|Mar 07, 2002, 04:02 PM|
United States, MS, Columbus
Joined Nov 2001
Cross Country Flying
I remember back around 1976 / 77, reading a magazine article about the crew that flew a Senior Falcon across the USA. Does anyone happen to have an online source that refers to the flight?
The idea of flying across the USA has been tickling my mind for a few weeks now, ever since driving across Wyoming on a trip. Boredom while driving tends to lead to all sorts of odd thoughts, like how would I attempt to cross the state with a model aircraft, what kind of model, what support would be needed, etc, etc, etc ..
Has it been done since '76?
Another thought: Why not make a contest out of it? Who can cross the USA first given a common starting date / time?
Eh ... just ramblings from someone suffering flying fever during the winter.
Still, would be nice to get more information about the '76 flight.
|Mar 07, 2002, 05:52 PM|
Since it has been done you will have to do it with Elec.plane. Wonder how many charges it would take, at least you will have something to do all summer,fall,winter and spring Better yet has to be done with a parkflyer you can pick what one you want.
|Mar 07, 2002, 06:29 PM|
there was also some guy that flew an rc heli a long ways, following in with, of all things, a full size heli.
how's about a sleek 100"+ 60mph glider with lots of camber adjustment? get it high and fly as ya drive...
|Category||Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Whoops!||Cross Country Flying||Stark Flyer||North Coast Electric Flyers||8||May 30, 2007 01:19 PM|
|New flying site/Cross Country field||Hostage-46||Soaring League of North Texas (SLNT)||9||Aug 29, 2005 11:47 AM|
|Electric-Powered Cross-Country Glider||ShredAir||Electric Sailplanes||16||Jan 09, 2005 02:00 AM|
|My First Long Cross Country Flight!||AirVenture||Life, The Universe, and Politics||8||Apr 21, 2003 02:45 PM|