2014 District 8 Celebration of Flight and Memorial

Kingsbury Aerodrome September 27-28, 2014

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2014 District VIII Celebration of Flight and Memorial group photograph 
2014 District VIII Celebration of Flight and Memorial group photograph
Frank Simas (CD) Starts the morning off with the pilot's meeting. 
Frank Simas (CD) Starts the morning off with the pilot's meeting.
IMG 2677  Mark Johnston District 8 VP presented a District 8 status briefing 
Mark Johnston District 8 VP presented a District 8 status briefing
Jim Rice was inducted into the AMA "Model Aviation Hall of Fame".  Present by Dave Mathewson Executive Director, Bob Brown AMA President, Rich Hanson AMA Director of public relations and Mark Johnston VP District 8. 
Jim Rice was inducted into the AMA "Model Aviation Hall of Fame". Present by Dave Mathewson Executive Director, Bob Brown AMA President, Rich Hanson AMA Director of public relations and Mark Johnston VP District 8.
Jim's wife Linda shares this award with Jim. 
Jim's wife Linda shares this award with Jim.
The day started with cool temperatures and then came the rain. 
The day started with cool temperatures and then came the rain.
Registration support staff Chuck, Frank. Charles and George with Frank (CD) in the background. 
Registration support staff Chuck, Frank. Charles and George with Frank (CD) in the background.
IMG 2912  Lots of planes and pilots 
Lots of planes and pilots
Flight line stayed busy until the rain came. 
Flight line stayed busy until the rain came.
Jack Matlock with his "Beast" 
Jack Matlock with his "Beast"
Jack's Beast in action. 
Jack's Beast in action.
IMG 3016  Mark Johnston with his Red Aero Corvus 540. 
Mark Johnston with his Red Aero Corvus 540.
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Mark with his other plane an Aerobeez 330. 
Mark with his other plane an Aerobeez 330.
IMG 3358  Mike Laible's P51. 
Mike Laible's P51.
A perfect 3 point landing. 
A perfect 3 point landing.
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Jim Rice's case of the loose muffler. 
Jim Rice's case of the loose muffler.
And then the rain came. 
And then the rain came.
IMG 3065  IMG 3274  Video of Multiple planes 
Video of Multiple planes
Larry Hultman also flew his L4 Grasshopper. 
Larry Hultman also flew his L4 Grasshopper.
IMG 3295  Larry Hultman with his 115Lbs, 14 foot wingspan WWI DR 1. 
Larry Hultman with his 115Lbs, 14 foot wingspan WWI DR 1.
Larry Hultman flight of his DR1 
Larry Hultman flight of his DR1
IMG 3384  Quadcopter close behind the DR1. 
Quadcopter close behind the DR1.
Phil's quadcopter follows Larry's DR1 taking photographs. 
Phil's quadcopter follows Larry's DR1 taking photographs.
Phil's FPV equipment with 12 inch monitor. 
Phil's FPV equipment with 12 inch monitor.
D1Fokker Video from a Quadcopter 
D1Fokker Video from a Quadcopter
Phil Johnson with his FPV equipment. 
Phil Johnson with his FPV equipment.
Phil with his quadcopter taking some great photos. 
Phil with his quadcopter taking some great photos.
IMG 3304  IMG 3402  IMG 3447  IMG 2917  Jaime's P51 makes a great photo op. 
Jaime's P51 makes a great photo op.
Perfect landing! 
Perfect landing!
Jaime Ramirez with his DA 50 Old Crow P51. 
Jaime Ramirez with his DA 50 Old Crow P51.
Randy Brown's 260 Aero Tech with a DA 150. 
Randy Brown's 260 Aero Tech with a DA 150.
Mel Holtman's 260 Comp ARF. 
Mel Holtman's 260 Comp ARF.
IMG 3081  IMG 3130  Run down the runway on one wheel! 
Run down the runway on one wheel!
IMG 3193  What to do if you have too many left over cans of paint! 
What to do if you have too many left over cans of paint!
IMG 3201  Waiting  for the rain to stop - Take out your phone. 
Waiting for the rain to stop - Take out your phone.
IMG 2755  Bomb dropping B25 
Bomb dropping B25
B25Grab  IMG 2785  IMG 2927  IMG 2838  Quadcopter 350 QX flying and taking photos. 
Quadcopter 350 QX flying and taking photos.
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IMG 3336  IMG 3456  IMG 3477  IMG 3502  IMG 3538  Phil Johnson's Go Discover FPV planes follows Jim's plane. 
Phil Johnson's Go Discover FPV planes follows Jim's plane.
IMG 3436  Phil's FPV is right on Jim's six. 
Phil's FPV is right on Jim's six.
Mark Johnston presented Linda Rice with an Outstanding Achievement Award for all her hard work putting on this event. 
Mark Johnston presented Linda Rice with an Outstanding Achievement Award for all her hard work putting on this event.
TriCityFlyer club members who Volunteered help make this a successful fly in. 
TriCityFlyer club members who Volunteered help make this a successful fly in.
Mark presented Frank Simas an Outstanding Achievement Award for his job as event CD. 
Mark presented Frank Simas an Outstanding Achievement Award for his job as event CD.
Red Ritch's Raiders - The Best BBQ around. 
Red Ritch's Raiders - The Best BBQ around.
A little humor must be found at ever fly-in. 
A little humor must be found at ever fly-in.
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