Short flight

Discussion in 'Hobbys and spare time activities' started by 2thm8kr, Jul 28, 2016.

  1. 2thm8kr

    2thm8kr ɹotɐɹʇsıuıɯqA Staff Member

    The Mrs and just went for a quick flight down the coast in this biplane.

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    First time in an open cockpit aircraft. Like being in a convertible with top down.:D
    We flew at 2000ft/610m altitude. Took some photos with my phone, but they are horrible.
  2. DMC

    DMC Scott Hudson


    Hell yeah!
  3. 2thm8kr

    2thm8kr ɹotɐɹʇsıuıɯqA Staff Member

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  4. DMC

    DMC Scott Hudson

    Sexy machine!

    I wanna rock that thing.
  5. 2thm8kr

    2thm8kr ɹotɐɹʇsıuıɯqA Staff Member

    Old design that keeps on ticking. That thing has so much lift. It seemed like we moved about 15m and it was leaving the ground already. When we got back the pilot told me it was very capable of aerobatics. I am going back for a trackless rollercoaster ride.
  6. Yourgoes

    Yourgoes Active Member

    Awesome! When I see those planes I just want to climb up and stand on it like the old time stunt guys... or Elon Musk [​IMG]
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  7. cadfan

    cadfan Moderator Staff Member

    Good old high end wood propeller was Henry your pilot Mr.2th ??? By the way good option for cheap Italian devorce.
  8. dougola

    dougola Well-Known Member

    Just saw this thread. We went to Fantasy of Flight a few years back and went for a ride in Waldo's Bi-plane. Off of the ground at 30 mph.
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