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Old Nov 17, 2012, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by AWDstylez View Post
I did that a few weeks ago with my SR. I lost it for a second in sun glare while making a hard banked right turn coming back towards me. The next second I could see it, it had rolled out of the turn and was headed sideways at full speed for the side of my car and my gf. I rolled it full right and managed to pull it out and cleared my car window by inches, my gf was able to duck in time... I immediately hit throttle hold and then it slammed into a fence. I had the same feeling though, going over and over what went wrong and not being able to pin point it. It happened too fast and in that second I couldn't see it, I didn't know why it suddenly snapped out of the bank.

Less learned: never fly into bright light or anywhere you might lose a visual on the heli.
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