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Horizon Hobby rolled out the RC red carpet at Eli Field. There were plans in the air most of time. Jase Dussia was on hand to wow the crow!

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I loaded up the Big Black Truck and headed to Monticello, IL for a day at Eli Field. I spent the previous day with brand managers and designers from Horizon flying all of their latest designs. Did you know it's windy in Illinois? That didn't stop the Horizon team. After a full day of flight tests we got ready for the following day where the public would join us.

My hotel was down the street from the Horizon RC Fest field. When I walked out to my truck there was a constant stream of cars headed to the big event. The Horizon staff really did a fantastic job of getting the field show ready. There were pilots on hand from Horizon to teach people how to fly, there was an FPV drone race course, there was an off-road RC car track and there was food and drinks. I was really impressed by how well the whole thing was run and put together.

Throughout the day and evening were demo flights featuring jets, warbirds and other Horizon planes. I was excited to see Jase Dussia and his whole family there. Jase was invited as a demo pilot. He flew during the day and wowed the crowed with his night time flight.

Jase Dussia at Horizon RC Fest! (7 min 59 sec)

The wind was as high as the excitement but no one let it slow them down!

I want to give a huge thanks to Horizon for inviting me down. I had a great time hanging with the designers, developers and marketing teams at Horizon.

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Old 06-20-2017, 04:32 PM
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If I was a turbine guy, that Havoc would be pulling hard to get a piece of my budget. Ali flew it superbly at Joe Nall. Quite the flight envelope!
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Nice shots Jim T! It was great to hang put with you and excellent job to Horizon for putting on a great event!
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That is great of Horizon to put on such a great event. They really know how to give back and promote this great hobby!
Thank you Jim for the great coverage and exposure.
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What's the story on that incredible F9F Cougar - builder/pilot/etc?

https://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/...Horizon%20.jpg
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since its horizons event WILL SOMEONE ASK THEM WHAT IS UP WITH THE PS RECEIVERS????

and what was the real reason for the DX20 recall??? please someone find answers!!!
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What's the story on that incredible F9F Cougar - builder/pilot/etc?

https://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/...Horizon%20.jpg
i believe this is peter goldsmith's... i believe it is a skymaster

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=3&theater
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i believe this is peter goldsmith's... i believe it is a skymaster

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That is correct
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