This year in France held the ninth meeting of fans and owners of the aircraft CRI-CRI. The meeting was held from 13 to 16 may in the city of Mand, the Department of Laser. This time to the aircraft CRI-CRI twin joined MCR. As in previous years this festival was celebrated for four days at Ascension. Last year Andre Gely, the owner of CRI-CRI n 201 430 flying hours since 1990, proposed the idea of organizing this meeting at the airport of the city.
Here he writes, Colomban in your newsletter is sent to all fans of KRI-KRI You may recall a small historical event about how it is on this ground located at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level, were shooting the film long walk with actors burvilem and Louis de Funes. I am immediately reminded of the scene with the glider-800 and four people squeezed on Board which takes overloaded up before you glide down into the valley via some 150 meters. Since uneven field length of 1300 feet became smooth grass strip to the utter delight of a large number of pilots....
The meeting was attended by 140 employees and 28 planes from 35 students enrolled. Of these, 17 Cree-Cree 3 MS-100 from five early flying now and 8 МCR out of 48 flying at the moment, of which only a smaller part - on the territory of France. One МCR and one MS-100 Joel David with the JPX engine arrived at the meeting of its course through the air. In the same way arrived KRI-KRI Nicholas Sharmon equipped with two turbine engines AMT Olympus.
In spite of turbulent flows associated with the uneven terrain Seveny and gorges of container local weather conditions were in General favorable. Although sometimes landing on the runway was like a carrier landing, however all the effects were invisible, and the flight took place as calmly as over flat terrain. Thanks to the administration which provided free hangars and allowed free planting space enough for all. This meeting was attended not only by engineers and pilots but also their friends and many other fans a total of about 40 people. It was another small gathering had only one drawback - it was very short.
Local gatherings of KRI-KRI. The thought of them hovering in the air for several years - namely, to organize small meetings over the weekend which will be less formal than meetings in the days of the ascension. In this case, several Cree-Cree MKR МК100 and accidentally landed in one day at one airport. Of course after all the action and preparation of accommodation and meals... this year this initiative and support the organization took the Paul Mueller and Pierre Nardi. The meeting was held on Saturday and