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Dec 24, 2012, 07:59 PM
RIP Sheba :(
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Couch Flyer


2.9g AUW, 12" WS, Deltang Rx52M Recv, 3-ch RET, Balsa, Carbon rod, 2um thick clear film covering from HomeFly.

Plantraco Micro Butterfly motor/prop/nanoacts.

Rob
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Dec 25, 2012, 08:47 AM
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Nice build job. Looks like it flies pretty good too. Just watch out for those huge down drafts from the HVAC vents in the ceiling (LOL).
Dec 26, 2012, 07:04 PM
TheyreComingToTakeMeAway!
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Looks good Rob, i know Its terrible thing to say, but it might benefit from a gear drive like the butterfly's. It looked like you had difficulty getting it to climb, which would go away with a gear reduction.
Makes me want to pull my classroom fighter gear out and make a slow flyer again
Dec 29, 2012, 01:05 AM
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This would drive my cats crazy.
Dec 30, 2012, 07:11 PM
RIP Sheba :(
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Originally Posted by derk View Post
Looks good Rob, i know Its terrible thing to say, but it might benefit from a gear drive like the butterfly's. It looked like you had difficulty getting it to climb, which would go away with a gear reduction.
Makes me want to pull my classroom fighter gear out and make a slow flyer again
Ha! Not a terrible thing to say... It should fly like an Ultra Micro Vapor with a GB05. I'll have to try it whence I can sus one up. So, get goin on that slow flyer, Derk !

Rob
Last edited by Robster; Dec 30, 2012 at 10:29 PM. Reason: emoticon
Jan 12, 2013, 05:42 PM
Grass stain your plane.
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For flying around the house, you should try this next.
Yak 54 Down The Stairs.wmv (1 min 21 sec)
Jan 15, 2013, 03:43 AM
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I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess your single or your wife is at work. My wife would kill me if I did that in the house.
Feb 11, 2013, 02:49 PM
Grass stain your plane.
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I'm not sure where she was for that. She stopped shooting the videos for me after I let the plane get too close to her face.


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