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And now for something completely different. -- Monty Python
Prolific builder Floyd Carter of Eugene, Ore., says, "Before you start laughing ... This is a full-size 60" stunter built mostly of little sticks and plastic film. This results in a light weight of just 52 oz. This follows my theory; light weight, excess power (Saito 62) and a 27% airfoil. All combine to regulate speed going vertical up/down and to give rapid acceleration out of corners. "4-Putt" is unlucky in golf, but maybe lucky in stunt. (I considered "4-Putt Putt", but it takes too many letters.) Floyd Carter photo.
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Northwest control-line news headlines
Read Gene Pape's latest Miscellaneous Stuff; the February 2016 article is on covering the Demon, fun with combat, and ASP engines
Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 report and photo gallery See article >>
<< Combat Graffiti 2016 promo See article in Combat section
Approved! Rule change clarifies Sport 40 Navy Carrier carburetor specification See article in Northwest Rules section
January 2016 edition of Northwest Speed Flyer newsletter available for download in Speed section
2016 Polar Bear Fun Fly starts the B.C. year off cold See article
Cox, Rush share 2015 Competitor of Year title See article on NW Standings page
2016 Postal Carrier Contest scheduled See article in Navy Carrier section
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Editor: John Thompson --- Associate Editor: Mike Hazel
This page was upated April 28, 2016
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