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Old 06-17-2005, 05:28 PM
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Old 06-17-2005, 09:25 PM
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Is your question about weather is should operate on ground or air frequency? What is your problem? Why does the AMA need to be involved with this version of an aircraft that flies off both the water and land? Do we need to make a rule? Give me some positive response or admit you are trolling.[sm=sleeping.gif]
Old 06-17-2005, 09:46 PM
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No big deal
we fly planes with floats & the AMA don't care same thing.
Old 06-17-2005, 10:38 PM
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If I recall correctly, all flights begin and end on terra firma!!!
Old 06-17-2005, 10:59 PM
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looks to me like those guys just like to taxi really fast for a long time before they decide to take off......its just like a plane with floats....



my $.02

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Old 06-18-2005, 10:54 PM
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I WANT ONE!!! anyone have more info on those? I've got a small pond by my place that I've contemplated what to do. I used to have an airboat with an irvine .53, WAAAY too fast for this pond, and I really don't want a true float plane.

Love the vertical aileron rolls, SWEET!
Old 06-18-2005, 11:49 PM
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http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=376351
Heres a link with more info
Old 06-21-2005, 05:10 PM
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Default RE: What would the AMA say to this?

My question would be more of how I could get away with sneaking one into a APBA sanctioned race as a modified hydro.

IMO, no big deal, its just a fun type of float plane.
Old 06-22-2005, 12:26 AM
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LOTS of controversy on that craft if you read through the hundreds of posts. basically someone releases the video and dimensions, and says kits are on the way sometime in the future. The tinkerers whip up plans in a couple days that basically emulate the plane, and chaos ensues. (apparently kits and ready made planes are already available on ebay-germany)

Old 06-22-2005, 02:53 PM
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Default RE: What would the AMA say to this?

a lesson to the wise, never-ever release any info untill the kits are on the dealers shelves

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