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Jun 07, 2010, 07:01 PM
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Beriev BE-200 amphibious jet


Here's a little video of the first public flight of Tom Blakeney's Beriev BE-200 at the SMALL fly-in in Little Rock last weekend. Informative thread at-

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...0#post15266114

Great flight of a beautiful model of a beautiful aircraft.

Note all the helpful advice given by the onlookers- they're a tough crowd!

Paul
Last edited by Paul Willenborg; Jun 07, 2010 at 10:01 PM. Reason: Substituted higher quality video
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Jun 07, 2010, 07:31 PM
Shut up and FLY!!!!!
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That landing was beautiful! The plane is, too!
Jun 07, 2010, 09:56 PM
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huge grin here and I wasn't even there!

Absolutely beautiful flight and landing... I was hoping you'd continue on your ROG! lol!

Congratulations on a fantastic project and performance!



I have this little 30mm on my work station pulling a battery across the desk and my brain is going a million miles an hour!

Ok... back to work here..
Well done!

Best,
Richard
Jun 07, 2010, 10:58 PM
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Tom, not sure which is the proper statement, "flies as good as it looks" or "looks as good as it flies". Congrats on the success.

Ron
Jun 07, 2010, 11:15 PM
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Awesome job Tom!
You landed her as if the grass was water.
Jun 08, 2010, 05:19 AM
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Thomas, very very nice flying plane ! 2 thumbs up !!
Jun 08, 2010, 11:56 AM
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Good going Thomas, looks fantastic.
Jun 08, 2010, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by jarel design
huge grin here and I wasn't even there!

Absolutely beautiful flight and landing... I was hoping you'd continue on your ROG! lol!

Congratulations on a fantastic project and performance!



I have this little 30mm on my work station pulling a battery across the desk and my brain is going a million miles an hour!

Ok... back to work here..
Well done!

Best,
Richard
Thanks, again, Richard.

All the other 6 flights made at SMALL were indeed Rise Off Grass.... That blip at the end of the video was a trial run to check acceleration.

The good news is that 6-8 minute flights, mostly at reduced power, were only taking about 500 mAh out of the 1300 lipo....seems to be running very efficiently at cruise power and the battery comes out at very near skin temperature.
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Jun 08, 2010, 08:41 PM
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awsome job cant wait to see it on water or the bigger version.
Jun 08, 2010, 09:39 PM
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Beautiful absolutely beautiful! Perfect flight and extremely nice landing.

TFS

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Jun 09, 2010, 05:56 PM
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Ditto, and not another me-too design.
Jun 12, 2010, 08:20 PM
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I added a good bit more detail about the build on the post in the Scale forum, starting at post 21:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...1253806&page=2

I have a group of interesting models planned that are definitely NOT "me-too" projects...
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