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Mar 06, 2011, 12:44 PM
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Hey Art,

Know anybody who has a boat?

Better, yet! Add floats and wheel retracts to one of your planes so you can land on runway or river!
Last edited by balsabuster2004; Mar 06, 2011 at 12:54 PM.
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Mar 06, 2011, 04:14 PM
Houba ! Houba !!
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Art...
your last video was fabulous. I forgot to mention that. the sound effect and traffic chatter are spot on. Very entertaining
Mar 06, 2011, 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Kev.au
Really like the cockpit view, and same as above, beautiful approach & landing.


Cheers, Kev.
Thanks Kev!
Mar 06, 2011, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by carguy1994ca
You dare devil ! Now maybe I can wish for a flight over that river ?
Dare-Devil... ME??
You must have me mixed up with Trappy or somebody?

Never know when the wind could shift and push me south...
Mar 06, 2011, 05:05 PM
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Originally Posted by balsabuster2004
Hey Art,

Know anybody who has a boat?

Better, yet! Add floats and wheel retracts to one of your planes so you can land on runway or river!
I have a canoe... could put some FPV gear in my PBY...

PBY Catalina from Great Planes-1 (1 min 31 sec)
Mar 06, 2011, 05:06 PM
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Originally Posted by rcmonster99
Art...
your last video was fabulous. I forgot to mention that. the sound effect and traffic chatter are spot on. Very entertaining
Thanks buddy!
Mar 06, 2011, 08:22 PM
I tell her RC is cheap !
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Originally Posted by Art Newland
I have a canoe... could put some FPV gear in my PBY...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2SccwFJCZ8
Please do ! Any vid of it landing ?
Mar 06, 2011, 08:43 PM
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PBY Catalina from Great Planes- part 2 HI RES (1 min 39 sec)


PBY out takes! (2 min 11 sec)
Mar 06, 2011, 08:49 PM
I tell her RC is cheap !
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Originally Posted by rcmonster99
Art...
your last video was fabulous. I forgot to mention that. the sound effect and traffic chatter are spot on. Very entertaining
LOL looked at it again, missed all the sound the first time cause my daughter was sleeping and I didn't have the earphones. Very nice and "mostly" realistic...I'm not sure the airliners pilots do it "under the jacket"...

...they don't, right ?
Mar 06, 2011, 08:56 PM
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Sooo nice ! and funny

I ow to try that sometimes ! Electric float flying seems to be the utmost in relaxing Rc !
Mar 06, 2011, 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted by carguy1994ca
Sooo nice ! and funny

I ow to try that sometimes ! Electric float flying seems to be the utmost in relaxing Rc !
I'm on the lookout for a suitable set of floats for the Seniorita.

I've started assembly, very nice ARF, looks like all the hardware is useable.

Trying a little suspension on the nose wheel.
Senoirita nosewheel suspension (0 min 8 sec)


Bought a set of Ski goggles today, I've ordered the headplay mask from Rob, should make a great addition to the goggles. Won't have to drape my jacket over my head anymore.
Mar 06, 2011, 09:30 PM
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Nice, nice and nice !
Mar 07, 2011, 01:22 AM
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Art flying Saturday. (I need a funny caption for this picture. Any suggestions?)
Mar 07, 2011, 01:42 AM
Houba ! Houba !!
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Originally Posted by balsabuster2004
Art flying Saturday. (I need a funny caption for this picture. Any suggestions?)
Ski goggles worked for me but I do not have the headplays.

the other solution is a loose fitting beanie had (like those worn by youngsters, they look like Smurfs when they use it ) the beanie hat is nice in winter keeps your head warm and in summer it keeps the flies away but they can feel like a Sauna

Mar 07, 2011, 09:17 AM
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Originally Posted by balsabuster2004
Art flying Saturday. (I need a funny caption for this picture. Any suggestions?)
How about:

- Please don't tell I'm watching a Chuck Norris movie ?

- Hidding from paparazzi ?

or

- Don't have my monitor yet, just pretending to fly FPV...



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