June Fun Fly Wrapup
On the June 11, 2005, the 495th R/C Squadron, Inc. held a fun fly at the John A. Ogonowski Model Flying Field (Pinnacle Street) in
Tewksbury, MA. The fun fly was open to all current Club members, and was an
exciting, fun-filled event! Beginning at 10:00 AM and running until 3:00 PM,
the Timed Flying Contest, the Static Display and the Flying Contest with "Handicapped" Scoring
events were enjoyed by all!! A complete report of the June Fun Fly follows below.
Timed Flying Contest - The top three finishers in the
Timed Flying Contest were: 1st - Jim Thompson with a time of 29 seconds, 2nd
- Rick Breton with a time of 45 seconds and 3rd - Bill Copp with a time of
1 minute, 29 seconds.
Static Display - The top three finishers in the
Display were: 1st - Gus Deltwas with a scratch built L-4, 2nd - Bob Michaud
with an Aeroworks PT-17 Stearman ARF, and 3rd - John Haggerty with a Hangar
9 P-51 ARF.
Lunch - A total of 90 hotdogs, 50 hamburgers, 4 bags
of chips, 10 bottles of soda, and 2 bags of cookies were served at the June
Fun Fly . All food was purchased by John Morley and ably served by John and
Flight Demo - After lunch, a spectacular 3D flight
demo was conducted by Cody Wojcik of the Cape Ann R/C Club. A special thanks
to Dick Adams for arranging Cody's performance! Later, Jim Thompson, Dave
Silva and Bill Copp put on an impressive display of R/C Model Helicopters!
Flying Contest with "Handicapped" Scoring -
The top 3 finishers in the Flying Contest with Handicapped Scoring
were: 1st - Dave Silva, 2nd - Dick Adams, and 3rd - Michael Kou. After the
first round, Dave Silva and Dick Adams were tied for the top honors
requiring a second round "fly-off"! The fly-off was ultimately won by Dave