Fly your Quadcopter responsibly

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Fly your Quadcopter responsibly

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Post by happyskipper » Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:09 pm

An example of what could happen:

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Post by Moertoe Pilut » Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:31 am

:lol: "could happen" :haha: I suppose it could, but it is a bit extreme, it almost looks like a trailer from one of those Final Destination movies.



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Post by Bell 407 » Mon Aug 29, 2016 3:39 pm

Yes, maybe a bot OTT but devastating to a helichopter though and loss of tail-rotor effect is not what you want anywhere in flight :thinking:



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Post by Raffles » Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:11 pm

Tail rotor is really an Achilles heel



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Post by happyskipper » Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:00 pm

Raffles wrote:Tail rotor is really an Achilles heel


Do helichopters really need an Achilles's heel? Seems to me that they are hamstrung by aerodynamics :haha: :haha:



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