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Old Nov 25, 2011, 04:53 PM
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Lippisch/Collins X-112

Maiden test hop.

Things do not seem quite right just yet.
I believe I need a tad more power and a better manicured field
The school doesn't DO the lawn at this time of year.

Vid taken with a Turnigy CAM clipped to my Eye glasses.
Edited with Winvid Maker.
That also explains the heavy breathing sounds !

Note Large RIGHT rudder deflection needed to go straight in the early clip.

I will add a bunch of Right motor offset before the next try.
Probably with some Down as well.

Regardless it is what it is

C U L8r

Bob
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Old Dec 04, 2011, 02:29 PM
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Maybe a little less prop to get her going . joe
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Old Dec 04, 2011, 07:27 PM
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Thats neat the original is in Oshkosh WI at the eaa museum. My dad worked with Dr. Lippisich in Cedar Rapids IA on this boat/aircraft. I met him a few times when I was a kid. There is a video of this flying, but don't know where. Are your wings to sponsons flat? I remember a little angle on the originals.
But neat any way. good luck
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