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Apr 22, 2012, 06:41 AM
building building building!
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Originally Posted by rudeboy579
check this out .darren should get one of those
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6Q87tg9ScM
Hows the low pass at the 3 minute mark
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Apr 22, 2012, 07:17 AM
" EMBRACE THE DARK SIDE '
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Originally Posted by BJ64
That is one sweet sound

Check out their 'flying field' - major road 10ft behind them, basketball courts down in the gully, short strip of grass (ok, 'dirt') in between, and a frikken elevated footpath to launch from

Looks like fun

BJ
how good is that sound b.j.knew you would love it.some hectic flying field sent you a p.m mate

justin that IS a crazy low pass.
Apr 22, 2012, 10:47 AM
The wheels touch down FIRST??
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There's 2 types of low passes - Crazy. And 'suicidal'.

Crazy works for me

Suicidal ones end up with bits lying all over the place - and long walks looking for the bits that didn't "return home" LoL.

Then again, you don't have to be doing anything risquè to lose a plane. Watched in awe as my Katana decided to rip itself apart mid-air - albeit it suffered a canopy-strike. Never realised how much damage a canopy that basically weighs bugger-all can do if it strikes the tailplane upon ejection.

To quote Daffy - "Boy, when it dithintergrateth, it dithintergrateth"...

BJ
Apr 22, 2012, 10:08 PM
Hope is not a Strategy
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meh, been running spektrum for almost 6 years now and had my first ever brownout with an AR600 BNF in my stryker, luckily i got control back 2ft above the gorund and was able to do an emergancy landing, phoned up xtreme hobby and sent the rx down today, hopefully they can fix it or replace it.

annoyed now i cant fly
Apr 22, 2012, 10:21 PM
RC Airplane (Recently Crashed)
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Originally Posted by Lojik
meh, been running spektrum for almost 6 years now and had my first ever brownout with an AR600 BNF in my stryker, luckily i got control back 2ft above the gorund and was able to do an emergancy landing, phoned up xtreme hobby and sent the rx down today, hopefully they can fix it or replace it.

annoyed now i cant fly
Hey Lojik; where do you fly in caroline springs?? Looking for a park fly area that way ...
Apr 22, 2012, 10:29 PM
Hope is not a Strategy
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Originally Posted by mutha
Hey Lojik; where do you fly in caroline springs?? Looking for a park fly area that way ...
I'm a member of Keilor Districts model club as I fly large models (2m+) as well so usually fly out of there, although I am looking for a local park as well for those times I just want to fly something small and cant be assed packing the whole car and go to the field.

You close to Caroline? I might go for a park hunt one day and see if I can find a decent open area to fly the park models
Apr 22, 2012, 10:56 PM
The wheels touch down FIRST??
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Um...isn't anything basically west of Caroline Spings "Park"...? LoL

BJ
Apr 22, 2012, 10:59 PM
Hope is not a Strategy
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Originally Posted by BJ64
Um...isn't anything basically west of Caroline Spings "Park"...? LoL

BJ
not any more mate, its all being developed, well most of the accessibly part anyway, plans are already in place to essentially join Caroline springs to Melton with housing
Apr 22, 2012, 11:12 PM
RA-TA-MA-HAT-TA
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flying piano fliegendes klavier (4 min 59 sec)
Apr 22, 2012, 11:15 PM
RC Airplane (Recently Crashed)
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Originally Posted by Lojik

You close to Caroline? I might go for a park hunt one day and see if I can find a decent open area to fly the park models
No - but step daughter and the bosses grand children are; so finding a flying place is a fairly important part of getting dragged over there - I'm in Doreen - and a member at GMAC.
Apr 23, 2012, 12:18 AM
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We got some pretty good paddocks at Melton ( hand launch only) to fly from. Enough room to fly anything.
Apr 23, 2012, 02:12 AM
ooooh yeah
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Success!! The big Macchi is back in 1 piece, well more or less. Just need to re hinge the elevators and sort out a canopy.
Apr 23, 2012, 04:40 AM
building building building!
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Nice work!!
Apr 23, 2012, 05:03 AM
No Boundaries
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Originally Posted by excelpoint
We got some pretty good paddocks at Melton ( hand launch only) to fly from. Enough room to fly anything.
Hey excelpoint, have you flown out at Mcphersons Park? I have flown my 59 inch su, lander panther ect out there no worries.
I use to fly in paddocks off Bullmans rd before they put houses there
Apr 23, 2012, 05:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Two Dogs Dave
Hey excelpoint, have you flown out at Mcphersons Park? I have flown my 59 inch su, lander panther ect out there no worries.
I use to fly in paddocks off Bullmans rd before they put houses there
Yeah mate we quite often get up there during the week as well. The Melton club used to be at Bullmans rd when I was a kid. The paddocks we now fly in are only a 2 minute drive from my place