Tuesday, October 11, 2011

2011 SAM Champs photos from Dr. George E. Shacklett

The wind started up dramatically about 11:25 A.M. and people could see the big-assed rain cloud bearing down on the field and decided to "abandon ship" Andy Latowski "sails" his Folly back to his car .

Glenn Poole sets up to land his Speed 400 Statostreak in the breeze that was not there when he took off.
His timer gets in position to catch the model after touchdown to prevent wind damage. Despite the precaution,
the "streak" tumbled and damaged one of the winglets-which he repaired this afternoon so it
is ready for the Concourse Wednesday evening.

Chuck Kime,  get's his Gollywock Electric model ready for flight Monday.
Chuck's much better half, Tina was in charge of the R/C registration and posting
Aerial view by Eut Tileston

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