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Sunday, November 12, 2006

Camera Technology helps with F3K Launching

Sunday morning saw the last day of this years postals and it
started out over cast and windy.
I had one trim flight with my 100" Tsotsi and then the wait
began for the conditions to improve.

In the mean time Stephane was practicing his F3k launching

So at the spur of the moment I took my digital camera and
started taking sequence shots of him running up and launching.

After every few launches we replay the photo shots and according
to Stephane it defiantly did help him to get a more ' power full' launch.

Here are one of the sequence’s that we used to analyze Stephane's
Launching method. You can click on the picture to make it bigger, and
once it opens you can
fill the screen by clicking
again in the right hand
bottom of the picture.

Setphane sent me and e-mail below with the results of the launches as logged on
his on board data logger and on this screen shot one can clearly see the improvements.

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