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Old May 18, 2007, 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Roger Lombard
After the recent specially commissioned project to investigate the effects of rapid deceleration in vertical flight brought about by the intervention of planet earth the scruffiest T-6 in the world, looking somewhat scruffier still, has returned to flying duties. In common with others I can confirm that the glide path needs to be initiated while the aircraft is still three fields away and not more than 9" above the ground (OK I exaggerate a little). On the other hand it makes for real "greaser" landings - they may just not be quite where you expected. Now flying with a 1047 slowfly prop with the 2215 and a 3 cell. I'd have to describe her flight behaviour as "stately". Flies beautifully but certainly not, at least with this combination, a "tear-up-the-sky-unlimited-vertical" performer.

A rare picture of himself with Zero, T-6 and DR-1 accompanied by fellow club member at the club flying field (hence headgear )
Roger she is a real looker great job again!
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