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12-13-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Mike's Official Announcement Video - Draco X Starting

With this update Video Mike is declaring the start of construction of Draco X: >>>>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX6ZwDcLACA
12-07-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Aviation Content Creators Awards This 3:36...

Aviation Content Creators Awards

This 3:36 minute video talks about Mikes future plans. The “time points” below divide up this video.

0:00 Misc. Introductory remarks
0:12 Mark & Mike Patey 's...
11-25-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,426
Posted By GarySS

Recent Video recounting this incident with the participants

Here is a 15 minute YouTube video that retells the incident with most of the actual pilots stating their experience.

The day the Swedish Air Force Saab 37 Viggen saved the Lockheed SR-71...
10-10-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,480
Posted By GarySS

OK, this is how to do it (as shown from a...

OK, this is how to do it (as shown from a different angle). Yes, occasionally planes go off the end.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmzAP1lkUeY&feature=youtu.be
08-06-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,480
Posted By GarySS

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 - St. Bart's Landing Challenge

This is amusing, maybe for some, on how to get better simulating landings at St. Bart's. 12 minutes long.............

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmrbojH5Ni8
05-04-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Here is a longer video detailing a lot of Mike...

Here is a longer video detailing a lot of Mike Patey's history including his major projects. The part pertaining to Draco and its eventual successor DRACO X can be found starting at the 17:05 point...
05-04-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,480
Posted By GarySS

Landings at St. Barts - 7 commuter airplanes

If you generally admire a good landing here’s a short 4-minute rapid fire video of seven full-scale landings into St. Barts airport, located on a tiny eastern Caribbean island, Saint Barthélemy. From...
03-20-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Remembering Draco I - Turbine Startup, External View

Link to a short video showing the turbine startup:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2kS-KULX-I
01-14-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

What a Surprise!

At first I thought this video was about Mile Patey's new project "Scrappy", but check out the first 5 minutes (all about Draco II). I'll keep this thread on the Draco concept so just FYI, several...
Forum: Marketplace
11-28-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By GarySS

Hitec Optima 9 receiver (option for two)

For Sale: One or two Optima 9 channel receivers….your option (Never Flown). These receivers were installed in aircraft and tested. Now as I am consolidating radio brands and don’t need them. New,...
Forum: Marketplace
11-26-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 554
Posted By GarySS

Hitec Flash 8 Transmitter with Optima 7Ch receiver

Listed is a near new condition, clean, and unscratched Flash 8 transmitter; however the timer alarm sound is very faint due to a design defect. But the timer screen display works very well. This...
11-21-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Brief shot of Draco status while Mike is building different plane

Mike is building a different radical plane from various parts (Not Draco's) , but he briefly discussed DRACO's status 24 1/2 minutes into his most recent YouTube video. Here is a screen shot of...
10-20-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Apparently GOOD News -

When you smash your airplane pick it up, put it in a corner for a while, and then go back and rebuild it better than before...…...see last 5/6 seconds of this video.
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09-16-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Incredibly bad news with Draco's crash. So glad...

Incredibly bad news with Draco's crash. So glad Mike walked away and there was no fire. It looks like Draco can be rebuild, but it is quite a set back.
...
07-30-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Pure STOL performance ...

Pure STOL performance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbT9NR8civM
07-26-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Looks like Horizon could put out a model of the...

Looks like Horizon could put out a model of the Draco: See link>>>> https://www.facebook.com/HorizonHobby/videos/471033356805599/
07-05-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Mike should be a motivational speaker for any higher learning institution!!!

I should listen to this guy every morning. ...........GET it DONE!!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYQTl4TPlwU
06-27-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Draco is still flying-----update. ...

Draco is still flying-----update.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAjGDphn1jA
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-17-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By GarySS

DCS - Digital Combat Simulator "advertisement"

Interesting promotion for a study computer simulator for flight combat.....or just flying around. But it ISN'T as easy as they make it out to be. LOL
Click on:
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12-13-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 699
Posted By GarySS

ATC audio "rescuing" extreme low F-18 into Lambert St. Louis

Appx 4 minute audio transcript of an air traffic control aiding a F-18 in extreme low visibility conditions. The F-18 was running out of fuel and declared an emergency. Newspaper story of the...
12-04-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,426
Posted By GarySS

30-year-old incident involving a crippled SR-71

The following link describes what happened when one of our SR-71s lost an engine and could not use it superior speed to stay out of harms way. Click or copy on link and enter in browser,etc.
....
10-30-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By GarySS

High Sierra STOL Fly-in Video, Draco Included

Included is a link for a 22 minute quality video of the 2018 High Sierra Fly-in for STOL aircraft. This is created by Trent Palmer who produces high quality drone based videos for industry. And the...
10-01-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,751
Posted By GarySS

On one of my three EAA Oshkosh trips (probably...

On one of my three EAA Oshkosh trips (probably 2003 or 2005) I saw a crop duster pilot kind of straddling a fuselage beam with a straight simple wing and tail with traditional surfaces. This was all...
08-19-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Link below is Draco in action out in the wild. ...

Link below is Draco in action out in the wild. Interesting STOL performance in high elevation country. There is a surprise bit of action at the end of the day when hangaring the Draco.

...
08-17-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,480
Posted By GarySS

Another quick video of the Draco arriving at...

Another quick video of the Draco arriving at Oshkosh. I would recommend starting at the 6:10 point in this 10 minute video. Anything before is just the miscellaneous travel scenes (not that...
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