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The fact that I crashed mean my first big scratch build it functional!


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I am good with the cycle, but I would like my flight time to be greater than my build/repair time. Also, I'd like to reach the basic competency so I am not reluctant to fly the thing in the first place.
My Mighty Mini PBY is structurally done. Still need to do cosmetics and the like, but it flies! I have some crumple on both wing tips, and the left motor needs to be remounted, but it WORKS! View attachment 178329
Congrats! Isn't it funny how afraid we are to launch it the first time. For me it's like when I had to step off the 10 meter tower into the swimming pool. And then when it actually flies, you fall in love with the thing all over again, in a new way. It becomes a whole different creature.