The flying monkeys got me...

Helis and fixed wing

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Friday, July 27, 2012

Good nite, you Princes of Gulfport!

Last day at BMF, cloudy, gusty. Stearman put down by a microburst (wicked cool, caught as I come out over the tree tops, blew her sideways, down, up, took several trys to get her down, another gust threw her 20 feet SIDEWAYS a foot off the groung, tearing off her landing gear, again, and breaking the wing tabs. It was something else! Storm front continued to move in as I was flying the HDX 500 and she had a similar flight as the Stearman when the gusts carried her away, threw her down after carrying her away, and she ended up a pretzel. Two years with this heli, never crashed, so she was due... After the thunder storms moved off and the rains passed, things cooled down, settled down and the boys flew in fine conditions. Alas, I had broken my two aircraft, and my EXI 450 Sport had a technical issue, so I had nothing to fly... So Kenny broke out cigars and we ended the day as gentlemen! Said my goodbyes, packed up, and drove away.
 
 
HDX500se before...
 
 
and pretzeled... (Already fixed, pics tomorrow).
 
 
Yeah, sexy and we know it...
Kenny and Ken
 
 

1 comment :

  1. Ha ha ha, now that is funny!
    we'll miss you dude!
    I had a good time learning to fly with you!

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