events now so no need for the full on funfly models to begin with.

The main focus is to have fun and a few flights and I think the concept works really well.

The next round is likley to be held at the Newport club (in Shropshire) so lets get out there practicing we need more team members to take on the challange.


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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:17 am

O and last one from me, Thanks to Rich for the loan of his Fusion Fun fly, really helped me climb the table having a plane that actualy worked.

Results below, showing pilots round possitions and overall team score

Andy S 3rd name down, Peter S 16th name down, and me as BB 1 from bottom.
Great team result for us thats once again got RDMFC`s name out and around the world via social media and no doubt via mag articles


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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Rich on Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:30 am

Mark Barnes wrote:Andys Rather unusual approach to the egg drop




You were only supposed to blow the bloody door off

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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Mark Barnes on Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:25 am

My 2 egg drops, great succsess the secound one being the closest of overall drop 1.09m from target




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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Rich on Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:34 am

that's a nice model

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Re: Tyldesley MFC Round of Funfly 20.3.16

Post by Mark Barnes on Tue Mar 22, 2016 12:03 pm

It limbos well too, even though I wasnt brave enough to go full on loop with your model


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Post by Rich on Tue Mar 22, 2016 3:53 pm

did you use the flaps I programmed in

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Post by Mark Barnes on Tue Mar 22, 2016 4:30 pm

I did for Roops but not for limbo, as i sad i was being most un like me and taking it easy as i didnt want to feck it up

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Post by Mark Barnes on Thu Mar 24, 2016 2:36 pm

Some movie film of the Limbo


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Post by Rich on Thu Mar 24, 2016 4:31 pm

brilliant

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Post by Tim on Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:51 pm

Excellent stuff chaps - sorry I missed it but heck, ya know why Laughing

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Post by andy-kaz on Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:34 pm

did you manage to get the video from 250 Mark?
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Post by Mark Barnes on Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:29 pm

Yes its on my FB page bud

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