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Sep 11, 2011, 06:03 PM
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crap my wings collapsed in flight


well today was my second time flying and guess what my wings folded in flight my plane is nerly totaled but i have already fixed the wings on the plus side i was flying the cercit with left turns and right turnd without my instructor taking the plane apart from landings (i had 3 15min flights) i also managed to do loops and spins without help not bad for my second day at the feild sorry about no pics will get some tomorrow
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Sep 12, 2011, 01:42 AM
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Good on the flying....sounds great...too bad about the wing, couldnt have been built too well, there's a lot of load on wings, especially when pulling out of dives.
Sep 12, 2011, 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted by theNEWT
Good on the flying....sounds great...too bad about the wing, couldnt have been built too well, there's a lot of load on wings, especially when pulling out of dives.
i know the prob had snapped i think it may have happend in flight resulting in it chopping the wing nearly done the wing now so prob be back on the feild with it next weekend if wether is nice
Sep 12, 2011, 12:53 PM
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Was this a kit or ARF?
Mike
Sep 12, 2011, 12:56 PM
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Was this a kit or ARF?
Mike
second hand from a model shop think it was a kit
Sep 15, 2011, 10:22 PM
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grab the ends of the wing and pull it against your chest until it flexes an inch or so.... if it doesnt snap you should be fine in the air.
Sep 16, 2011, 06:08 AM
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grab the ends of the wing and pull it against your chest until it flexes an inch or so.... if it doesnt snap you should be fine in the air.
thank you mate i will do that
Sep 26, 2011, 12:00 AM
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this lesson is joining your wing halves & then wrapping them with fiberglass cloth is brought to you by Epoxy!

hate your plane folded up.
Sep 26, 2011, 12:16 PM
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this lesson is joining your wing halves & then wrapping them with fiberglass cloth is brought to you by Epoxy!

hate your plane folded up.
fiberglass thats a good idea i will do it
Sep 26, 2011, 01:50 PM
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not the first, not the last LoL!

look at it this way. when what's his name built all those sig seniorita's for SIG ARF's and tried to sell them to sig. sig denied them for lack of build quality. (wings were folding). so he had to sell them to nitroplanes/hk/etc.



what kinda plane is it?
Sep 26, 2011, 05:17 PM
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not the first, not the last LoL!

look at it this way. when what's his name built all those sig seniorita's for SIG ARF's and tried to sell them to sig. sig denied them for lack of build quality. (wings were folding). so he had to sell them to nitroplanes/hk/etc.



what kinda plane is it?
trainer plane not sure of the company buit it says mars on the wings
Oct 03, 2011, 05:45 PM
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that story reminds me of one of the WWII Dog Fights Series I used to watch - while in a dog fight, an Allied pilot is chasing after a German ME109 (I think...). The allied pilot is right on his tail spraying him with bullets. The German pilot banks left and pulls hard on the stick. The allied pilot follows, but managed to pull in front of him (in terms of his sight, not that he overshot), and starts spraying with his cannons. The bullets pierce both wings on numerous places, in a straight line, on both sides of the fuse parallel to it. This weakens the wings a lot and being in a turn with all the G-Forces on them, they just fold over the guy's canopy like paper. The plane drops to the ground packed like a gift basket....
Oct 03, 2011, 10:40 PM
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thats,,, kinda morbid but cool
Oct 05, 2011, 06:58 AM
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lol would be good to watch
on further update tho i have bout a new plane 1 of them us aircore models i got the cub and it flyes like a charm


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