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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Thanks for the coordinates tFarmer, got it all planed out!!!

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Warbird enthusiasts:

    A few words to let you know that registrations to date are running slightly ahead of last year which means a great turnout with many great aircraft competing for coveted trophies. There have been as many as 350 aircraft in the past with similar numbers expected this year. As always, we have a great event in store with lots of cool stuff for pilots was well as the whole family - a second to none pyrotechnics show, full scale flyovers and a noon show in which anyone can participate, plus lots of open flying orchestrated by our Airboss Michael Derks. Event proceeds benefit Mental Health America-Colorado. Last year we raised $13,000 for this worthy cause.

    And I almost forgot to mention the banquet and guest speaker, Col. Charles "Mac" McGee of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew a P-51 "Kitten". There are only 200 seats available for the banquet and live auction of $1000's in merchandise. We are also expecting members of the "Re Tails" from the Denver area to attend on Friday.

    Remember to preregister and also be aware that online registration ends Monday, September 18th!

    For complete event and registration information go to [link]http://warbirdsovertherockies.com[/link]

    Brian and I look forward to seeing you in September
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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

     I'm currently working on a new promo video for WOTR for Brian and going through all that video has me really excited to get out to event again. But it dawned on me today that there is still almost 2 months until WOTR is here!!! Damn that seems like a long time!!!!!

    One thing for sure that stands out to me as I go through my footage from this event in years past, and that is Brian sure has put together a great event. It's easily turning into one of the premier warbird events in the country. And if anybody hasn't seen the noon demos and pyro show, I can tell you those alone are worth the trip out!!! The pyro show is totally awesome!!!!! As soon as we get the new promo video finished up I'll post a link here so that all of you can get a little taste of what the noon show is all about!!!!

    And for anybody that is within driving distance of Ft. Collins, all I can say is load up your planes and come to the show. It's well worth it. If I wasn't covering the show I can tell you that I would have my warbirds in the back of my truck and I'd be on the road going to fly at the event!!! The flying is of course one of the best parts of the event, but more than that WOTR is about the people. I've been to a lot of events around the country and all of the have the public attend. That's part of the event. But at most other events they are lucky if they draw 1,000-1,500 spectators at their events. Brian easily pulls in 5,000-8,000 every year!!! The stands are always full with people watching the show. And not just the noon demos. There are as many people watching all the flying during the day as there is during the noon demo. They really love this event!!!!

    See you all in Ft. Collins!!!!

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Ken, better check your calendar ....only about 4 weeks away.
    \"somewhere between the port of indecision and southeast of disorder\"

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies


    ORIGINAL: furloughed ual

    Ken, better check your calendar ....only about 4 weeks away.
    Dang, I am screwed up!!!! For some reason I thought it was still 2 months away. I guess I'm thinking about Frank's next event.

    You are correct in that it's only 4 weeks away!!!! Cool!!!!!

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    That must have been the official the sign for "2 minutes left before bingo fuel".
    \"somewhere between the port of indecision and southeast of disorder\"

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    [8D]

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Scramble, scramble, scramble all warbird enthusiasts!!

    With just 3 weeks to go before the 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies, Sept 28-30, our organizing committee met last night to review final details and to tie up a few loose ends. I must say that we are well ahead of scheudule in this regard with only few issues to cover.

    For those who wish to avoid the hassle of on-site registration you will be still be able to take advantage of early registration and payment via Pay Pal until midnight MDT Monday September 24. Please be sure to purchase needed banquet tickets as they are limited. Please also note that registration at the event is an additional $10.00.

    See event details and the registration page on our webtsite www.warbirdsovertherockies.com.

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    I've been working with Brain to put together a new video to help promote Warbirds Over the Rockies. I finished that up this weekend and we are getting ready to put it up on the WOTR website, but I'll post a link here for you all to take a look at it. The video gives a good sampling of what Warbirds Over The Rockies is all about. This event is quickly growing into one of the premier warbird events in the US. The quality and quantity of planes that show up for this event are outstanding. And Brian puts on a noon show that is great, with a pyrotechnics show that costs him a pretty penny!! And for those that attend the show make sure you get to the banquet as Brian always has a great speaker on hand, this year is it Col. Charles "Mac" McGee from the Tuskegee Airmen. He will be sharing with us his time in the air over WW2 Europe!!

    A few points before I put up the video.
      [*]You can register for the event at the WOTR website,www.warbirdsovertherockies.com[*]If you stay at the two hotels listed on the website, make sure you mention you are here for Warbirds for a discount on your hotel.[*]The noon time show will feature a fuil scale fly-over from a P-51, T-33, and Mig 15[*]Banquet featuring prime rib dinner with guest speaker Col. Charles "Mac" Mcgee from the Tuskegee Airmen[*]Lot of open warbird flying on all three days of the event. The site features 6 lanes of flying on a 750' paved runway.[/list]
      Here is the new Warbirds Over the Rockies video

      [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmA4o3gt2os[/youtube]

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    NICE JOB KEN!!!!!!
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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Very nice

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Ken:

    Thanks for capturing the excitement of WOTR in your wonderful video.

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Scramble, scramble warbird enthusiasts - pilots will begin arriving for the 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies in just one week!!!!!

    For those who wish to avoid the hassle of on-site registration you can still take advantage of early registration and payment via Pay Pal until midnight MDT Monday September 24. Please be sure to purchase needed banquet tickets and indicate your meal choice as seats are limited. Please also note that on site registration at the event is an additional $10.00.

    See event details and the registration page on our website www.warbirdsovertherockies.com.

    We are looking forward to seeing all of you soon

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Packed up and ready to go .... this is so my favorite time of the year...
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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Looking good TFarmer. Iam guessing you like P47s?.....

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    See you there Terry! Glad you can make it this year!
    Happy Flying!

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    A couple quick reminders that online registration ends tonight a midnight MDT and [link]http://www.warbirdsovertherockies.com[/link] We need your aircraft information from for our announcer Sam Wright. Below is a listing of items for the Saturday night auction.


    2012 Warbirds Over The Rockies – Auction Items for Saturday Banquet Sept 29

    Street Value:

    1. $825 Hangar 9 P-47 ARF 82 inch for gas engine 26 CC to 40 CC
    2. $825 Hangar 9 Tiger Moth, 88 in. wing span / for a 26 CC engine
    3. $275 Park Zone Foamy- P-47 Plug & Play
    4. $500 Duralite –Power Box Competition
    5. $300 Futaba 8JA Radio - $300 Street Value
    6. $800 Top Flight ARF Corsair – 82 inch
    7. $850 JR DX 18 Channel Radio -
    8. $525 Airtronics - SD-10 G Radio
    9. $250 Airtronics = RDS 8000 FHS Radio
    10. $$360 Airtronics 94821 Low Profile Servos/ Coreless- 4 pack
    11. $ 120 Dummy Prop For Ziroli P-47
    12. $1150 DO 335 Kit with Retracts, 84 in. wing span, for 50 CC engine, 24 lb. / KMP Kit
    13. $800 Power Box Royal / Adjuster & Royal Display
    14. $500 Power Box Cockpit- Amplifies 12
    15. $950 AeroWorks Cessna LC-126 / 90 in. wing span
    16. $500 Ziroli P-51 Fiberglass Fuselage & plans
    17. $ 130 Park Zone Mosquito
    18. $ 255 Ziroli P-40 - cowl, drop tank, foam wings & canopy
    19. $ 120 Park Zone T-28 / Bind & Fly
    20. $2800 Airworld Sukhoi SR-31 1/3 Scale 106 in. wingspan for 100 cc engine
    21. $ 500 Ziroli P-47 – Fiberglass fuselage, canopy & belly pan
    22. $1,500 3W Inline 80-Rebuilt, new rings, C&H Ignition
    23. $3500 Gene Barton Sky Raider Kit-One of only 5 ever built!
    90 in. wing span, custom folding wing mechanism & custom landing gear. This plane won both the U.S Scale Masters and Top Gun.
    24. $600 3W 55 – Perfect for AeroWorks P-51
    25. $500 Power Box 3 Axis Gyro- World’s first GPS supported triple axis
    26. $Priceless AeroWorks Signed Original- P-51 β€œKitten” flown by Col. Charles McGee of Tuskegee Airmen β€œRed Tails”.
    50 CC engine, incl. retracts & retracts sequencing valve.
    27. $ 500 PowerBox- 3 Axis Gyro World’s first GPS supported triple axis
    28. $200 Futaba BLS 152 Servo- 430 oz. of torque, super light torque, brushless digital, aluminum blue case.
    29. $1,125 Ziroli Corsair Kit- Mike & Pam Harrington Donation
    Plans, fiberglass fuselage, empennage and canopy, Aeroplane Works Laser cut wing kit and fuse parts,
    Robart Mains – 150 HD. Bid High and Bid Often! All proceeds will go to Mental Health America/Colorado
    30. $200 2 Duralite Batteries – 5200, 7.4 Volt Li-On with multiplex connector
    31. $215 Keleo Creations – Da-50 P-51 Scale Exhaust System
    32. $900 Jerry Bates Design- P-51 A Vic Catalasan fiberglass fuse& Bob Holman short kit
    33. $2500 Bob Violett- EVF 12S Fan Unit Complete with Thunder Power batteries.
    34. $300 Klass Kote – Gift certificates (1) Certificate $50 (1) Certificate $100 (1) Certificate $150
    35. $575 Airtronics – SD- 10 Channel radio
    36. $250 Airtronics - 6 Channel SD-6 G Radio
    37. $250 Eagle 580 Matt Chapman, 53 inch wing span, engine mount, fuel tank, spinner
    38. $150 Alpha P-47 Foamie / No Longer In Production. Flies Great!!
    39. $ 500 Jerry Bates Sea Fury / Vic Catalasan fuse - 81 inch
    40. $500 Certificate for Balsa USA 1/4 scale kit
    41. $500 Ju-87B Stuka, KMP kit
    42. $325 F18 Composite 90mm EDF Jet "Jolly Rogers" scheme, glass fuse, balsa wings, KMP kit
    43. $200 Jersey Modeler 2.5 gal electric pump



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    Looking good TFarmer. Iam guessing you like P47s?.....
    Every one has to fly somthing right?
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    ORIGINAL: tfarmer96


    ORIGINAL: Ram-bro

    Looking good TFarmer. Iam guessing you like P47s?.....
    Every one has to fly somthing right?
    And there is Evan, who flies EVERYTHING!!!!!!!

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    See you there Mike!

    Item #32 will be a P51A
    Happy Flying!

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Updated Auction listing with a few more items
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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    I'll arrive on Thursday Morning also for the interested parties I will have many the following for sale:
    - Lawn Boy 4oz can
    - 1" diameter mini on-board gauge with airline adapter
    - 3/8" and 1/2" wide by 36" long mini piano hinge
    - G10 sheet
    and bunch other goodies I have bunch of.

    See you at the field and drive safe!
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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    I made it to Fort Collins earlier this evening Really looking forward to seeing this event!

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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    Friday started out fogged in but cleared up just in time for the noon show. Here are a few shots, I'll get the rest processed and uploaded in the next week or so.
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    RE: 9th Annual Warbirds Over The Rockies

    nice.......im heading over there soon to watch the show


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