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New helicopter

Geena

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The first of my three new helicopter kits came a few days ago, a Whiplash 90 Nitro V2. It`s all built, set up and ready to fly this weekend. Maiden flight video to follow. Hopefully, my Whiplash 730E and Fury 57 will get here soon so I can start building them

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D.O.G.

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Very nice Geena. I hope you enjoy flying them. Tell me you kept your Gaui heli ?
 

Geena

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No, Ivan. The GAUI helicopters are all gone. I pulled all the electronics out, to go into the Whiplashes.
 

Geena

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Update on the Whiplash nitro. This thing is a beast! The maiden flight went very well, and I NAILED the Bavarian Demon setup on the first shot. All I had to do, was turn the agility rate up some. Other than that, the setup was perfect. I have about 50...ish flights on it so far, and it`s performing flawlessly. :)

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D.O.G.

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Goblin 380 Supporter
I new it wouldn't take you long to get her flying the way you want. That's awesome that all is working out well for you with your new sponsor Geena. Now go teach them how to fly :).
 

Geena

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I new it wouldn't take you long to get her flying the way you want. That's awesome that all is working out well for you with your new sponsor Geena. Now go teach them how to fly :).
It never takes me long to tune a FBL unit. I have been flying Bavarian Demon for so Long, I can tune them in m,y sleep...LOL
 

Smoggie

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No, Ivan. The GAUI helicopters are all gone. I pulled all the electronics out, to go into the Whiplashes.

The Whiplash looks fantastic... Out of curiosity, was the move away from Gaui due to the brand's possible demise? This is something that has been speculated on for a while and your move might be further evidence.. Or possibly you just wanted a change and I'm reading too much into it?
 

Geena

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The Whiplash looks fantastic... Out of curiosity, was the move away from Gaui due to the brand's possible demise? This is something that has been speculated on for a while and your move might be further evidence.. Or possibly you just wanted a change and I'm reading too much into it?
You`re reading way to far into it. Every time a pilot leaves a brand, everyone freaks out and assumes that the brand being left is in trouble or danger of disappearing. Nothing could be farther than the truth. GAUI is doing quite well, and is NOT going anywhere. I was offered a better sponsorship from MA, and I took it... It`s just that simple. For anyone who is reading this, who owns GAUI helicopters......you don`t have to sell them. GAUI is here to stay.
 

Smoggie

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Thanks for clearing it up, I thought I was probably reading too much into it :) Here in the UK GAUI have been quite 'dormant' in recent years so it leads to speculation.
 

Geena

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Thanks for clearing it up, I thought I was probably reading too much into it :) Here in the UK GAUI have been quite 'dormant' in recent years so it leads to speculation.
They`re still pretty heavy hitters in Europe and the Orient, and I`m sure they will be a relevant brand here in the States for quite a while too. Sometimes you just need a change, and when I started competing in F3C, Miniature aircraft made me an offer I couldn`t (would have been a fool) to refuse.
 

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