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How to take a float plane off a concrete Runway!

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Old 10-27-2016, 01:12 PM
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Bet they do this a lot "up" there......also notice the use of flaps when take off speed is obtained.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/7osw2jcsi6Q?rel=0

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Old 10-27-2016, 03:28 PM
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Here is kinda the same thing only RC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiK6KE_OgtY

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Cool John......one of these days I'm going to come up there and fly with you guys........

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You are welcome anytime Jerry, come and fly anything

Here is the float landing after the dolly launch. Three layers of aluminum furnace tape on the forward keel back to the step and those old plastic floats are good for two landings.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYiD5_AKjFY

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