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STOL drag racing at Reno air-races

Unread post by Multirotordronepilot » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:05 pm

This is the second year that STOL drags have been part of the race program at Reno. 2018 was a proof of concept. This year its absolutely thrilling. Have a look

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Unread post by Aquila » Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:39 pm

NIIICE!!! Thanks for sharing... Gotta love the GA in the States! :D
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Re: STOL drag racing at Reno air-races

Unread post by Peblehead » Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:47 pm

Nuns, ....pva, a dry wall.....yes what could be more exciting?
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Re: STOL drag racing at Reno air-races

Unread post by Aquila » Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:59 pm

Peblehead wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:47 pm
Nuns, ....pva, a dry wall.....yes what could be more exciting?
You don't like it?
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Re: STOL drag racing at Reno air-races

Unread post by GRAHAMW » Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:13 pm

Here is a live feed from Reno:

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Unread post by Multirotordronepilot » Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:19 pm

Here is day two, many be even better

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Unread post by Multirotordronepilot » Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:54 pm

Saturday races , enjoy

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Unread post by paulw » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:06 pm

I have been following/subscribing Trent Palmer (one of the competitors) on his channel for a while now. Him and the other Flying cowboys were hanging out with CC Pocock at Osh as well this year. In one of his videos you can see CC's plane in the background.

You can see those who participate in this competition in Trents videos. Also Hal who had an engine out on their way to Osh.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3WI0LFuC0E Playing landing hill top to hill top
His explanation on tailwheel was an eye opener: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APcpp3wFZjU

Here Trent explained the STOL Race during the rookie training.
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Unread post by kwest » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:42 pm

I feel sorry for the engines.....
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Unread post by Aquila » Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:57 pm

kwest wrote:
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I feel sorry for the engines.....
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Re: STOL drag racing at Reno air-races

Unread post by Orthin Opter » Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:53 pm

Aquila wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:59 pm
Peblehead wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:47 pm
Nuns, ....pva, a dry wall.....yes what could be more exciting?
You don't like it?
NO. Boring, stupid, dumb, makes no sense. Please enlighten us dumbos, what is the point? (Other than entertaining the burger munchers for a while before the real racing starts)
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Re: STOL drag racing at Reno air-races

Unread post by Multirotordronepilot » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:22 pm

Orthin Opter wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:53 pm
Aquila wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:59 pm
Peblehead wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:47 pm
Nuns, ....pva, a dry wall.....yes what could be more exciting?
You don't like it?
NO. Boring, stupid, dumb, makes no sense. Please enlighten us dumbos, what is the point? (Other than entertaining the burger munchers for a while before the real racing starts)
Not any single dissapline ever practiced has satisfied everyone. So I'm sure that no one involved had any intentions of satisfying your taste, equally I dont think anyone posting here will or should entertain your request.
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Re: STOL drag racing at Reno air-races

Unread post by Aquila » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:28 pm

Orthin Opter wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:53 pm
Aquila wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:59 pm
Peblehead wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:47 pm
Nuns, ....pva, a dry wall.....yes what could be more exciting?
You don't like it?
NO. Boring, stupid, dumb, makes no sense. Please enlighten us dumbos, what is the point? (Other than entertaining the burger munchers for a while before the real racing starts)
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Re: STOL drag racing at Reno air-races

Unread post by Sideslip » Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:23 pm

I see Draco is no more as of the last hour or so. Mike and wife are ok according to reports
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Re: STOL drag racing at Reno air-races

Unread post by V5 - LEO » Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:36 pm

Sideslip wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:23 pm
I see Draco is no more as of the last hour or so. Mike and wife are ok according to reports
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