June, 9-10 - LIFT Traverse City MSL #1 June, 16 - WMSS Woodcrafters - Note: one day only starting 2012 June , 23-24 - OPEN June, 30 – July 1 OPEN July, 4 - LSF WMSS Wed July, 7-8 - TWS Toledo MSL #2, 3 Sat RES MOM Sun UNL MOM July, 14-15 - WMSS Grand Rapids MSL #4 July, 21-22 - OPEN July, 28 – August 6 Nats August, 11-12 - LIFT Traverse City MSL #5 MOM August 18-19 - WMSS Two Meter MOM Championships Grand Rapids MSL #6 August, 25 - GDSHS Detroit MSL #7 at Addison Oaks Detroit MOM UNL August, 26 - GDSHS Detroit MSL #8 at Addison Oaks Detroit Gas Bag Event September, 1-2 OPEN
MSL=Michigan Soaring League MISS=Michigan International Soaring Society
LIFT=LIttle Finger Thermaleers WMSS=West Michigan Soaring Society
GLASS=Greater Lansing Area Soaring Society GDSHS=Greater Detroit Soaring and Hiking Society
TWS=Toledo Weak Signals LSF=League of Silent Flight
NATS=National Sailplane Championships Run by LSF in Muncie, IN
Winter Flying January 2012
Saturday, John Winstanley and I braved the cold weather (16 degrees) and got in some good winter flying.
Here's a video created by John Winstanley at the club contest Saturday, October 8, 2011. John used this hat cam to capture the images.
ALES Contest September 18, 2011
We really had some great pilots. Jack showed up with his E-supra. Ken showed up with his Ava look alike. We had a bunch of radians that placed from 3-7. David showed up with his Brand new mini AVA that will be a great plane once he gets it dialed in. Rick came in from the Chicago club with some kind of slope soaring thing and he just could get enough height on launch to keep in the game. Larry came down from Traverse City with his radian. He came down to see how these are run so they can start some up at the club since a bunch of people have the radians.
I would say everyone did a great job today with the wind blowing all day long. I would like to say thanks to a great friend of my Nathan Mckellar who until today has never see a RC plane Fly. I called him this week and asked if he would keep score. He was on the ball all day with the score and the demands of the CD.
Please Feel free to let me know what you thought of the contest.. What we could change. Or just explain about what your day was like.
Thanks again WMSS for letting me have this at the club field..
Here are the scores and the planes they flew.
ken=5,615 I'm not sure his plane a AVA look alike. Jack=5373 E-supra Hutch=4879 easy glider Ben=4107 Radian (first contest ever) Awesome job Ben... Nate=4019 Radian Larry=3646 Radian Roger=3452 Radian Brian= 3123 Richard magic (Rounds 1,4,5,6) Art hobby (rounds 2,3) (planes art great pilot not so good) David=1969 Mini Ava (brand new plane) Rick= 993 Slope soarer (First ever comp did fly in all the rounds)