Jan 24, 2013, 09:01 PM
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watch out, they may look cute but in reality those two are mortal enemies and will fight to the death
And I hate to say it but the MiG in this case would win EVERY time......I have both planes and the MiG is the better designed plane.........AS3X really is da bomb with this plane!!!......

Kevin
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Jan 24, 2013, 09:04 PM
pǝʇɹǝʌuᴉ sɐʍ I ǝsnɐɔǝq
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yah, thats why i got it over the sabre. Turns out it was a good idea.
I also hate that whole anylink thing, I don't wanna mess with it.
Jan 24, 2013, 11:52 PM
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I think any link is a great answer to BNF, I think it's brilliant.
But that can't save that the mig is a better airframe in almost every, and looks like the real thing to boot, not like a cartoon. I think the sabre is a good(in comparison the mig flies about as perfect as anything can) plane that's fun, but I can't believe it's a sabre, not even the wing outline is right!
Jan 25, 2013, 09:54 AM
I'd rather be flying!
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If it's not raining it's been snowing---And if it's not snowing ice is falling...And if nothing is falling from the sky then the wind is blowing at Mach 2......Really can't complain too much as we don't get the arctic cold much---And if we do it only lasts for a day or two...

Poor attendance???...Was there an admission charge and costs weren't being covered???...Just curious...Locally we have a church with a huge gym with two full size basketball courts, running track---I would love to get a chance to fly there sometime....

I have somewhat been keeping my flying skills up by flying a micro quad inside of the house...

Kevin
Kevin,

Sounds like you guys are getting punished this winter! Hope you get back to normal wx soon. It's 16 above here today, but there's a pretty stiff wind & it's snowing. I'm getting tired of flying the MV in the living room. The Thinking about pulling the daily-driver out of the garage so I can fly in there. At least it's above freezing, and it's not windy!

The National Sports Center gave us a huge discount. We only paid $10 apiece to fly for 3 hours - regardless of how many or how few showed up. With only 10 or less pilots showing up, they were losing too much money on the deal.

Speaking of quads - I need to swap a pod on my mQX. Cracked one right where the boom goes in during a particularly energetic 'cartwheel maneuver' last fall & the pod is a bit shaky.

Joel
Jan 25, 2013, 10:18 AM
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I know. I have been strangely quiet. I hav been waiting on my Horizon service care package
Jan 25, 2013, 01:34 PM
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I know. I have been strangely quiet. I hav been waiting on my Horizon service care package
Yeah I have been waiting for new wings for over 10 days. Finally arrived today. Been out of action on the Mig since I was looking at my TX trimming out the elevator and a light pole jumped out in front of my Mig.

Then when I re-attached the wings one had dihedral and the other had anhedral. Hoping to have her back in the air by tomorrow though.
Jan 25, 2013, 01:51 PM
Do you see what I see?
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Yeah I have been waiting for new wings for over 10 days. Finally arrived today. Been out of action on the Mig since I was looking at my TX trimming out the elevator and a light pole jumped out in front of my Mig.
Awe man, why is that?? It'll be the only sprinker head in the grass, the ONE tree in the area, or a single light pole that will grab your plane outta the sky, man I hate when that happens
Jan 25, 2013, 02:28 PM
when down=up, up=expensive
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Awe man, why is that?? It'll be the only sprinker head in the grass, the ONE tree in the area, or a single light pole that will grab your plane outta the sky, man I hate when that happens
+1. It's amazing what aim we have when we aren't paying attention.
Jan 25, 2013, 02:43 PM
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+1. It's amazing what aim we have when we aren't paying attention.
And I really like it when 3 of us were in the air cruising around and we had a mid-air , purely accidental, & when the 3 of us tried to hit each other we weren't even close!!! I never understand that one, LOL
Jan 26, 2013, 05:54 PM
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Do you guys like belly landing this bird?
Jan 26, 2013, 06:21 PM
Have fun
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No reason not to. Smooth easy belly lander. I always belly land fast and flat, nose hasn't gotten a single crinkle from it
Jan 26, 2013, 06:39 PM
Flying addicted and lovin it!
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Limbo Contest ... almost there


Well, weather finally warmed up enough to get the Mig out and practice a bit for the limbo contest. Feeling pretty darn confident, LOL! I just have to jury rig up some kind of limbo rig, or somehow talk by sons into holding a hockey stick out while I fly between them at 30 or 40 mph!

Get ready, if all goes well I will be officially "in the hunt" in the next 2 weeks. (Gone out of town for all of next week so that is going to slow things down.)

Anyone got any more video to upload yet? (Oh, WWU, I was laughing with a flying buddy about how the LAST contest you started cost me a ton in parts! It's ok though, got some great crash footage for my 2012 Crash Compilation Video on my YouTube Channel! )

Marlin
Jan 26, 2013, 07:34 PM
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The wind was at ZERO today but company showed up and I had to not be rude but entertain...Then the "company" said that her kids really liked when I flew my planes in the nieghborhood...Shoot---I could have flown AND entertained the company had I known!!!...

Wouda, shouda, couda!!!

Kevin
Jan 27, 2013, 11:01 AM
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Hi everybody,
I amade a maiden today with MiG-15, -7degC, 2m/s, runway was frozen smooth snow. I had a respect a little bit, but when she climb I recognize that it is amzing designed plane. I had a D/R on 70%, what a great plane. And I was surprised from the gliding performance either. Beauty Fagot.

Nice landings for all
Pepo
Jan 27, 2013, 03:00 PM
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Do you guys like belly landing this bird?
I only belly land a lot 'cause I love the "no gear" look in the air! But at the same time I love how she looks when I'm on final approach with her gear down & that scale landing!


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