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Old Nov 19, 2012, 01:45 PM
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New FPV Plane Recovery Method Needed

I've been seeing some cool places to fly my FPV FunJet lately, but many don't have a suitable landing area, like a grass strip which is ideal for a FunJet. This led me to start thinking of alternative methods for recovering an FPV plane outside of a normal belly down landing. I've seen some techniques used by the military like flying into a large net or using an arresting hook to catch a horizontal bungee cord up in the air 10 to 15 ft. Neither are ideal for me. But it would be cool so pull up somewhere, throw the FunJet up for some quick flights and then recover the FJ from flight without a landing strip, throw everything back into the car. Obviously a heli or quad would be good (I used to fly helis for years) for this application but want to stay with the FunJet platform. Anyone thought of this or have similar ideas? I guess I need an FPV Osprey
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