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Author Topic: Ooops!  (Read 2213 times)

Offline MP66

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« on: December 07, 2014, 21:13:53 »
Ooooh, an Aeroplane section.... Maybe it should be a "Single Rotor" section?

It was way too windy so I took the Wot4 Foame for a spin.. As usual I was flying high and then the nice  Taranis lady says...  "Telemetry Lost"   :o

Down from 900 foot or so in a spiral dive without the battery.................................

Saved by a tree!

With only a break in the rear of the fuselage, all glued up and ready to go again  :smiley:
This is getting expensive!

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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2014, 21:32:18 »
Haha, been there got the badge and had a few giggles climbing the tree to retrieve it,  think what people were thinking watching a 60+ year old climbing a tree to retrieve his ';toy'; plane!
I think..........I think I am........therefore I am.............I think!

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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2014, 09:54:47 »
lol standard  :laugh:

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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2014, 10:02:00 »
At least it wasn';t a friggin'; gorse bush with attendant and copious brambles  :o

I ';flew'; a plank into one of those recently - then you had a 60+ year old getting cut to ribbons in front of several dog walkers trying to retrieve his ';toy'; plane ... I did more damage retrieving it than the ';arrival'; did... both to the plane and me ... I';ve never scuttled back to the car so fast when I finally retrieved what was left of it ... :tongue: :laugh:

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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2014, 16:03:18 »
As so did the battery fall out rather than you lost signal, was wondering as you should be able to fly farther than that?

This is one of my shortest flights ever: