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Old Apr 15, 2012, 04:15 PM
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Dead of my grafas from 6500 feet


Guys,
the dead of the my grafas..

The crash from 2000meter - 6500 feet (INTEGRAL VIDEO)
on 13m:25s through the clouds
on 21m:50s broken of the wing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-2g8...B5JonwUB2jz7w=
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Old Apr 15, 2012, 05:01 PM
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Impressive altitude. So it was a wing failure caused by?........out of control dive?
Old Apr 15, 2012, 05:06 PM
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I am curious of the crash scene, did you recover whats left?
Old Apr 15, 2012, 06:52 PM
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It looks like the covering on the top of the left wing came loose at the trailing edge at about 75kph during the nose over. Recovery would have been impossible because of the flapping covering.

Sorry about your loss. Can you think of anything that would have compromised the covering in that location?

Like metalfred asked, was any of the gear recoverable? I sure hope so!

Rob
Old Apr 15, 2012, 07:39 PM
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Old Apr 15, 2012, 07:47 PM
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half of the left wing broke away (also tearing apart the covering on the rest of the wing) because of too much speed&load in that dive.
nice video!
Old Apr 16, 2012, 11:51 AM
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Impressive altitude.
You know that I arrived with the zephyr at 2800 meters. (9200 feet)

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So it was a wing failure caused by?........out of control dive?
yes wing failure,
the next glider will be fully of fiberglass.

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I am curious of the crash scene, did you recover whats left?
I have them, place asap...
for gear everything works, except for batteries dead and motor destroyed.
instead pixim, gopro, tx vd, ezosd, rx uhf, also antenna cp SPW are working perfectly.

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It looks like the covering on the top of the left wing came loose at the trailing edge at about 75kph during the nose over. Recovery would have been impossible because of the flapping covering.

Sorry about your loss. Can you think of anything that would have compromised the covering in that location?

Like metalfred asked, was any of the gear recoverable? I sure hope so!

Rob
batteries dead and motor destroyed... instead pixim, gopro, tx vd, ezosd, rx uhf, also antenna cp SPW are working perfectly.

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half of the left wing broke away (also tearing apart the covering on the rest of the wing) because of too much speed&load in that dive.
nice video!
very thanks quix!
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Old Apr 16, 2012, 12:22 PM
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Old Apr 16, 2012, 12:29 PM
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Sorry for the loss of your plane but thanks for posting the video.

You're lucky the field was soft and the battery didn't catch fire. A few years ago I had a plane nose in from a couple hundred feet on to rocks and the force of the impact caused the battery, esc and motor to try and occupy the same spot. Big short and everything went up in smoke.
Old Apr 18, 2012, 01:36 PM
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next glider model


Guys,
I'm looking for a glider that does not have speed limits. I would go to my next model:
1) Big Ceres E by baudismodel http://www.baudismodel.com/big-ceres-technical-data.php
2) Supra-E by kennedycomposites http://www.kennedycomposites.com/suprae.htm
3) Xplorer E by nanmodels http://www.nanmodels.com/
4) open to other models (suggested by you)

In your opinion which the much resistant? and which has a large fuselage, so I can insert large battery packs for FPV long range.
Old Apr 18, 2012, 08:24 PM
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Seems as the motor/prop kept spinning after the failure.
Was it spinning by itself or did you not cut the power?
Old Apr 18, 2012, 08:45 PM
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I would look at a cross country sailplane. They are big & fast, but not cheep.
NO aircraft has no speed limit, well maybe a DS sailplane.
I've only had my fpv plane up to 3600 meters
Old Apr 18, 2012, 10:25 PM
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this one would be a great choice

one I have and about to set up for fpv

lots of room for business hehehe

very sporty and fast and glides well

http://www.soaringusa.com/Experience-Pro-E.html

lots of power as well
Experience Pro E watt and amp. testing (0 min 23 sec)




here is a video of non fpv testing
xperience pro maiden, ran out of video but landed no problem (2 min 22 sec)



this is the ultimate fpv glider no doubt anyone has taken fpv to this level before
I will be the first hehehe

unbreakable in the air




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Guys,
I'm looking for a glider that does not have speed limits. I would go to my next model:
1) Big Ceres E by baudismodel http://www.baudismodel.com/big-ceres-technical-data.php
2) Supra-E by kennedycomposites http://www.kennedycomposites.com/suprae.htm
3) Xplorer E by nanmodels http://www.nanmodels.com/
4) open to other models (suggested by you)

In your opinion which the much resistant? and which has a large fuselage, so I can insert large battery packs for FPV long range.
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Old Apr 19, 2012, 01:46 PM
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Seems as the motor/prop kept spinning after the failure.
Was it spinning by itself or did you not cut the power?
the propeller spins alone in the opposite direction of pull. Cut the power, the air do turn the prop in reverse.

You can see the amperage rating is 1A. That is only tx video osd and etc. ..
Old Apr 19, 2012, 01:48 PM
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this one would be a great choice

one I have and about to set up for fpv

lots of room for business hehehe

very sporty and fast and glides well

http://www.soaringusa.com/Experience-Pro-E.html

lots of power as well
https://vimeo.com/10509501



here is a video of non fpv testing https://vimeo.com/10599928


this is the ultimate fpv glider no doubt anyone has taken fpv to this level before
I will be the first hehehe

unbreakable in the air
beautiful but at what speed max can resist it... for example 180km/h with base wind of 16-19 km/h it can?
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