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Mar 04, 2012, 07:31 AM
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Amazing !a model airbus a310 that takes offf,flies and lands that slow


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dBZN...ature=youtu.be
Last edited by RcLento; Mar 04, 2012 at 01:23 PM.
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Mar 04, 2012, 12:02 PM
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Very nice! If anyone is wondering why it can fly so slow, I believe it is filled with Helium.
Mar 05, 2012, 03:17 AM
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Originally Posted by teflyer
Very nice! If anyone is wondering why it can fly so slow, I believe it is filled with Helium.
I would say,light material because helium already flies on standing mode :-)
Mar 05, 2012, 03:22 AM
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Originally Posted by RcLento
I would say,light material because helium already flies on standing mode :-)
Very nice!, only problem is it's an indoor flyer only, you could possibly fly it outside but any wind or even a bee fart will send it out of control.
Last edited by demondriver; Mar 05, 2012 at 03:30 AM.
Mar 05, 2012, 10:36 AM
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So THAT's the buzzing sound from bees?
Mar 05, 2012, 01:17 PM
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It's a helium filled indoor flyer. Absolutely awesome! Flies really scale!
Mar 05, 2012, 03:21 PM
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That model is specifically filled with helium in that video. Though I've heard that they do fly it without the helium sometimes. But the key to slow flying is to build light. Here is a very slow flying giant indoor plane that is not filled with helium:

Giant Slow-Flying C-47 Model Indoors (8 min 35 sec)


Actually the most impressive feat of slow flying I've ever seen is not RC but an old school duration free flight glider. Having never seen such things before, the first time I saw the youtube video my jaw dropped and I realized that what I've been building all along were merely kids toys:

Hand launch glider, 1994 (1 min 1 sec)
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