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Joe NALL 2014 – A Photo Finish

May 18, 2014 No Comments by

Joe Nall 2014 is now history, but it certainly kicked off the flying season with gusto.  With beautiful weather at Triple Tree most of the week and the largest turnout in its 30 plus year history, RC enthusiast from around the world proved that model aviation is alive and well. With so many thousands of [...]

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XFC Winners Are Crowned!

Jun 17, 2013 No Comments by

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 by

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 by

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 by

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 by

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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Joe Nall Live from the Flightline

May 13, 2013 4 Comments

Joe Nall 2013 is in full swing in sunny South Carolina.  With just under 1,000 pilots already registered and gracing the skies, this 2 mile stretch of RC heaven boasts some of the busiest airspace you’ll find anywhere. This year is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever at the Triple Tree Aerodrome.  Veteran Naller’s are [...]

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Michael is an avid modeler and professional photographer who combines his two passions with the aim of showcasing what the sport has to offer. In addition to his 20+ years of building and flying model aircraft, he holds a private pilot's license and has a passion for all things aviation.
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