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The 495th Squadron 6th Annual HELICOPTER FUN FLY

Tewksbury- Mass. USA - 495th 6th annual funfly- raffles, great flying and barbque food!

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03-09-2010 04:13 PM  9 years ago
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Tewksbury Ma. May 22-23 - 495th Squadron 6th Annual HELICOPTER FUN FLY
The 495th Squadron 6th Annual HELICOPTER FUN FLY

May 22-23, 2010 in Tewksbury, MA
Flying from 10AM to 10PM on Saturday
12pm-7pm on Sunday
(electrics fly anytime)
Registration starts at 9AM

*Raffle Prizes
*Barbeque lunch
*Factory demos
*Tech help - Bring your questions

Raffles:
Extensive array of prizes, including <Hirobo SDX kit!>

Sponsored Pilots:
Top talent from:
Team Hirobo
Team RC Hover
Helidirect Representatives on site.

Working to sign up additional top pilots, more info to follow.

Night flying:
Saturday night. Last year lots of fun was had by all, including great night flying demos by the pro pilots, this year will be bigger and better.

Tech help: top heli setup expertise will be on hand, bring your questions

Pilots of ALL Skill Levels Welcome
Spectators are welcome!
Must have AMA card to register
Join the pilots for a barbecue lunch

Contact Info:
Bob Merlino
btm630@comcast.net
978-640-3854
web: http://www.495thsquadron.org

Directions to the Pinnacle Street Field
From Interstate 495: Take the Rt. 38 exit (#38) from I495. At the bottom of the ramp,turn south in the direction of Tewksbury. Follow Rt. 38 south for 2.2 miles to East Street. Take a left on East Street, and follow 0.8 miles to Livingston Street. Take a left onto Livingston Street, and follow 0.4 miles to Pinnacle Street. Take a right onto Pinnacle Street, and follow for 0.6 miles. The field will be on your left-hand side.

GPS coordinates are: 250 Pinnacle Street Tewksbury Ma.

Vehicle parking is allowed on both sides of the road as long as
your vehicle is off the road surface.
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03-10-2010 04:08 PM  9 years ago
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That is just freaking awesome Chuck!!
I'm so happy to see it early in the season and two days to boot!

Cool man, I'll be there plan on it!

-=>Raja.
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Spectra 27 3DMax, 3405 flts
Whiplash V1-2 Hanson 300, 1850 flts
Whiplash V2 Hanson 300, 764 flts
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03-10-2010 06:54 PM  9 years ago
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We do have a few surprizes Raj. Looking forward to it this year as I am not the guy running the show, I might be able to fly a bit

Speaking of flying a bit...... Gonna try to hit the field today in about an hour

Chuck
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03-10-2010 09:34 PM  9 years ago
Robert Merlino

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Sounds good Raja, we missed you last year

Bob
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03-12-2010 04:13 PM  9 years ago
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Oooh, I might be able to make it to this one...

What's the landing fee?
- Brian
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03-12-2010 07:54 PM  9 years ago
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I just can't wait
It was great last year, I know it's going to be even better this year too.

These are the pictures from last year pictures.http://www.495thsquadron.org/Gallery.htm
Thanks Long
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03-12-2010 10:59 PM  9 years ago
Robert Merlino

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Brian,
no landing fee, however you do have to land

Bob
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03-13-2010 12:21 AM  9 years ago
rbort

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Land?
You mean I can't strap 2 gallons to my gasser and leave it in the air all day?

-=>Raja.
MA 1005 Hanson 280, 4300 flts
Spectra 27 3DMax, 3405 flts
Whiplash V1-2 Hanson 300, 1850 flts
Whiplash V2 Hanson 300, 764 flts
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03-16-2010 05:57 PM  9 years ago
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Date change
Hi Guys!

OK we have a little change here with the date of our Funfly.
We will now be having our event on May 29 and 30th. I have edited the event calendar and this orig posting.

We had a close scheduling with a very popular event in our area and we were able to move our date to a less conflicting date.

I do hope this doesn't prevent anyone from coming to our event.

We will now be the FIRST Heli funfly in our area. So get in some early practice, and come enjoy.

Weather permitting we expect a very big turnout!

Thanks for your support last year, and we hope to impress you again this year. Dont forget we expect to have some Hirobo BIG Guns this year, an HDX raffle and other goodies.
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03-16-2010 06:13 PM  9 years ago
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03-16-2010 06:24 PM  9 years ago
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I, too, will now be unable to make it, as I will be getting ready for Americade - Lake George, NY the week after. Bummer!- Brian
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03-16-2010 06:37 PM  9 years ago
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03-16-2010 07:01 PM  9 years ago
Robert Merlino

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Raja,
you are the only exception, with your generator you can stay up all day. Two gallons? You mean no in-flight refueling capability yet?

Bob
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03-17-2010 04:15 AM  9 years ago
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OK listen guys, we apologize for the date being moved like this. We are trying to please a few because of a conflict and when we moved to May 29-30 we didnt take into consideration its Memorial day.

So not sure yet the final date. Stay tuned, in a few days will will confirm and set in stone the day
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03-19-2010 07:08 PM  9 years ago
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OK its done, MAY 22-23rd. Sorry about the shifting dates but this year we moved off last years date because of ttall corn. We inadvertantly stepped close to another event and decided to move. Second date ended up Memorial day and thats not a good date for a funfly.

OK so were done moving this around.
Please except my apologies folks!
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03-19-2010 07:16 PM  9 years ago
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03-19-2010 07:49 PM  9 years ago
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All I can say is there will be demo pilots and it IS a funfly. Are we having fun yet
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03-19-2010 07:55 PM  9 years ago
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I hope I can go. I will be saving up for my vacation which is June 5-13 and even though there is no Landing fee, I will still need to fuel the truck plus meals, etc and I may have to save that for the vacation...- Brian
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03-20-2010 12:39 AM  9 years ago
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Good I can make it. I only live 3 miles from the field. Just a note I will have 4-5 cases of CP 30% Heli fuel I can sell if needed. Just ask Simmer to point me out.
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03-20-2010 01:49 AM  9 years ago
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Brian.... you shouldnt miss this. Come up for one day

The 495th will start the heli funfly season with style.
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