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2015- Cajun Heli Fest 6th Annual

Crowley, La. USA - Largest Helicopter Fun Fly in South. Cajun Food, Great people, Equals a good time !

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03-29-2015 09:40 PM  4 years ago
1hander

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thanks to Eric and all the organizers, sponsors, etc for a great time... it was great seeing all you guys again and some new faces as well...had a helluva time...

im coming for YOU next year Eric!!!!!!!!!! congratulations sir...well earned and congrats to all the other pilots and their ships.
Ret. Dis. SSG Gonzales..5th SFG..De Oppresso Liber..Tantum Deus Can Sentio Mihi
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03-30-2015 02:09 AM  4 years ago
pctomlin

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Eric, many thanks to you and your crew who put on this event, what an awesome time had by all. Also want to give a shout out to all the sponsors, etc for helping to make this a great event...had a helluva good time and am looking forward to coming back next year.
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03-30-2015 03:56 AM  4 years ago
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Cajun Helifest - March 2015

Written by Michael Coveney

The 6th Cajun Helifest was held at Rice Area Modellers Society airfield in Crowley, Louisiana, USA on March 28-29th 2015. The event attracted over 60 pilots and included the second Len Mount Scale Helicopter Championship.

The weather was sunny, warm and perfect for flying scale models. The competition was divided into 2 classes - up to 700 size machines and those above. The first day, Friday, was for static judging, with flying occurring on the Saturday. It was a close contest which resulted in a fly-off for first place in the A Class competition.

Eric Babineaux flew his magnificent, electric powered Cobra, which really looks the part in the air. This was equally matched by Rick Gouzares with his turbine powered EC135, whose spirited flying wowed everyone there. What makes Ricks flying more amazing is that his disability means he flies a 1-stick (cyclic and rudder) transmitter of his own design, with collective and throttle being jaw operated. With this setup he is easily a match of any skilled RC helicopter pilot. Unfortunately he suffered an engine flame out and couldn't finish his flight, resulting in handing the win to Eric, a worthy champion.

Here are the full results:

A CLASS:

1. Eric Babineaux. Cobra

2. Rick Gouzares. EC135

3. Richard Gibson. LM Rotorway

4. John Martin. Bell Huey.

5. Andrew Minster MD500.

B CLASS:

1. Don Irvine. MD500

2. Jermaine January. Bell 212

3. Andrew Minster AS350.

4. Rene Gotiear. Bell 407.

5. Richard Gibson. Bell 222. 1

6. John Shilda. MD500.

The quality of models was easily matched with the warmth of friendliness of all involved, in particular Eric Babineaux who organised the event, and the fellow pilots who looked after me during my stay.

If you're in Louisiana in Spring 2016, try and visit next year's event. You won't be disappointed.

More event winner will be post tomorrow.
Also a big thanks to all our event sponsors for 2015.
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03-30-2015 03:32 PM  4 years ago
bjacks

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I want to thanks Eric and all the great crew that puts on this event, good people, good weather, good event, everyone of you are a class act, you can not be beat, thanks again, I'll come back as long as I can, thanks again. Bobby
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03-30-2015 05:18 PM  4 years ago
RyanW

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I had an absolute blast! Thank you for the great time!!!

A few photos...

-Ryan
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03-30-2015 06:31 PM  4 years ago
Mentalic

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Definitely had a good time. CHF is always a fun event.

Nice pictures Ryan!
Wayne
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03-31-2015 11:23 PM  4 years ago
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Once again Eric and his crew put on another great event! The weather was outstanding and there was plenty of opportunity for flying. It was good to catch up with some old friends and make some new ones as well. I missed seeing some of the "Old Dogs" but I'm sure we will catch up with y'all in Dalton.

Don had a pretty rough maiden flight with his Bell but as you will see in the following photos taken post incident it didn't fair as bad as he first thought. There were some really nice high quality scale helis at the event and I really learned a lot from some great builders. Thanks guys and I look forward to seeing everybody again.

Thumper
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04-01-2015 03:31 AM  4 years ago
Keygrigger

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Thanks to all for the posted pictures. As soon as I have mine ready, they will be added.

Don
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04-01-2015 04:19 AM  4 years ago
brandonstill

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We had a great time. Zaid went back to school telling everyone he got to eat alligator. Awesome field, people and flying. We will for sure be back next year. 👍👍👍Life is good. Better with a bunch of Heli's
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04-01-2015 01:57 PM  4 years ago
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Rick Gouzares flying his scale EC135

Watch at YouTube

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04-01-2015 08:27 PM  4 years ago
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baaaaaaaaaahahahahaha

LMAO..

i knew yould have the last word on that one...
Ret. Dis. SSG Gonzales..5th SFG..De Oppresso Liber..Tantum Deus Can Sentio Mihi
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04-03-2015 05:06 AM  4 years ago
HeliGuy68

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Here are a few pics and videos of the event:

Pics
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/...=1&l=e0dcdf4ca3

Videos
https://www.youtube.com/results?sea...+cajun+helifest
Empire Hobby/Team GAUI USA, Thunder Power, MKS,Innovative/Scorpion,YS, Byron Fuels, Revolectrix
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04-05-2015 05:11 PM  4 years ago
Keygrigger

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Here, as promised, are pics that I took a the CHF. I will be back next year and know it will be as fun, if not more, than it was this year. Thanks again to Eric and his terrific crew.

Don

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04-06-2015 04:43 PM  4 years ago
RyanW

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Great time meeting everyone!

If anyone found one of these with 'Witchey' written on the back of the frame in silver- you are a lucky pilot.

Keep her until next year or if you have it and will see Wayne Armstrong at May Day you can give it to him.

Thanks!

-Ryan

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