Re: General WWI Event in 1996...... HELP:-)

Bob Pickwoad (
Fri, 22 Sep 1995 22:49:05 -0700

At 08:46 AM 9/22/95 -0600, wrote:
> This is a general call to the members of this group for
>assitance in creating this WWI event. As host of the
>event I will cover all the ground work in the Edmonton
>area for finding sites an logistics. What I need from the
>group is assitance by providing input and getting
>information out to interested people in your areas.
> In Pursuit of the
> Foreign Legionnaires of the
> Air
> Knights of the Sky
> We need YOU, your AEROPLANES
> and your SKILL
> Join us on the field of battle
> August 17th and 18th, 1996
>Form a squadron, form a flight or come as a lone wolf,
>but come, to the first annual Edmonton WWI event.
>We need the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air
>Service, the Imperial German Air Service the French
>Aviation Militare the Italian Air Service and any other
>participating airforce in the first great air war. Your
>aircraft only have to meet one requirement, it must be
>a scale model of a full size man carrying aircraft that
>saw some service with one of the warring parties
>engaged in fighting WWI during the period 1914 to
> The event will be anything you want it to be. On
>Friday the 16th there will be a static display held at an
>acrerage near Edmonton. If you choose to enter the
>static judging fine if you just want to hang out with
>other modeller's and show off your WWI creations that
>will be fine too :-) come one and all. On the two flying
>days we will have the three competition events on one
>flight line and at the same time provide a flight line
>strictly for fun flying just get your transmitter from the
>inpound and fly.
> For the IPMS people with in our group if you want to
>arrange a WWI IPMS contest to coincide with the Static
>portion of the event at the same site contact me and
>we can make the arrangements.
> The competition side will be composed of four events
>1) Manufacturer's Competition, 2) Pilot's Test, 3)
>Ground Support Mission and the 4) Duel of Eagles.
>Any competitor has the choice of entering on or all of
>the events. The brave soles who compete in all the
>events and proves himself the most worthy of our
>praise will be declared a Flying Ace and awarded the
>Pour le Merite.
>Sounds wonderful, Guy. I will certainly make an attempt to get there.
Please keep us posted.