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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] FW: FW: [Mod] Club in trouble


Thread: [Acro] FW: FW: [Mod] Club in trouble

Message: [Acro] FW: FW: [Mod] Club in trouble

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From: "AcroMod" <acromod at>

Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 16:59:57 UTC


From: Hans Bok [mailto:hbok at]
Sent: Sunday, September 22, 2002 10:20
To: AcroMod
Subject: Re: [Acro] FW: [Mod] Club in trouble

OK, Darwin.  You have my curiosity.  How many planes do you have and how
many are akro planes?

I taped the gaps of my elevators and rudder on the Lazer.  The elevators are
more sensitive but I have not noticed any speed increase.  I am just
starting to fly some akro in it now that I have some hours on the engine.

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: AcroMod
  To: Exploder IAC
  Sent: Sunday, September 22, 2002 9:47 AM
  Subject: [Acro] FW: [Mod] Club in trouble

  From: Jones [mailto:darwin.jones at]
  Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2002 06:54
  To: acro mod
  Subject: [Mod] Club in trouble

  First of all TV is NOT the answer.  TV hype will only increase cost, leave
  it for the airshow folks. The only why TV could help might be some
  advertising like "Be a Pilot" type.  Not really sure about that.

  Secondly, listen to the people who are not there, find them and ask them.
  have done this. Some of the comments you will get are:
  It's a rich person's sport, $500/contest
  My clipped cub is not competitive, I fly it for fun.
  Can't take my friends in an S1S (which are too cheap these days; my
  Can't afford a 2place competitive acro mount.
  I really like my $95,000 Decathlon but I won't compete with it, just like
  having fun with it and going places.

  Others see all the hype about Advanced and Unlimited teams that they think
  that's what it is all about and don't want to get embarrassed in front of
  all those pros (so they think).

  Just my thoughts, I.m not expert
  Darwin Jones

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