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 Commentary and photos by Ned Nevels

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Jon Pratt prepares a rubber motor for installation on his OT Dynamoe Rubber job, while "Doc" Schneider(Glen) observes

John Pratt test Glides his Simmers "Dynamoe" at the SAM 27 flying site on Lakeville Road on July 30, 2009

With reduced winds, John Pratt launches his model for a power trim test flight.The telephoto lens used to take these photos compresses the background, making the hay and power lines look several hundred feet closer than they are in reality.

Chip Buss flies his Speed 400 Winning flight on August 13, 2009 at TOFFF. Tiburon had no comment.....

Dick Irwin of Napa, brings his 1936 "Red Zephyr" (Herb Greenberg design) in after a successful flight at SAM 27's Lakeville Road Flying site. Dick won the Bud Romak-built model at a club raffle. Originally a free-flight model, Dick converted it to R/C. It flies just beautifully!

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