Springtime at Remington and the first FAC Nats

April 2013, photos by Pat Daily
Also from Pat - photos of First FAC Nats 1978 by Tom Nallen at Johnsville NAS.
First the historical photos and first FAC Nats results..

The results of the First FAC Contest from the August-September, 1978 issue of Max Fax.

Here are the first place finishers:

FAC PoWer Scale...Pat Daily, Sopwith Tabloid, 77 sec.
Embryo....Dennis Norman...360 sec.
WWII Combat.......Pat Daily, Fiat G-50. (Iron Mike was second with his Hellcat)
AMA rubber scale..Don Srull... Waterman Racer..59 sec.
FAC Jumbo.....Jack Moses, Boultan-Paul Defient...120 sec.
Jumbo WWII Combat..Moses..B-P Defiant
Peanut WWII Combat...Gordon Roberts, P-51
Shell Speed Dash.. Bill Henn..Mr Smoothie and Chambermaid (two models can be entered)
Thompson...Joe Whiting...Caudron (inlines and radials were not separated yet)
No-Cal...Don Srull..? 360 sec.
WWI Combat...Mike Midkiff..Fokker D-7
Unlimited Race ..Mick Nallen Druine Turbulent (Iron Mike 2nd with Dayton-Wright)
Peanut Scale...Dennis Norman...SK-3
FAC Rubber Scale..Don Srull..HE-100...120 sec.

Bill Brown and Bill Winter surveying the fleet of models.
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And the happy attendees at the First FAC Nats in 1978 at Johnsville NAS.
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Bob Thompson ((the FAC co-founder with Dave Stott ) seen here demonstrating WWI Tactics..
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Pat Daily and Ed Novak
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Springtime in Remington, VA

Some pics of Don's ancient Theoradical now converted to electric power with rudder only. What a floater.



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"These are pics of Don's beautiful 1936 Waco cabin--he put a new motor in it and it has plenty of power now. Such a pretty plane on a bright sunny day"


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Don's WACO parked with Pat's Monocoupe

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"Also a couple of pics of a Canadian goose going like hell and a couple of an RV-4 parked at Culpeper field."

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