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Old Jun 24, 2003, 07:52 AM
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Flying My Corona Pics

Here are a few photos of flying my Corona the other evening after getting home from work. Not much time to head to a flying field, so a little hovering around in my backyard.

Photos were taken by my wife with our new Cannon Powershot A60 Digital Camera,... nice an sharp.

Here I am spooling up in the grass,....
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Old Jun 24, 2003, 07:53 AM
Scale Builder, RCAPA #29
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Quick shot of pilot

Here I am,.. after a long day in the office,.... Notice I already lost the tie
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Old Jun 24, 2003, 07:54 AM
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Closeup Hover Shot

Here's one of my favorites from that night,...
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Old Jun 24, 2003, 07:57 AM
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notice the concentration,...

Ooo,. intense.

Actually, I lost it into that fence in the second photo about a month ago. Wind kicked up, I lowered the trottle, but I drifted tail first into the fence, then the main blades,.... Damage, stripped a nylon gear set,.. 5 Minutes to fix. Picked it up, checked it over, and then hovered for a few seconds before calling it a night.
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Old Jun 24, 2003, 08:28 AM
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pics look great.. the first pic looks weird as the landing gear is lost in the jungle of grass
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Old Jun 24, 2003, 05:03 PM
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i was about to say the same, no landing gear hehe.

cool pics Rob, you're all done with work, lost the tie and yet you're still concentrating harder than you did all day. haha but it's the fun kind of concentrating huh
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Old Jun 24, 2003, 09:55 PM
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Dude awesome paint job! I love it! I thought about the same thing to with the landing gear ..lol....
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Old Jun 24, 2003, 10:26 PM
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Corona Concentration

Here I am in deep (concentration).
Kip
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Old Jun 25, 2003, 01:12 AM
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Blinky Lights....

Since we are posting Misc Photos...

No Exactly a hi-tec solution....

But Looks REALLY COOLS When it is really too dark to be flying the helo!!!!
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Old Jun 27, 2003, 03:15 PM
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Nice creative paint on your Corona's guys.

Action shots are always best
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Old Jun 30, 2003, 06:35 AM
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Wow, nice paintjobs guys
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