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CVRC 87 4-4-20

       Weather: darn right nice Pilots: Al Bleyenberg, Lonnie Hagadorn, Johnny Walker, Steve Tisi  (yeah, remember him) Jim Bates, Dick Blackburn, Randall Hendrix, Alan Roberts TTFN If I’ve forgotten anyone or anything, too bad.

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CVRC 86 2-28-20

Al Roberts starts out with a Twisted Hobby 3D plane that he wrings the living snot out of. Dick Blackburn has arrived, let the bells ring and the bands play. Out of the corner of my  eye I see he’s … Continue reading

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CVRC March 16 2020

Well!, today I planned on going to the field and with Dick Blackburn, do some “hangar” work. The agreed upon time was 9, so when I showed up at 8:45 the gate was already open. Wow, Dick is an early … Continue reading

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CVRC 84 2-14-20

Today’s weather: actually nice for a change. A little coolish, but comfy, minimal wind Pilots: Al Bleyenberg, Dick Blackburn, Jim Bates, and oh yeah, Randall Hendrix, the  “usual gang of …..” were not coming. other commitments. Had to break down … Continue reading

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March 4 2020

Don Jerch and I flew this morning, under some really nice conditions. Cloudy, but in the mid-fifties with very low winds. Don brought his Valiant, along with a new Chinese “Prime” 3D model, successor to a model that he and … Continue reading

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CVRC 83 2-29-20

Sung to Ricky Nelson’s “Fools Rush In” That’s what today was.  Kold with a capital “kay” Windy with a capital “wobble you” I was pulling into the field’s driveway and Lonnie’s calling. He wanted to know if I was going … Continue reading

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CVRC 82 2-22-20

Weather: MAJOR FRESH, minimal winds, but picked up the closer to noon. Pilots: Al Bleyenberg, Lonnie Hagadorn, Jim Bates, Dick Blackburn, Billy West, Alan Roberts, Johnny Walker I got there “latish” for me, and SHAZAM, I was still the first … Continue reading

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CVRC 81 2-16-20

Weather: reeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaal coooooolish, breeeeeezy Pilots: Al Bleyenberg, Al Roberts, Jim Bates, Lonnie Hagadorn, Randall Hendrix AND! an extremely(not fashionably) late Billy West On the weirdo meter scale, today was a definite 8.5. I got there around 9, just because. Spent … Continue reading

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CVRC 79 2-3-20

Today’s members: “OFTFDTW”, Old Farts That Fly During The Week. see Lonnie about joining up. Today’s pilots: Al Bleyenberg, Lonnie Hagadorn, Don Jerch, AND!,  3 non-flying, um, senior (been involved for a long time) members. Mark McClellan, Randall Hendrix, and Wayne Huffman. … Continue reading

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CVRC 77 1-29-20

Weather at 1p.m. cool, cloudy, minimal wind Today’s pilots: “OFTFDTW”, Old Farts That Fly During The Week. see Lonnie about joining up.  Lonnie Hagadorn,  Bill Holder, Al Bleyenberg I was “shamed” into coming today by Lonnie. HONEST! Lonnie was very … Continue reading

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