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Apr 06, 2014, 12:56 PM
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Maiden flight.


I flew my new little 3 servo plank out at our favourite beach headlands. It flew just fine without an problems. Smooth and agile. I did make a very slight CG adjustment, but ended up setting it back to where I had it from the bench set up. I look forward to flying it out at Mt. Borah in some good lift.
My flying buddy Andrew even took a short video of the launch here:

Jims Plank (0 min 11 sec)
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Apr 06, 2014, 03:04 PM
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Well done Jim , just how a plank maiden should be . Straight and true
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Apr 06, 2014, 04:37 PM
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Yes Tim, it's always very satisfying to get the bench set up just right for that first flight.
Thanks for the complement.
Apr 06, 2014, 06:30 PM
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Good maiden chuck there Jim.
May 13, 2014, 02:12 PM
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Well Done Jim , looks great.
May 13, 2014, 02:27 PM
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Thanks Greg and Chris.
I like this little plank so much I've already cut another set of cores for it out of the low density packing foam that I salvaged from the tip. This one will be a super lightweight version of the same for that very light day on the mountain.


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