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Old 05-08-2019, 05:24 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Australia

Went to another warbird event waiting to hover taxi to the runway about 200mm high, I was cleared on to the runway buy a planker who said he would stay up high . before I could even get to the runway, not going any higher than 200mm, he T boned me, knocking the hozontal stab off, hitting TR and stripping the gears, got to throttle hold and a auto, but a bit of a heavy landing
Damage was front & back umbrella gears, fin cracked, $60 worth, but they are getting hard to find, had to ship from USA to Aus, $58 so doubled up + a couple of extras, looking at what was around, not sure how many repairs I have left . has anyone put any other mechanics in this fuslage?
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