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09-22-2016 10:04 PM  13 months agoPost 1
jczankl

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From the: Ken Marshall Collection

Filmed in 1994 at the Bakersfield Fun Fly...Enjoy.

Watch at YouTube

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09-22-2016 10:20 PM  13 months agoPost 2
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Pretty good flying!!

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09-22-2016 10:36 PM  13 months agoPost 3
icanfly

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interesting, now they'd be sporting fpv.

second, I wondered about slaloming around light poles surrounding a baseball diamond, day or night, at a potential flying site between other flying sites near my residence, crazy.

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09-23-2016 01:56 AM  13 months agoPost 4
scott s.

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I loved bakersfield

Great for a funfly , 95 was my first year.

Kinda sad i think i see a friend of mine i made there right at end of video who passed away in 98

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09-23-2016 04:36 AM  13 months agoPost 5
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JC
Thanks for posting as I recall there was a lot of distruction during that event I believe it was Wayne Mann that had the mid air .
It was great fun to watch .
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09-23-2016 09:53 PM  12 months agoPost 6
tommytt1

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Thanks for sharing.

I made a mistake once, but I was wrong?

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09-25-2016 04:10 AM  12 months agoPost 7
dahld

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Yikes!! That brings back some memories!

I hope the statute of limitations has expired since then... As the Contest Director of all the Bakersfield Fun-Flys back then, I'm pretty sure we violated the AMA Safety Code on more than one occasion

Different times.

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09-26-2016 04:38 PM  12 months agoPost 8
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haha!!! Sounds like a good time ;-)

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09-30-2016 03:13 AM  12 months agoPost 9
eric_b

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Chicken Dance following a Pylon Pole impact from the '95 Bakersfield Pylon Race:

Watch at YouTube

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09-30-2016 03:38 PM  12 months agoPost 10
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I think that was Nick

can`t remember last name . Used to have a rc heli hobby shop.

HMM, smell that clutch.

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10-05-2016 03:13 AM  12 months agoPost 11
xlpro

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I was there and remember it well. Great times!
Bakersfield was one of my favorite Fun Flys of all time and I've been doing this 27 years!

Team Bobby Jacks Hobbies
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10-06-2016 04:52 PM  12 months agoPost 12
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I think that was Nick
can`t remember last name . Used to have a rc heli hobby shop.
HMM, smell that clutch.
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10-17-2016 11:57 PM  12 months agoPost 13
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Pylon racing

I was there and watching the pylon race. Wow! When the pole got hit it took on a significant bend about half way up! Crazy.
Distruction from the past is always better than tomorrow! Junkpilot

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10-18-2016 12:04 AM  12 months agoPost 14
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Chicken-dance wrestling,

Man, that guy has GUTS !!

!Antriebe, die bewegen!
Jazz', Jives & vbar's
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10-18-2016 11:52 AM  12 months agoPost 15
RGorham

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Fun times

Robert - "Team Havin Fun"
Cheers

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10-18-2016 04:00 PM  12 months agoPost 16
Pistol Pete

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Definitely needs to come back.

Too bad HD filming was not available then.

Greatest part was how many went out to help pick up.

~~Enjoying the hobby one flight at a time~~

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