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Dream-Flight Ahi

August 2017 issue highlights

FRONT COVER: Dave Garwood's brand new Dream-Flight Ahi. Dave's review of this newly introduced aerobatic sloper begins on page 6 of this edition.
Photo by Steve Wattenberg.
Canon EOS 40D, ISO 400, 1/750 sec., f11.0, 75mm


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  „ Dream-Flight Ahi - Introducing the newest release from Michael Richter's Dream-Flight LLC.

 „ Ahi First Impressions 
- Dave Garwood received a pre-production kit, assembled it in just over an hour, and maidened it the next day on the local hillside. Here's what he had to say about this lightweight aerobatic sloper.

 „ Horizon Hobby Aerotow 2017 - 
Text and photo coverage of the annual event held in Monticello Illinois. By Stephane Ruelle. 

 „ ReMotCam F3F - 
ēlvaro Silgado has worked for over a year on a digital video camera and computer method for automatically timing F3F (FAI Slope Racing) flights. Following accurate results at an actual F3F event, the system is currently in beta testing. 

 „ 7th Annual Katie Martin International Tribute - The history of this popular event, now being celebrated by groups here in the U.S. at Torrey Pines California, in England, Venezuela and Germany, and by two groups in Spain. Courtesy of Bob Martin.

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