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Giant rocket powered glider

Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:48 pm
by Maxout
I thought I'd drop in once again and just leave another tidbit of the crazy stuff that's going on at the Finn farm. I've been wanting to go after the F Rocket Glider record since this forum was in its first stable and happy estate, so yeah, it's been a while. And finally, it has happened. Built in less than two weeks, survived a massive crash, and flew perfectly, flawlessly, on its second launch ever and its first public flight.
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Oh yes, there is flight video!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNMUturuGEI

I hate to send y'all off to a different forum, but alas, I must. Here is the build thread:
https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?t ... nse.56204/

Re: Giant rocket powered glider

Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:43 pm
by staubkorb
Really impressive, Josh (and CRAZY)!

Pete