Extreme Speed Prop Planes Discuss the need for speed with fast prop planes (Screamin Demon, Diamond Dust, Shrikes or any REAL sound breakin'''' plane)

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Old 11-14-2012, 12:51 PM
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It is with great saddness that I report that Mike Connor of Screamin Demon fame passed away in Tulsa , OK. on Nov 10th from pancreatic cancer. You will be missed Mike.

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Old 11-14-2012, 01:18 PM
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This is a great loss for everyone here who was lucky enough to have befriended Mike.
Mike was of course a very big part of this community and such a joy to discuss the hobby with.
My thoughts go out to his family and to his closest friends.
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That is very sad, I didn't even know he was sick. My condolences to all his friends and family.
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Dang[&o]
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:05 PM
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Wow.. no idea that was coming.

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Old 11-15-2012, 12:38 PM
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Mike was a great guy and will be missed. He had told me some time ago he had been diagnosed but I wasn't at liberty to share that information.
My condolences to his family and many friends.
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Old 11-15-2012, 02:30 PM
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Wow, we lost a great freind of the hobby.
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:28 AM
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Bummer!!

I'm confused, I thought MJD is/was Mike Connor.
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:08 AM
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Both are Mike but MJD is Mike in Canada, Mike Connor was in Tulsa... Canada Mike bought Mike C´s model buisness.
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:21 PM
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Just finally getting in here... I too got the word .. Mike will be missed. He fought hard for quite a while. In a better place I pray.
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That is so sad, I knew he was ill, but not what from. My condolences to all his friends and family.
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Roger Menke is another guy who hasn't chimed in lately. What a loveable guy he is, too..!

Mike Conner was one of the 1st guys in this forum that showed me what these mysterious Diamond Dusts were all about. Until I discovered this forum I had only seen the tiny Diamond Dust advertisements in the back pages of some magazines [with some pretty wild claims]. Never saw one in person. Mike's planes always looked very well done and IIRC it was probably a build thread he did that I used to "scratch build" my 1st DD from.
Hopefully Mike is showing God how to hand launch one and how to use Wavoscope to see what it did.
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Old 11-26-2012, 08:12 AM
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It was Mike that reignited my interest in speed planes, I just wish I had gotten all of the problems sorted out on the PQStingray before he passed, so he could have seen it work.
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