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Author:  CM Cheng [ 29 Aug 2005 07:10 pm ]
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:shock: 新玩具?! 有線遙控機械人阿麥一號。

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Author:  K.Y.Mak [ 29 Aug 2005 07:30 pm ]
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CM Cheng wrote:
:shock: 新玩具?! 有線遙控機械人阿麥一號。


依! 咁都比你發現咗?
其實真正操控既人,係背後既肥輝 :lol:

:idea: 肥輝控我隻手指,隻手指就控架機 :idea:

Author:  Yeung [ 29 Aug 2005 09:53 pm ]
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咁你个跪着控机係遑个channels mix 埋呢?
Yeung

Author:  Wing [ 29 Aug 2005 10:02 pm ]
Post subject:  F3F race helpers

Hey Stanley, I think Pong Pong was also a key helper for the second half of the race : Timing in Base A and launching F3F ships ! He also left something in Base A ! Therefore later on I reluctant to return there (Base A) and stay close to the CD (Contest Director) for helping to press the F3F timer

Author:  Wing [ 29 Aug 2005 10:05 pm ]
Post subject:  F3F School (More)

Yesterday was certainly a wonderful day ! Absolutely impressive for watching real sub 40s performance – totally different from watching race videos :roll:

Really lucky to learn more from a completely different perspective – watching most of the race from Base A and the CD floor. Just want to share a few learnings. Please don’t laugh at me in case it sounds too obvious. I’m still a learner and guess it could be useful for other potential F3F participants. Feel free to add or correct me if you have better advices !

1. Fastest F3F planes : Probably will be the those used for day-to-day practice :wink: It may not be fully perfect (i.e. repaired) but mechanically perfect together with pilots’ fingers ! Example will be the New Sting from Kolo Wai (with 1/3 wing’s flipping) and the NYX from Ah Mak (broken tail repaired). Of course, there are some top pilots equipped with “magic fingers”, able to fly any new planes very well with short learning curve :shock:

2. Turning style : Far more complicated than I expected – need different turning style for various wind conditions – different turning style to fit different planes. A lot to learn :roll:

3. Passing the bases : Most pilots made the turn after they heard the beep. In some circumstances, the plane may already passed 10 – 20 metres ! So far I was shocked by the way in which New Sting passed Base A – every lag just past the Base, every lag almost followed the same track like a train ! Pure confidence and not rely on the beep at all :shock:

4. Landing : Now I fully understand why Ah Pong and Master Leung used to practice landings repeat and repeat again in FNS ! So important for normal and super windy conditions like yesterday – or otherwise will fall out from the race during a crash (me)

5. Fixings : The most promising materials for wing skins will be soft drink cans ! Be sure to bring one for next race :idea: Others like AA glue, servo horns, batteries will be important for urgent fixing

Time to repair my planes – a lot to do before fly again. Wish the HK race team can repair their F3F planes very soon for the Welsh Open

Author:  CM Cheng [ 30 Aug 2005 12:47 am ]
Post subject:  Re: F3F race helpers

Wing wrote:
Hey Stanley, I think Pong Pong was also a key helper for the second half of the race : Timing in Base A and launching F3F ships ! He also left something in Base A ! Therefore later on I reluctant to return there (Base A) and stay close to the CD (Contest Director) for helping to press the F3F timer


唔係嘛 :? . . . solid or liquid??

Author:  K.Y.Mak [ 30 Aug 2005 12:57 am ]
Post subject:  Re: F3F race helpers

CM Cheng wrote:
Wing wrote:
Hey Stanley, I think Pong Pong on I reluctant to return there (Base A) and stay close to the CD (Contest Director) for helping to press the F3F timer


唔係嘛 :? was also a key helper for the second half of the race : Timing in Base A and launching F3F ships ! He also left something in Base A ! Therefore later . . . solid or liquid??


你下次去到嗅吓就知啦 :twisted:

Author:  CM Cheng [ 30 Aug 2005 01:06 am ]
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又有相 :o

蘇生 & 蘇太
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Angus & Aris
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堅叔 & Race-M
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高佬偉出 Angus 隻 Aris
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高佬偉 & New Sting
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下次放機記得帶汽水
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阿麥 & NYX-F3F
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阿楊 & Sting
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YC & Elita
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YC 種的蘿蔔
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肥輝 & 阿麥一號
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堅叔手瓜起展
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阿麥隻 NYX-F3F
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堅叔幫冷氣偉出 NYX-F3F
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堅叔隻 Race-M
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好機再黎多張
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偏心都係咁話,再黎多張
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Stanley 隻 Aris
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高佬偉隻 New Sting
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望左 . .
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望右 . .
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Stanley & Aris
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污染 Base A 的 Pong-pong
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Author:  Stanley [ 31 Aug 2005 12:51 am ]
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阿邦除

Author:  Stanley [ 01 Sep 2005 03:48 pm ]
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Just found some movies taken when the masters were practicing a day before the race.

Obviously, Y.C.'s Elita has very good energy retention.
http://www.rcsail.com/elita.avi

Fat Fai's NYX F3F is pretty fast for this kind wind condition
http://www.rcsail.com/fai_NYX.avi

Author:  Stanley [ 06 Sep 2005 03:18 am ]
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Ah Wing crashed his Hypnosis badly before the race! What's a bite to him! For his the good memory of his Hypnosis, here two movies taken on the practice day.
Hypnosis is a good plane, hope that Ah Wing would be able to bring it back to the contest.

Attempt to land
http://www.rcsail.com/hypnosis1.avi

Pretty fast on the F3F track
http://www.rcsail.com/hypnosis2.avi

Author:  Wing [ 08 Sep 2005 05:37 pm ]
Post subject:  My Hypnosis

Wow ! Thanks for posting the Hypnosis video !

There were BIG bites on each of the wing panel and wing joiner was broken :cry:

Carbon fibre + micro ballon + epoxy for several nights. Now almost 85% repaired but still awaiting for shippment of a new wing joiner :roll:

Hope to bring it to slope again :wink: practice, practice, practice !

Author:  Wing [ 16 Sep 2005 05:21 pm ]
Post subject:  Hypnosis back on air

Repair completed :wink: Already have sweet time with her (Hypnosis) again 8)

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