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Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« on: September 01, 2016, 18:41:16 PM »
Sunday the 9th October
Aero-tow Sunday at the Causeway Coast Model Flying Club
Two tugs available a Wot 4 XL with a 30cc dle and a 1/4 scale Piper Pawnee with a 55cc dle
There will also be a model fitted out with a cradle for piggy backing
Everybody is welcome
For more information feel free to contact me  8)
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Re: Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2016, 22:16:32 PM »
I'll be there

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Re: Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2016, 17:26:35 PM »
Due to the church near the flying site flying powered models is only permitted after 1.30pm so i going to ask if we can use the site on the Saturday as well
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Re: Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2016, 15:50:19 PM »
Would you have a Google map location?

Just to check the distance. Might be a long drive for an afternoon only :(
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Re: Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2016, 16:05:00 PM »
My thoughts to Fred
When I was asked to run the event there was no mention of the restriction 
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Re: Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2016, 16:12:15 PM »
Fred the flying site is on the Bush Road, Dervock, Ballymoney BT53 8PB
Using my phone's set nav it's 247km from Dublin and if you were getting a good run at it it will take you 3 hours 56mins
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Re: Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2016, 16:43:22 PM »
Thanks Andrew :)

56 minutes, yeah, right  ;D
Shame about these restrictions  :'( That does not make it appealing, and I really want to go if possible.

Anyway, Google map is 3.5 hours from my door, I'm afraid that for just an afternoon (well, a couple of hours, have to go back home also!) it's not going to do it for me :(

What about a club in Armagh, Belfast etc? Not much going on Up North this year as far as I can tell :(
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Re: Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2016, 21:07:41 PM »
Fred I know how you feel
I will see how it goes this year and will try and make a weekend of it next year or use a different venue
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Re: Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2016, 12:17:36 PM »
Andrew,
    tis a bit of a drive all right, even for Fred. No chance of me making it for a day either. Sorry.

Best of luck with the day though.

 
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Re: Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2016, 17:08:45 PM »
I'm gutted about the restriction
If there was a club near Belfast you would be restricted height  wise because of the airport
This was a spur of the moment event and we'll see how things go  but will look into in more detail for next year
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Re: Aero-tow Sunday 9th October
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2016, 17:21:48 PM »
This Sunday we're going ahead with the aerotow day
Because of the restriction Nimsa is going to run a round of e-soaring which will start at 11am
We then intend to tow the rest of the afternoon, if all goes well we could have up 7 pilots flying  :)
Fingers crossed for the weather  :) :) :)
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