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Aug 13, 2011, 10:36 AM
...missing the PE Slope Rebels
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wow Johann, you've put too much time into it, dont bother with the paint, we can just fly her dirty
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Aug 13, 2011, 04:48 PM
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Szally had her first flight after the extreme makeover she endured...

The CG for this 400g and plus is 30 mm from leading edge!
She was going like a cannon, she is well behaved now, after the BIG crash...

I believe that 25mm, as Sean says, will take care of 3mm up travel both wing sides (reflex or camber...? never know what is UP)...?

30 mm served me well today, safe landings great flying and no accidents to report! she lived to C another day flight!

LAYER
Aug 13, 2011, 05:24 PM
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Originally Posted by layer
Szally had her first flight after the extreme makeover she endured...

The CG for this 400g and plus is 30 mm from leading edge!
She was going like a cannon, she is well behaved now, after the BIG crash...

I believe that 25mm, as Sean says, will take care of 3mm up travel both wing sides (reflex or camber...? never know what is UP)...?

30 mm served me well today, safe landings great flying and no accidents to report! she lived to C another day flight!

LAYER
Good to hear she's flying again, Layer.

In the northern hemisphere, up is reflex. I imagine it's the opposite in ZA!

-= Dave
Aug 13, 2011, 06:20 PM
Stirring the pot
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Originally Posted by Zenmaniac
Good to hear she's flying again, Layer.

In the northern hemisphere, up is reflex. I imagine it's the opposite in ZA!

-= Dave
Yeah....
We also do death spirals.
Anti clockwise!
Aug 16, 2011, 09:44 AM
.....till the wind drops.
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That repair sure looks good!
......was getting worried.....ZAlly count was diminishing fast!
Aug 21, 2011, 01:28 PM
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I took Zally for an outing to Pole Cottage on the long Mynd today, I also took the camera.
Sorry about the quality but with the sun on the LCD screen it was impossable to see where the camera was pointing.
The wind at the time of the film was about 6 or 7 mph the lift kept coming and going even so Zally was a joy to fly.
Thanks to Les for flying her while I attempted to capture the event on camera.
Zally @ Pole Cottage, 21/08/11 (1 min 55 sec)


Cheers
Chris
Last edited by Fubar 123; Aug 22, 2011 at 12:30 PM.
Aug 21, 2011, 03:24 PM
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Thanks to Les for flying her while I attempted to capture the event on camera.

Cheers
Chris
Hmmmm.... two hours later and nothing on the link yet?



-= Dave
Aug 21, 2011, 11:23 PM
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I think....
YES,
I did see it!

Hehehe
Thanks Chris! It's not that easy, but at least we know it flies!!
Well done on your 1st attempt!
I also have to film thru a lcd screen. and it's difficult!
It does get better however....

FB's Zally is still in surgery...
I'll try to get her done this week!
Aug 22, 2011, 12:13 AM
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Finally the video loaded!

It's a tough little plane to follow, Chris, and with cameras today with LCD screens and not being able to turn off the autofocus, technology has made it harder and harder to film.

But SHE FLIES -- AND WELL!

-= Dave
Aug 22, 2011, 01:39 AM
...missing the PE Slope Rebels
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fubar, congrats

J, surgery looks good

I find, while capturing videos at air shows, if you just hold the camera close to your face, ignore the view finder, and just line up a spot on the outside of the camera, you can follow the airplanes pretty close......
Aug 22, 2011, 03:59 PM
.....till the wind drops.
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Well done Chris!
Great to see your ZAlly flying!
Thanx to Les for swinging her around for you to film.
I tried to film J flying with his camera....had no idea what I was doing....also could'nt find the plane most the time...takes some practice!

FB,
I have a canopy for you.....so J does not need to cast you another.
Aug 31, 2011, 11:54 AM
I think I'm Mode 2
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Sean loves his ZAlly and I found this video clip.....

It's the birth of Sean's ZAlly fuzz!

Sean's Zally Fuz (3 min 0 sec)
Aug 31, 2011, 01:46 PM
Fly fast, Dont crash.
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magic
Aug 31, 2011, 04:49 PM
...missing the PE Slope Rebels
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wow, thats way back when I was still scratchin my head, and wondering where is this "slope cafe" ?
Aug 31, 2011, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Flying Beagle
wow, thats way back when I was still scratchin my head, and wondering.....
Hehehe
So was I....
Just could never get them out in one piece!


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