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Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-02-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,612
Posted By djohnstone
I noticed your post from about a month ago. I...

I noticed your post from about a month ago. I have a Prometheus monoplane. I got the only one that was floating around jramericas and F3Aunlimited around November. I actually purchased it from Mike,...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 10-24-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,399
Posted By djohnstone
My dad built a Heathkit with Kraft sticks on...

My dad built a Heathkit with Kraft sticks on 72mhz and I think he still has the transmitter. It worked perfectly. The servos needed a lot of work to keep them going. He worked on it for a long time!...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 03-28-2015, 05:59 PM
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Views: 336
Posted By djohnstone
NSRCA D4 NATS Tune-up

The D4 NATS Tune-up will be May 16-17 in Muncie. We will be on site 1 at AMA. I know this hasn't shown up on the district calendar so I thought that I had better get this date out there. I hope to...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 06-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By djohnstone
Thanks to everyone who came to the NATS Tune-up. ...

Thanks to everyone who came to the NATS Tune-up. Thirty-eight pilots exceeded what we have seen at this contest for many years. I think that pattern is alive and well! I had some really good help,...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 05-22-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By djohnstone
NSRCA D-4 NATS Tune-up

The NATS Tune-up is just around the corner May 31st and June 1st at AMA site 1. We will have the pilots' meeting at 9:00 AM and begin flying at 9:15 both days. FAI will fly F-15 on Sunday. Come...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 05-04-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By djohnstone
I have a buddy who wants to sell a BJ Craft...

I have a buddy who wants to sell a BJ Craft Monolog in Northern Kentucky. I told him to check out your post. We are 100 miles away.
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 09-16-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By djohnstone
NSRCA D-4 Championship

The D-4 Championship is all set for Muncie September 28-29. Due to very limited hotel rooms available because of parent weekend at Ball State, if you don't have a room yet, start looking...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 05-16-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By djohnstone
RE: D4

The contest is this weekend! I will be there Friday afternoon if anyone wants to sign up early. Pilots meeting is at 9:00 AM Saturday with flying beginning as soon as we can get it all together,...
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Views: 3,861
Posted By djohnstone
RE: off-topic...what other hobbies do you have?

Driving my 2006 Porshe 911 4S cabriolet. Way too much fun, but only in nice weather!
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 01-21-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By djohnstone
D-4 NATS Tune-up

The D-4 NATS Tune-up is scheduled for May 18-19 at Muncie. That is earlier than last year but the only date that was available to us. Obviously, I took it! The date listed currently on the D-4...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 12-17-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,384
Posted By djohnstone
RE: 3rd annual D2 vs D3 Ribs Shootout April 6-7 2013

I had a good time last year. I hope that I can make it again this year. We don't have any contests until late May in D-4 so it's great to get out early in the spring.
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 09-24-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By djohnstone
D-4 Championship September 29-30

I hope to see all of you at the D-4 Finals in Muncie on September 29-30. We will be on Site 1. Besides the pattern contest, we have a steak dinner planned for Saturday evening on site. There will...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 06-10-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,123
Posted By djohnstone
RE: D-4 NATS Tune-up

It went great! Thanks to everyone for showing up, 29 contestants. The weather was excellent, well a little windy. It's always windy in Muncie. It looks like we will make a nice donation to the WC...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 06-04-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,123
Posted By djohnstone
RE: D-4 NATS Tune-up

I got the call from the food vendor today. He will be there for lunch selling burgers, dogs, fries, etc. I think it will be very healthy eating! Well it probably won't, but it sounds good to me!
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 06-03-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,123
Posted By djohnstone
D-4 NATS Tune-up

We are set to go for June 9-10 at Muncie on Site 1. Pilots meeting will be at 9:00 Saturday morning with flying starting soon after. Entry fee is $30 for Intermediate-FAI. Sportsman is $20. We are...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 03-25-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,757
Posted By djohnstone
RE: D4 Calendar

Yes Pete, I plan on being at St. C. The flying is always fun but the food and people are hard to beat, even if they are Steeler fans. I'm planning on stopping in Georgia next weekend to fly at the...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 03-21-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,757
Posted By djohnstone
RE: D4 Calendar

The main issue in Hebron is the runway. It is in lousy shape. I was flying today and we were talking about the need to fix it. We still have several months until September. If a miracle occurs in...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 03-17-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,757
Posted By djohnstone
RE: D4 Calendar

I see a few questions here that I can answer. First up, the NATS Tuneup for Muncie is set for June 9-10. I sent in the sanction request a while back and haven't received it back yet. I guess I...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 08-30-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,011
Posted By djohnstone
RE: St Clairsville Wrap Up

As usual, I had a great time! I am impressed with how you guys have built up the event over the past few years. The food is great and everyone is really friendly! Oh, I enjoyed the flying too. ...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 08-26-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,834
Posted By djohnstone
RE: St Clairsville Contest

Verne,

Call me at 859 391-1412 if you get a chance. I'm staying at the Red Roof also. I'll have my wife with me but she will be on her best behavior. I think Ray Morton will be around also,...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 08-25-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,834
Posted By djohnstone
RE: St Clairsville Contest

Hey guys, I will be there late on Friday. Are you going out to eat anywhere Friday night? I think that we will get there about 8:00pm. Are we still flying p-13 in FAI? I'm actually just coming for...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 07-28-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 30,199
Posted By djohnstone
RE: F3A World Scores

On the issue of Wolfgang Matt's age, I was standing there listening after he flew today. He stated that this is his 24th straight WC. That means 48 plus his age at the first one. He isn't young! ...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 02-21-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,187
Posted By djohnstone
RE: D4 contest schedule 2011

By the way, there is no contest at Quincy this year. The property owner of the airport died and it was sold. Bruce decided to call it quits.
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 02-21-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,187
Posted By djohnstone
RE: D4 contest schedule 2011

Ok guys, here is the schedule that I have. I have been trying to get this finalized for about a month. I will get it to Pete and get it on the website ASAP. I hadn't looked at this forum for about...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 09-11-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,517
Posted By djohnstone
RE: D4 Championships

John,

Check the flyer from the Northern Kentucky pattern contest for directions that is still on the D4 website. It is the same field in Hebron, KY. Also, you can look up the Flying Cardianls...
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