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May 06, 2011, 05:27 PM
Facts, Logic, 3D
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Originally Posted by 3Deranged
They are a hoot when sand isn't coating them inside and out-desert flying has it's downside[[
I know the feeling... my runway is dirt... the county gave us some dirt that has a PH of about 2... Should be grass in a few months though.

--Tom K.
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May 07, 2011, 12:21 AM
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Acid runway.
May 07, 2011, 12:27 AM
Aerodynamically challenged
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Blake reports that the sand in his area has about the consistency of talcum powder. And it coats everything in about 10 min. You can see him dusting the runway during the hover. Can't imagine trying to keep all that crud out of a gas engine without a K&N filter LOL
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Originally Posted by Tom K.
I know the feeling... my runway is dirt... the county gave us some dirt that has a PH of about 2... Should be grass in a few months though.

--Tom K.
May 07, 2011, 10:51 PM
Facts, Logic, 3D
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We have a 300x15ft tarp strip... and the dirt is pretty well packed. What happened was the county came in to level the field (old landfill) because of standing water in the low spots. They offered to level the runway as well... but didn't mention the dirt was just fill dirt from way down in the Earth that has no nutrients to grow grass. The only grass we do have (you can see in my videos) is where high spots were and the old grass is punching through. So that creates high spots as the wind blows the dirt around and it hits the grass and stops so we have some mounds... you can see in my recent video how the plane skidded up onto its nose after landing at the end of the video.

Now back to 3D videos...

--Tom K.
May 16, 2011, 06:03 PM
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Amazing!


Guys,

Watch this CRAZY guys did...
Trailer 2011 sbach 33% Mattfly .mpg (5 min 47 sec)
May 16, 2011, 06:26 PM
Team Extreme!
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Lol!
May 16, 2011, 06:55 PM
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the flying was great, but to be honest I kept backing up to watch the legs
May 16, 2011, 07:55 PM
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Here's some video of me flying my 41" Edge, it's nothing compared to some of the other videos on here, but it's better than nothing.
3DHS 41" Edge (3 min 54 sec)
May 16, 2011, 08:02 PM
I'm torquing to you!
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She can handcuff me ANYTIME!!!

Also, loved the torque rolls getting blown down the strip.
May 16, 2011, 08:25 PM
You brought two too many.
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Check this one out in the Austrian Alps.

Yak55m Without Limits (4 min 10 sec)
May 16, 2011, 08:54 PM
3D, 1D at a time!
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Pretty Girl FTW
May 16, 2011, 11:20 PM
Team Extreme!
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Sweet flying Joe! Your demo was amazing! I love the stationarry inverted flat spin Keep it up buddy!
Jun 07, 2011, 07:18 PM
Facts, Logic, 3D
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Extreme Flight Extra 300 EXP__More Wind Huckin' (8 min 0 sec)


--Tom K.
Jun 28, 2011, 10:34 AM
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Cody Wojcik throwing down some very nice flying with a 3DHS 57" Extra 330SC... some tight and tidy flying indeed...

57" Extra 330SC at collings foundation (10 min 39 sec)


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