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Old Apr 06, 2002, 10:57 PM
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Zagi 400X vs Boeing 737-400


I know that I am going to catch a lot of flack for this, but as you all know.. I am a toublemaker. We were out flying in a buddie's field today. He lives right off the end of the local airport runway. We fly there all the time and always have a safety observer to watch for full scale traffic. Anyway, I spotted a UAL 737 on approach. I orbitted off to the West untill he had passed. I then positioned my Zagi behind him. I wanted to give my fellow flyers a lesson in the phenomenon known as wake turbulance. The horizontal "tornadoes" off the wingtips of the airliner tossed my 400X around like a piece of newspaper in a wind storm. This all occured at aproximate altitude of two to three hundred feet AGL, so I had plenty of time to recover. Quite interesting to see the invisible aerodynamic powers at work!.... OK, now let me have it...


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Old Apr 06, 2002, 11:04 PM
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Re: Zagi 400X vs Boeing 737-400


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Originally posted by Ex-Slimedriver
OK, now let me have it...
I think I'll just step back 20 paces and watch.
Old Apr 07, 2002, 12:50 AM
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Wish I could have seen it!!!!
Old Nov 19, 2007, 03:14 PM
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that's totally irresponsible .....do you have any photos?
Old Nov 19, 2007, 04:49 PM
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Dude, thats a 5 1/2 year old message...

I don't even remeber the thread.


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