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Old 13 August 2008, 11:02   #21
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Especially when you can get fixed wings to hover !!

I had a flight in one of those monster single engine bi-planes (russian) in Cuba throttled back it'll almost hover in light wind!
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Ah but can you land it in such a short distance!

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Ah but can you land it in such a short distance!

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Depends on the headwind....

Ok maybe not quite as short as a heli but these are amazing - skill factor is incredible!!!







I love the way they run the wheels on the water to slow down first!!!
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How about this one? Landing in less than an aircraft's length!

[YOUTUBE]6XYFcw1c-Oo[/YOUTUBE]

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Awesome and look at those tyres!!!

Always been a fan of the Piper Cub.
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Awesome and look at those tyres!!!

Always been a fan of the Piper Cub.
Me too,and if you have a strong headwind it's suprising how much it can cut your landing distance.Really enjoyed the you tube clips.
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