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Old Jan 22, 2013, 06:24 PM
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and what would be a good dlg to start with?
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 06:24 PM
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GOOGLE EARTH IS YOUR FRIEND!



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Old Jan 22, 2013, 06:25 PM
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and what would be a good dlg to start with?
Anything, really... they're hard to crash once you get used to launching. Just keep them away from trees and land softly

But yeah you'd want a cheaper one as your first DLG...



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Old Jan 22, 2013, 06:32 PM
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Tht was bizarre but I was cracking up the whole time, the voices were so great
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 06:32 PM
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i think i will get the alula sometime this summer. and maybe next summer a dlg
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 06:33 PM
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i found like a perfect flying site. its in my neighbourhood and its close to my school. heres the coordinates to it. 3952'38.49"N 8155'15.80"W

idk if the owners would let me fly there though.


this is my current flyinf field. 40 4'9.85"N 82 8'12.22"W
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 06:33 PM
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i think i will get the alula sometime this summer. and maybe next summer a dlg
Go for it!
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 06:35 PM
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i found like a perfect flying site. ...
The slope that I fly at found here:

Episode 36: Gorgeous, NEW Flying Spot, FPV Friendly! + Lots of PopWing Fun with Dad (7 min 40 sec)


...is 100' wide by 300' long (about)... I think it'll work for slope soaring with the right wind conditions!

It's probably about 40-60 feet high too...



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Old Jan 22, 2013, 06:56 PM
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maybe i will get the alula for my b-day i got the dynam SU-26m for xmas
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 07:20 PM
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maybe i will get the alula for my b-day i got the dynam SU-26m for xmas
Buddy at school got the same one. Yellow/blue.
What color did you get?
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 07:23 PM
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Buddy at school got the same one. Yellow/blue.
What color did you get?
red
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 09:58 PM
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Just a boring tricopter vid.
A Regular Tricopter Flight (4 min 10 sec)
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 10:04 PM
3D, 1D at a time!
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I'm so unsure what to do.... I may just order up a 74" Edge, grab a PL8, and some 6S lipos now...
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 10:31 PM
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I'm so unsure what to do.... I may just order up a 74" Edge, grab a PL8, and some 6S lipos now...
you like that 74 edge?
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Old Jan 22, 2013, 10:37 PM
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The slope that I fly at found here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCfPZ6zxKZM

...is 100' wide by 300' long (about)... I think it'll work for slope soaring with the right wind conditions!

It's probably about 40-60 feet high too...



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We have great slope soaring near us. These aren't my vids, but you get the idea
Slope Soaring At Knapp Castle September 2011 (1 min 6 sec)

Weasel Catch - Elwood Bluffs - Slope Soaring (2 min 18 sec)
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