Andreas Mergner waiting for his cue to launch the 60" Thorn.
Angus, in classic pose, about to release Victor Tango over new development in Badger Valley.
Joe Fitzjames marching his "unobtainium" Xica into the lift band.
Thomas Rauber heaving the "Foamplow," a 10-lb, , solid-poplar prototype
of the 100" Thorn.
Frank Slaughter sending off his Ta-152 with a 5-finger salut.
Whoa, where' you goin'?
Ole Skodvolt sending along powerful vibes as he maiden-launches his Rodent.
This Rodent apparently is guided by hand signals.
Jay Decker pointing out the way for his Ultron.
Russ launching Sam's Stratos-6.
Ole sending gentle soaring vibes to this scale glider...
...while Dieter throws this one in a fly-or-die manner.
Doug sending off an unpainted Rodent.
This 50oz/square-foot Higgins Voodoo (Earl II) needs a healthy throw...
...while a standard Rodent gets by with a more leisurely launch velocity...
...and a nice scale glider can be launched left-handed, as Angus demonstrates.
Thor launching his Lunak LF-107. The original first flew in 1948.
Pat just aquired this Higgins F-5. He is the 4th owner of this 8-year old plane.
Frank and his rare Brian McLean-built P-63 Aircobra.
Launching a lovingly-built Krick 5th-scale Minimoa; Jay Decker on the sticks.
Ambidextrous Angus (right-handed, this time) sends off one of Russ' moldies.
Dale Thompson from California launches for his brother Jim from Massachusetts. These guys arrived in a motorhome, always flew something, and obviously enjoyed the event.
PPP = Performance Plane and Pilot: Thomas Rauber launching his 100" Exxtreme.
Brian Courtice sends off his P-63 with a fly-or-die toss after he repaired shipping damage.