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Old Apr 19, 2014, 10:21 PM
Tommy Toy the Crazy Boy
United States, AR, Jonesboro
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Spring is finally here

The wind has finally died down and I can fly again.

Today, I flew 5 planes. The Cessna Corvalis was the most relaxing and enjoyable. It just floats so nicely. The flaps allow it to really slow down. Coming in over the lake to reach the landing strip looks terrific.

I followed the advice of trimming to fly at about 1/2 throttle and it works beautifully. It put a smile on my face; God is good. What a joy to fly.
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Old Apr 25, 2014, 09:36 PM
Tommy Toy the Crazy Boy
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How to repair front landing gear

I had a rough landing today and snapped the front landing gear shaft. Does anyone have any advice on how to fix it or modify it?

Thanks,
Tom
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Old Apr 26, 2014, 11:19 AM
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Tom, take a look back through this thread. There are a couple of accounts on how to fix the nose wheel. It usually requires some careful carving of the lower fuselage foam, but if done carefully, the results still look good. Once you gain access, screwing in the new strut assembly is a snap.
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Old Apr 26, 2014, 04:33 PM
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Thanks, Fravits.
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Old Jul 19, 2014, 04:02 PM
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Had a quad copter follow me around today. Cant wait to see what the video looks like!
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Old Jul 19, 2014, 05:16 PM
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Old Jul 20, 2014, 05:28 PM
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Flyzone Corvalis (1 min 33 sec)

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Old Jul 21, 2014, 10:43 AM
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Awesome video! Looks like a full scale plane.
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Old Jul 21, 2014, 02:05 PM
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Awesome video! Looks like a full scale plane.
I have to laugh cause I posted the picture in a FPV thread and they went crazy thinking it was a real airplane. I love the way the plane looks and flies in the air.
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Old Jul 21, 2014, 10:35 PM
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Nice job!
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