Thread: Discussion New Blade mQX RTF & BNF
View Single Post
Old Aug 19, 2012, 09:24 PM
TomQ is offline
Find More Posts by TomQ
Registered User
Joined Mar 2012
64 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brandigan View Post
Your anecdotal experience isn't evidence of good practice. You've just been lucky.

Consider landing upside down in a tree, bush on rocks/uneven ground. This is different to landing on grass, or even concrete. Would you rather a rock/branch went through the board, or hit the canopy? If you landed upside down on water, the standard canopy may even float.

Note that a non-standard canopy, 'landing' feet first in a swimming pool does not help it float, as I found out.
I have crashed more than 1,000 times without a canopy, in a wide variety of ways. I am still flying without a canopy.

I would not suggest something this radical without testing it well first.

At what point do you think my experience might be statistically significant?
TomQ is offline Find More Posts by TomQ
Last edited by TomQ; Aug 19, 2012 at 11:23 PM.
Reply With Quote