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Old 04-25-2016, 01:19 PM
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Tried some hi-start/bungee launches! My first time, went pretty well! Alot of fun!!!


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That does look like fun.
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That does look like fun.
It was!
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I fly a Parkzone Radian BNF Basic, which is basically a foam motorized sailplane.  Many times I have gotten into thermals which is an extremely thrilling experience.  It just keeps going up, and up, and up.  When it's a speck and I find myself saying to myself, " I think I can still see it" , that's when its time to lose some altitude. I did lose a previous Radian once but got it back because I put my name and cell phone number on it.  I carry a model altimeter that records highest altitude reached, (have to admit that I've been up to 1400 feet.)  Longest flight, just over an hour.  Just some thoughts, but I extremely recommend putting you name and phone number on it. Continue having fun. Tom Nied, Carol Stream, Illinois.
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