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by MMP
June 4th, 2010, 1:18 pm
Forum: Wright Stuff B
Topic: Nationals results
Replies: 43
Views: 11104

Re: Nationals results

according to the tentative 2011 events list here:
http://soinc.org/sites/default/files/up ... -30-10.pdf
Helicopter is only for division C, but not B ?
by MMP
June 3rd, 2010, 6:28 pm
Forum: Wright Stuff B
Topic: Nationals results
Replies: 43
Views: 11104

Re: Nationals results

Thanks guys.... we couldn't have done it without the great information on this forum. It has been a very rewarding experience for kids (and coaches as well) to see how science works and to learn to work hard for good results. We have been in constant progressing path for the last two years in wright...
by MMP
June 3rd, 2010, 9:15 am
Forum: Wright Stuff B
Topic: Nationals results
Replies: 43
Views: 11104

Re: Nationals results

jander14indoor wrote: PS, trivia, the gentleman in the floral hawaiian shirt at the very end of the video is Dave Zigler, the proprietor of Freedom Flight Models.
No wonder he went to talk to our coaches after flight and asked if we used Freedom Flight model. We might have disappointed him.
by MMP
June 2nd, 2010, 8:40 pm
Forum: Wright Stuff B
Topic: Nationals results
Replies: 43
Views: 11104

Re: Nationals results

ok, if you got nothing better to do for 6 minutes, the video (up to 720p HD) of entire flight is now available at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wqt-FsekeqE
by MMP
June 1st, 2010, 5:22 pm
Forum: Wright Stuff B
Topic: Nationals results
Replies: 43
Views: 11104

Re: Nationals results

sorry :oops: but yeah, it's looks really similar to one. After a second look though, I can definitely see the difference. No problem. Now after taking a closer look of some photos with airplanes built from kits, they do look similar. One varsity kid last year did try the earlier kit and was quite d...
by MMP
June 1st, 2010, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wright Stuff B
Topic: Nationals results
Replies: 43
Views: 11104

Re: Nationals results

eta150 wrote:MMP's was a freedom flight model. F.F. designed it after JC Booth's national winning plane from last year.
Does our plane look that much like a freedom flight one? I believe our JV team built their planes with freedom flight kit (very good kit by the way), but varsity team did not use kit at all.
by MMP
May 25th, 2010, 4:07 pm
Forum: Wright Stuff B
Topic: Nationals results
Replies: 43
Views: 11104

Re: Nationals results

A friend of the team took some photos of the plane, here they are: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jkleeman/tags/wrightstuff/ Nothing special about the plane, as you guys can see. Kids and coaches spent most the time trimming, collecting data, modifying and back to trimming again in a 20-ft height gym ...
by MMP
May 24th, 2010, 7:18 pm
Forum: Wright Stuff B
Topic: Nationals results
Replies: 43
Views: 11104

Re: Nationals results

I had to register to express my sincere thank to this forum. I helped coach kids of Marie Murphy on WS. As beginners last year, all the information and tips we learned here (particularly the posts from jander, great thanks) did help our planes tremendously to fly over 5 min this year last Saturday. ...

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