|Sep 14, 2002, 08:27 PM|
Gary Wright's new design
Wait until you see Gary's newest design fly. He calls it "just a simple sport plane" but he's being overly modest. He gave me the opportunity to fly it at NEAT today (I just got home and couldn't wait to brag!!). What a hoot. It faster than the E3D but still very aerobatic. The rolls are very quick and axial and the loops are a real hoot. Again all of this on about $40 worth of power system. It slows down really nicely and with a better pilot than me in the windy conditions it lands perfectly (sorry Gary about the landing).
I know he's gearing up for the TOC and won't be able to finalize anything on the Sport E for a couple of months but it will definitely be worth the wait.
Thanks again Gary for letting me fly it.
|Sep 15, 2002, 09:55 PM|
thanks for the thumbs up dave, and no problem about the landing,.. I had several people at neat fly it to get comments,.. and if I hand you a transmitter,.. I accept responsibility for anything that happens. Of course you know though, that you now have the distinction of being the first person to strip a spur gear by flattening the landing gear on landing of the "e-sport", or whatever the name ends up being I had over 40 flights on it, and didn't even strip a gear when I broke the prop in a funfly "arrival". I did strip another after you left,.. didn't think to give the landing gear a tweak after your,..er,..uhm,.. "landing",.. and it was sitting a bit low the next flight
|Sep 16, 2002, 08:30 PM|
Arghhhh Gary, now everybody knows how I dorked it !! I still can't believe I whiffed the landing after having so much fun with it in the air. What a distinction!!
Seriously the plane is great, anybody looking for a smooth aerobatic sport plane will be happy with this one.
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