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Attn: Carl - Crazy RC Helicopter Tricks

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  1. CaptTom

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    Well, finally got down to see crazy Carl, no that's Carl's crazy helicopter tricks. He is one bad-arse pilot! I mean, that is a pretty hefty machine and controller and you have to coordinate the moves from a position outside of the flying object. Was able to grab some images while he did his flips and mobius twists.

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  2. YachtForums

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    Thanks Tom! And thanks for coming out to the field. Great shots!! :)

    The transmitter's been replaced by the keyboard this morning. Back to work...
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    Your own helicopter for under US$20,000

    September 21, 2005 Flying is not a sport generally associated with those people who are light of wallet – which makes the Mosquito Ultralight helicopter something of a rarity. The entire kit for the Mosquito can be purchased for US$20,000 and if you think the minimalist Mosquito leaves you a bit vulnerable, there’s the fully enclosed Mosquito XE and XEL which can be purchased for US$23,000 apeice. Building the kits will cost you about 200 to 300 hours to build or you can have the plane built for you for a flat US$4000. Getting airborn for under US$20,000 in your own, new helicopter is quite a feat – we’re not aware of any other helicopter in this price category and on top of that, both Mosquito variants offer very low maintenance and operating costs.

    Your own helicopter for under US$20,000

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    I've never mid-aired a plank, but I've collided with a copter. The carnage is costly!
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    Got one of these at Radio Shack a while ago:
    Didn't really read the instructions too closely.
    Used it indoor a few times but it jumped around too much, kind of out of control, it even went after my dog and crashed into his nose.
    (100 lbs Dobbermann)
    Took the chopper outside to get more room.
    It went wild, full power straight up, then headed for the canal and crashed in the water never to be seen again. My dog was watching and I can swear he had a smile on his face.
    Turned out this chopper was not radio controlled, but rather by light, as in your TV remote. If I had the transmitter pointed at the chopper, I would have been more in control, but I didn't.
    Outside of course, in the sun, it went Apesh!t and I had no control at all.
    Read the instructions later, it says for indoor use only.:rolleyes:

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