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Flying my Precison Aerobatics Extra 260 48"
| Sep 06, 2011 @ 11:11 PM | 6,357 Views
Here's a hatcam clip of me flying the PA Extra at our club field. Nothing fancy - just some lazy flying. Couldn't have asked for better flying wx!
Hatcam - flying my PA Extra 260 48" at the field
(10 min 7 sec)
Here's a clip of me stuffing the Extra while screwing around with low & slow flat-turns. Got a bit too slow. Stalled the inboard wing & snapped right into the deck.
Good thing she missed the asphalt.
Found a couple of popped joints in the starboard wing, right at the root - but the front-end/motorbox/landing-gear seem to be fine. Didn't even damage the c/f spinner. She's a tough bird, for sure.
ACRC Field - Crashing my PA Extra 260
(3 min 13 sec)
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