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Feb 17, 2006, 11:37 AM
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Mark Leseberg’s 40% Extra AEF Demo Video


I am finally getting around to looking through the videos from the Arizona Electric Festival and thought some of you guys might like to see this one. It is really amazing how the plane moves to the music. Mark said it flies as good as when it had the DA150 in it and he is likely to compete with the electric version this year.

http://www.rccraze.com/marksaefdemo.mpg
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Feb 17, 2006, 12:16 PM
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Awesome video... thanks for posting it. I saw some clips of this aircraft on the Flying Giants Groundschool teaser, but it sounds even better when you can hear the lack of sound from the electric motor (if that makes any sense).

How long has he been flying this E-version. Any ideas?

Tom
Feb 17, 2006, 12:41 PM
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Mark is incredible. the rolls, the rolls omygod the rolls. Sweet
Feb 17, 2006, 01:29 PM
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Just an AWESOME flight ! Incredible flying skills ! The cameraman also did an excellent job.
Thanks for sharing, Frank .
Ed
Feb 17, 2006, 02:45 PM
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What power system is he using? AUW?
Feb 17, 2006, 03:34 PM
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How long has he been flying this E-version. Any ideas?
Not sure but he was flying it with the Innerdemon Goliath gearbox last year.

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What power system is he using? AUW?
He now is using the Hacker Quad. I believe the announcer stated 38 pounds.
Feb 17, 2006, 06:49 PM
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WWWWWWWow! Mark is truely a remarkable pilot. I believe this model is the same one he had at SEFF 2005. I was there to see it fly but in the video seems to have more power now. This video is a keeper on my harddrive.

While these models are out of reach of ownership of most I am sure glad pro pilots have the income/sponsorship to put one of these models together and demo/compete and share them with us at events such as AEF, SEFF, MWE and NEAT. Electrics really have come a long way since I started this hobby in 2002.

Thanks for sharing the video.

Kelvin
Feb 18, 2006, 11:26 AM
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WWWWWWWow! Mark is truely a remarkable pilot. I believe this model is the same one he had at SEFF 2005. I was there to see it fly but in the video seems to have more power now. Kelvin
The SEFF 2005 aircraft was a 40% Godfrey Extra 330. This is a 42% Extra 260.

Still a very nice aircraft, beautifully flown by an amazing pilot.

Rick
Feb 18, 2006, 01:06 PM
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Fantastic skills! That one slow roll loop was incredible.

Killer
Feb 18, 2006, 03:51 PM
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Hacker Quad!!! Cool!!!
Feb 19, 2006, 11:57 AM
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Wow! I agree with Killer, the one roll loop from inverted no less was mind boggling. Really, I have been trying to figure out the stick movements in my head and it's no easy task. I just gotta get out and practice more.
dawg
Feb 19, 2006, 12:57 PM
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Wow. 3d is cool, but slow rolling anything still takes the cake for me. Probably because I can't do it!

Cheers,
Greg
Feb 19, 2006, 05:38 PM
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Landing is the extent of my 3D skills
Feb 19, 2006, 05:57 PM
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Landing is the extent of my 3D skills
Me too, Kelvin .
But it's great to see someone who can fly like that. Gives us something to dream about .
Ed
Feb 21, 2006, 02:41 PM
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I too love the sounds of these large electrics. They sound far more realistic than any large two stroke ever could. The plane is amazing. The flying, well what can you say? But the music...so bad.


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