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Jun 15, 2008, 06:01 PM
Fly it like you stole it..
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Another PT Profile Gyro flies!


Just a quick link to my blog.. https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=879616

I'm going to be uploading some video, etc soon..

Man, I am hooked on Auto Gyro's..
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Jun 15, 2008, 06:52 PM
FPV really is fun.
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Congrats! Its a good flying gyro. Loops are fun....
Jun 15, 2008, 07:43 PM
AND FOR MY NEXT TRICK....!
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Looks great! Let us know when you post the maiden on youtube!
Jun 15, 2008, 07:46 PM
Fly it like you stole it..
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I should post it in the next couple days.. I am out on the road but will be home soon..
Jun 15, 2008, 11:45 PM
Blew out my flip flop
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Jeff,

They are a blast arent they? I have 4, 3 of which have flown, a G3PO, a Twirl, a Kestrel(currently tore up) and an unfinished DC Gyro. Challenging and fun, and different...I like em
Jun 16, 2008, 10:55 AM
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Hi Jeff,

Congratulations on your first flight.
Your PT Profile looks great!
Are you still planning to do the review?

The FlyingBalsa Team
www.flyingbalsa.com
Jun 16, 2008, 04:20 PM
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Congrats Tram!!!!


Dave
Jun 17, 2008, 09:32 PM
Fly it like you stole it..
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Here's the maiden..

Flying Balsa PT Profile Auto Gyro Maiden (3 min 21 sec)


I learned one very valuable lesson on the maiden.. You'll see...
Jun 17, 2008, 11:47 PM
AND FOR MY NEXT TRICK....!
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Now that was an impressive maiden! Good job!
Jun 18, 2008, 02:52 AM
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Congratulations Tram, that is a very nice a/g you've got there
That has to be one of the smoothest takeoffs I've seen.

I had to smile when the camera man (or was it you?) said "I can not believe that thing flies".. I still think that when ever I fly mine

And the lesson learned ... Always land directly into the wind ?
PeterO_UK
Last edited by PeterO_UK; Jun 18, 2008 at 02:57 AM.
Jun 18, 2008, 10:27 AM
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Thanks guys..

Yeh, I couldn't imagine the thing was in the air.. It was me..

The lesson learned - Don't tilt the rotor while it's spun up and the Gyro is stationary and land into the wind..
Aug 09, 2008, 09:38 AM
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Well... I've been fighting with my video camera.. It has been producing some really craptacular videos lately..

Well, I thought I had it sorted out, so I decided to test it on the PT Profile Gyro..

The good news - Looks like my video issues are sorted out..


The bad news:

Death of the Autogyro.... (0 min 41 sec)
Aug 26, 2008, 04:10 PM
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I don't know how this forum sliped by me but Tram...what happened!?!?!

It was looking so good and that first loop was perfect!

It looks very fixable, BTW. Don't give up!
Joe
Aug 26, 2008, 04:14 PM
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Not sure..

She just stopped listening to me..

It's fixed, I just need a head hinge and I'll be good to go!

Man, I love this joker!


Jeff
www.CommonSenseRC.com


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