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Old 04-30-2007, 07:30 PM
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Default AutoGyro's at SEFF

Just got back from SEFF and had a good time. The Autogyro's population increased 4 fold from last year. All but one was a Mickey Nowell design that flew..The other one is Hippo on RC Groups and he flew well also. I flew my GT 17 and there were G3PO and Begi's also. I had an PT 25 but didn't have it trimmed out yet.
It was windy all week but it did not stop most pilots from flying.
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Old 04-30-2007, 10:10 PM
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I know I had a good time. I was really impressed with Jim ripping GT17 around in that wind.
Hippo had a rotorshape also, he was kind enough to let me make a flight (at dark!).
Hippo's new design flew after we changed a few angles, but it looked good in the air.
RL was there with his whopper as well.
Doug brought a G3PO for me to check out as well, but it wasn't quite ready to fly.

By my count we had 4 G3PO's, a BEGi, 2 GT17's, A rotorshape, a whopper and Hippo's new model.
No hanger queens either, everthing flew at least once.
Great fun, we need a bigger gyro contingent next year.
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