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Apr 20, 2006, 10:20 PM
Foamy Season is here! MX2#1
pitviper51's Avatar
hows this, 30% ulti, this is sad...
mike
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Apr 21, 2006, 03:41 AM
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I think I just threw up a little........
Apr 21, 2006, 11:19 AM
Foamy Season is here! MX2#1
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yes its bad,,, that ulti is tooo sweet, i can only image the investment put into some of those plaens,, yikes...
mike
Apr 21, 2006, 11:38 AM
Foamy Season is here! MX2#1
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this one is also bad... ouch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
mike
Apr 21, 2006, 08:21 PM
Foamy Season is here! MX2#1
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imac crash


https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...48#post5367219 i post the vid here, this just sucks
mike
Apr 21, 2006, 08:56 PM
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Looks like he hit a wire or something. Is that what happened?
Apr 21, 2006, 09:16 PM
prop wash
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Balsa Hound
Looks like he hit a wire or something. Is that what happened?
Looks like a mid-air collision. If you slow it down it looks like two planes, in pieces falling.

Glen
Apr 21, 2006, 10:07 PM
Foamy Season is here! MX2#1
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tree, was told in the forum i found it, this lonly tree at the edge of the field,,, the 2 sections of plane falling are the same plane....
mike
Apr 23, 2006, 01:56 PM
Veracitarian at large
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Powerline 2 - Estarter 1


Getting in a little midnight flying when a powerpole grabbed my Estarter right where all the electrical gizmos are mounted.

The Estarter wasn't going to take being accosted this way. So, something, maybe the wire landing gear, hit just the right spot or spots and after the giant bang and explosion of sparks, this is what I picked up off the ground before I fled the scene. Suprisingly, I didn't see anyone's lights go out.

I don't think I have enough epoxy for this one. I think I can save the propsaver, the formerly red but now black stick mount, maybe an led or two, and a couple of dubro mini-links. Unbelievably, the lipo came out looking not too bad. I should check it out just for yuks.
Apr 23, 2006, 03:22 PM
HeliAP'er!
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Oh my WORD!!! That's one seriously fried E-Starter!!!

Like you I'm surprised no lights went out ...

The electroncs definitely won't have liked that! .... particularly the poor receiver which is expecting a few micro volts down its aerial ... not several kilovolts!

Would love to have seen a video of it happen .... bet it gave you the fright of your life!


David
Apr 23, 2006, 06:50 PM
Foamy Season is here! MX2#1
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wow
mike
Apr 23, 2006, 07:58 PM
Foamy Season is here! MX2#1
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F117 Crash


heres a vid of a good flight gone bad for a f117, i think theyll give up and glue the canopy ON the next time,, at least i think thats what falls off, take a look
http://home.dc.rr.com/maurie/StealthSplat.wmv
mike
Apr 23, 2006, 08:37 PM
prop wash
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pitviper51
heres a vid of a good flight gone bad for a f117, i think theyll give up and glue the canopy ON the next time,, at least i think thats what falls off, take a look
http://home.dc.rr.com/maurie/StealthSplat.wmv
mike
Is that the same one that crashed just after takeoff did a loop up and over
into the runway?
It sure is unstable and twitchy in flight.
But did look cool!

Glen
Apr 23, 2006, 09:24 PM
Foamy Season is here! MX2#1
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the 117 design is a wild thing for a non computer flight system to fly, with out it the real one would do the same wild spin,, i think it was the second rebuild from the one that did the loop and crash...
mike
Apr 24, 2006, 04:51 AM
HeliAP'er!
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Ohhh dear .... well what did they expect when building a plane that was only intended to fly under complete computer control?

Ah well ... Kudos to them for trying


David


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