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Old Nov 01, 2010, 07:36 AM
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Amazing quality!
Where does the lead go?

Subscribed for info about EU availability.

Big fin. Mount a peg and DLG it!
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 07:38 AM
C'mon more Energy
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King! Where have you been?
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 09:19 AM
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Thank you spencer!

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Old Nov 01, 2010, 09:57 AM
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Very nice - keep us updated on the Euro availability
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 12:58 PM
Go Faster!!
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That was funny! Bill loves pink.
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 01:20 PM
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Cool project, definitely going to need to get one of these. I like the one-piece fuse connecting to the wing -- if you smash her in nose first, can probably order another fuse and snap her on. Nice job guys!

Bill, you forgot the pink leggings to go with the skirt dude!
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 01:34 PM
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Fluro Orange, Yellow, Black Please...

Oh, and night lights,, te he he



Tuff flying with Bill eh, Jason..



No wonder you took him to some not so well know Place



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Old Nov 01, 2010, 02:33 PM
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I would like to remind everyone I am the keeper of the" list" and I ship everything L2 sells, Spencer's plane has already been lost it may never make it here, and all deposits are paid to me directly.


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Old Nov 01, 2010, 02:41 PM
Soar like Eagle fly w/Turkeys
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i was there on first maiden flight at blossom, and can definatly attest to the quality of mould as well as to stability in flight. gonna be fast! and am as well interested in a heavy one!
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 03:07 PM
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man,

this thing is sick.. now i just need to get good enough to get one of these.. lol.. this is a definate gap filler for those who cant afford the big birds but want to go fast... i bet you guys sell the heck out of these.. and i definatly see these as a help in expanding this sport..

very nice and i am subscribed..

later Andrew K..
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 04:47 PM
Crikey never leave beer behind
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hmmmm Aussie agent ??? perhaps it's niccccce
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 04:52 PM
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hmmmm Aussie agent ??? perhaps it's niccccce
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Steve,

Canterbury sailplanes owns the distribution rights in New Zealand and Australia.

I sent them an email yesterday, we are trying to pull together the first order

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Old Nov 01, 2010, 05:09 PM
Crikey never leave beer behind
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Oh really now , ok well he's suppose to be coming over next year for our slope fest
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 07:28 PM
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I like the look of this, except one thing puts me off.

How on earth do you slow it down?

The majority of high speed moldies use crow or spoilers or both. These create drag and kill energy also the flaps reduce landing speeds. Obviously crow on a plank would be a bit of an issue to set up, but is there any way to slow it apart from flying 'inefficiently'? Pop up spoiler, split fin to open up like a 'Y' (when looking from above)

I just don't like the idea that a composite model will just go and go and go, and also land at a rather high speed. These issues make it fairly unsuitable for at the places i fly.

Otherwise i like what i see.
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Old Nov 01, 2010, 07:52 PM
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Nick,

This has always been a problem with many models, the method depends on your flying site, dropping down into the backside bleeding off speed turning uphill until the plane stops this was always the method used at Parker and many other hills, we have been flying at blossom using a low short approach with no problem, remember a heavy dub will be flown in heavy conditions those winds help in landing.

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I like the look of this, except one thing puts me off.

How on earth do you slow it down?

The majority of high speed moldies use crow or spoilers or both. These create drag and kill energy also the flaps reduce landing speeds. Obviously crow on a plank would be a bit of an issue to set up, but is there any way to slow it apart from flying 'inefficiently'? Pop up spoiler, split fin to open up like a 'Y' (when looking from above)

I just don't like the idea that a composite model will just go and go and go, and also land at a rather high speed. These issues make it fairly unsuitable for at the places i fly.

Otherwise i like what i see.
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