Joe and Jason
Pearson at the
Esquadrille CL Club
spring picnic, held
at Buder Park in
Valley Park MO.
Mike MacCarthy’s Call-Air A- 9 was flown in Authentic Scale. Notice the small propeller spinning on
the sprayer unit.
to operate the switches with the other.
Mike earned a commanding first place
in Authentic Scale, and the top static
award for his efforts.
The static competition in Sport Scale
took place during the flying portion.
Static points were spread out from
75. 50 all the way up to 96. 25, with the
flying points determining first through
Richard Schneider took the top static
award with his de Havilland Tiger Moth.
He had one flight score at 97. 25 points.
With no less than nine flights earning
90 points or more, the competition was
tight. Ed Mason held on to second place,
flying his Lockheed Constellation, but
the real battle was for third and fourth
Robert Storick flew his Shoestring
(see my October 2016 column) in his
second CL Scale contest. Typically,
not everyone flies all four rounds, but
Robert and Charlie Bauer put in all
of the possible flights to see which of
them would take third place. Despite
a 99. 70 flight score from Charlie and
his Islander, Robert held on to take the
third-place trophy with a .75-point
Joe Gilbert flew Ed Mason’s B- 17 in
the Fun Scale event for a second-place
finish, while Mike McHenry flew his
P- 39 into first place. Mike had another
P- 39 with the same paint scheme that
he flew in 1/2A Scale.
There was only a four-point difference
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