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Old 05-06-2018, 12:31 PM
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A good day for flying, Batting leadoff, as always when I have LCO/RC Sandy with me, is the 4 Mosquito. Cleverly named as I've lost three before it. Great flight, from what we could see. We did know the direction, so we walked right up to it.
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Old 05-06-2018, 12:37 PM
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Next came the Mini-Honest John. The flight path of this one amazes me. With such small fins it flies straight as an arrow.
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Third was the 16th flight of my Icarus clone. B6-4. Great flight. I remember flying the original with my brother in the early 80s, so I guess I'll always have one.
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Fourth was the 1969 scheme Big Bertha. Perfect flight on a C6-5 stretching the borders of the NTMLF. Perfectly straight flight, but the wind was starting to pick up a bit.
Fifth, the Cherokee-D clone, for it's 14th flight. Adapted down to a C6-5. Had a perfect game going, but having realized that I popped a shroud line on this one. A great flight otherwise.
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Sixth was one of my favorites, my Renegade clone. Perfect flight on a C11-5, and a perfect recovery.
Seventh, the 9th flight of my Black Brant III. Perfect flight on a B6-4, and a not-so-perfect recovery.
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Last of the day was the 11th flight of my beat-to-heck Sky Raider clone, on a C11-5. Good flight, but a little singe on the chute prevented full deployment. Probably a good thing with the increasing winds.

Everything came back, which equals a good day.
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Great looking Renegade. I built mine in 1979 and still fly it regularly. One of my favorites too.
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