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I cant hear my sail plane...

Old 06-08-2011, 06:20 PM
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...is that a problem?
Old 06-08-2011, 07:37 PM
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That means its working good! =)
Old 06-08-2011, 07:59 PM
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If it bothers you, you can always make airplane noises as you fly.
Old 06-08-2011, 08:49 PM
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You be flying to slow!!
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Its better than not being able to SEE your SEAPLANE!
Old 06-10-2011, 07:00 AM
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Quiet means it's traveling through the air efficiently with little drag.
Old 06-10-2011, 07:18 AM
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Is it rudder/elevator only?  Foam core?
Old 06-10-2011, 07:22 AM
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Cox .049 power pod should fix that problem. Plus your ears will still be ringing after the engine shuts off.
Old 06-13-2011, 11:05 AM
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ORIGINAL: wobblewobble

...is that a problem?
Only if your eyes are closed while you are landing.

Old 06-29-2011, 08:01 AM
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i heardmy 2mtr scratch build saturday as i messed up coming out of a thermal about 1,500 ft ,,we all heard it moments after it reappeared from the bottom of a cumolus cloud as the tail area fluttered,,it got louder as it got closer to the terafirma,couldnt turn it off, it was very loud as the vertical stab hit a tree limb a few hundred yards away from were westood,kind of like a 22lr round going off, then it didnt make a sound after that. kind of like yours i guess.
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You know when its dead calm, and you fly by close you can hear the air on them..its a great sound... like cheating gravity
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im familiar with the "swoosh" while slope soaring on the dunes at ft story, va with a 30+ mph north wind and so much ballast.,,it still amazes me howi never snapped wings in half out there. i would program the ailerons and vtail to work together and make some, fast, sharp, turns, and listen for the swoosh over the wind only feet away, the 60" winged planes must have been going 50-60+mph,, only problem was my eyes would water ,and of course asoft landing with an overly ballasted plane.
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Count your blessings,
I hear mine all the time. If I listened I would be homeless and divorced.
"Don't take your wife to dinner now there are thermals out". "You could call in sick, its 78 degrees and not windy".
And now I have started hearing some of the other gliders...Its a sickness don't ya know
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Count your blessings,
I hear mine all the time. If I listened I would be homeless and divorced.
''Don't take your wife to dinner now there are thermals out''. ''You could call in sick, its 78 degrees and not windy''.
And now I have started hearing some of the other gliders...Its a sickness don't ya know
LOL Good one OzMo



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