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#1 Johnnz Oct 05, 2008 01:27 AM

Seawind Maiden
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As per this thread.

#2 Bob O Oct 05, 2008 08:28 AM

Looked like it was flying okay, why not a water landing? Did something go wrong in flight?

#3 vhoward1122 Oct 05, 2008 10:53 AM

A fellow at our club also takes off from grass with that plane without landing gear.

#4 Johnnz Oct 05, 2008 01:39 PM

Made four attempts to make a water landing, the wind was coming from behind me, so I had to try and get her down coming in towards myself, but I couldnt get down low enough over the lake to land there successfully. Most of the trouble I think was with the turbulence of the wind coming over the hills behind me - where I was standing was quite calm, but out 40m over the lake it was quite a lot more breezy making it difficult to manage airspeed for landing.

#5 rick88ss Oct 05, 2008 03:51 PM

Nice little plane....but I really like the scenery.

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