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Old 08-31-2002, 11:13 PM
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2nd flight on my whiplash today with a jet fire 50. Came across runway and the whole alieron started flapping up and down. Not just the alieron but the top laminate as well. Straight in less than a second. So far the lost is.... TOTAL LOSS

Jet fire 50. $345.00
reciever. $65.00
2-digital servos. $160.00
whiplash $150.00
Battery- $28.00

My face when it hit.........PRICELESS.......
Hey rick I guess I'll be getting a call.
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Lets dig!!!!!!!
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Where's my engine?
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This is where it came loose.
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The engine is still down there
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still looking for engine
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Yes I'm a little upset. BUT I STILL HIGHLY RECOMMEND A WHIPLASH!!!!!!!!! My 1st is still going strong.
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Old 08-31-2002, 11:35 PM
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Hey Scott, What about the Yellow with checkerboard you still flying that one with the DF 46?

Sorry for your loss, but with your deep pockets you should be able to pull out another whiplash quick. He he. later

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Still going with no problems. Whiplashes are still at the top of my list
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Scott,

Sorry for the loss of your Whiplash. I assure you that this is not something that should have occured, but we will investigate any potential problems. You'll be getting a call from me on Tuesday to discuss what happened. Obviously, no problems with the first Whiplash with the 46DF right?

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no problems at all.
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Old 09-05-2002, 04:09 AM
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As Dan pointed out, this is highly unusual and we'll perform an autopsy on your whiplash once we recieve it : )
Unfortunately there are so many factors that can contribute to a perfectly good plane becoming a lawn dart, but I can say one thing for with complete confidence, when you put one in, you dont play around..

Sorry for your loss Scott. we'll be getting back to you concerning this..
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D*!N We been trying to do that for weeks!!!!
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Old 09-11-2002, 02:27 AM
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Those pics give me flashbacks when i dived in a ScatCat a few years back. Guessing what the outcome of each part was while digging.

Sorry for your loss, but an excuse for a new plane right? isnt that how it goes.
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Originally posted by FlooredCOBRA


Sorry for your loss, but an excuse for a new plane right? isnt that how it goes.
You'd be right if they were to give him $598 more so he could buy all the other lost components.
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Old 09-12-2002, 10:29 PM
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good point! I totally forgot about the most important parts
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Mr. Gubbs3 unfortunately we cant be in the business of replacing parts of airplanes lost especially when there is no absolute definitive answer as to why the plane was lost in the first place..

We received the plane back from ZeroDown, looked it over thoroughly and nothing on the plane looked irregular or inadequate..

If we would have concluded that it was product failure, then we would have done the right thing.

This is not to infer that it was a crash caused by pilot error, but it was not from what we can tell product failure either.

It must have been gremlins..

I don't think that ZeroDown has any complaints about the way we handled his loss...

bottom line, this was a fluke, it wasn't ACM or ZeroDowns fault.
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I'm going too blame it on the BERMUDA TRIANGLE!
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Hey BAGO I got the DA-150 finally mounted on my whiplash!!! Any Ideas on how too launch it? When I put it on the launcher the prop still hits the ground. I try to get people to hand launch it for me but they won't...Go figure.
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Launch it at a higher angle, and or use a smaller prop.. : ) a 30/12 should work fine...
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hey bago i need pics to believe you mounted a da 150 on a whiplash
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