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Posted: 9/7/2004 6:04:21 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:06:28 AM EDT
Dove hunters.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:08:35 AM EDT
Damn, I hope he had that thing insured.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:10:22 AM EDT
That's sad...
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:12:13 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/7/2004 6:20:07 AM EDT by CAMPYBOB]
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:19:45 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:20:54 AM EDT
Where's model NTSB people at?
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:21:06 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:22:05 AM EDT



Yikes! That's going to leave a mark,,,on the bank account
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:22:47 AM EDT
After the time and money invested in building it, I'd be too afraid to ever fly it.
Because I would probably end up with the same result.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:24:34 AM EDT
I hope he had good insurance
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:36:00 AM EDT
They should have at least had the sense to fly it in ideal conditions instead of a nasty stormy looking day. You could tell it was in trouble as soon as it took off in the crash video.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:39:31 AM EDT
awesome jet.. sad ending
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:41:00 AM EDT
do they offer loss insurance on RC planes? I know they have injury insurance
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:41:18 AM EDT
heart breaking
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:42:51 AM EDT

Originally Posted By twonami:

do they offer loss insurance on RC planes? I know they have injury insurance




You can insure anything.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 6:45:39 AM EDT
Damn! While I love the B-52, this fella likely had more money that brains! That sucker cost far too many $$$ and was at a high risk for such a fate. An investment for hobby that expensive needs to have much better sturdiness. LOL.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 8:40:24 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/7/2004 8:41:10 AM EDT by ar50troll]
I alwya laugh outloud when I see this footage. There are very few model builders who could run 8 turbines successfully for any period of time.

This guy is not one of them.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 8:45:46 AM EDT
OH THE HUMANITY!!!!!!!!!!!

He would have had zippy chance of landing it in those conditions anyway.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 8:46:23 AM EDT
I'll TAKE 2 of THOSE, Man I hate to see it crashed, but it looked awesome.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 8:47:17 AM EDT
Damn shame. It would kill me to lose something that nice.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 9:02:54 AM EDT

Originally Posted By fight4yourrights:

Originally Posted By twonami:

do they offer loss insurance on RC planes? I know they have injury insurance




You can insure anything.



but what are the premiums like?
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 9:16:53 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 9:18:53 AM EDT

Originally Posted By HeavyMetal:
Did I tell you guys about my Model SA-2 I tested that same day?





Wonder where the guy testing his Jolly Green Giant was that day?
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 9:40:23 PM EDT

Originally Posted By ar50troll:
I alwya laugh outloud when I see this footage. There are very few model builders who could run 8 turbines successfully for any period of time.

This guy is not one of them.



I haven't heard of any b4 this guy. Somebody's gotta be the guinea pig. There are sever 4 turbine ones flying around now.

S.O.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 9:43:39 PM EDT
damn model SAM geeks.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 10:05:31 PM EDT
In another thread, someone said the turbines were donated by the manufacturer.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 10:07:08 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Leisure_Shoot:
In another thread, someone said the turbines were donated by the manufacturer.



Twas me.
S.O.
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 10:08:31 PM EDT
That's a big model.
Link Posted: 9/8/2004 1:02:50 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/8/2004 1:06:59 AM EDT by PaDanby]
So there I was running my RC car, and I had to fix it. Well they had all the ground freqs in use for the heat so I slipped in A/C only crystals for about 5 minutes.. Then 15 minutes later out of nowhere there's this lunatic chasing me with an axe. So, how was your Labor Day Weekend? Do anything exciting?


( Used to do some R/C scale boat and ship modeling in San Diego. One guy, more money than sense, and he used to let folks know he had enough money to do what he wanted, always used aircraft freqs so he wouldn't have to share time. The club went up to Poway or Rancho Bernardo for a show. Literally had some a/c boys drive up and threaten violence. Got a real nasty nasty-gram from the FCC a few days later.)
Link Posted: 9/8/2004 1:25:39 AM EDT
Now we finally know what happened to the plane that hit the Pentagon.

Sgatr15
Link Posted: 9/8/2004 1:58:02 AM EDT
OUCH!
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