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Old May 30, 2006, 04:27 PM
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This is what a colleague did to our nice airfield shack:
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Old May 30, 2006, 04:54 PM
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A flying buddy's F-20 after 90 degrees 100Mph dive, strait into a pile of construction waste with a wonderful mixture of concrete, iron and some rocks. Man, that hurts!
Old May 30, 2006, 05:04 PM
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Reservoir dogs


find the diferences...
Old May 30, 2006, 09:40 PM
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Foamy Season is here! MX2#1
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DOOHHH!!!!
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Old May 30, 2006, 10:36 PM
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Julez: thats a rather unique crash - I have seen a few "impalings", but thats a doosie. The Dr1 doesn't seem to badly damaged although you never can tell till you open them up. Thanks for posting.

Ohadvr: the best thing about a crash like that is you don't have to agonise over whether to rebuild or not. Although..... that tail plane dose not look too bad

I have seen some comment on another thread about the demise of the Zero in the vid at post #776 - after probably years of work and US$22,000 to build, the general consensus was that the pilot took off with the ailerons reversed. Arrragh.

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Old May 31, 2006, 08:25 AM
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The best thing about the Dr stuck to the shed is you dont have to pick up th epices just hold the bag under it and give it a shake!!!!!!!
Old Jun 07, 2006, 07:46 AM
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Some more carnage - its just possible the foamies in the first two pics were inserted after the event
Old Jun 08, 2006, 02:43 PM
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Originally Posted by KiwiKid
Some more carnage - its just possible the foamies in the first two pics were inserted after the event
Last three (3) pic's EJECT EJECT EJECT!!!!!!


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Old Jun 08, 2006, 10:36 PM
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GP easy sport 40 in pain lol


this isnt my plane but i took the pics of it, i also have the plane here as i love repairing them, culprit that caused it to go in, the good ole classic reversed
ailerons, that'll get ya everytime lol ( i can fix it, pics of my 2 day effort
will be posted tomorrow k, basically I got all the internal formers firewall
servo tray etc, cloned , so doing good so far, the wing itself, is barely
damaged
Old Jun 08, 2006, 10:40 PM
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hey how bout this?!?! went from this...http://www.eazytek.com/gallery/v/aer...de-in.jpg.html

too this after a servo arm let go! http://www.eazytek.com/gallery/v/aer...-tree.jpg.html

Century Predator max 90 servo screw came loose after a half roll...just kep rolling, we ended up having to call a boom truck and the hole 9 yards. heres the pics http://www.eazytek.com/gallery/v/Spi...Wreck.jpg.html
next 3 pics (BTW its my dads heli he was right there and said OOHHHH SH!!!!T!!) and the branch sitting next to the heli is the one it chopped off! abotu 3 inches thick, and heli after it was out of the tree and me trying to hold a straight face( i was cryin bad...i thought dad was gna kill me!!)
Old Jun 15, 2006, 03:39 AM
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I am happy to report I haven't had much reason to post any pics here.

Untill recently. I finally maidened my hand-me-down-converted-to-sloper GWS P51Mustang. 10 minutes of bliss... Then a slight *bump* from a Moth48. Followed by an explosion of bits of GWS foam....
Old Jun 15, 2006, 12:47 PM
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Here's my before and after... I built this corsair with retracts. Unfortunately, I didn't sufficiently reinforce the wing around the areas I cut out for the wheels... High speed dive, quick pullout, *snap* *snap* - the sound of both wings breaking off - total lawn dart.
Old Jun 15, 2006, 01:16 PM
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Very sad, bsoder--that looked like a nice Corsair!
Old Jun 15, 2006, 01:26 PM
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Hey, if I wasn't willing to crash them I'd be building in plasic, and hanging them from my son's ceiling.

The retracts never did work right, I actually only got one flight where they worked correctly from beginning to end. By the time I crashed it, I'd already ripped the retracts off (AGAIN) and was belly landing it anyway.

It was fun while it lasted tho.
Old Jun 17, 2006, 04:13 AM
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Here's what remained of my wonderful Vertigo, after a buddy literally flew straight through it with his shockie...


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