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Old Jun 01, 2013, 06:48 AM
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Well I'm just waiting for him to show up with his nifty new turbine that mommy and daddy bought him.
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Old Jun 01, 2013, 12:18 PM
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Now this is how you hand laucnh a plane!

Vortex F3K (2 min 54 sec)
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Old Jun 02, 2013, 12:22 PM
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Sorry, but this is the proper way to launch an EDF.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONoFBx7Ib-s
"Your dad is going to be SO mad"

I bet dad will be even more mad when he sees that video. How can you say you were not being stupid when clearly there is proof of the opposite. And why would parents just let their kids do something like this on their own?

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Old Jun 02, 2013, 12:25 PM
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What plane was he "attempting" to fly?
Did that get answered? What plane was that in the OP?

Rc plane crash part 1 (funny) (6 min 28 sec)


And what plane was that in the video posted above?

Thanks,

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Old Jun 02, 2013, 12:54 PM
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why would parents just let their kids do something like this on their own?
For the exact same reason that older people who buy one do not get insured, do not get training, do not carry out safety checks etc etc. Because.......

"It's a toy...".
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Old Jun 02, 2013, 02:36 PM
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Some guy today pile drived a parkzone p51 in near us today. He was flying all by himself a ways away but was flying eratic and random.
He comes over to get wreckage and said he only been flying for 3 weeks.

Should of listened to my little dog/pigs
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Old Jun 02, 2013, 03:25 PM
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Yea, I guess people forget the radio control part of flying.

BTW anyone know what brand those EDF's were?

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Old Jun 02, 2013, 04:38 PM
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Here's another fine example of how to launch your EDF,,,

Cactus Down F-35 EDF Jet Epic Fail (1 min 11 sec)


And another,,

Dave's EDF F/A-18 hand launch epic fail (0 min 10 sec)
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