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07-14-2017 06:03 PM  11 days agoPost 1
Chris Bergen

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cassopolis, MI USA

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Decided to do some "Old School" Turbine flying today..

Broke out the Intrepid Turbine with the Wren MW54 Heli engine...

We've been so busy with other projects that I simply haven't flown this in at least 3 years...

Checked the Batteries (replaced one with a defective cell), Fueled it up with Kero AND Propane (yes THAT old school ), and damned if she didn't fire right up...

Flybarred, 401 Gyro with 9254 servo, DS 8311 servos, Duralite batteries, Propane start...

Now to figure out why I quit flying it...

Chris D. Bergen

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07-14-2017 08:51 PM  11 days agoPost 2
JuanRodriguez

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Probably because you've been too busy spending all that money you're making !!

Been there, done that and old enough to know better.....

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07-14-2017 10:11 PM  11 days agoPost 3
Aswick3

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Bristol Ct 06010

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Hehe ^^
Wow, that thing's a BEAR!! Sweet! How'd it run/fly after those yrs of sitting? Any issues

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07-14-2017 11:08 PM  11 days agoPost 4
Chris Bergen

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It flew just like it did many years ago!! No issues at all. The headspeed was still spot on, trims were good, etc.

Now I did NOT go thrash it around, I didn't even plan on flying it, was just gonna run the engine (if it started).. But it seemed to be raring to go, so I just couldn't resist....

I'll try to get vids next I put her up.

Chris D. Bergen

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07-15-2017 12:21 AM  11 days agoPost 5
v22chap

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Granger, Indiana

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Way to go Chris ... glad to see you had time to enjoy what you make Got to find enough time to get up and see ya all !!!! Been way to long .

Larry C ----------Bergen R/C helicopters

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07-15-2017 06:19 AM  11 days agoPost 6
hawk3319

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Sand Lake, MI - USA

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Now to restart hosting your funflys again I miss those

Hawk

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07-15-2017 12:47 PM  10 days agoPost 7
onebigjunker

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Wellsville, Ks

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you had a heli in the air! see you at IRCHA lol

work hard, play even harder!!!!
Team Empire Hobby/GAUI USA

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07-15-2017 03:41 PM  10 days agoPost 8
Chris Bergen

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I've had quite a few in the air, but they were a bit more Industrial... Everyone needs to play once in awhile...

Chris D. Bergen

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