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  1. Thread: "experts"

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    In the book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell (the...

    In the book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell (the author) indicated that his studies showed that one has to practice a discipline for 10,000 hours to be considered an expert. What punches a hole in that...
  2. We got some nice press from the Chicago suburban...

    We got some nice press from the Chicago suburban newspapers.

    http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20140627/news/140628608/
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  3. Raylon: Thanks for sharing the pictures. We...

    Raylon:

    Thanks for sharing the pictures. We should have more pictures up soon.
  4. Dave, Chris & Jeff: Thank you all for the kind...

    Dave, Chris & Jeff:

    Thank you all for the kind words. We had as great a time hosting the event as you had participating in it. We are grateful to all who attended. We had 54 pilots attend with...
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    One thing to consider with the foam option is the...

    One thing to consider with the foam option is the weight. Generally, the best flying conditions for training are days with low wind. With a three-pound foam airplane (the Apprentice), you're going...
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    Biker: I have this airframe from Slipstream in...

    Biker:

    I have this airframe from Slipstream in the 30cc size. I encourage you to take a good hard look at the engine box and beef it up if needed. On my maiden, my DLE30 almost shook the...
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    Nice job hooked! The plane looks great. I like...

    Nice job hooked! The plane looks great. I like how the DLE-20 fits with minimal cowl cutting. Look forward to hearing how it flies.
  8. We're now up to 22 pre-registrations. Not bad...

    We're now up to 22 pre-registrations. Not bad considering there's still being 3 feet of snow on the ground in Chicago. :mad: Among those schedule to join us is Lewis "The General" Patton. Lewis...
  9. Those in the jet community likely know Dave...

    Those in the jet community likely know Dave Murray. He's got some mean hardware himself! Dave's in for the event as well.

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  10. Excited to announce that Carl Bachhuber has...

    Excited to announce that Carl Bachhuber has committed to the event! Carl has built and flown some legendarily LARGE models. Here are some photos of Carl and his aircraft at a past Fox Valley Aero...
  11. Ahhhh. A WWI buff. You'll have plenty of...

    Ahhhh. A WWI buff. You'll have plenty of company. We're expecting plenty of WWI hardware at the event.
  12. One more. One of my favorite photos...

    One more. One of my favorite photos...
  13. Some hardware that will be in attendance...

    Some hardware that will be in attendance...
  14. Excellent! Glad you'll be joining us. As John...

    Excellent! Glad you'll be joining us. As John said, talk some buddies into making the trip with you.
  15. We now have registration open on RC Flight Deck!...

    We now have registration open on RC Flight Deck!

    http://www.RCFlightDeck.com/event_details.cfm?event_id=2970
  16. Hope you can make it down Jeff. Running out of...

    Hope you can make it down Jeff. Running out of places to park cars would be a good problem to have. We've got enough space to get creative. The club is incredibly excited to be putting on this...
  17. **NEW CHICAGO AREA EVENT** - 2014 Windy City Warbirds & Classics

    1/28/14 Update - Registration now open - http://www.RCFlightDeck.com/event_details.cfm?event_id=2970

    The Organizing Committee and the membership of Fox Valley Aero Club are proud to announce that...
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    James: it depends on how you want to fly it. ...

    James:

    it depends on how you want to fly it. If you want it aerobatic, go with the saito 82. I have the OS FS95-V in my pulse 60 and it flies fantastic. If you're not concerned about...
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    Hangar 9 products are carried by other hobby...

    Hangar 9 products are carried by other hobby retailers. However, if you can't get it from Horizon directly, you'll have trouble finding it in the market. LHS are carrying less and less ARF...
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    I've been a customer for many years and have not...

    I've been a customer for many years and have not seen this many products out of stock at any one time. Maybe they've had a watershed Christmas season. Maybe they're carrying less inventory to stay...
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    Seems like the eliminations are occurring at a...

    Seems like the eliminations are occurring at a greater rate than the additions. If part of their strategy going forward is a reduction in the Hangar 9 line, so be it.
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    I'm simply pointing out that their offerings have...

    I'm simply pointing out that their offerings have been greatly reduced in recent months and that I've noticed they are out of stock on a great many more items than they historically have been. I'm...
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    Well. I know what I see. I see Horizon's...

    Well. I know what I see. I see Horizon's product line of ARFs quickly shrinking. 30cc P-47 - gone. 1/4 scale cub - gone. Pulse XT120 - gone (yet ironically, still advertised on their web site). ...
  24. We discussed the event with our board at the...

    We discussed the event with our board at the November meeting. It's a go! We have settled on June 26-28. Details of the event to come soon. A new thread will be started in the appropriate...
  25. I think that's the likely scenario. Regardless...

    I think that's the likely scenario. Regardless of price, people that prefer to build over assemble will likely continue to do so and vice versa. I think the tipping point will be kit versus plan...
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