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May 26, 2012, 08:47 PM
AvB
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Wind, hill, ... I'm keen ...
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Hey thanks Ken, that's nice. I think Rhys did get some GoPro. I am right now editing a (long) video of yesterday's fun so if you can stand to watch it you can get another dose of my voice in there! I'll post the link here soon. Theres footage of the Yoda ... and lots more.
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May 26, 2012, 09:51 PM
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Well - It flew!!!!!!

Had a fantastic day out yesterday and although I had a boot full of carbon and glass moldies that all could have been flown... I spent way more time on the Yoda than any of them. It was just fun, no stress flying - and besides - the Yoda drew a crowd!!!!

I'll let the video do the talking though, hope you like it!

Yoda - Ultrabatic Glider - Maiden Flights (5 min 18 sec)
May 26, 2012, 10:07 PM
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Very cool mate... It was cool watching you flip and roll around..
The waterfall was awesome. Congrats on a great design, I think I Might have to build one.

Tim
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May 26, 2012, 11:22 PM
AvB
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Wind, hill, ... I'm keen ...
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Loved it Rhys! I got the waterfall tumble on my vid too!
May 27, 2012, 01:19 AM
If it can-it will!
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That was great Rhys (have you got Welsh connections!?)
Excellent design, a bit more stick time on the Yoda and you'll be up there Dawson and Surfimp!
May 27, 2012, 03:05 AM
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Im stoked for you! That was awesome! Tail and fin green yoda needs!
May 27, 2012, 03:22 AM
Time to burn up some wind yo!
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nice vid rhys, shows how good it goes, did you get the flat spin? and no good video off my camera?
May 27, 2012, 03:46 AM
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haha Jarred all your video was of Tims Warhead! I had a 2 second clip of the yoda but it was very far away haha.

And nah - the flat spin was too far away too, poor little GoPro just couldn't see it. Will have to try them closer to the ground
May 27, 2012, 05:00 AM
Time to burn up some wind yo!
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haha ok fair enough sorry i thought i took more lol!
May 27, 2012, 05:18 AM
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Ha ha....what's wrong with WH30 footage..
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May 27, 2012, 06:11 AM
AvB
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Wind, hill, ... I'm keen ...
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Here's my vid ... I've posted it on other threads too. The Yoda features strongly in this one! Apologies for the length of this video but being our last day out at Bandicoot Ridge this vid is a final tribute to a truly wonderful place to fly!

Last day of flying at Bandicoot Ridge - 26 May 2012 (21 min 56 sec)
May 27, 2012, 06:27 AM
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Before watching Andrew's epic ode to Bandicoot I've got to take a moment to offer congratulations to you, Rhys, on your nifty little aerobat. NICE JOB!!!

Ken

(who also loves your video, especially the "Aussie Safety Railing" along the trail in the opening segment)
May 27, 2012, 09:35 AM
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Loved the incredible flying, appreciated the "commentary", great music (your daughter and her band have some skills!), and think I'll have to watch the video again! It goes great with the morning coffee
May 27, 2012, 01:54 PM
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Wow...so fun. The Yoda looks so agile and quick. And the rudder authority is impressive. I've been working on something pretty similar for quite a while now...depron. I just hope it performs as well as your Yoda does. Like the name too...lol

-P
Last edited by FSD; May 27, 2012 at 07:21 PM.
May 27, 2012, 05:49 PM
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Ultrabatics-achieve it you have!!!


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