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Joe Nall 2014: A Mid-Week Record!

May 15, 2014 No Comments

       With 1,414 registered pilots already in attendance, the Joe Nall Fly-in has broken its 2013 record by 168 pilots and it’s only Wednesday!  With even better facilities than last year (which hardly seems possible), the Triple Tree Aerodrome has ample room for all in attendance. In a crowd this large, it’s hard to stand [...]

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Joe Nall 2014 – Only 7 More Days!

May 01, 2014 No Comments

  A new flying season is upon us, spring is in the air, and the Granddaddy of RC flying events is only one week away!  That’s right; Joe Nall Week 2014 starts in just a few days.  Nestled in the Northwest corner of beautiful South Carolina at the world-famous Triple Tree Aerodrome, this year’s event will run [...]

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XFC Winners Are Crowned!

Jun 17, 2013 No Comments

The 2013 Extreme Flight Championship is in the books.  Taking place at the beautiful AMA headquarters in Muncie, Indiana and with great weather for most of the event, the best in the sport laid everything on the table to give the closest scoring competition in XFC history. In a true international event, organizer Frank Noll [...]

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Joe Nall: The Week in Review

May 19, 2013 5 Comments

The official count for Joe Nall 2013 was 1,246 registered pilots.  With some of the most beautiful weather the Nall has ever seen, there was non-stop action all week.  Many old friends were reunited and many new friendships were made.  Southern hospitality and camaraderie were apparent everywhere.  Triple Tree is truly a magical place where flight is celebrated in [...]

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Joe Nall: Friday Crowds Roll In

May 18, 2013 No Comments

Friday went down as one of the biggest days ever in aeromodeling history.  Thousands of pilots and spectators united their passion for aviation to make Joe Nall 2013 one to remember.  Doing the math, over 2,000 flights were logged today alone.  Even better, youth pilots could be found on almost every flight line.  The future of the hobby appears [...]

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Joe Nall: Thursday in RC Paradise

May 17, 2013 No Comments

Thursday at Joe Nall Week was an RC explosion.  Every flight line was packed to the gills, and at any one time, 20 – 30 aircraft could be seen in the air.  Things settled down after dark with only about 15 – 20 planes covering the night sky.  What other event can say that?  As in previous years, [...]

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Joe Nall: Wednesday in Full Swing

May 15, 2013 1 Comment

Although pilots have been flying and camping since last Friday evening, many consider Wednesday as the official start of Joe Nall Week.  Wednesday brings the first of the week’s noon time demos, and spectators really start lining up for the coveted lawn chair spots along show central.  Today’s demo covered a cross-section of the hobby including control line, [...]

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Joe Nall: A Triple Tree Tuesday

May 15, 2013 No Comments

Today was another beautiful day for RC action in the heart of South Carolina.  Once again, “Joe Nall Week” is hitting record attendance.  By Tuesday evening, the official pilot count was 1,018. That’s 100 more than the same day last year.  Flight lines were very busy from first light until several hours after dark.  With [...]

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