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Aug 21, 2007, 12:27 PM
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Grats!!


Glad to hear it's flying well for you.

I am going to sell mine to go in a different direction.

If anyone needs a great plane ready to fly let me know.

$750.00 plus shipping includes everything except the crystal.
I'll even throw that in if you can use channel 14.

Tom
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Aug 29, 2007, 09:12 AM
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I've now had the opportunity to fly the D'fly Strng a few times in 10 to 12 knot breezes, which she is much, much happier in! I've warmed a lot to her now, getting to know her better reaps great rewards!

This was taken when I was last out on Sunday, at Glenbeigh just off the Ring of Kerry. The Dragonfly is on the ground in the foreground - my pal tried to take a pic similar to this with me flying it, but kept missing the plane! Down below is Rossbeigh beach, and the spit of Inch Strand dunes on the other side, jutting out from the Dingle Peninsula. Another boring day in paradise .

Chris
Aug 29, 2007, 10:16 AM
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Wow Chris..that looks like rough duty.

I am in Egypt this year for the international trip but next year we may be in your neck of the woods. If I am you can bet I will come and see that site for sure.

Tom
Aug 29, 2007, 10:45 AM
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Give me a PM, Tom, we've got a guest room all waiting!

Chris
Aug 29, 2007, 01:45 PM
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dragonfly S


NIce pics Chris. Looks like you have a very nice site.
Flew mine in the Mid-Am contest in Louisville, KY this past weekend, after I damaged my Escape. It hangs with all those moldies without a problem as long as one gets a decent launch.
Cheers
AJ
Sep 19, 2007, 12:37 AM
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Ok the mind is made up....


It looks likes its time to go full mouldie so I have decided to sell the Dragonfly.
To be clear there is nothing wrong with the plane and I still feel it is a great way to get into a full house that will hang with the big guys for a lot less money, I just need cash to step into the next level.

If you have any interest please send me a PM and we can talk. Plane is ready to fly and includes all the components.

$750.00 OBO plus shipping It has a couple of small cover pops that are taped over due to some stiff weeds popping through on undeveloped landing sites (The Little Saraha Sand Dunes in central Utah) But other than that the covering is tight and the plane is in great shape, never been crashed or even landed hard.


Good lift all!!

Tom
Sep 23, 2007, 05:51 PM
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Well, I was second at Amarillo in Unlimited with my Dragonfly Strong today. Won RES with my Hawk. I would have done better with the DFS but the wind was howling and I launched into terrible sink, once.

Mine's for sale. too... $700-- with servos, battery, and wiring, (no receiver)... or $550-- without electronics/wiring... or $350-- for the wings with servos... or $250 for the wings without servos/wiring... you pay shipping.

I love this fuselage. I will be building one similar with a different root airfoil in the near future... hence the wings for sale...

Jack Womack
Sep 25, 2007, 07:11 PM
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something amazing happen last week with my dragonfly. after coming off the tow line from the winch the line wrapped around the tail. I had no control. the dragonfly was flopping around like a big fish on the line. then about 50 feet from the ground it went down nose first. it hit nose first just as perfect as an arrow. I had dropped the flaps just before it hit to slow it down as much as I could. we found the winch line wrapped around the tail 5 or 6 times that's why I had no control. it hit with an terrible bang. it hit so hard the wing tips that are glued on broke off. damage to the sailplane ????. NONE all I had to do was glue the tips on and go back to flying. the F3J sailplanes are TOUGH
Oct 13, 2007, 05:00 PM
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T N T


Was third with my DF Strong today at T N T in Dallas, against Supras, Pikes, etc... all the usual players.

Jack Womack
Oct 13, 2007, 05:04 PM
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OOPS... Forgot to mention, I am now eligible for an "I Beat Gordy" button...
Oct 13, 2007, 08:47 PM
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But Gordy was tired and didn't get much sleep and and and.

Good job Schrederman
Oct 14, 2007, 06:01 AM
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Great result !

Mine is still in bits, awaiting repair .

(Mike, I'm sures she's really strong, but I dived into solid rock from inverted - dumb thumbs moment. Wouldn't expect anything to escape that unscathed...)

Chris
Oct 14, 2007, 11:17 AM
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Dragonfly S


And to think Gordy called this a "garbage" sailplane. Way to go!!
AJ
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Oct 15, 2007, 10:01 AM
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Dragonfly Strong


Hi guys: Just got my second 1 hour LSF IV flight with the Dragonfly S. I attached a profile for the flight. By the way Gordy wishes everyone he flies against would buy a Dragonfly S. so that he could win every time!

Cheers
AJ
Oct 15, 2007, 10:18 AM
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Congratulations again, Jack!! I watched several of your flights including some of your low level scratching over the downwind trees, and you were absolutely in the groove.... Way to go!

AJ - Congratulations on your one hour flight! Nice save early, and it looks like you definitely hit several good lift cycles the rest of the time! Very impressive!!

John.


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