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Ryan Papp Short Bio: Firefighter/EMT for 18 years. I got into rc flight about two years ago. I just like to fly easy and have fun, so slow and low is how I roll. I’m mainly a park flyer. The real reason I got into rc was to have something my son and I can do together. He has the creative side to done a bunch of the decorating and I build. I found Flite Test while looking for a simple F-22 design and found them on youtube. I would say that having my name brought up a couple times and being on the Giant FT Flyer episode has been awesome! Being able to help out the First Annual Flite Fest as the volunteer in charge of First Aid was epic!
Ryan’s topic for the week was the Sketchup Tutorials by JasonEricAnderson
Patrick Murphy Short Bio: High school science teacher, teaching Physics and Physical Science and also mechanical engineer. Don’t recall how I found FT (maybe a link on Wattflyer), but do recall the first episode I saw being the Wildcat. I’ve always had a passion for aviation. I hope to build a homebuilt plane someday, prob something similar to a Kitfox. I got into RC about 4 years ago. First plane was the Horizon Hobby Super Cub. Still fly it - modded to 4 channel and brushless motor. I did go to Flite Test, with Asbjorn, Ryan and Seth. I worked the registration tent. Flite Fest was one of the best experience I have had.
Patrick’s topic for this week was the thread “Build to win contest” by Joker 53150 (Jeff Christbaum)
Crafty Dan Short Bio: I'm an electronics engineer programming embedded software for radios during the day, and building whatever by night. I've been into fabrication as a hobby for quite a while and I've loved airplanes since I was a kid, but RC has always been too expensive . . . but I remember drooling over RC gliders in magazines as a kid. I got into RC a little over a year ago because I'd been building card-model sculptures of aircraft and had a few at my desk. A coworker who flew, saw it and asked if I'd ever thought of putting a motor on one. He ended up inviting me to one of the larger swap-meets in the region, then SEFF. After SEFF I was hooked -- I picked up a radio and a night vapor and spent the next two months or so bouncing the thing off the walls in my garage. I stumbled onto flite test while looking at setup videos for multirotor control boards -- what works and what doesn't -- I stumbled onto FT's "i86 Stabilizer" video, and hey look there's David's tricopter review . . . and a "Rocket Plane"?!? Hooked. and when I saw the swapables . . . wait, I can build these out of almost nothing?!? Doubly hooked. I also attended, and volunteered at the first ever Flite Fest as the person in charge of the Build Tent.
Dan’s submission was the thread “Pure Genius” about sewing Foam Board. http://forum.flitetest.com/showthread.php?11848-Pure-Genius
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