New Years Day 2015

Before the New Years Day Fly there is the New Years Eve Day Fighter Kite Challenge.
_We have two classes of competition:
_The Club Class where everyone flies the same style of kite, which changes every year. _This year we flew Fusion Fighters.
_Second is the Open class where everyone flies their favorite fighter kite.
_This year we had a beautiful afternoon with good winds for kite flying. You should have been there!

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This year Dave Corning won the Club Class and gets the coveted Paper Dragon Trophy (which he also happens to build).

2015 Club class Fighters

(l – r) Dave, Tom, Iris, Rick, and Dan with their Fusion Fighters (Shawn missed the picture)

This year Roger Carlson won the Open class with a Vic’s Fighter and gets his name on the Perpetual Trophy yet again.

2015 Open Class Fighters

(l – r) Dave, Iris, Deb, Mike, Dan, Rick, and Roger with their weapons of choice.

New Years Day 2016 Annual Kite Fly

The Cake. Thanks to Monica and Don.

The Cake. Thanks to Monica and Don.

_If you missed this years fly you missed a good one.
_It was warm, sunny, and good winds started up about lunch time which gave everyone time to wake up before flying.
_We had a pretty good crowd with old faces, new faces, hometown and out of town faces.
_We had a great Pot Luck Lunch.
_We had lots of flying and Yacking.
_We made Frustrationless Flyers for Kids and Bubble Wrap Jelly Fish kites for the adults.
_If you weren’t there we assume you had a good reason but shame on you.

The adults (well some at least) made Bubble Wrap Jelly Fish Kites. More Photos Here!

Yes It Is A Bubble Wrap Jelly Fish Kite!

Yes It Is A Bubble Wrap Jelly Fish Kite!

We Had Big Stuff, thanks John

We Had Big Stuff, thanks John

Banners? check, thanks Jose, Deb, and Mike.

Banners? Check, thanks Jose, Deb, and Mike.

Semi-Official Mini Banners? Check. Just part of a growing crop.

Semi-Official Mini Banners? Check. Just part of a growing crop.

People Yacking? Check

People Yacking? Check

Patriotic Stuff? Check. Thanks again to Go Big Or Go Home John.

Patriotic Stuff? Check. Thanks again to Go Big Or Go Home John.

Awsome Custom Homemade Kites? Check. Deb and Mike again.

Awsome Custom Homemade Kites? Check. Deb and Mike again.

Stacks of Kites? Check. Thanks to -

Stacks of Antique Kites? Check. Thanks to –

Roger!

Roger!

Team Rev Flying? Check.

Team Rev Flying? Check.

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More Yacking!

More Yacking! Check.

Old Time Kiting Heros? Check. Don Tabor and Mike Dennis.

Old Time Kiting Heros? Check. Don Tabor and Mike Dennis.

Fancy Knot Tying? Check. Let's see Mike - the rabbit comes out of the hose, under the log, and back in the hole. Bowline complete.

Fancy Knot Tying? Check. Let’s see Mike – the rabbit comes out of the hole, under the log, and back in the hole. Bowline complete.

Ben? Check. Where ya been Ben?

Ben? Check. Where ya been Ben?

_So what was missing? You! Maybe next year.