Monthly Archives: December 2013

Episode 137 – Marathon Flight! (46km/28mi)

Victory! This week I successfully piloted the Raptor 140 over a marathon’s distance (42km or 26mi) by flying 45.7km or 28.4mi. I say pilot, but really it was a 99%...
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Episode 136 – Raptor Flys 109mph 176kph!

This week has been very windy, and I thought I’d try flying the Raptor 140 in gusts of wind over 33mph/53kph. This is also one of the requirements of my...
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Episode 135 – Raptor Bungee Launch!

After a few painful hand launches of my Raptor 140, I decided there had to be a better way to reliably and consistently get my large and slightly heavy airplane...
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Episode 134 – Raptor 140B Maiden Flight!!

This week I conducted the maiden flight of the Raptor 140b, the follow up and improvement on the original 140. It uses the exact kit I sell on my store,...
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