What our pilots do when the wind is howling:
On the Workbench
Charles Koontz says that, “while not known for his workstation progress”, his son Garrett is constructing a “SIG Something Extra” (his first build!) with help from Jesse Gifford and Steve Jones.
It will sport a 0.60 glow engine.
Down by the Riber
Dan Morris maidened a radical design based on:
It did a stable hover at 50’ in a ‘confused’ wind.
He also launched his “Skycrane” for the first time:
It flew well until experiencing a component failure:
Dan also flew his ‘whatsit?’.
Hugh Chalmers launched a 3-D which promptly turned around and headed for the branches behind the shed (maybe?) but then fell into the river (aww!). Alen Ginsberg got the boat inflated and Hugh made a successful retrieval.
Bob Frogner debuted yet another refined foamie fresh from the paint shop: