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Old 08-26-2018, 09:16 PM
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Top Flight's GS P-51 is an all time favourite of mine but I've been a bit hesitant in pulling
the trigger on one as I've heard it can be quite handful with ground handling.
Flew mine last week for the first time,, twice again yesterday, ground handling seems pretty tame to me, responds to rudder input fine,, lands easy,,
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Old 11-26-2019, 12:03 PM
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Ziroli P-51D maiden bash-landing

Maiden takeoff gone wrong!
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Old 11-26-2019, 12:05 PM
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Old 11-26-2019, 12:07 PM
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Ziroli P-51D Mustang rebuild

Two year rebuild done and flying fine!
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Old 11-26-2019, 01:05 PM
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They say go big or go home. I went big....then I went home!
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Old 11-26-2019, 03:16 PM
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Two year rebuild done and flying fine!

Wow awesome!
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Old 11-26-2019, 06:19 PM
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Old 11-27-2019, 12:33 AM
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Seagull Boomerang

Before . . .


and after.
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Old 11-27-2019, 05:51 PM
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Rip Max XCalibur + & Great Planes Proud Bird Down!

Lost two great flying planes due to wing failures.

A before picture!

And...... the after picture..
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Old 11-27-2019, 06:11 PM
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Old 11-27-2019, 06:48 PM
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They say go big or go home. I went big....then I went home!
Man what happened! I never seen a cowl wrinkle up like that.. Mamba?
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Old 11-28-2019, 05:16 AM
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Elevator horn came out of the elevator; hence, no elevator control. Nose first landings are never pretty.
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Old 11-28-2019, 10:19 AM
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[QUOTE=rcbobp;2918163]Elevator horn came out of the elevator; hence, no elevator control. Nose first landings are never pretty.[/QUOTE

Yeah not much you can do in that situation!
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Old 11-28-2019, 01:11 PM
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Man what happened! I never seen a cowl wrinkle up like that.. Mamba?
Agree on cowl. A clue as to how that plane landed.
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Old 11-28-2019, 01:23 PM
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Elevator horn came out of the elevator; hence, no elevator control. Nose first landings are never pretty.[/QUOTE

Yeah not much you can do in that situation!
All you can do is admire the spectacle.

And cuss.
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