NENE VALLEY AEROMODELLERS
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Picture Gallery for 2019

16th June
John G <---- John Grosvalds (left) receives his certificate for winning the 2019 club aerobatics competition from the comp orgasniser Jeff Barringer. John will be presented with the prestigeous trophy at the 2019 AGM in December.
19 May - Rookie Comp Round 1
Rookie Group
Some of the contestants, timers amd the organiser Andy Hibbert (he with clip-board)
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The winner, Mick Addington (left) receiving his prize
contestants
Contestants looking for a small dot in the sky - and hoping the one they are focussed on is theirs
5 May
Andy in Spitfire <---- The pilot in the model Spitfire looks remarably like Andy Hibbert .... looks almost real
28th April - Electric Fun-Fly
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Bob Nicholson (right) receives the trophy as the overall winner. Bob also won the spot landing and was joint winner of the limbo - a sterling performance.
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Ray Cox (Right) won the "Ring Drop"
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John Grosvalds (right) won the "Climb & Glide" .....
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.... and Alan Smedly (Left) was joint winner of the Limbo with Bob Nicholson. Here receiving his prize from John Morse.
Alan was also the competition organiser.
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Not all the models went unscathed ......
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..... but Ray won the pork scratchings for the most spectacular crash when his plane hit a tree.
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Jim took the opportunity to retrieve our patio table from the bushes following exceptionally high winds
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Andy Hibbert did his score-keeper thing
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A well lined-up pass under the limbo wire ......
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....... oh dear
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Competitors were required to stand in the pilot's box - some interprretted the rule more closely than others
Mike Wilson (left) did the timing and measuring
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The weather was not ideal as the windsock shows but all had fun
6-7 April - Rushden RC Model Show
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RHTS 7
Video clip - (spot the russian spy) -------->
27 Feb
Bipe In late 2018 a fellow aeromodeller John Parker, passed away and his family, via Guy Bowden, donated his models to the club. Guy brought them to the 2018 AGM where several members took them away. This one, a DB Sopwith Pup, was adopted by Mick Addington and as you can see looks happy flying round the skies once again. It's great to see John's hard work still giving pleasure to others. A fine legacy, thanks to his and his family's generosity.
BipeA BipeB
BipeC BipeD
Score for February: Trees 4   Pilots 0
Tree Alan
Alan Moore (right) receives his tree-sticker from Dave Harbour ........ there's more ....
Jeff
..... and Jeff Bell receives his ....... yet more ....
tree Mike W
Mike Wilson gets one too .....
Wot 4 in tree
...... finally, John Morse parks his Wot 4 high in a tree to spend a stormy night. Luckily it got blown low enough for it to be rescued the next day.
27 Jan
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The chaps took the opportunity to run the mowers and to roll the strip while it was soft after heavy rain
Mower 1
Drone Mower 3
Ever had trouble identifying which way round your quadcopter is? - Mike Wilson has the solution to this age-old problem
2 Jan
Pic 1 <---- A hardy few braved the cold to shake off their cabin fever .....

.... and Mike Wilson gave his own-design drone another test flight
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