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Old Mar 21, 2011, 07:45 AM
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Good job! We didn't make the slope stuff too easy did we?
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Old Mar 21, 2011, 07:58 AM
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mmmmmm, depends on the day and the experience. It plays a role how to choose your plane and slope in the right day, thougt I made a 27min with my DLG on the slope one day with no wind so is a bit of strategy I think

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Old Mar 22, 2011, 09:19 PM
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New toy top model Astra 2.15 m

Here is the Pictures of the new plane. Now if the weather would Break i could try and get it in the air.
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Old Mar 23, 2011, 11:14 AM
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Nice Astra!

Will work more on my Copper level once the weather gives me a chance!

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Old Mar 29, 2011, 02:21 PM
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We have now added Italy and Wyoming to the membership.
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Old Apr 13, 2011, 06:29 AM
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I think I finished the cooper level but after reviewing the rules I have a question, does God count as witness? he is 18+ years old certainly

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Old Apr 13, 2011, 08:14 AM
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Astra No more and im not happy

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Well I took my new Astra out like 2 weeks ago with ben and Nate. At the time I had read there was a wing spot in the wing saddle. Well on the first flight when I landed it the saddle broke.. So we reinforced with Carbon and Nate did some other things.. Well tonight I took it out for the second flight. It went well ran the motor for about 15 seconds. Then I did the normal trimming.. Brought he back down used the flaps and landed close to my feet. Ran her up a Second time and and this time I did a longer motor run got her up high and I started to play with butterfly to make sure it works or what needed to be trimmed… tried the camber mix.. way to much plane wanted to nose way up.. brought her down and played with camber mix.. turned my Aurora to the cockpit view… I have a live alt reading so I wanted to try it out. Well I launched her and at 30 seconds she was close to 850 feet. I shut the motor off.. made a right turn with ailerons. Then the plan started to lift up… I was in a thermal.. well about the time I was excited was about the same time the wing came off the plane.. the plane came down to the ground hard.. smashing and making one HELL of a noise.. the wing that came off floated all the way to the ground and landed flat with no visible damage.. Not sure what to think or do.. Do I contact the company ? Or is it I bought it I flew it tough luck ? I understand if I crashed and its my fault.. but for the wing to come off in mid flight.. just gliding not under power ?


On a side note i have the level One all complete just need to mail it in.. All things that needed to get done on the list i used the Original Radian.. Im very excited..
So im looking at art Hobby plane.. the Sky 2m V tail.
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Old Apr 13, 2011, 03:45 PM
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Sorry to hear about the plane.
I'm glad to hear you've finished Copper level. Congratulations!!! Get me that form ASAP. I'll get your Bronze one back to you the same day.
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Old Apr 16, 2011, 09:43 PM
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Sorry to hear about the plane.
I'm glad to hear you've finished Copper level. Congratulations!!! Get me that form ASAP. I'll get your Bronze one back to you the same day.
Hey steve,
you tried to call me today. I deleted your number before i had it written down can you please call me back again.. thanks and sorry for deleting call back number.
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Did the carbon wing joiner break in the air ???
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Old Apr 18, 2011, 07:34 AM
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heheheh I am 1 30 minute flight away from the cooper level it must wait there would be no flying for me this weekend

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Old Apr 19, 2011, 01:00 PM
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yes the Spar broke.. From what i can tell.. the wing broke on the leading edge first.. (rips in fuselage and Wing).. then started to peal back broke the spar. if you match the spare where it broke it looks like this happened. then the wings trailing edge ripped aaway. Leaving the brass tube inplace and nylon bolt.. I started rebuilding it last night. Not sure if i will keep rebuilding or if this will make a next winter project..
I just ordered a castor Fuse, Boom, And v tail set from arthobby. I bought a Thermatic 2.5 meter from a Club member NIB. So im playing to build up the wing to work with both Kits this way i can do both electric and hi start comps...
Has anyone winched launched one of these thermatic 2.5 ?
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Old Apr 30, 2011, 10:43 AM
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some pics of my latest flying day, 30 min flihgt. one steaway from my cooper level

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Old Apr 30, 2011, 05:34 PM
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What a gorgeous place.
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Old May 01, 2011, 12:08 AM
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indeed, the slope is 15 min away from my home doen not have lots of wind 20km/h max!!! but you can find some regular thermal activity perfect for the SSP

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