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    Slope flying

    Anybody do any slope flying around here? I've been up to the hills in red rock where the hang glider rock/memorial is with some success, but would love some people to combat my zagi with! Thanks
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    Guy at work does some. He is more into small UAV and quad copter stuff.
    Here is a video we made with the quad copter and my go pro and a gimble we made to stabilize the camera.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLlr7...ature=youtu.be

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    OOOOO yea I've doing that for YEARS I have a few that still fly after 15+ years of combat I also have some electric wings that rock so let me know when and we can do some combat I'm going to bring some airplanes on the sunday runs you never know when the wind is up or where we end up flying!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-old-one View Post
    OOOOO yea I've doing that for YEARS I have a few that still fly after 15+ years of combat I also have some electric wings that rock so let me know when and we can do some combat I'm going to bring some airplanes on the sunday runs you never know when the wind is up or where we end up flying!!
    Bring one of those copters with a camera...it would be neat to get some aerial video of the rigs.
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    I don't have the copter just airplanes, sorry. I will chase some dogs around for you hopefully the funny smelling ones

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-old-one View Post
    I don't have the copter just airplanes, sorry. I will chase some dogs around for you hopefully the funny smelling ones
    That is such a funny story...too bad we can't tell it !
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    I'm taking my new .40 size trainer out tomorrow, just got it on Craig's list. Recommend hunrgry valley or carson field? Or the dry lake bed? I'm an established pilot, bought it for my fiancÚ to learn how to fly. Having had a big one in a while though!

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    I never liked the dry lake bed much because of the radio interference out there. Much easier to land there though.

    Hungry valley rc airport is he best place IMO

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    Made it out to the dry lake bed, bought a key and made some friends. I'll be out there on Sunday if anybody wants to join! Nice group of guys, low key scene

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    I have repaired my sloper, so I plan to take it Sundy on the run to sardine peak and see what happens. I will prob bring my eletric swift as well so I can fly something if there is no wind

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    Quote Originally Posted by ogilybogil View Post
    Made it out to the dry lake bed, bought a key and made some friends. I'll be out there on Sunday if anybody wants to join! Nice group of guys, low key scene
    It will be for a while. Give them time. They ran off everyone that used to fly out there that never charged for keys or put up locks. Then they put up locks, and make people buy keys for a place they don't have permission to be. They were banned from the club in Hungry Valley before they came to the lakebed for a reason, because they tried to take that over too.

    Watch your back out there.
    Last edited by desertlakesflying; January 10th, 2014 at 02:10 PM.
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