DAY ONE: Pilots' briefing on the Wrecker
Ron goes fishing the traditional way!
Simon Thornton with his Needle 124. It wasn't to be his comp.
A transfer of energy, by Andy Burgoyne
Mark Redsell returning to the pits with his Freestyler 4. Mark placed third.
Farmyard repair by JP, with Pete Burgess looking on. Shot at our B&B.
At the curry house. Here's Scott, victim of my shakey camera technique (slow shutter speed + flash!)
zee night eees young...
A pensive Frank
Joel's bad hair moment!
Plastic galore at the Nats
DAY TWO: Andrzej did a sterling job as CD
A newish model: Martin Drewett's Baudis Pitbull, span 2980mm
Rich Bago of T9Hobbysport and Simon Thornton
Simon zips through the compression zone
John Treble was going well until a contretemps with the hill (the hill won).
A rescue party springs into action for John T's model
Jonathan Wells took 10th spot with Needle 124 and pre-production FrSky Taranis transmitter. I wonder if this is the Taranis' first competition appearance?
John Phillips leans into the course
Mark Treble continued his steady rise - finished 14th.
The three stages of F3F: prepare, launch... FLY!
How to retrieve a model on the Wrecker. 1. Go down 2. Decide that life is too precious. 3. Go back up. John did retrieve it later - from the bottom.
Winner Joel West with third placer Mark Redsell
Mark Redsell in mid run
Our intrepid coordinator, and runner up, Martin Newnham
Scott Ravenscroft flew his Vampire into 18th spot
The Wiggle Dragon Ride comes to town