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Feb 10, 2013, 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by jimbo320
Looks like that destiny doesn't have flaps. Can anyone confirm?
Apart front that I like it, doesn't have the keel arrangement of the Fredy which was a weak point.
Would prefer a 1 piece wing.
My destiny doesn’t have flaps and I have never seen one that has. Mine is a touchy model to DS compared to the other models that I have but perhaps my set up is not correct.
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Feb 10, 2013, 03:03 PM
608 km/h!
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Hey the destiny doesnt have flaps- dont know why not! If I got another one I would cut them in but thats a fair bit of work
Feb 10, 2013, 03:11 PM
Remember... Fly for fun!
Never had a problem landing mine with spoilers. Y tail helps a LOT too
Feb 10, 2013, 04:37 PM
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I agree, the Fredy was easy to land with spoilers... Except on the front on the skirrid in a hoolie with full ballast. Flaps are a must.
Feb 10, 2013, 07:41 PM
More like crunchman....
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Carbon Destiny (if you can get one) is a well-made single-piece 2-servo wing with excellent spar which DSes very well.

They're certainly twitchy if built with the supplied horns, but will handle far better with geometry improved by installation of taller home-made horns.

Still plenty enough spoiler action for landing - inc. on the backside at Skirrid.
Feb 11, 2013, 05:30 PM
Objects in mirror are losing
1000MPH's Avatar
That's gotta be the toughest Destiny ever.
Alan and Bruce both DS Sunbirds.
I think they mentioned something about 160 being a comfortable speed limit.
Feb 11, 2013, 05:58 PM
608 km/h!
josh18's Avatar
Realistically, 160 is unreal for a cheap glass 60"- more than enough to be scary!
Feb 17, 2013, 08:38 PM
I land when i CFIT!
flytrip's Avatar
What we had to do to get to our ridge today.
Feb 22, 2013, 06:37 PM
no pain, no pain
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hey guys, just found this up on youtube... very cool:
Dynamic Soaring USAF (4 min 16 sec)

Dynamic Soaring Albatross (5 min 25 sec)
Feb 22, 2013, 11:50 PM
608 km/h!
josh18's Avatar
Cool- love that hand catch in the first vid!
Mar 06, 2013, 02:46 AM
Time to burn up some wind yo!
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worth a watch guys

Rise of the Machines - USA (27 min 34 sec)
Mar 06, 2013, 08:27 AM
Just chillin @ 403 MPH
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Originally Posted by 1000MPH
That's gotta be the toughest Destiny ever.
Alan and Bruce both DS Sunbirds.
I think they mentioned something about 160 being a comfortable speed limit.
there lucky or changed the elevator linkage,,mine blew at about 150
Mar 08, 2013, 11:43 PM
Time to burn up some wind yo!
AussieJarred's Avatar
another awesome video, the rc plane makes it to space and back!
Mar 15, 2013, 01:32 AM
U down with EPP? Ya u know me!
Aerogance's Avatar
This one caught my eye...and imagination:

Lockheed U-2 Flight - 70,000ft (2 Seat TU-2 Trainer) (10 min 0 sec)
Mar 16, 2013, 03:18 AM
Wind, hill, ... I'm keen ...
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Finally got round to editing some footage of the Point Fermin race when Alex, Jarred and I were there during our 2012 Socal DS Safari. This is a great snapshot of Fermin on a really good day. The wind was 42knots at times, and Kyle Paulsen recorded the fastest ever time at Fermin but it didn’t count because it was done from a “fly past” launch! Sun, sea, wind and boys with their fast toys. There’s some really nice flying in this video. Fermin is a real experience. And there’s some nice Scratcho footage at the end too!

Fermin F3F race 15 April 2012 (12 min 0 sec)

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