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Oct 13, 2012, 04:15 PM
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Originally Posted by arnav
haha, thanks! What's F-27C? Is that a Striker? Funny you should say that. My buddy took out his rusted Striker to fly today (and we were the only ones at the field). It handled the wind better than the Mosa (which makes sense). I would love to see a video of someone flying an Edge-like Plane in a wind like that to see how it behaves. It is hard to imagine how you can be in a post stall environment without any momentum without being knocked over....
I wish I had video the other day. A beautiful fall day. I mowed our 200x80 grass field and flew my Tech One 1100mm Yak 54, My Dynam Peaks and the Edge with gusts to 25. They all flew fine. The Yak was the most fun since it was the lightest- into wind, hover and it backed up about 40 feet in 2 seconds! I just laughed to myself since I was all alone The Peaks just stood still for me in harrier , hover and landed in 0 feet! The Edge took me by surprised when I gave a little power to taxi and it was 2 feet in the air! You have to remember the wind is not the enemy, turbulence from nearby trees and obstructions is what will cause the "upsets". When your model is up at 100 feet it is flying in that wind. I read somewhere, "learn to harrier and you can fly anywhere in any wind". It's true. Don't let the wind keep you from having fun. Think of our friends in the midwest, they would never fly! FLy low AND backwards! Practice that slow flight and harriers up at altitude to get comfortable with elevators, up and down.
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Oct 13, 2012, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by alexjschauer
Not very windy today...rain let up, too bad its not here!
yea it did die off so i took a break and went over to the field and flew 3 packs with the redbull . cant wait to fly the new one thow did u order your yet???
Oct 13, 2012, 06:41 PM
TEAM HILLBILLY
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Got some adchobby vinyl on her today
Oct 13, 2012, 07:31 PM
Gone Huckin'
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Got some adchobby vinyl on her today
Nice! Put her in bed with your Slick and see what happens.
Oct 13, 2012, 07:37 PM
TEAM HILLBILLY
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I told them to use prop covers
Oct 13, 2012, 07:39 PM
Fly Low Fly Fast
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i told them to use prop covers:d
lol
Oct 13, 2012, 07:44 PM
Gone Huckin'
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Originally Posted by 3Dplank
I told them to use prop covers
That's good. You don't need any baby Sledges running around.
Oct 13, 2012, 07:45 PM
TEAM HILLBILLY
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I cant afford micro support
Oct 13, 2012, 07:55 PM
inverted-i-fly
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Originally Posted by 3Dplank
I told them to use prop covers
no wonder my fleet is multiplying like rabbits
Oct 13, 2012, 08:07 PM
Gone Huckin'
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Originally Posted by Inverted-I-Fly
no wonder my fleet is multiplying like rabbits
No. I think that's due to your trigger finger earlier this week!
Oct 13, 2012, 08:44 PM
inverted-i-fly
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I'll be needing those if I keep crashing like I've been lately
Oct 13, 2012, 08:58 PM
No, I won't ship it. Don't ask
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Originally Posted by arnav
haha, thanks! What's F-27C? Is that a Striker? Funny you should say that. My buddy took out his rusted Striker to fly today (and we were the only ones at the field). It handled the wind better than the Mosa (which makes sense). I would love to see a video of someone flying an Edge-like Plane in a wind like that to see how it behaves. It is hard to imagine how you can be in a post stall environment without any momentum without being knocked over....
Check out some of Dave Bloomer's videos. That guy has constant gale winds, and still hucks it like he stole it.
Oct 13, 2012, 09:02 PM
I fly, therefore, I crash!!!
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Heck, when it gets windy, that's when I fly my "buck Huck"!!!

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Oct 13, 2012, 09:18 PM
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Originally Posted by quadracer
Check out some of Dave Bloomer's videos. That guy has constant gale winds, and still hucks it like he stole it.
Link to vid?
Oct 13, 2012, 09:40 PM
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Hey guys! I have 2 ? so as i have been building my edge i have noticed that were u bolt the motor to is pitched to the right or left (depends ) how u look at it font or back , anyhow do you have to shim the motor ? or was it built wrong ? or is this normal ? 2? (buck Huck) what does it mean , lmao im new to all of this thanks for any fb


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