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    Backwards?

    I fly the pattern at 500 ft and right traffic, TH55 and others small helicopters don't fly very fast and I would get run over by a airplane. now if I had a rotor mouse I would tell everybody to get the hell out of my way and I'm coming in to land. chuck i
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    Stuart Thanks for the info, I think I'll keep flying what I have for a while. chuck
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    The mosquito XE I have with a Hirth 65 hp has been great. very little maintenance I've spent more time cleaning off the dead bugs, and have about 50 hours now. it's fly's very close to a 300c but it has a 2 stroke running at 6000 rpms and I fly it in areas that if the engine stops I have a place...
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    Stuart How do you like the rotorway ? I have been thinking about selling my single seater and getting a rotorway but I seem to change my mind about once a week. I hear about some of the problems they have but how many of the problems are induced by the guy with the wrench or is it the...
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    Don great looking shop with lots of room and cool toys. In the mid 80s I was stationed in your area at Port Hueneme for about 4 months taking a salvage diver class. chuck
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    Ok I have the 40 hours + on my mosquito, now I need to put the entry in the log book and it a done deal. I was able to get a Balancer to use and have the tail rotor down to .04 ips the main rotor just does not have the ability to be adjusted like real helicopters so It's a work in progress the...
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    What do you think?

    That is cool. I wish I was smart enough to build something like that
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    https://youtu.be/KyNhef5v9QE flight to the lake before the rain starts
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    Hillberg Your correct on the auto, people want a safety net. I think they should get more training and flight time that's the best safety net. I'll get off my soap box now chuck
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    Done
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    will wait for tech support/ wife
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    I hate this computer
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    I think I screwed up the pics again, will fix
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    better T/R pics. Hirth has been very easy to deal with and they put up with all my questions chuck
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    Any Heli builders on HBA?

    Blue chips I'll take some better pics and post later today. The helicopter is good, I've only had one problem with it so far had a cdi go out on one flight Hirth sent a new one the next day at no charge and payed return shipping for the bad one. They had a recall on the cooling fan it looks like...
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