Tuesday, June 5, 2018

SAM 100 Fun Fly Results

Summary of the 2018 SAM 100 Fun Fly

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Only three events were flown on Saturday, mostly in the morning. The results are listed below.

Speed 400 120/10
Jim Wiseman, Fubar, 1200 points, first place (won flyoff with Rick Holman)
Rick Holman, Fubar, 1200 points, second place (second in flyoff with Jim Wiseman)
Bob DuBois, Playboy Jr., 952 points, third place
Bob Galler, Airborn, 885 points, fourth place

Electric Texaco
Jim Wiseman, Lanzo Bomber, 3234 points, first place
Bob Galler, MG-2, 1642 points, second place, MG-2 lost on second flight (found later)
Bob DuBois, Lanzo Bomber, 551 points, third place
Vic Newton, Lanzo Bomber, DNF

Class C Glow
Rick Holman, Airborn, 428 points, first place

No events flown on Sunday – too windy to fly. Called the contest at about 1030.

Three events flown on Monday at DB field. Results below.

Skyler Raver, Golly Wock, 894 points, first place
Vic Newton, Playboy (36 inches), 879 points, second place.
Bob Galler, Clipper, 283 points, third place

Woodie Glider
Steve Moskal, Lil Bird first place -578
Bob Galler, SD 100 second place-530
Richard Dick, Gnome, third place- 318
Richard Shagam, Aquila fourth place,-297
Efrain Villa, Gentle Lady, fifth place -296

OT Glider

Bob Galler, Thermic 100 first place- 82

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Bob Galler's newest - Civy Boy

Bob Galler really likes big old timers. 
This is his newest model - Civy Boy
We won't see it at the SAM 100 May 19-20. Bob reports that he will test fly before revealing it to the world.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

SAM 100 Old Timer Fun Fly 2018 - Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20

Follow this link (Latest information on our sponsoring club's website ) to get the SAM 100 Old Timer Fun Fly 2018 information

Additionally, glider fliers may also be flying on Monday, May 21 in the morning at Albuquerque's Balloon Fiesta Park. Check with the Contest Director at Maloof Air Park on Sunday for an update to that effect.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Aeronca Chief for Speed 400

Richard Dick holds Bob Galler's Aeronca Chief for Speed 400 Scale. I'll be this one will do well at the upcoming SAM Champs in Boulder, NV.

Dave Thornburg and Bird of Time

Dave Thornburg visits our club sod farm in McIntosh, New Mexico. This is the first time I have seen Dave with his Bird of Time design. Bob Galler took the pic and reports that it is vintage 1985.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Monday, August 22, 2016

First Place Trophy - For Our Chapter's Fun Fly

This trophy/plaque is alderwood and the text plus graphics are laser cut. We are holding four events (see flyer) and this plaque is for the Old Timer Glider event. As you can see, we are being supported in major way by our host club, the Albuquerque Soaring Association.