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Post  JPvelo on Sun Apr 27, 2014 4:10 pm

Finally got video today. As you can tell the wind changed direction several times. Enjoy:
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Post  ian1954 on Sun Apr 27, 2014 4:48 pm

Did you time the landing so that the plane ended up in full view of the camera?

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Post  JPvelo on Sun Apr 27, 2014 4:57 pm

ian1954 wrote:Did you time the landing so that the plane ended up in full view of the camera?

Ha! I wish I could say I was that talented!

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Post  Cribbs74 on Sun Apr 27, 2014 5:47 pm

Good job Jim.

Excellent engine run!

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Post  RknRusty on Sun Apr 27, 2014 6:15 pm

Very nice. I'll have to watch again later with sound since my wife is watching Property Dor... Brothers. Good flying, Jim.
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Post  RknRusty on Sun Apr 27, 2014 7:53 pm

That's a sweet engine run and a neat cutoff. What sort of plumbing are you running? I forget, is it an la46?
Your loops and inverted flight are looking really good, and a really good landing in the grass. I think you could tune up on the pattern and take home a prize.
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Post  JPvelo on Sun Apr 27, 2014 8:22 pm

Rusty,
LA 46 plumbed uniflow with exhaust pressure, sintered bronze clunk.


I'm actually going to be working on the pattern with a guy from my club. We've flown together briefly once. He has me practicing wingovers and inside/outside loops. We're aiming for a contest in September down in Tucson.

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Post  RknRusty on Sun Apr 27, 2014 9:39 pm

Great, I'm glad you're working up to it. Some guys make it look so easy it just amazes me. But most of them fly big planes, I think that helps a lot.

I have a couple of those sintered clunks, but I was suspicious of them and opted for the solid one. After hearing your clean cutoff, I'm not so opposed to the idea.
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Re: Fancherised Twister video.

Post  Ken Cook on Mon Apr 28, 2014 3:57 pm

That was a full tank?
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Post  JPvelo on Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:22 pm

Ken Cook wrote:             That was a full tank?
No, that was 3oz.

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