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Jan 31, 2005, 06:50 PM
UAV's are my bag... baby.
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Let's see your parkflyer CRASH pics!

Bow before gravity! I'm opening this thread to all crash photos. Any parkflyer built from any material: foam, balsa, depron, eagle feathers, what-have-you. The more tangled, the better!

Oak Tree vs. Glassed GWS Corsair...
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Jan 31, 2005, 10:52 PM
Rejisterd Youzer
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Well here is my Corsair, flying low and inverted; pull up and SMACK into the curb. I glued it back together but its not the same, it will be replaced with a P-51 soon.
Feb 01, 2005, 01:08 AM
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These GWS Corsairs probably see more abuse than any other plane. I wish I had taken a photo of my second major crash, but here's the "repaired" fuselage. This one won't fly again. Lucky me... I've got another on the shelf, ready to fly.
Feb 01, 2005, 01:17 AM
1Corinthians 13:1-8
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This is turning into a GWS Corsair thread!!! I just maidened this one the other day and this was the result.
Last edited by DWA; Feb 01, 2005 at 01:20 AM.
Feb 01, 2005, 01:45 AM
UAV's are my bag... baby.
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I'm tempted to take a sledge to my P-51 just to get off the subject of Corsairs.
Feb 01, 2005, 01:56 AM
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geez, I wish I had taken pictures of my corsair after it crashed... this is a total corsair thread lol
Feb 01, 2005, 02:20 AM
Pack Rat
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IF you're tired of corsair pictures here's a Wingo. It was a pretty good AP plane until the wings folded at about 400'.

Feb 01, 2005, 02:46 AM
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My Beloved FW190 after a midair......
Feb 01, 2005, 02:49 AM
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And just in case you guys are giving up on your crashed planes....don't give up just yet. I managed to get my FW190 flying again. Substantial repair time and effort required...but its possible.
Feb 01, 2005, 07:48 AM
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Just a small sampling.

Yellow TM, wings folded while during high G's with a 300 motor.

Red TM, midair over the runway when trying to do a touch & go while Luis' Jenny was taking off.

Formosa, zigging when a zag was called for.

Switchback, this one is from way back, wing folded from building error and not following instructions.
Feb 01, 2005, 08:05 AM
Love them P-40's!
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Stevensaero Groove meets asphalt playground at high speed.
Feb 01, 2005, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by P-40
Stevensaero Groove meets asphalt playground at high speed.
Ouch! That hurts just watching it! Are you getting another Groove?
Feb 01, 2005, 08:29 AM
"Have Glue - Will Travel"
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How's about a new thread entitled "How P-40 Got His Groove Back"

Feb 01, 2005, 10:57 AM
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Crashed Spit!

Heres a pic of my GWS Spitfire.I'm going to blame the RX on this incident.I've already got it back together and ready to fly.I think this time i will put a better RX in it.
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