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platinum
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:41 pm
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There are water-wells around my flying area. So I think flying the floated rc heli may have fun.
I looking for more info about what to use for the floats and the affect flying charakteristics.
Any advice will be sincerely appreciated!

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:50 pm
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could you make floats from polystyrene. its nice and light. just dont do your first test landing 50 metres away in the middle of a big pond. Wink
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:57 pm
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Floating helipads or floating plattons on the landing sdkids
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 26, 2011 1:08 am
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platinum:

Try this web site. They have allot of floats available. I was thinking of maybe putting floats on my J3 Cub.

http://www.caliberhobby.com/float.html

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 26, 2011 4:56 am
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Here's a video of my first effort:


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Floats were made from old foam packing material.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:16 am
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Hi everyone,

Thanks all for nice info.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 02, 2011 3:06 pm
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I like this video


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But I am not ready to go.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 02, 2011 7:06 pm
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Nice going but it looks like the current is going take your copter away.
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