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Old Aug 14, 2011, 09:01 AM
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Earlier in this thread I posted pictures of my current Pronto and previous Pronto. Yesterday at the flying field I was involved in a mid-air and Pronto #2 is no more. The pictures show what we are able to find. The good news is that all the radio equipment was found and seems fine and the wing appears to have only minor damage. The bad news is the front of the plane turned into confetti and the engine (Magnum .15), fuel tank and fearless pilot figure were lost in field of acorn squash plants. After a decade and a half of service the plane went down flying as all great planes should, I've got no complaints.

I'll salvage what I can from the wreck and put it aside for Pronto #3. It looks like I'll have an extra building project for the coming winter. I've got a OS 25 FP and a Thunder Tiger .15 GP available but I'm leaning towards the .25 and maybe making a second wing with ailerons .. decisions decisions

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