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PostPosted: 14 Sep 2006 06:49 pm 
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See some movies taken in the first round of VR2006. Enjoy!

http://www.rcsail.com/VR2006/vr_mov1.mpg
Stanley Chan's 48s run

http://www.rcsail.com/VR2006/vr_mov2.mpg
Angus Lee's 67s run

http://www.rcsail.com/VR2006/vr_mov3.mpg
Au Chi Fai's 67s run

http://www.rcsail.com/VR2006/vr_mov4.mpg
Andreas Herrig's 51s run


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今朝既天氣預測仲話下個禮拜吹 4-5 級東北風﹐點知依家 .....

我估 Stanley 已經上左機返緊黎 :roll:

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今次Viking最好成績係阿麥,但阿麥竟然唔係代表香港 :x


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More photos from the scene
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Ah Sang is unloading his Viking after a treacherous journey from Hong Kong to Scotland

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Ah Sang's Viking is ready for the contest

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Stanley is happy to be able to join the contest but as usual - no wind!

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The Viking army has arrived at the car park

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Guys, it is a good exercise to walk up to the hill

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Contest equipment - look very complicated but its function is not necessarily better than CM's version

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Antenna impounded and ready for the contest

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Pilot briefing, listen carefully: the local rule is to drop the wind speed to 1 m/s in order to run the contest - just joking!

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Jiri Baudis found two rich customers for selling his Banana and Trinity

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Plane crossing Base B

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One and only one female contestant in the race


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More movies taken in VR2006
http://www.rcsail.com/VR2006/vr_mov5.mpg
Ah Kin's 64s run

http://www.rcsail.com/VR2006/vr_mov6.mpg
Martin Herrig's 49s run

http://www.rcsail.com/VR2006/vr_mov7.mpg
Espen Torp's 56s run

After watching these movies, I guess you will see the difference between the world top F3F pilots and our HK pilots. We still have a long way to catch up in term of accuracy, not just the flying style, cheers!


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Y C Lui wrote:
阿麥﹐ Stanley, 做咩唔寫信返黎呀 ﹖


Hi YC,

Just call in to say hello!
There are no internet access or telephone line in the holiday park, and you know how expensive it is to use GPRS !

Anyway, weather was poor in Scotland. It had been raining or no wind for most of the time !
However, I stil enjoyed it very much.
We spend some good time in the local atractions during the no flying days.

F-Fai, Ah Kin and Ah Sang are on their way back to HK now. While Angus and me will return on next Sunday and Monday.

I have some good pictures and movies of the Viking race, and will share it with you after editing by Angus.

See you soon.

Mak


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Welcome home, HK Viking team!

Ah Mak, have you discovered where about your missing Aris is? Did you insure your cargo?
Don't worry, I am sure it will fly back home itself somedays. Will you fancy about having another new model shown up in VR2006, may be a Scorpion, Freestyler, Ceres, Victor, NYX Furio V-tail, or even a Viking?


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Ah Mak,

From the official Viking Web-sit,

Angus got the 'Runner up landing', what was it??

:P :P


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Ah Pong wrote:
Ah Mak,

From the official Viking Web-sit,

Angus got the 'Runner up landing', what was it??

:P :P


You call it a landing !
His wing tip catch a grass on leg-8, and end up with a broken wing join-box after a spin. :(


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Stanley wrote:
Welcome home, HK Viking team!

Ah Mak, have you discovered where about your missing Aris is? Did you insure your cargo?
Don't worry, I am sure it will fly back home itself somedays. Will you fancy about having another new model shown up in VR2006, may be a Scorpion, Freestyler, Ceres, Victor, NYX Furio V-tail, or even a Viking?


Hi Stanley,
I'm still in the UK. Will return to HK on Monday.
My Aris is still missing. The worse thing is I didn't have insurance on it :(

Another Model ?
I would like to have a Scorpion, a Freestyler, a Viking, and may be a NYX Furio too.
However, it have to be after winning a Mark-six. :lol:


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K.Y.Mak wrote:
... wing tip catch a grass on leg-8, and end up with a broken wing join-box after a spin. :(


嘩。。。十足十我隻 Pike 係德國維京賽咁渦。。。分別係我 kick 樹枝﹐唔係 kick 草﹐隻機又係入 spin. 不過無斷 wing join. 點解我無呢個 title 架 ﹖


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卒之返到香港啦!

但係隻 Aris 重係未有聲氣
都唔知去左邊度 :evil:


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Yet, a few more movies taken in VR2006 (more to come)

http://www.rcsail.com/VR2006/vr_mov8.mpg
Kevin Newton's run with two cuts, yet still got 63s - he missed the chance of good wind!

http://www.rcsail.com/VR2006/vr_mov9.mpg
65s run by Tim Cone of USA

http://www.rcsail.com/VR2006/vr_mov10.mpg
56s run by Pierre Rondel of France


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K.Y.Mak wrote:
卒之返到香港啦!

但係隻 Aris 重係未有聲氣
都唔知去左邊度 :evil:


阿麥,隻 Aris 要走就由佢啦 :twisted: 我研究緊隻新機,成功的話 . . . 哈 :) . . . 哈 :P . . . 哈 :lol:


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Hi all

I am now producing a DVD with all flights recorded by Mak, Stanley and me, including all detail information, such as pilot, round, time, wind condition, etc. Please let me know if you are interested and I'll send you a copy.

PS: My Aris hits grass in front of my feet and makes a 360 degree turn. Then it landed safely which is considered as high-difficult landing! It is fine now. The wing-joint is OK but just get a crack in the D-box. It can be fixed in a couple of hours.


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Angus,

Please reserve a copy for me. Thanks.

Ken


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Angns, one copy Pl, Thank's


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A lot of nice photo in this www.rc-soar.com


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Hi guys,

I wrote up a short report on VR2006.
You can find more photos and movies there.
Here is the link
http://www.rcsail.com/vikingrace2006.html

Enjoy!


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