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by danyalukin
January 9th, 2014, 8:31 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Anyone remembers 2008 Nats in DC??
Replies: 1
Views: 740

Anyone remembers 2008 Nats in DC??

I'm first year college student now, and the DC National tournament was my first one... Anyone remember those times?
by danyalukin
April 28th, 2012, 3:22 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Duration
Replies: 219
Views: 27509

Re: Duration

Maletitas wrote:We got a 1:50 chinook time in the backyard today. Our gears are made of coconut shells...seemed like a random idea but the juices from the coconuts help lubricate the gears.
Hahaha gears? Shells? XD
I'm not sure if I should take it as a joke or inquire impatiently on what your design is :)
by danyalukin
April 24th, 2012, 2:34 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Ceiling at Nationals
Replies: 52
Views: 10588

Re: Ceiling at Nationals

Spectator-Friendly < Testing Helicopter's to it's full potential The gym is what it is, there is no reason to continue this discussion. Besides, we should have already understood that the gym was selected wisely and no better option that suits all of NSO and the campus of the university exists. On ...
by danyalukin
April 23rd, 2012, 4:42 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Ceiling at Nationals
Replies: 52
Views: 10588

Re: Ceiling at Nationals

That's OK. I was just hoping that something could be done, but if things are as you say they are, we'll make the best of them. Thanks again, and we will see you in Orlando! :)
by danyalukin
April 23rd, 2012, 11:09 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Ceiling at Nationals
Replies: 52
Views: 10588

Re: Ceiling at Nationals

Perhaps the possibility of the fact that the other gym IS available but the selection committee was not fully aware of the importance of a flat ceiling for helicopters? In that case it would do no harm to attempt to clarify the issue.
by danyalukin
April 23rd, 2012, 3:11 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Ceiling at Nationals
Replies: 52
Views: 10588

Re: Ceiling at Nationals

Would it be possible for a competitior to contact NSO at Florida that does event room selection and ask them to consider a change? There is one other event that is running in that gym - Gravity Vehicle, and it is likely that both Helicopters and Gravity could be moved to the other gym, thereby leavi...
by danyalukin
April 22nd, 2012, 8:54 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Ceiling at Nationals
Replies: 52
Views: 10588

Re: Ceiling at Nationals

Thank you for the information :)
by danyalukin
April 22nd, 2012, 8:18 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Ceiling at Nationals
Replies: 52
Views: 10588

Re: Ceiling at Nationals

Also, tethering is allowed and described in the rules if a team is that concerned about the environment... The rules state that "competitiors must not steer the helicopter"... Also, the rules state that a cieling without obstructions is preferred over a high ceiling. Most importantly, such conditio...
by danyalukin
April 22nd, 2012, 12:28 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Ceiling at Nationals
Replies: 52
Views: 10588

Ceiling at Nationals

http://www.scienceolympiad2012.com/wp-c ... enue-2.jpg

Its like a meat-grater for our helicopters.
by danyalukin
April 22nd, 2012, 12:26 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Duration
Replies: 219
Views: 27509

Re: Duration

I do know this mathematically. But here is to the cieling at nationals:

http://www.scienceolympiad2012.com/wp-c ... enue-2.jpg

Really?

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