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Jan 19, 2009, 06:29 PM
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747 Airliner EDF Scratch Built


Scratch Built 747 Airliner by Rob, aka KoziFlier.
Short vid showing the takeoff in slow motion, maiden flight.
Well done Rob, it looks and sounds great.
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Jan 19, 2009, 08:17 PM
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And you turned toward the trees because...
Very nice job including the video.
Jan 19, 2009, 09:25 PM
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Really nice looking bird. Cool video..
Jan 19, 2009, 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by tclocs
And you turned toward the trees because...
[snip]
ATC said to climb to 200' and turn left?

Bill
Jan 19, 2009, 11:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Sir Raleigh
ATC said to climb to 200' and turn left?

Bill
Hey now Pilots are responsible for safely complying with ATC instruction IFR ATC type

Nice job - flys very scale like.
Jan 20, 2009, 12:03 AM
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what motors?
Jan 20, 2009, 12:48 AM
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Thanks Wobby!! Great slow mo' of the take off. I love the take off angle and bank toward the trees. Didn't realise it was that close to the trees.
Jan 20, 2009, 02:23 AM
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Very nice job done on this B747, it looks as fairly good size model also. Did you do build thread on it?
Jan 20, 2009, 09:12 AM
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Great take off from the grass, indeed. Stay away from the tree would ya
Jan 20, 2009, 09:52 AM
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Pilot misread the SID...

Must have plenty of power; that was quite a bit of bank during climbout.
Jan 20, 2009, 09:53 AM
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Looking at the video over and over I'm beginning to wonder if he was really that close to the trees. It also looks like he has plenty of air between the plane and the tree tops.

At the field where I fly there's a line of trees along the road and that's where I park and set up. The wind seems to always come from across the road then into the field. I walk out in the field some because I have to take off toward the trees and then make a sharp 180 to get into clear air. Kinda nerve racking the first few times, but then you get used to it. I haven't put a plane in a tree yet (knock on wood).

Bill
Jan 20, 2009, 10:12 AM
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nice....Reallynice...hey wacht out for the tree
Jan 20, 2009, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by flazo
nice....Reallynice...hey wacht out for the tree
Is that a quote from "George of the Jungle"?

Bill
Jan 20, 2009, 12:37 PM
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I can't imagine a real 747 taking of 6 foot deep grass, etc. Did it make it over the trees and land safely?
Jan 20, 2009, 12:56 PM
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Yeah... He might have cheated with video cutting it off when he did.

Bill


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