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Easy way to catapult EDF jet.

Old 01-06-2019, 12:02 AM
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Pretty lively bird on 4S.
Today's action with the little "Stinger" off the grass for a change.
(Stinger launch)
Old 01-13-2019, 11:51 PM
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Hawk stall!
Must be the worse catapult launch launch with the "Hawk" in the last 9 years. This morn while using very old slight puffed up lipo and not pulling enough tension on my cord, bit wobbly during its stalls but with bit of quick nose drop action, off she went.
(Hawk worse bungee launch)
Old 06-19-2019, 01:28 AM
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Flew catapults in strong wind couple days ago, shows how easily this model can handle it even on low 6S set up. My second flight I accidentally loaded model with the battery I flew day before well d/charged, and only after couple of minutes I wondered why I lost the power mid air?
(Hawk launch in Coffs in strong wind)
Old 06-23-2019, 01:15 AM
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Never ending fun with this model, latest action footage at the home field.
(Hawk in action)
Old 09-23-2019, 12:54 AM
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Few more catapults in the log just short of 800!
(Catapult action)
Old 11-29-2019, 01:44 PM
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Another bungee launch design.


Sleek look after some paint brush art work finish.


Honey, down on your knees!


"LET GO", when I say!


Perfect catapult!
Latest addition to my EDF bungee fleet, the first flight asking my Darl to go down on her knees.
Even with lack of power the model launched perfectly.
Old 01-15-2020, 12:10 AM
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10 years and the good old "Hawk" still going.
(Simple EDF jet catapult launch)
(Nice beach arvo with Hawk)

Sandy pit stop.
Old 01-25-2020, 12:20 AM
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Weekly action with the "Hawk", flying even off the roughest air strips to demo the easiest way to launch safely.
(Doesn't get rougher)

Ready to go!

Bungee hook release.

Hook drop off.

Some variety.

Pretty rugged strip.

Off she goes!

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