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Old May 19, 2015, 09:07 PM
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I have more photos/videos of it after the crash than I do of it in working condition
IMG 5241 (1 min 9 sec)
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Old May 21, 2015, 11:34 AM
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Pilot Fatality

"She told me she knew how to fly the Drifter Ultra Lite"

Investigators at the scene of the crash were heard conversing, after the pilot was ejected from her seat, through the air, landing on her back.

"She's Dead, Jim..."

Family, pending notification.

Drifter Wax Orchard 164 (0 min 35 sec)


Last known photo of new pilot, only moments before heading to the field.

"We are all speechless" ground crews sorrowfully expressed their sympathy. A life, uselessly taken at such a ripe young age...

"She just never saw the limits... Always pushing for the next level..."
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Old May 22, 2015, 01:59 AM
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LOL

Pilot crash dummy :-)
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Old May 29, 2015, 11:37 AM
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I had a crash yesterday but I forgot to take pictures . I was flying my old Super Cub and the tail broke off in flight and was hanging by the control rods, it ended up nose diving into the asphalt, shattering the gearbox.
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Old May 30, 2015, 08:50 AM
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Old Jun 01, 2015, 09:48 AM
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Crash Head on into huge Light Array

Drifter Vashon High 31 (1 min 16 sec)
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Old Jun 01, 2015, 11:10 AM
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OUCH! that did not sound good. I hope it wasn't too badly damaged.
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Old Jun 01, 2015, 12:20 PM
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Hey Buggy. It was pretty bad. Required lots of glue in the right spots. But has been going strong (pretty much) ever since...


I think it was just a bad day for my eyes and orientation... This was the flight just before the light Pole strike. Lost orientation with the sun in my eyes and panicked!! Lol!

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Old Jun 02, 2015, 08:49 PM
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Not A good day then very easy to happen to anybody looking into the sun
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Old Jun 03, 2015, 07:41 AM
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I crack myself up when I see the videos of my reaction to disorientation. Knowing that I could just keep the plane in the same attitude that it was in before the convulsion and I would be fine... Yeah, on paper it seems reasonable...

But in reality, I yank all sticks wildly trying to get an idea of what it's doing! Lol!
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Old Jun 03, 2015, 08:21 AM
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Over control?
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Old Jun 03, 2015, 08:45 AM
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Over control?
Even worse! Completely panicked, over control!
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Old Jun 09, 2015, 11:58 AM
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LOL, anyway last weekend I got my plane on an unexpexted mishap




G-LO is gonna shout at me again for posting this again ... but will Post it anyway





yes thats Right ,some mishap and looses a Tail, but manage to sustain flight later in the day. (That one tough dragon)

Guess the TwinFur˛y's tail design is worth it after all , if I followed the common single tail design loosing the tail fin would certainly ended in disaster . Sorry Toothless(NightFury) Dreamworks is right Lossing a fin on your V-tail configuration makes you un-flyable.


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The aluminum motor mount cracked and failed while entering a high speed low pass down the runway. The motor leads wound up and pulled violently on the speed control and battery, popping the canopy, pushing the cowl out, and ultimately scaring the piss out of me!

https://youtu.be/ODnUMOCdHBg

In the end all I need to get back to normal is a prop, motor mount, and clean underwear.
Good skills and calm hands...
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How you should not launch a Funjet Ultra!! (0 min 32 sec)
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