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Old Sep 18, 2007, 01:28 AM
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RJ Gritter makes history with Hempel-style One-Wing_KE landing


On Sunday 9/16/07 RJ Gritter got an unexpected chance to duplicate a little piece of RC history. Just about everyone in the RC community has seen the video or heard the story of Bill Hempel losing a wing in flight yet managing to guide the plane on knife edge back to the runway and land the plane with only one wing. Watch and see what happens to RJ Gritter when he is suddenly faced with his own one-wing challenge at the RDRC Fly-for-Tots in Raleigh NC.
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Old Sep 18, 2007, 04:28 AM
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I bet there are alot of people practicing one wing landings on the sim now
Old Sep 18, 2007, 12:24 PM
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Yikes...
Old Sep 18, 2007, 06:42 PM
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I bet there are alot of people practicing one wing landings on the sim now
hell yeah, that's what i've been doing since the 1st time i saw Bill does it

it's easy to keep the plane in the air, but once you want to land wit both wheels, it's super hard to keep it on the run way =P

whoo! now i can see the video, i don't have the HD drive for the other version
Old Sep 18, 2007, 06:45 PM
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Oly crap.. Deese ease not gud!
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Originally Posted by brian94066
hell yeah, that's what i've been doing since the 1st time i saw Bill does it

it's easy to keep the plane in the air, but once you want to land wit both wheels, it's super hard to keep it on the run way =P

whoo! now i can see the video, i don't have the HD drive for the other version
Hahah... Tell me it's easy after your 35%er totally unexpectedly blows apart in the air...

RJ
Old Sep 18, 2007, 10:50 PM
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grate job!
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