NZ DS Fest 2020 Transonic 510mph Flight

Alex Hewson put down an awesome flight with a top recorded flight speed of 510MPH. The winds were blowing hard allowing these insane speeds.

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Amazing Flight in NZ

I know this isn't the world record, but it is worth sharing at over 500MPH! Alex Hewson put down an awesome flight with a top recorded flight speed of 510MPH. The winds were blowing hard allowing these insane speeds. The Transonic glider holds up well to what has to be the most extreme forces you can put on a model airplane in flight. It's just epic. Definitely on my bucket list to visit a site like this one day and see it in person. Great work Alex! You are not far off the world record so keep it up and you'll get there. Check out the video below.

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Jan 29, 2020, 10:46 PM
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Cheers for the article Jason! Huge thanks to all the helpers I had there on the day too
Jan 31, 2020, 10:32 AM
If it's R/C, I LIKE IT!
Nikolei Zinsli's Avatar
Amazing!
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Feb 01, 2020, 06:26 PM
Where is the inspiration
wdeighton's Avatar
Just Wow

Really Big Congrats Alex. That was amazing.
Thanks to the lads for filing too.
Feb 02, 2020, 03:13 PM
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Kamyczek_PL's Avatar
Incredibly fast, congratulations.
Feb 04, 2020, 04:04 PM
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Vapor Trails's Avatar
JESUS! Wow!
Feb 05, 2020, 01:38 PM
the occasional flyer
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Yes, I'm sure he helped, but mostly it was Alex on the sticks.
Feb 08, 2020, 05:05 PM
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Wow... tbat is incredible! How you can fly that at these speeds is beyond my comprehension...
Congrats on the new PB.
Feb 13, 2020, 03:03 PM
They all fly once
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Incredible...
Feb 13, 2020, 06:00 PM
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Terrific Alex,well done. Tekapo area?
Feb 13, 2020, 09:43 PM
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Yep tekapo


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