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Post  TLAnderson on Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:47 pm

I decided to give the Skyray a test run yesterday after its long winters nap.

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Almost had a disaster when it slid off the edge of the table while running. The stooge held it so no damage.

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Not quite flying time yet. Snow is too deep. Smile


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Post  rsv1cox on Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:27 am

Snows gone here in WV TL, dozens of Robins in the yard and I'm sending some up your way.

Nice looking airplane.

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Post  getback on Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:37 am

Nice try any hoo , thats funny Bob you say about Robins there were at least 10 in my backyard yesterday as i was outside suning in the 60 * weather . Actually planting some mator seed to get a jump on things sunny Snow Snow go away so i can fly today tongue
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Post  TLAnderson on Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:18 pm

Got the Skyray in the air Friday evening. First flights of the year. I made an attempt on May 28th, but failed to get the plane in the air.

I was trying an elevated launch platform to get the plane out of the grass, and allow me to start it without having to get down on the ground. (Getting old sucks)Thumbs Down

The first version of the platform was too short so the plane just dived into the ground on launch.
So here's version two.

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It was a nice evening to fly, and I got several glitch-free flights in. Can't wait to do it again. Smile
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Post  getback on Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:23 am

Clapping Clapping Clapping Clapping Good Fun TL ! Love that drop off landing gear sunny Ya gettin down is getting off my list when trying to have some fun but can't get to the handle lol!
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Post  Kim on Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:43 am

Yeah Man! Great fun with a classic...and REALLY great drop-off landing gear mod !!!
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Post  roddie on Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:30 am

Just curious.. how it felt.. I mean flew.. with its' nuts hanging-out in the breeze..? Shocked
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Post  TLAnderson on Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:31 pm

roddie wrote:Just curious.. how it felt.. I mean flew.. with its' nuts hanging-out in the breeze..? Shocked

Those nuts might have had something to do with the plane diving into the ground back in May. They got cut off before the latest flights. Shocked
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Post  roddie on Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:51 pm

TLAnderson wrote:
roddie wrote:Just curious.. how it felt.. I mean flew.. with its' nuts hanging-out in the breeze..? Shocked

Those nuts might have had something to do with the plane diving into the ground back in May. They got cut off before the latest flights. Shocked

Damn! oh.. I see. Maybe we can call that a castoration. tongue
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Post  TLAnderson on Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:58 pm

roddie wrote:
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roddie wrote:Just curious.. how it felt.. I mean flew.. with its' nuts hanging-out in the breeze..? Shocked

Those nuts might have had something to do with the plane diving into the ground back in May. They got cut off before the latest flights. Shocked

Damn!  oh.. I see. Maybe we can call that a castoration. tongue

Very Happy Sounds like a good name for it. The plane is much more docile and easier to handle now.
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Post  TLAnderson on Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:30 pm

Got a bunch of good flights in on July 30. I swapped the engine from the PT-19 onto the Skyray just to see which one pulls it better.
Started heading for the handle, and realized I hadn't removed the battery leads.
The red ribbon is on the takeoff gear so I can find the gear in the grass after it drops off.

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She's ready to go, stooge line is pulled tight.

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Gotta get the flights in now. It's August already. Winter is coming Shocked
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