Photos from May 14 Outdoor Season Opener at Woodsom Farm

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Evan and dad Rob with Skylark
Sean with his new Leopard Moth
Steve with his new Corvette
Steve K winds his Hi-Climber
Matt’s stunning Pfalz DIII FAC Scale model  featured a balsa monocoque fuselage

Outdoor Season opener a big success!

Well gang, the 2022 Stealth Sqdn outdoor flying season got off to a strong start on Saturday May 14.

The weather at Woodsom Farm in Amesbury, MA started off with more wind than expected.  But the wind moderated by midday and many long flights were made.

New Models

Flyers were productive over the long winter building season and several new models were seen in the air.

Steve E was spotted flying his big Condor and another new rakish sport model he calls Corvette.  Terrific new designs from Steve.

Sean R entered a great flying Leopard Moth in the Golden Age Civil event.  We think this was from an EasyBuilt kit.

Several Comet T-Crafts from the Indoor One Design event were seen flitting about. 

Vance G put in a few promising test flights with his outstanding new Latecoere FAC Scale Model.  Vance built this from enlarged Steve Griebling plans published in an old Crosswinds newsletter.

Tom N flew his new flat-winged Airdevel Fokker Transport dime scale model.

And there were many more.

Hot Competition

Camaraderie and freindly competition is featured in all Stealth Sqdn meets,  but there were a couple special moments at the May 14 meet. 

Sean R won the hotly contested WW2 mass launch event with his reduced-size version of the Nassise Mustang.

The P-51 “Old Crow” flew straight and long using up much of the field to edge out Tom N’s Polikarpov I-153.

Sean in turn got edged out in the Golden Age/Modern Civil event.  His DH Leopard Moth just couldn’t hang in there against Rich Z’s Guillow’s Fairchild 24 which was flown by Evan P.

Vance G’s dainty little General Airistocrat was flying great and won the Peanut Scale event. 

It was a great day.  See you in June  at the Ipswich Polo Field meet skyster!

 

Last Indoor Meet April 3rd – Outdoor Amesbury Dates Posted

Fly Indoors in Georgetown MA on Sunday April 3!


view photos from March 13 Indoor Meet

Clive G’s DH Leopard Moth
Well be flying Outdoors at Woodsom Farm soon!
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Glastonbury April 10 meet Cancelled!

Whew, we’ve got lots of info to share about upcoming club activities!

First, your last opportunity to fly Indoors this season is this coming Sunday April 3.  Yep,  we’ll be flying in  the Penn Brook Middle School gym in Georgetown MA.  Check out the flyer at top of this post for the Event roster.  See you there!

Check out clubster John Rood’s terrific photos from the March 13 indoor meet here.

And unfortunately the April 10 Meet in Glastonbury CT has been CANCELLED

2022 OUTDOOR AMESBURY DATES SET

Good news here gang.  A full slate of dates has been set for Outdoor Meets at fabulous Woodsom Farm in Amesbury MA.

Check the Upcoming Dates in the sidebar, or the Calendar page of this site and mark you calendars.  Time to get those new models finished up and ready to go!

We’ll be flying many of our popular events at these meets.  Look for the specific Contest Flyers to be posted as the dates approach.   We’ll be posting the Pinkham Field (Durham CT) meet dates soon too.  Lot’s of flying is on the horizon for 2022 for sure!

See you on the flightline skyster!

 

 

 

2022 Roudenbush Model Building Class – Feb Indoor Results

Register for the Model Building Class at Westford’s Roudenbush Center now.  Classes start in March!

 


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Click to view March 13 Indoor Contest Flyer
  Model Class will build the 30in wingspan Condor pictured here

March 13 next Indoor Contest

Click on the Contest Flyer image at left to view the details.

While you’re at it check out the Feb 6 contest results at left as well.

Oh, and there’s only about a week to ten days left to get in your Postal Dime Contest entry.  We’ve had a few more entries and it looks like our southern flyers are in the catbird seat again!  Will it be you that gives the C’ville Flyer a run?

2022 Modeling Class starts March 16

You may recall that clubster Steve Evans ran a model airplane building class last year where a bunch of folks built and flew his Skylark design.  If you missed it, check out the report with pics here.

Well, Steve’s at it again and the new Roudenbush class will start on March 16.  There’s still time to Register, but you better do it quick!  Click on the link below and the Hobbies/Gaming subheader link from there to register.

REGISTER FOR MODEL CLASS

The 30 inch wingspan Condor pictured in flight in the header photo will be the class build subject.  This is a bigger model than Skylark and will be just a super flyer.  We really like that flat wing center section.

Hopefully, we’ll see a bunch of these flying out on Woodsom Farm this coming outdoor season.

See you on the flightline skyster!