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SPAD Sloper on Chandler Butte!

Old 03-19-2003, 09:48 PM
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Default SPAD Sloper on Chandler Butte!

I happend to be driving by chandler with my spad sloper, so I stopped and had some fun! I was told "You can't fly those things on chandler" (things=spads) but I say HA! check the pics and video!





4 Meg MPEG with a crazy high speed pass~ turn up the volume and hear it rip through the air

Long Live The SPAD!
Old 03-20-2003, 04:12 AM
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Very nice video. I must say that your plane is probably the nicest looking SPADs I have seen, and it appears to fly just as well.
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Default SPAD Sloper on Chandler Butte!

Thank you for the compliment.

On this spad, I was more concerned with performance and durability than looks. It does perform well, and it is tough as nails ( I hit the rocky ground 2 times at speed that day). I have been flying this sloper since November, and as you can tell from the video, I'm not real carelful with it. Origonally, it came out with a 7 oz wing loading, but would not penetrate so I added 8oz of ballst, and it works pretty well. I could easily add more and have even better energy retention, but I still want to use it on light wind days.

I owe all my spad fun to morgan at www.mugi.co.uk for getting me into coroplast slopers, and the founders and fourm members at www.spad.org and www.spadworld.net for all the help and inspiration.
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I ducked as it came by...
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Default SPAD Sloper on Chandler Butte!

wow that was close lol

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