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Forum: Marketplace
10-13-2018, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Dean Bird

1936 Quaker - 85" wingspan

Posting for a good friend. Please contact him directly at the phone number or email listed below.

the Quaker from nineteen thirty-six

85" wing span
Length 64"
Rudder
Elevator
MVVS 4.6-840...
Forum: Marketplace
10-13-2018, 04:15 PM
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Views: 327
Posted By Dean Bird

VQ F6F Hellcat - 60.4"

Posting for a good friend. Please contact him directly at the phone number or email listed below.

VQ F6F Hellcat Warbird

Good condition
ARF
Wing span 60.4"
Electric motor Big Foot Tacon...
Forum: IMAC
09-22-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

After watching rain on the radar for two days it...

After watching rain on the radar for two days it was great to have the Awards Banquet. It was cool seeing all the countries at the contest. I really enjoy these big events where I get to catch up...
Forum: IMAC
09-22-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

As with every contest my two primary goals are to...

As with every contest my two primary goals are to bring the plane home in one piece and to have fun. In this case I actually had two competitive goals. I wanted to finish in the top half and I...
Forum: IMAC
09-22-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

I arrived safely and spent three days practicing...

I arrived safely and spent three days practicing in Hebron, Kentucky, at the home field of Ray Morton. Ray was the Team Manager for Team USA. I had a great time the first two days hanging out with...
Forum: IMAC
09-22-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

Other than moral support my one contribution to...

Other than moral support my one contribution to the repair was sanding the gloss off the inside of the fuselage where we would be putting in the carbon cloth. Alex started with a layer of West...
Forum: IMAC
09-22-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

I was supposed to practice for one more day and...

I was supposed to practice for one more day and then hit the road. I wasn't sure what to do. I sent a text to Alex Dreiling, our IMAC Southwest Region Director. He said to bring it over and we'll...
Forum: IMAC
09-22-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

I finally got the plane back out on the weekend...

I finally got the plane back out on the weekend of August 4th to practice for the Advanced class at the IMAC World Championships to be held September 5th - 8th. We had one weekend with the flying...
Forum: Marketplace
08-07-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By Dean Bird

VQ F6F Hellcat - 60.4"

Posting for a good friend. Please contact him directly at the phone number or email listed below.

VQ F6F HELLCAT War Bird

Good condition
ARF
Wing span 60.4"
Electric motor Big Foot Tacon...
Forum: Marketplace
08-07-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By Dean Bird

1936 Quaker - 85" wingspan

Posting for a good friend. Please contact him directly at the phone number or email listed below.

the Quaker from nineteen thirty-six

85" wing span
Length 64"
Rudder
Elevator
MVVS 4.6-840...
Forum: IMAC
05-28-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Dean Bird

Thanks Steven Franklin!! ...

Thanks Steven Franklin!!

https://www.gofundme.com/SW2018Worlds
Forum: IMAC
05-27-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Dean Bird

Thanks Kevin Garland!! ...

Thanks Kevin Garland!!

https://www.gofundme.com/SW2018Worlds
Forum: IMAC
05-14-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Dean Bird

Thanks JT!! ...

Thanks JT!!

https://www.gofundme.com/SW2018Worlds
Forum: IMAC
05-11-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Dean Bird

Bob Ritchey from Smart-Fly...

Bob Ritchey from Smart-Fly (http://www.Smart-Fly.com/) started us off with $250 of support (https://www.gofundme.com/SW2018Worlds).

Thanks Bob!!!! :)
Forum: IMAC
05-11-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Dean Bird

Help send the SW IMAC Pilots to the 2018 Worlds

We are looking to raise some funds to send five of the top pilots from the Southwest IMAC region to Muncie, IN, for the 2018 IMAC World Championships. While there, they will spend the better part of...
Forum: IMAC
04-12-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

My fifth contest in the Unlimited class this year...

My fifth contest in the Unlimited class this year happened last weekend in Hemet, California. We only had a 3 pilot class. The total count didn't matter. It was still me and one other pilot in a...
Forum: IMAC
03-28-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

Last weekend was the 2018 Cactus Classic. It's a...

Last weekend was the 2018 Cactus Classic. It's a contest with decades of history. Last year's class winners are awarded their Cactus Classic jacket at the contest. I was the winner for the Advanced...
Forum: IMAC
03-14-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

My third contest in the Unlimited class was last...

My third contest in the Unlimited class was last weekend at the Tucson IMAC. I hadn't done a roller in almost 2 months so I spent one flight on Friday trying to get safe flying it again.
We had 7...
Forum: IMAC
02-21-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

We had great weather and great competition last...

We had great weather and great competition last weekend at the Winter Roundup at Felix Ranch. Temps in the low 70s and calm winds both days. :cool:

It was also an Alternate Sequence contest. ...
Forum: IMAC
01-15-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

I moved up to Unlimited to try and gain flying...

I moved up to Unlimited to try and gain flying skills in preparation for the IMAC World Championships (https://www.imacworlds.com/) in September. I had 15 practice flights for a total of 30 sequences...
Forum: IMAC
12-30-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

What a beautiful flying day today. The Weather...

What a beautiful flying day today. The Weather Channel app calls it "Abundant sunshine" with 76 degrees and calm winds. :D

Here's Cayden Bruce in a t-shirt taking his Yellow Chequer Scheme...
Forum: IMAC
11-08-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

Congratulations to Spencer Nordquist. He won our...

Congratulations to Spencer Nordquist. He won our WC Qualifier in the Unlimited class flying his Romanian Scheme (https://carf-models.com/en/products/extra-330sc-3-1m-romanian-scheme/parent/2658) and...
Forum: IMAC
11-08-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

The last three months have been a very unexpected...

The last three months have been a very unexpected whirlwind of activity. I had flown some local contests this spring and made a trip over to Hemet, CA, in early May to fly with Randy Dreyer. He beat...
Forum: IMAC
10-24-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

Congratulations to all these guys on their Tucson...

Congratulations to all these guys on their Tucson Shootout success with their Extra 330SCs.

- Spencer Nordquist won 2nd place in the Invitational class with his Romanian Scheme...
Forum: IMAC
10-24-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 35,268
Posted By Dean Bird

Had a fun week at the Tucson Aerobatic Shootout...

Had a fun week at the Tucson Aerobatic Shootout (http://www.tucsonaerobaticshootout.com/). It has been several years since I was there judging. It was great to see everyone.

The Advanced class was...
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