Originally Posted by Scarlet
Never take your eyes off your heli.I was having a quick blast round the back garden today when the postman shouted to attract my attention as he couldn't get an answer at the door.I glanced over my shoulder,I swear it was only for a second,but in that time the f-45 had managed to travel two houses down and about 50 feet in the air.I looked up and the sun was in my eyes,I couldn't tell which way round it was.PANIC! I gave it some rudder to see where the tail was,pointed it back to me and shakily brought it back to my garden.Heavy landing on the grass,but no damage.Phew!Lesson learned.
Isn't that the TRUTH! The only sensation worse than crashing is that feeling you get when the bird is even TEMPORARILY out of view!
(I've lost TWO V911 helis in this fashion!)