Wow ... a behemoth coaxial from Kopterworx!

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  1. Gary Haynes

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    Back in the mid 2000's some German soaring pilots got together to build an open class glider. The ultimate open class glider. The result was the Eta. 2 person glider with a 30.90m (101 ft 5 inch) wingspan. Compares to the 211ft wingspan of a 747. Cost was clearly no object as the last i had heard the price for each of the handbuilt Eta's was approximately $1.5M USD and might have been higher.

    So Mario is right on point. Anyone started looking at turbine engines yet :D
     
  2. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    When you can't put it into your SUV/van even with the booms removed. :)
    Andy.
     
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  3. Mario de Roos

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  5. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    "Motor #12 is running hot, Captain!"
    "Which one's that????"

    :)

    Andy.
     
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  6. Sebastian Meredith

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    It's the one on the left ... Sheeeezzz! Amatures! ;)
     
  7. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    No, no, I'm sure the designer said it was that one over there on the right....let me see, 1...2...3...4....
     
  8. Mario de Roos

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    how did they do a compass calibration on that thing?
     
  10. Steve Maller

    Steve Maller UAV Grief Counselor

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    Wow...that is a beautiful machine.
     
  11. Dejan Mugosa

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    More to come soon. We are making 3 totaly new RTF-s and for heavy usage and 2 new FUturistics ones.
     
  12. Steve Maller

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    Can't wait. You guys are really pushing the boundaries over there. Keep up the good work!
     

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