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Category Albums Files
My Other GalleriesLinks to other galleries featuring my photos!
GMC DesignMy main gallery featuring the 'best of' across many areas.
Other R/C EventsPhotos of Other Club's Events including Watts Over Wetzell (WOW), National Electric Fly In (NEFI), Mid America Electric Flies (MidAm), NEAT Fair
2012 Event PhotosPictures from Skymasters 2012 Events - including meetings and flying events. Photos by Greg Cardillo.
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2012 Meetings


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Featuring space shuttle Endeavour Pilot - Colonel Gregory Johnson talking about STS-134, the 25th and final flight of the space shuttle Endeavour.

23 files, last one added on Jan 29, 2013
Album viewed 86 times

2012 Corn Roast / Top Gun


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47 files, last one added on Jan 29, 2013
Album viewed 95 times

2012 Midwest Regional Float Fly



Photos coming in Feb/Mar 2013 - awaiting publication of article/photos in Flying Models magazine.

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2012 Christmas Party


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79 files, last one added on Jan 29, 2013
Album viewed 77 times

 

 

4 albums on 1 page(s)

Special CollectionsFor collections of photos from across other categories - and some unique photos too!
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"Oops"


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Whether 'splashes' at our Float Flys, or other 'memorable moments', we just might have captured them on our CCDs... (This album 'links' photos from other albums - last update date is not correct - it is current!)

6 files, last one added on Nov 08, 2007, 138 linked files, 144 files total
Album viewed 83 times

Swap Shop


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Photos from across the years of our annual Swap Shop.

35 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2011, 3 linked files, 38 files total
Album viewed 82 times

 

2 albums on 1 page(s)

2011 Event PhotosPictures from our 2011 Events - including meetings and flying events. Photos by Greg Cardillo.
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2011 Winter Indoor Flying


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Indoor flying continues at Ultimate Soccer Arena!

30 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2011
Album viewed 74 times

2011 Meetings


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Our 2011 meetings started with a soldering/brazing demo by Joe Rubenstein. Much more to come throughout the year!

61 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2011
Album viewed 72 times

2011 Spring Float Flys


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68 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2011
Album viewed 69 times

2011 Electric Fly


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41 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2011
Album viewed 68 times

2011 Heli Fun Fly


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29 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2011
Album viewed 65 times

2011 Warbirds and Scale


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63 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2011
Album viewed 58 times

2011 Midwest Regional Float Fly


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112 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2012
Album viewed 69 times

2011 Christmas Party


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61 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2011
Album viewed 57 times

2011 Krazy Snow Fly


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29 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2012
Album viewed 54 times

9 albums on 1 page(s)

2010 Event PhotosPictures from our 2010 Events - including meetings and flying events. Photos by Greg Cardillo.
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2010 Winter Indoor Flying


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Our indoor flying season continued at Ultimate Soccer Arenas! Pictures from Jan-Mar - and Oct-Dec!

129 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2011
Album viewed 53 times

2010 Meetings


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Our lineup included David Adamisin, George Maiorana, Larry Boulet, Tom Wheeler, Horizon Hobby, Retro R/C, ICBIM Products, Darrell "BIG D" Bell of Team Futaba, Hobby Lobby, and President's Choice!

141 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2011
Album viewed 52 times

2010 Bald Mountain Involvement Day


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Our annual workday giving back to the park we call our home. Our major project this year was working on park HQ - 9 new window, interior door, and cabling for future upgrades. Our normal painting and wood splitting - and a little demolition.

27 files, last one added on May 17, 2010
Album viewed 63 times

2010 Skymasters at...


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Skymasters at other area events...
Contains: Static Models at the Toledo Expo; RCCD - Watts Over Wetzel pics;

23 files, last one added on May 28, 2010
Album viewed 47 times

2010 Spring Float Flys


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Our annual pair of Float Flys to start the flying season - Saturday at Seven Lakes, and Sunday at Bald Mountain. The nicest weather we've had in several years! Light winds all weekend - lots of flying and fun!

87 files, last one added on May 28, 2010
Album viewed 56 times

2010 Ultimate Racing


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A new event this year - `Ultimate` Racing - through the air gates, and around pylons just like the full scale - but indoors!

76 files, last one added on May 28, 2010
Album viewed 40 times

2010 Electric Fly


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Our annual Electric Event again brought our a wide range of aircraft!

27 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2011
Album viewed 41 times

2010 Heli Fun Fly


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Our first Heli event! A full day of flying - from small electric to glow to a turbine powered heli, a great inaugural event. See event coverage (article and pictures) in R/C Heli Pilot (Maplegate Publishing) magazine!!

25 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2011
Album viewed 37 times

2010 Corn Roast and Top Gun


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Our annual Corn Roast - this year with a Pig Roast as well - and of course our Top Gun competition for those daring enough!

22 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2011
Album viewed 61 times

2010 Midwest Regional Float Fly


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59 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2011
Album viewed 41 times

2010 Christmas Party


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Our annual Christmas party! Food, families, and fun - with Santa visiting for the kids. Happy Holidays!

51 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2011
Album viewed 37 times

2010 Krazy Snow Fly


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You wouldn't believe the number of dedicated pilots that come out on December 31st! Seven gallons of chili, and lots of flying later - we were all ready for the new year!

28 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2011
Album viewed 36 times

12 albums on 1 page(s)

2009 Event PhotosPictures from our 2009 Events - including meetings and flying events. Photos by Greg Cardillo.
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2009 Winter Indoor Flying


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Flying indoors at Ultimate Soccer Arenas continues! Every Tuesday through the winter from 11am to 1pm.

181 files, last one added on Jan 08, 2010
Album viewed 36 times

2009 Winter/Spring Meetings


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Ted Allebone, Keith Shaw, Ken Myers, Horizon Hobby, a visit from AMA Executive Director Jim Cherry and more round out the schedule for our 2009 Winter/Spring meetings. And of course - "Show and Tell" projects from our members.

97 files, last one added on Jul 26, 2009, 11 linked files, 108 files total
Album viewed 35 times

2009 Bald Mountain Involvement Day


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Our annual workday giving back to the park we call our home. Our major project this year was re-roofing the large garage/storage building.

22 files, last one added on Jul 26, 2009
Album viewed 40 times

2009 Electric Fly


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Our Electric Fly continues to grow - a wide range of planes - from simple foamies to scale detailed aircraft. Mother nature cooperated (after thinking about it...) and we had a great day of flying!

60 files, last one added on Jul 26, 2009
Album viewed 36 times

2009 Student Night and Fish Fry


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Our weekly Wednesday night student night and potluck dinner continued - from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and of course the annual Fish Fry! 60 lbs of fish! "We always eat, we sometimes fly!"

20 files, last one added on Jan 08, 2010
Album viewed 41 times

2009 Midwest Regional Float Fly


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Another successful Midwest Regional Float Fly! Over 85 pilots once again, two BEAUTIFUL days. Over 180 photos! See event coverage in the February 2010 Flying Models magazine!

185 files, last one added on Jan 18, 2010
Album viewed 41 times

2009 Corn Roast and Top Gun


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Our annual Corn Roast and Top Gun Competition! Lots of food, and flying for members and their families!

28 files, last one added on Jan 08, 2010
Album viewed 36 times

2009 Fall/Winter Meetings


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Designer Jim Young, a visit from Hobby Lobby, and Vapor Races at Larson were some of the meeting fun for our 2009 Fall/Winter meetings. And as always - "Show and Tell" projects from our members.

48 files, last one added on Jan 08, 2010
Album viewed 37 times

2009 Christmas Party


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Our annual Christmas Party! Good friends, plenty of food and fun, and of course a visit from Santa for the kids!

64 files, last one added on Jan 08, 2010
Album viewed 36 times

2009 Krazy Snow Fly


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A few inches of snow, sun, and light winds led to a lot of flying to go with the famous Zabawa chili to keep us warm!

56 files, last one added on Jan 08, 2010
Album viewed 37 times

 

 

10 albums on 1 page(s)

2008 Event PhotosPictures from our 2008 Events - including meetings and flying events. Photos by Greg Cardillo.
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2008 Winter/Spring Meetings


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From Horizon and Futaba visits to discuss their 2.4 systems, to the hearing about flying the F-16 from Air National Guard, and visits from Ken Myers and George Maiorana. Lots of "Show and Tell" photos as well!

71 files, last one added on Nov 08, 2008
Album viewed 38 times

2008 Bald Mountain Involvement Day


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Our annual workday giving back to the park we call our home. From clearing brush, splitting wood, digging and setting posts, to painting and picnic bench repair.

30 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2008
Album viewed 48 times

2008 Spring Float Flys


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Our annual pair of Float Flys to start the flying season - Saturday at Seven Lakes, and Sunday at Bald Mountain. A wide assortment of airplanes! Some interesting weather - especially Sunday made for some interesting photos...

48 files, last one added on Nov 08, 2008
Album viewed 37 times

2008 Electric Fly


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"It's Electric" - our growing electric fly with the wide range of planes now flying on electric power! Clean, quiet, and powerful...

34 files, last one added on Nov 08, 2008
Album viewed 39 times

2008 Student Night and Fish Fry


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Our weekly Wednesday night student night and potluck dinner continued - from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and of course the annual Fish Fry! 60 lbs of fish, over 100 people... "We always eat, we sometimes fly!"

20 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2008
Album viewed 38 times

2008 Midwest Regional Float Fly


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Another successful Midwest Regional Float Fly! Over 85 pilots, and great weather (for most of the 2 days). Over 120 photos include 3 'full scale entries'! SKS Float Fly video available!

121 files, last one added on Jul 26, 2009
Album viewed 37 times

2008 Corn Roast and Top Gun


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Our annual Corn Roast and Top Gun Competition! Lots of food, and flying for members and their families!

24 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2008
Album viewed 41 times

2008 Fall/Winter Meetings


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From summer wrap up, to President's choice. A visit from Hobby Lobby, and as always - "Show and Tell" airplanes.

65 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2008
Album viewed 37 times

2008 Winter Indoor Flying


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Flying indoors at Ultimate Soccer Arenas! Every Tuesday through the winter from 11am to 1pm.

99 files, last one added on Dec 18, 2008
Album viewed 35 times

2008 Christmas Party


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Our annual Christmas Party! Good friends, plenty of food and fun, and of course a visit from Santa for the kids!

51 files, last one added on Dec 18, 2008
Album viewed 33 times

2008 Krazy Snow Fly


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A few inches of snow fell the night before... Cold winds limited the flying, but plenty of chili for all!

35 files, last one added on Jan 13, 2009
Album viewed 34 times

 

11 albums on 1 page(s)

2007 Event PhotosPictures from our 2007 Events - including meetings and flying events. Photos by Greg Cardillo.
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2007 Winter/Spring Meetings


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From Skymasters sharing their knowledge on foam construction, to a "Gathering of Eagles" with 3 WWII pilots, and visits from Henkel (Loctite), Merlin Glow Plugs, and more. Lots of show and tell airplanes as well!

52 files, last one added on Nov 03, 2007
Album viewed 34 times

2007 Bald Mountain Involvement Day


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Our annual workday giving back to the park we call our home.

8 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2007
Album viewed 30 times

2007 Spring Float Flys


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A pair of Float Flys to start the flying season - both held at Bald Mountain this year. A wide assortment of airplanes! (and one very wet kayaker...)

25 files, last one added on Nov 03, 2007
Album viewed 34 times

2007 Electric Fly


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"It's Electric" - and the range of airplanes keeps growing with advances in technology. From micro to giant - see them fly!

26 files, last one added on Nov 03, 2007
Album viewed 33 times

2007 Warbirds and Scale


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Again one of our most popular events. A large number of WW I aircraft this year - and more!!

38 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2007
Album viewed 35 times

2007 Student Night and Fish Fry


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Our popular student night and potluck dinner continued, and of course the annual Fish Fry! 60 lbs of fish, and a visit from AMA Executive Director Jim Cherry!

16 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2007
Album viewed 25 times

2007 Midwest Regional Float Fly


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2 wonderful days of flying for 2007! Enjoy the photos!

66 files, last one added on Nov 08, 2008
Album viewed 34 times

2007 Barn Daze


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Finally a nice day for this event! The township moving the date up a few weeks didn't hurt either... From letting kids take a hand at the control of a trainer, to demo flights by some of our more experienced pilots - fun for all!

17 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2007
Album viewed 34 times

2007 Fall/Winter Meetings


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From R/C plane mounted video, to another visit from Hobby Lobby, President's Choice, and of course Show and Tell airplanes round out the year.

49 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2007
Album viewed 32 times

2007 Christmas Party


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Our annual Christmas Party!! 150 people, lots of food, airplanes, a visit from Santa with presents for the kids, pilot's prizes, and recognition for some of the families behind Skymasters!

46 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2007
Album viewed 33 times

2007 Krazy Snow Fly


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Our last event of the year is always a popular one! A little white snow... a lot of red chili... and a lot of flying to end 2007. Happy New Year!

38 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2008
Album viewed 34 times

 

11 albums on 1 page(s)

2006 Event PhotosPictures from our 2006 Events - including meetings and flying events. Photos by Greg Cardillo.
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2006 Winter/Spring Meetings


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Our club meetings for winter/spring... From meeting a Tuskegee Airman to visits from Hobby Lobby, Midwest Products, and Sig - and of course a lot of Show and Tell...

103 files, last one added on Dec 03, 2006
Album viewed 35 times

2006 Spring Float Flys


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Our spring float flys - at Seven Lakes State Park and Bald Mountain Rec Area. Sunday was met by high winds - so most of the flying was on Saturday this year...

44 files, last one added on Dec 03, 2006
Album viewed 33 times

2006 Small Fry, Electric, and Sailplane


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Our Electric event continues to grow - as technology shows that anything can be flown on electric power... Enjoy the photos!

24 files, last one added on Dec 03, 2006
Album viewed 34 times

2006 Student Nights and Fish Fry


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Some pictures from our weekly Student Nights. Once a year its a Fish Fry - with about 100 people attending!

19 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2006
Album viewed 34 times

2006 Andrew Jesky Visit


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Andrew Jesky visited our field for some demonstration flying and a talk about airplane setup.

13 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2006
Album viewed 24 times

2006 Warbirds and Scale


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Always one of our more popular events - a great assortment of models, both civilian and military.

45 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2006
Album viewed 34 times

2006 Corn Roast and Top Gun


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Our annual Corn Roast - a little wet this year but still lots of corn - and the annual Top Gun Competition!

5 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2006
Album viewed 36 times

2006 Midwest Regional Float Fly


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Our largest event continues! Mother nature had some interesting weather for us - but still over 80 pilots participated.

82 files, last one added on Nov 03, 2007
Album viewed 35 times

2006 Barn Daze


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Orion Township Barn Daze - a bit windy this year limiting the flying, but still a good time introducing 'kids of all ages' to our hobby in Friendship Park.

22 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2007
Album viewed 36 times

2006 Fall/Winter Meetings


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Our meetings continue for 2006 - with a AMA Cub Challenge, a return visit from Hobby Lobby, and a presentation from the Greater Detroit Soaring and Hiking Society.

55 files, last one added on Dec 03, 2006
Album viewed 34 times

2006 Christmas Party


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Our annual Christmas Party takes the place of our December meeting. Santa made a special visit with prizes for the kids... and a few lucky pilots went home with an early Christmas gift. And of course there was food!

38 files, last one added on Nov 03, 2007
Album viewed 33 times

2006 Krazy Snow Fly


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Mother Nature wasn't kind this year - not much flying, but still a lot of crazy... I mean dedicated pilots came out to join the fun. Plenty of chili for all to keep warm!

8 files, last one added on Nov 03, 2007
Album viewed 24 times

12 albums on 1 page(s)

2005 Event PhotosPictures from our 2005 Events - including meetings and flying events. Photos by Greg Cardillo.
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2005 Winter/Spring Meetings


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Jan thru May 2005 - Our club meetings - including pictures of presenters and show and tell.

96 files, last one added on Jun 06, 2005
Album viewed 34 times

2005 Bald Mountain Involvement Day


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April 2005 - A day we give to the DNR each year - to help get the park ready for spring.

18 files, last one added on Jun 06, 2005
Album viewed 28 times

2005 Spring Float Flys


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May 2005 - A pair of Float Flys! One day at Seven Lakes State Park in Holly... the next at Bald Mountain Recreation Area.

46 files, last one added on Jun 06, 2005
Album viewed 33 times

2005 Small Fry, Electric, and Sailplane


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June 2005 - A cloudy day, but a lot of flying between sprinkles - and a fun day for all there. A wide range of airplanes - including a glider tow with an electric powered Senior Kadet towing an Olympic II glider.

24 files, last one added on Jun 27, 2005
Album viewed 31 times

2005 Warbirds and Scale


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August 2005 - A wonderful turnout for one of our more popular events! Beautiful models of both civilian and military scale airplanes.

60 files, last one added on Feb 11, 2006
Album viewed 29 times

2005 Corn Roast and Top Gun


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August 2005 - Our annual Corn Roast - and for those who dare - our Top Gun competition of 3 minute freestyle flying to impress.

17 files, last one added on Feb 11, 2006
Album viewed 31 times

2005 Midwest Regional Float Fly


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September 2005 - Our largest event! Lots of photos of participants and their planes!

111 files, last one added on Dec 03, 2006
Album viewed 37 times

2005 Fall/Winter Meetings


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Sep thru Dec 2005 - Our club meetings - not your ordinary meetings - focus on a program (many nationally know speakers) and show and tell of current projects.

56 files, last one added on Feb 11, 2006
Album viewed 33 times

2005 Krazy Snow Fly


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December 2005 - Our last event of the year and very popular! Over 30 pilots came to fly, and enjoy the chilli and warmth of a fire as mother nature provided a blanket of snow for us this year!

23 files, last one added on Feb 11, 2006
Album viewed 34 times

9 albums on 1 page(s)

2004 Event PhotosPictures from our 2004 Flying Events. Photos by Greg Cardillo.
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2004 Small Fry and Electric


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June 2004 - Our annual Electric Event - with a little Glow... A windy day limited flying.

12 files, last one added on Jun 03, 2005
Album viewed 24 times

2004 Warbirds and Scale


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August 2004 - A wide range of planes...

106 files, last one added on Jun 04, 2005
Album viewed 37 times

2004 Midwest Regional Float Fly


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September 2004 - Lots of pics of a wonderful weekend of float flying from our 14th annual event!!

215 files, last one added on Sep 13, 2005
Album viewed 37 times

3 albums on 1 page(s)

Members PhotosPictures of our Members and their Planes
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2008 Members


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1 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2008, 39 linked files, 40 files total
Album viewed 28 times

2008 Flying


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36 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2008
Album viewed 32 times

2008 Static


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12 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2008
Album viewed 24 times

2007 Members


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6 files, last one added on Nov 08, 2007, 34 linked files, 40 files total
Album viewed 32 times

2007 Flying


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47 files, last one added on Nov 08, 2007
Album viewed 33 times

2007 Static


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24 files, last one added on Nov 08, 2007
Album viewed 34 times

2006 Members


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20 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2006
Album viewed 32 times

2006 Flying


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27 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2006
Album viewed 32 times

2006 Static


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13 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2006
Album viewed 24 times

2005 Members


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4 files, last one added on Jun 27, 2005
Album viewed 25 times

2005 Flying


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11 files, last one added on Jun 27, 2005
Album viewed 24 times

2005 Static


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2 files, last one added on Jun 27, 2005
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