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Old 01-23-2011, 02:57 AM
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PS

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Please send photos when you can.

Thanks,

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Old 01-23-2011, 03:07 AM
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Originally Posted by donjiskra View Post
Here it is, a testimony of all the enthusiasm you have provided.
Soon I'll post ordering information for 16" x 20" prints
Thanks to everyone who has made this possible,
Don

Please let me know, and count me in for 2.

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Old 01-23-2011, 03:40 AM
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I was there today to see the 3 Pages' fly the Squirt, very nice. All the club stickers and names on the Squirts travel box is something to see in its own right, very impressive indeed.
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Old 01-23-2011, 12:37 PM
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Congratulations Scott, I'll be happy to make your WAA-08 Flight Award Certificates as soon as I get the photos, hometown locations and Pilot numbers. Well done, Mate.
Don

Nitroblast,
If you would like to order the WAA-08 2010 photo collage, please send a PayPal money transfer to [email protected]
Each print is $8.00 and mailing for the 1st print is $4.00.
Mailing for the 2nd print is only an additional $1.00

So please send:
2-prints $16.00
Mailing 2 prints $4.00
Total cost $20.00

They will be shipped directly to your address in a sturdy mailing tube
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Old 01-23-2011, 04:49 PM
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Default Wikipedia WAA-08 update

Thanks to Frank's diligent record keeping, we now have the latest spectacular update at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wings_Across_America_2008
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Old 01-23-2011, 05:23 PM
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Originally Posted by donjiskra View Post
So please send:
2-prints $16.00
Mailing 2 prints $4.00
Total cost $20.00

Click, done!

Note says "A" poster, value says 2.

Bravo Zulu!
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Old 01-23-2011, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by donjiskra View Post
Thanks to Frank's diligent record keeping, we now have the latest spectacular update at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wings_Across_America_2008

Great work Don! That wikipedia page is looking good. Hopefully we'll be able to attend some more big events this year.

They say, if you don't have a wiikipedia page you haven't "made" it yet.

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Old 01-23-2011, 10:06 PM
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Default Handed off to 261 - Jerry Mudge

Here is a link to our photos:
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Old 01-24-2011, 03:55 AM
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Originally Posted by crash-rc View Post
I was there today to see the 3 Pages' fly the Squirt, very nice. All the club stickers and names on the Squirts travel box is something to see in its own right, very impressive indeed.
Thanks for stopping in and letting us know. I appreciate that. And I agree, looking at the travel case is a story all in itself.

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Old 01-24-2011, 04:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Scott Page View Post
Thanks for the update Scott and for posting the pics. Nice job on the log book also! I hope that motivates others to get in touch with the media like you did.

How did the TV newscast go?

Also, I downloaded the pics, but they came out small. If you would, can you email them to me so we can get a better certificates out to you all? (plus the DVD will look better with higher def photos. And as Don mentioned, I'll need the names and hometowns of those that flew the SQuiRT.

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Old 01-25-2011, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by donjiskra View Post
Here it is, a testimony of all the enthusiasm you have provided.
Soon I'll post ordering information for 16" x 20" prints
Thanks to everyone who has made this possible,
Don

Got mine yesterday.

Looks even better in hand, great job Don
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Old 01-25-2011, 04:30 PM
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Very happy you liked it, it really portrays the enthusiasm and friendship.
2010 was the 1st year of a 3 generation family flyers.
Bill Stevens, (SQuiRT designer and WAA-08 Sponsor), his two kids and his Dad. they all flew the SQuiRT and their photos are at the very top of collage, posing with Bill's fabulous SQuiRT.

Now this year we have another 3 generation family of SQuiRT flyers, Scott Page, his father and Scott's son Danny.

Seems like a trend?

Can't wait until we have 3 generations of Lady Pilots, now that would really be something (hint, hint)

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The SQuiRT is now in her 36th state! Can you believe that?

She is in Montana with pilot #263, Richard C.

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She's plugging right along isn't she.
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Old 01-30-2011, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by offtom View Post
She's plugging right along isn't she.
She sure is! Have a look at this.

Completed pilot's map updated.

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en...mid=1296400483

One important admin note to mention. On 22 Jan 11, the SQuiRT made her 400th flight on that day.

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Actually looks like she's moving by leaps and bounds now.

Well on her way back to where it all began now.
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Another flight in today. Coldest yet. Zero degrees.

Info here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...postcount=7021

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Old 02-01-2011, 03:58 AM
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Originally Posted by offtom View Post
Actually looks like she's moving by leaps and bounds now.

Well on her way back to where it all began now.
Probaly has something to do with the long drives between pilots. 3 more MT pilots to go and we'll be in North Dakota. Does ND have a nickname?

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Old 02-01-2011, 04:07 AM
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Another Stat. The SQuiRT has made 206 stops on her way to her current 16,632 miles traveled. That's an average of 80 miles distance traveled per stop.

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Old 02-02-2011, 11:22 PM
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Well done Richard, you have done what very few would ever attempt.
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Nice work Don! I really like the black border you put on there for our record breakers.

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super Plane!!!!We all wish to travel as much!! Go Squirt!!!!!!bubsteve
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Old 02-04-2011, 01:10 PM
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This record is really awesome to behold.
Bill Bailey, age 97 flew the SQuiRT on January 26th and became our "Most Senior" Pilot.

Congratulations Bill, you are a true inspiration.
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Originally Posted by donjiskra View Post
This record is really awesome to behold.
Bill Bailey, age 97 flew the SQuiRT on January 26th and became our "Most Senior" Pilot.

Congratulations Bill, you are a true inspiration.

Now that is impressive. Way to go Bill!


Like I always tell my wife RC keeps me young.
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The SQuiRT is now in Billing, MT. Email from pilot #265:

Well the Squirt has landed in Billings Montana. Richard C [Pilot #263] and wife Brenda were so nice to come to Billings to drop off the Squirt. Richard went through the planes set up and radio, extra parts. A big thank you. What a nice box it comes in! Thanks to all the pilots and crew that put this together! I hope to get a flight in soon so I can pass it on to Dale Galland in Terry Mt.

Thanks again for this chance to make history.

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