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Old Jun 15, 2008, 06:01 PM
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Another PT Profile Gyro flies!

Just a quick link to my blog.. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=879616

I'm going to be uploading some video, etc soon..

Man, I am hooked on Auto Gyro's..
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 06:52 PM
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Congrats! Its a good flying gyro. Loops are fun....
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 07:43 PM
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Looks great! Let us know when you post the maiden on youtube!
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 07:46 PM
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I should post it in the next couple days.. I am out on the road but will be home soon..
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Old Jun 15, 2008, 11:45 PM
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Jeff,

They are a blast arent they? I have 4, 3 of which have flown, a G3PO, a Twirl, a Kestrel(currently tore up) and an unfinished DC Gyro. Challenging and fun, and different...I like em
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Old Jun 16, 2008, 10:55 AM
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Hi Jeff,

Congratulations on your first flight.
Your PT Profile looks great!
Are you still planning to do the review?

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Old Jun 16, 2008, 04:20 PM
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Congrats Tram!!!!


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Old Jun 17, 2008, 09:32 PM
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Here's the maiden..

Flying Balsa PT Profile Auto Gyro Maiden (3 min 21 sec)


I learned one very valuable lesson on the maiden.. You'll see...
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Old Jun 17, 2008, 11:47 PM
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Now that was an impressive maiden! Good job!
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Old Jun 18, 2008, 02:52 AM
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Congratulations Tram, that is a very nice a/g you've got there
That has to be one of the smoothest takeoffs I've seen.

I had to smile when the camera man (or was it you?) said "I can not believe that thing flies".. I still think that when ever I fly mine

And the lesson learned ... Always land directly into the wind ?
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Old Jun 18, 2008, 10:27 AM
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Thanks guys..

Yeh, I couldn't imagine the thing was in the air.. It was me..

The lesson learned - Don't tilt the rotor while it's spun up and the Gyro is stationary and land into the wind..
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Old Aug 09, 2008, 09:38 AM
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Well... I've been fighting with my video camera.. It has been producing some really craptacular videos lately..

Well, I thought I had it sorted out, so I decided to test it on the PT Profile Gyro..

The good news - Looks like my video issues are sorted out..


The bad news:

Death of the Autogyro.... (0 min 41 sec)
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Old Aug 26, 2008, 04:10 PM
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I don't know how this forum sliped by me but Tram...what happened!?!?!

It was looking so good and that first loop was perfect!

It looks very fixable, BTW. Don't give up!
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Old Aug 26, 2008, 04:14 PM
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Not sure..

She just stopped listening to me..

It's fixed, I just need a head hinge and I'll be good to go!

Man, I love this joker!


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