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May 21, 2011, 08:34 PM
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He hits me, right wing to right wing. I bounced off the the ground applying full power and continued to fly. Then we both decide to come in and check for damage, and hit on final into the wind.... watch at the end as his Titan hits the ground in front of my already grounded Reaper.!




Head-on-Hit ground, then continue (0 min 44 sec)
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May 21, 2011, 10:18 PM
Planes in flames,,,
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Awesome vid! Looks like you have a nice flying field there too!
May 21, 2011, 11:35 PM
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Just the impacts at .5 speed

slo mo head on ground and continue (0 min 29 sec)
May 21, 2011, 11:41 PM
BUZZ KILL
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That looked like more than just a touch and go with the ground. It looked like a touch and roll and then go!
May 21, 2011, 11:43 PM
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Thanks JPN... it is nice there... blacktop for those with wheels, and lots of room. One person has made it his life mission to get us out of there, but, most the close homeowners along the side there don't mind. There used to be a middle school there. Midget soccer gets the nod during some weeknights.
May 21, 2011, 11:47 PM
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touch and go with the ground
Ok Ryan.... I can buy that... but translated to combat wing usage, it was a BOUNCE and go... it really did hit right-tip, nose--bounce semi cartwheel .... then I had enough momentum on the prop to give it forward motion. It was no touch and go for sure. The prop never touched the ground.!

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actually, if you look, you can see a direct shadow right before impact, then after the bounce, you are right Ryan, it looks like it might have cartwheeled 360 because you can see the shadow again!
May 22, 2011, 12:17 AM
BUZZ KILL
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Whatever you want to call it, I bet you can't do it again!
May 22, 2011, 12:33 AM
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No doubt about that.... lol
May 24, 2011, 12:54 PM
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wooohooo the GR appeared on my doorstep today, and it looks amazing, cant wait to get making it, and installing my FPV gear too, i think this wing is going to be one flyer, thanks Lee and crashtesthobby
carl
May 25, 2011, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by wheelspinner20 View Post
He hits me, right wing to right wing. I bounced off the the ground applying full power and continued to fly. Then we both decide to come in and check for damage, and hit on final into the wind.... watch at the end as his Titan hits the ground in front of my already grounded Reaper.!
Again, to point out the obvious... the Titan STAYED airborne after the collision and appeared to be last in the air on the second hit as well!
May 25, 2011, 10:01 PM
Planes in flames,,,
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Again, to point out the obvious... the Titan STAYED airborne after the collision and appeared to be last in the air on the second hit as well!
Biggest smile wins
May 26, 2011, 08:39 AM
I can fix it.
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In combat threre are no loosers!! I used to live in Utah and fly with the UFO (Lee and the guys) We often had over a dozen aircraft airborn and in combat at at time. I never heard so much unbridled outrageous laughter!!

We weren't totally unruled. We had one rule: You can not blame anyone for anything that happens to your plane! Other than that most people thought the rule was " Have fun".
May 26, 2011, 09:23 AM
Hit Me! Please!
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Come on Jim, you know the only rule is that if you bring food you are the new club president! Seriously, good to hear from you. Hope you are doing well.
Jeff
May 26, 2011, 07:08 PM
Lee
Lee
PERFECT LANDING !!!
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Originally Posted by nageotte View Post
In combat threre are no loosers!! I used to live in Utah and fly with the UFO (Lee and the guys) We often had over a dozen aircraft airborn and in combat at at time. I never heard so much unbridled outrageous laughter!!

We weren't totally unruled. We had one rule: You can not blame anyone for anything that happens to your plane! Other than that most people thought the rule was " Have fun".
Great to hear from you Jim. How is your club doing with their Reapers?
May 27, 2011, 05:29 PM
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guys, need some advice, i am planning on getting a folding prop for this motor http://www.rctimer.com/index.php?gOo...5&productname= and wondering on what size is best, i am getting 7 x 4 blades, but not sure of the spinner size, i am looking at these http://www.electricwingman.com/product.aspx?product=538 and wondering what size back plate is best, they go from 32mm up to 50mm, so can those guys with folders give me a good size to go for
carl


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