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Here is the "hanger" area for the RC (Radio Controlled) Flying Club in the parking lot of Qualcomm Stadium. Jimmy (in the maroon shirt) is talking to his friend, Chuck, while another friend, Ken (holding the drink), watches the flight line.
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Another view of the flight line in the parking lot of Qualcomm Stadium and the RC Flying Club members.
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Jimmy getting his plane ready for flight. The first step is to strap on the wing with rubber bands - lots of rubber bands!
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The wing is now securely fastened onto the fusilage of Jimmy's plane.
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Jimmy's plane all assembled and ready for final checkup and fueling.
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Jimmy (in the center) shows his plane about ready for take off to his friends Ken (on the left) and Chuck.
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Jimmy fuels his plane in preparation for flight.
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Jimmy uses an electric starter to get his plane's gas engine started.
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Jimmy's plane is fueled, and revving its engine in a preflight test.
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Chuck holds Jimmy's plane pointed upward as Jimmy revs the engine to make sure it will not stall in flight.
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Here is a portrait of the "pilot" in the cockpit of Jimmy's plane.
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Jimmy waits for clearance from the "control tower" before take off.
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Jimmy starts his plane taxing for take off.
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Jimmy's plane takes off.
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Jimmy's plane rises into the air.
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Jimmy's plane flies overhead.
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Jimmy's plane lands after a successful flight.
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Jimmy brings his plane into the "hanger" area after its flight.
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Some planes in the "hanger" for maintenance checkup and preparation for flight.
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One of the planes waiting for takeoff clearance from the "control tower".
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One of the planes flying overhead. Notice the vapor trail - the exhaust from the gasoline engine.
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One of the planes flies overhead.
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Coming in for a landing after a successful flight.
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The plane taxing back to the "hanger" after a successful flight.

 
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