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Old 09-28-2019, 06:48 PM
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Flight #2 was a complete resurrection. I first designed, built and flew the FRW Warlord for an EMRR challenge back in 2005. The last flight late that year was a photo op that ended badly when the elastic broke on ejection. The body did a free fall to the rock hard turf of B6-4 Field and shattered on impact. The parts sat around in the box I used to collect them after the crash until this summer when I was within inches of throwing them out. Instead, I glued the pieces back together, scrounged another nose cone, and blew off 14 years of dust. Glad I did. Very impressive flight on a C6-5, high and straight with recovery deep in the adjacent soccer fields.
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Bill Eichelberger
NAR 79563

I miss being SAM 0058

Build floor: Estes Low Boom SST, Semroc Laser X, Semroc S.P.E.V

Rediscovered: Semroc SLS Laser X

In paint: Centuri Stellar Hercules, Estes Goblin, Estes Nike Apache, Quest Intruder, Red River Stratos, Semroc Egg Crate, Semroc Recruiter, Semroc Thunder Chief

Body shop: Estes Jayhawk

Ready to fly: Estes Astron Sky Hook, Estes Nova Scout Ship, FSI Dart, Semroc Point
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