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    Tail Camera

    Mounted a Gopro on the tail of my Fly Baby. Caught a bit of a "twitch" in the rollout. It was the wind. Yeah, the wind... :-)

    Ron Wanttaja

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    Good job Ron! That centerline is for professional use only!

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    Hey, you kept it between the ditches !!!
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    What accounts for the wings bending with respect to the tail? Does the FB really flex that much or is this some sort of artifact of gopro image stabiilzation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingRon View Post
    What accounts for the wings bending with respect to the tail? Does the FB really flex that much or is this some sort of artifact of gopro image stabiilzation?
    Just an artifact of the Gopro stabilization, I think. I've shot video from the tail with ~4 different cameras, and this was the first time I saw that effect.

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    Maybe the poor ol' FB was quaking with fear seeing the abuse it was about to endure.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Buchanan View Post
    Maybe the poor ol' FB was quaking with fear seeing the abuse it was about to endure.......
    Might explain why the oil drips on the hangar floor under the engine are spelling, "No Mas".....

    Ron "My C85 knows more languages than I do" Wanttaja

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    Thanks for this video!

    First, since we both have light planes with a not-so-great glide ratio, looking at your landing profile is very instructive.

    Second, nice slip!

    Third, my own videos on landing are supposed to be instructive, not emulated.

    Seriously, good job keeping it from going into full squirrel mode.
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    Might be easier to land on that grassy spot before the 34. Check for the asphalt lip first!

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