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Northeast Scale Qualifier — Competition returns to New England. Updated with More Photos

Northeast Scale Qualifier — Competition returns to New England. Updated with More Photos

On July 23 -24, the first annual Northeast Scale qualifier was hosted by the Black Dirt Squadron RC in Goshen, NY. Contest Director Danny Carozza and the rest of the club members did a great job pulling this event together. The event venue is the club’s flying field in the middle of the agriculture region of NY state and the field was absolutely one of the finest in the region if not the entire country.

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Check out the Flightline Video

There were a lot of WW1 scale aircraft, but there were many excellent scale airplanes from civilian classics and a WW2 fighter. The weather was amazing, but a bit hot and the pilots were challenged by a strong crosswind on Saturday. Sunday was dead calm!

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Class

Place Pilot                             Plane               Static      Final Score

Designer Scale

1.Jack Buckley                    MiniMax              94.75      188.875

Expert

1. Jack Buckley                       Tiger Moth          98.25      193.813

2.Gerry Yarrish                       Fokker Triplane  91.5        180.875

3.Raymond Schmidt               Albatross             94.5        94.5

Fun Scale Expert             

1.Jack Buckley                       Piper Cub            NA          95.5

Fun Scale Novice            

1.Gerry Garing                         Spacewalker      NA          92.315

2.Frank Fels                            Fokker D.VII        NA          89.75

3.Rob Caso                             Tiger Moth           NA          89.312

4.Bob Krull                               WACO YMF-5     NA          89.125

5.Jim Pluc                                Piper Pawnee      NA          86.75

6.Jay Newler                            Fokker Triplane    NA          85.937

7.Raymond Schmidt                 Nieuport 28         NA          82.375

8.Ralph de Leon                      P-51 Mustang      NA          76.625

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Classes

Events included: #512 RC Expert Sport Scale, 515 RC Designer Scale, 522 RC Team Scale and 520 RC Fun Scale Novice & Expert

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MAN at Work

Our own Gerry Yarrish was doing a good job of representing MAN at the event, and flying his 1/3-scale Fokker Triplane, he placed 2nd in the Expert Class.

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For more information go to: www.blackdirtsquadron.org,  and www.nasascale.org

 

Updated: August 8, 2016 — 9:05 AM

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  1. Gerry Great event Saturday was a handful with the winds 10+mph crosswind Yikes but all enjoyed the event- Congrats to all winners – placed 5th in funscale guess my penmanship is bad LOL last name is Plucinsky – Will see you next year in expert when my D7 is finished. 😉

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