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Old 04-02-2007, 10:39 PM   #1
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Old 04-02-2007, 10:41 PM   #2
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cool!..ill get the word out.

hopefully they will support it but itll take time to change old habits..

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Old 04-02-2007, 11:42 PM   #3
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nice work guys. Nice to have a place that we can call home

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Old 04-03-2007, 01:00 AM   #4
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I think yes Tim , anyway I hope its a go'er

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Old 04-03-2007, 01:13 AM   #5
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Hi to all of the other blokes.
I seems like a great place tp meet and rave about our hobby.

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Old 04-03-2007, 01:17 AM   #6
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Evenin all Oz WattFlyer's

Hi people's
what about some saturday or sunday group Fly Time
If any one is from the near surrounding suburbs and wants to fly with a group, please post your thoughts for all Oz Wattflyers.
Any ground is good ground for flying in my opinion.

Anyhoo hope that we can get a group running
Im flying every weekend 5 mins from my house but willing to travel to meet new people and learn new trix.

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Old 04-03-2007, 05:05 AM   #7
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Old 04-03-2007, 05:46 AM   #8
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Hello Oz WattFlyers.

Local Canberra park flyer here, flying at Aranda oval 7:00am most Friday mornings. I own a Slow Stick, Easy Star and Rainbow. Soon to own a GWS Me109 and an E-Flite p-47D.

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anyone from perth ? oO
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Old 04-03-2007, 10:39 AM   #10
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woah !! nice to see you guys!...WF have been extremely good to give us this place to call home- we are first cab off the rank too!...personally i think it is needed because the open for all forums really dont cater for us down under- yet we still want to know what is going on around the globe...so now we can stay in touch locally and not miss out on the global scene at the same time!

good on ya cobbers...lol..
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Hi everyone from Bendigo
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Old 04-03-2007, 12:18 PM   #12
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Well Hi there Damian !!!! and howdy also Joe !!!!
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Old 04-03-2007, 12:42 PM   #13
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Ah, Gday mates,
Hello Tim, wheres ya bin?and your right we'll have to drive this from this side of the globe to get it rolling but its a great thing wattflyer has given us. As for son of Paleface, when you coming past for a coffee? the shop aint the same with out you keeping the seats warm.
Now, I'm a current member of the Strathalbyn club but also do a fair amount of park flying with all kinds of stuff from small electric parkflyers to silly over powered gliders and a fair amount of heli flying too, I also as a hobby retailer run once a month indoor flying in my hometown and then have a commitment to help out at another about a half hour from home so its a busy life but somebody has to do it.
Currently I'm building a Jr voyager e heli to put in to an awesomley airbrushed scale bell 222(I wish i could say I painted it but sad to say I did pay to get it done) and when I can find my camera cord I'll post a picture or two, I'm also flying pattern in sportsman after a 23 year break from competitive stuff and loving the challenge just wish I could get out and practice to really make the most of it.
I look forward to hearing what is other peoples interests around the great southern land and hope this forum flourishes.
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Default G,day from WA

G,day from Ravensthorpe,WA. (600km East of Perth, 200km from the nearest club.)
I fly two aircraft presently. One is a bone stock powered Ego Cessna 182 which I use to keep my skills up to fly my YS 140 3HP powered CMPro FW190. I fly both at their (radically different) limits.
FYI, the Cessna with its lack of power and its poor surface centralising is harder to fly than the FW 190, but for $200 with radio its a good deal compared to the $2000 FW which also requires a huge landing area.
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Old 04-03-2007, 06:23 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by up_ya_go View Post
Well Hi there Damian !!!! and howdy also Joe !!!!
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Hey Ray, How about this a thread for all you guys "Down Under" in the land of "OZ"

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Old 04-04-2007, 12:05 AM   #16
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Hey Ray, How about this a thread for all you guys "Down Under" in the land of "OZ"

Terry
Hey there Terry !!!
Yes this thread should be well supported as word gets around , and it will be great to have for this part of the world !
You did well to spot it mate !! Incidently the "little guys" have booked a seat on the Rainbow when she's up and running !!!
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Old 04-04-2007, 12:13 AM   #17
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I’m from the city of churches, but live in the OC......
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Old 04-04-2007, 12:29 AM   #18
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Hey there Terry !!!
Yes this thread should be well supported as word gets around , and it will be great to have for this part of the world !
You did well to spot it mate !! Incidently the "little guys" have booked a seat on the Rainbow when she's up and running !!!
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Hey Ray let me know what they find on the other end of that Rainbow.

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Old 04-04-2007, 12:38 AM   #19
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So tell us Paranoia what part of this beutiful place did you fly when you were here?
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all my gear was on 72hz (for the US) but now i have the 2.4g system, i'll have to bring a plane next time i come home to Adelaide.

I've only been flying since i've been here Orange, CA. I've been here in the US for 9.4yr, i didn't have any plane money when i was back in ADL. and used to build static detailed models....
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Not only do you Aussies have your own thread but you have your own forum to go to town in! http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=96

Welcome to the site gents!

Take care and thanks for posting at WattFlyer!!

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Iím from the city of churches, but live in the OC......
my home town...the most under-rated city in Australia....and we like it like that.lol.

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Originally Posted by paranoia View Post
all my gear was on 72hz (for the US) but now i have the 2.4g system, i'll have to bring a plane next time i come home to Adelaide.

I've only been flying since i've been here Orange, CA. I've been here in the US for 9.4yr, i didn't have any plane money when i was back in ADL. and used to build static detailed models....
can you say hi from me to the tuttles?

lol. got me some friends in LA from this wonderfull world of RC. Russ Ahlberg who makes scale EDF F35s and F14s there- you should look him up.

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haha, it's a small world!!! i know Russ well, i work with him haha, say is that your picture on the http://www.oakdaleaircraft.com/ web site with his F35? He said he worked with someone from Adelaide.



fyi, 'American Chopper', and the Tuttles are not from or filmed in OC california. OCC is in Rock Tavern, N.Y. state
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we used his fuse for some vtol work and that F35 is my mate's balsa/ply version and YF22 prototype actually...very small world indeed!

lol.

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