Hey All! We’re at the 2006 LSF/AMA RC Soaring Nationals this week – a.k.a “the NATS” up in Muncie, IN. We’ll be posting photos in the Competitions gallery, so keep your eyes peeled for updates.
Already, our man Bruce Davidson took home 2nd place in NATS Handlaunch!
More later. Until then, you can keep up with all the NATS news with the… NATSNews from the AMA.
2006 MidSouth Champs Wrap-Up
The round robin had brought this special contest back to Louisville again for the fourth time. The Mid-South Championship has always brought some of the best from both the north and the south for a head to head meeting of some of the best pilots around. This year there were some challenges for the pilots to work through besides trying to meet the usual flying task. The biggest change was the new site for the ’06 contest. Leaving Tom Sawyer Park behind, where all the previous Louisville MidSouths have been flown, A polo field inside of Hayes Kennedy Park was chosen to use for this years contest. This field was adjacent to the Ohio River. The micro weather effect this great body of water could or would challenge the pilots was a great unknown. This included the local club as no one had ever flown there before.
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MidSouths are this Weekend!
All the winches have new line, new landing tapes are marked, trophies are in order, and the LASS crew members are restless! The 2006 MidSouth Soaring Championships are only a day a way and we are excited!
The weather looks to be excellent for this weekend with 10-15MPH southwest winds and sunny/partly cloudy all weekend.
Walk-up registrations are more than welcome – but get there early to avoid the rush. Plenty of frequencies are still open – but bring an alternate just in case!
See ya there! Watch the website for photos and scores.