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Old 03-25-2012, 09:20 PM   #69 (permalink)
GeneralAntilles
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Haven't had that experience yet. I've had an osprey try to snatch my mQX out of midair and give up when it flew sideways and at him. I've hit a seagull before by accident.
Prior to this it was bees chasing my mCP X. Was unprepared for the raptor attack.

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I usually fly over at parkside mall. Big open field great for just learning basic stuff (like I am). I've got my AMA and have tried to join the local club but evidently I have to get there before 11 to give them money. I hate mornings.
Aaah, yeah there is a lot of room out there. May need to make use of that when I'm (infrequently) up in North county.

I keep considering joining Sparks, but having to have AMA membership is a bit bothersome when their activities are becoming increasingly political.

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But at least you protected the animal from itself
Yeah, would've been a very bad afternoon for me otherwise. Helicopters and parts are easy enough to replace, more worried about the bird than the heli.
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