Right: Lenny and Dieter show proper and safe handling of
an electric-powered glider after landing: Even with the receiver
off, grab the plane behind the wing and point the nose away
from people. Do not consider the plane safe until the motor
Above left and below: Proper communicaton between the pilot
and launcher is essential to assure successful launches.
Below left: Don Lawson is our MVH (most valuable helper),
because he happily and tirelessly mans the lonely base B, which
is 150 meters away from the action. Thank you Don!
Above right: CD Don "Pesz" Pesznecker and chief scorer Amy
Pool. Without Don's indomitable spirit and enthusiasm, this
event would not be happening. And Amy, a high-school math teacher,
enough method to this madness to keep things going properly.
Dave Sieger from Arizona briefly visited
donning a pristine T-shirt from the F5B world championships
6 years ago.
Lenny Keer from Colorado refuels after an successful flight.
Lenny was on course for 44 legs when his controller quit. It
would have been the fastest flight of the event, but alas:
it was "the one that got away..."
Left: Eric Swenson received the Aspirin and garbage bag
price after losing his plane due to severe glitching:
cause was a controller malfunction.
Right: Bob Sterett extends an invitation to y'all to come back