2016 Nearly 1/2-A Fun Stunt Event

June 20, 2016, Richmond, B.C.

By Bruce Duncan

We lucked out with the weather. It was a very light misty drizzle when we arrived however by the time we started flying it had stopped and the wind was light so no problems for the smaller models.

The flight line. All photos by Dave McCheyne.

We had a good turnout with nine entries and some pretty good flying. There were also some exciting moments like a reverse run away and a couple of minor crashes.
There were Mustangs, Airacobras, Corsairs, a Bearcat and several other various models with engines ranging from T-D .049, AP Wasp .061, T-D .09, and the max size O.S. .10.


Dave McCheyne, 3,200
2. Bruce Duncan, 2,270
3. Glenn Little, 2,240

Next year we will be running only one event a day so we have time for two rounds.

This is the first time for this event; it's basically the old 1952 pattern that was flown here until 1960. We had eight entries; the models were varied, but all Old Time Stunt legal. Here also was some excellent flying.
1. Denis Cousineau
2. Dave McCheyne
3. Glenn Little

A good time was had by all!

Ron and Glen get a plane ready.

Bruce Duncan starts his engine.


A nice prize for the winner.

Stunt judge Keith Varley.

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