Friday, October 10, 2008

2008 Aerobatic Masters -- Piet le Roux

This year, like so many times in the past, Bloemfontein had the honour of hosting the top event on the model aircraft aerobatic calendar: The Pattern Acrobatic Masters. CRF Chairman Wynand Swart and the CRF team did an excellent job again. Not even an untimely burglary shortly before the event could disrupt this machine. The stolen windsock mast was replaced by a mast from my Ham Radio days and erected by Wynand in a matter of days, most of the box markers and clubhouse equipment had to be replaced before the event. The missing competition pegboard was the only thing that we missed, but this was soon rectified with an improvisation from Toit Venter.

Read the full report with photos here, (520 k pdf).

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