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by smartkid222
April 11th, 2011, 7:31 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: 2011-2012 Rules
Replies: 112
Views: 18962

Re: 2011-2012 Rules

I agree with wlsguy. In addition to his points I'd like to mention that the no touch bonus is a poor idea becaue it depends too much on the flying site. 1. The relative importance of the bonus would depend on the flying site. For example, if the bonus is set at 2.5*flight time, the effect is very di...
by smartkid222
April 6th, 2011, 4:27 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51129

Re: Optics B/C

Yes

Also, everything must be holepunched.
by smartkid222
April 5th, 2011, 2:01 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51129

Re: Optics B/C

that's a division B test right?
by smartkid222
April 1st, 2011, 2:40 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rubber
Replies: 323
Views: 28836

Re: Rubber

http://www.freedomflightmodels.com/PDF/ ... 202011.pdf
".108" and thinner"
ask before ordering to see if zeigler will cut the right size for you
by smartkid222
March 30th, 2011, 7:57 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: 2011-2012 Rules
Replies: 112
Views: 18962

Re: 2011-2012 Rules

Sorry for the double post but I wanted to add: IMO, The most favorable solution would be to just hold the competition in a room with a flat surface (no girders) to begin with, even if this room has a lower height than a gym! However, I realize that a clause in the rules mandating this may not be pla...
by smartkid222
March 30th, 2011, 7:48 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: 2011-2012 Rules
Replies: 112
Views: 18962

Re: 2011-2012 Rules

I read somewhere that at one specific competition many helicopters, including the helicopters belonging to the first place team, got stuck in the ceiling. These students, who may have worked extremely hard on the helicopters and were successful in test flight where the ceiling was more favorable (su...
by smartkid222
March 29th, 2011, 6:27 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51129

Re: Optics B/C

Why allow programmable calculators if you don't allow programs?
Programmable calculators are easier to type (press buttons) on. :mrgreen:
by smartkid222
March 29th, 2011, 2:20 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51129

Re: Optics B/C

IMO, definitely do not clear the calculator. Some people have things programmed into them for class.

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