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Jan 05, 2013, 09:24 AM
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Parkzone Radian High Altitude Flying Non-FPV


I've decided to make this thread for those of us that enjoy taking our Radians to the upper limits. Don't worry about the stupid lil' mods, just go out and fly and post your videos here!

HAPPY FLYING!

Parkzone Radian's Snowy December Flight (5 min 26 sec)
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Jan 06, 2013, 01:14 AM
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http://youtu.be/N6qotlj5zNI
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Jan 12, 2013, 08:04 AM
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Parkzone Radian New World Record High Altitude Flight (21 min 55 sec)
Jan 13, 2013, 12:28 PM
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WOW Maximilionalpha your really getting up there Sir! how do you keep an eye on her? or are you flying FVP?

Excellent Videos!
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Jan 13, 2013, 12:40 PM
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WOW Maximilionalpha your really getting up there Sir! how do you keep an eye on her? or are you flying FVP?

Excellent Videos!
I fly completely unaided. Naked-eye alone, but mostly with a heavy cloud cover, which makes it much easier to see the plane at higher altitudes. Feel free to post some of your flight videos here, if you'd like. Happy Flying!
Jan 13, 2013, 02:50 PM
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For distance viewing, a dark color works best.. The transparent panels held determining orientation.
Jan 13, 2013, 03:03 PM
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For distance viewing, a dark color works best.. The transparent panels held determining orientation.
I find that Krylon Flourescent, works best for me and my handy EagleTree Micro-Altimeter. The main reason that I love using Flourescent pink, is in the case of me losing my plane in a heavily wooded area. Which one do you think will stand out in such a situation? Happy flying!
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Jan 13, 2013, 08:46 PM
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Parkzone Radian@ 2,172 Feet (10 min 52 sec)
Jan 14, 2013, 09:26 PM
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Nice job .I use a key chain cam for all my glider flights.I have learned a lot form reviewing them. Your mount is a good one, nice and stable ,and no prop flash.
Jan 14, 2013, 10:02 PM
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Wow Maximilionalpha, that's really high! What kind of TX/receiver do you use?
Jan 15, 2013, 06:00 AM
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Wow Maximilionalpha, that's really high! What kind of TX/receiver do you use?
DX6i Tx and Spektrum AR6210 w/Sat. Rx
Jan 15, 2013, 06:07 AM
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Nice job .I use a key chain cam for all my glider flights.I have learned a lot form reviewing them. Your mount is a good one, nice and stable ,and no prop flash.
I've worked long and hard over the past 1 1/2 years coming up with a good and stable camera mount for my different camera mounts.
Jan 24, 2013, 03:21 AM
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i gonna paint my wings black!
Feb 14, 2013, 09:46 AM
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So here is my high flying video with a rather disappointing ending. With the magic of gorilla glue she is back in the air now. I had posted this over in the Sailplane video section but figure it also belongs here. This is probably the highest we had taken the Radian at this point and as you can see it was up there. I made a few mistakes that contributed to the crash but have learned from them and had this same plane up in a thermal a week or so ago at least this high or higher. So without further ado:

Parkzone Radian Crash - Flying through the fog. (3 min 59 sec)
Feb 14, 2013, 10:01 AM
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Snowy Day's Flight (7 min 26 sec)


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