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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #135 on: January 06, 2007, 09:16:37 PM »
hi,

my verrrrry big impressive list:

HR20 (PIC)
R300 (Dual)
R200 (Dual, aco)

greetings,
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I'm impressed considering I don't even know what those airplanes are---- ???
::rofl:: my thoughts exactly, although I think the R200/300 sounds like designations used for small french Robin GA planes?

Frank
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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #136 on: January 06, 2007, 10:10:43 PM »
hi,

my verrrrry big impressive list:

HR20 (PIC)
R300 (Dual)
R200 (Dual, aco)

greetings,
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I'm impressed considering I don't even know what those airplanes are---- ???

nice *feels important* *smiles* ahum *smiles again*

they are all robins (french constructor, they call it the "french equivalent of the cessna").

HR20 = Robin 200



R300 = Robin 3000 (4 seats)


R200 = Robin 2000 (2 seats, acro)


so, no exotic planes  ;)
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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #137 on: January 06, 2007, 10:23:02 PM »
Wow I was actually right for a change  :D
Actually to most of us then Robins probably are exotic  ::rofl:: They do look nice though :)
The 4-seater, is that the one formerly/also known as the 400DR or something like that? The one with the bent outer wing-tips for better low-speed control?

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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #138 on: January 06, 2007, 10:27:47 PM »
Wow I was actually right for a change  :D
Actually to most of us then Robins probably are exotic  ::rofl:: They do look nice though :)
The 4-seater, is that the one formerly/also known as the 400DR or something like that? The one with the bent outer wing-tips for better low-speed control?

Frank

i don't know about the 400DR, but it has wingtips indeed. don't know whay  :D
i'll try to take them off next time and see what happens  ::) ::cowboy::
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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #139 on: January 06, 2007, 10:42:40 PM »
hi,

my verrrrry big impressive list:

HR20 (PIC)
R300 (Dual)
R200 (Dual, aco)

greetings,
digits

What does aco mean?  ???
I give that landing a 9 . . . on the Richter scale.

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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #140 on: January 06, 2007, 11:04:15 PM »
hi,

my verrrrry big impressive list:

HR20 (PIC)
R300 (Dual)
R200 (Dual, aco)

greetings,
digits

What does aco mean?  ???

allright, their was a 'r' missing. its acro = short for acrobatics = aerobatics

i think acrobatics is more like a dutch-english-non-existant word :)
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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #141 on: January 07, 2007, 05:11:53 AM »
Nice airplanes---have fun :)

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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #142 on: January 07, 2007, 05:37:11 PM »
hi,

my verrrrry big impressive list:

HR20 (PIC)
R300 (Dual)
R200 (Dual, aco)

greetings,
digits

What does aco mean?  ???

allright, their was a 'r' missing. its acro = short for acrobatics = aerobatics

i think acrobatics is more like a dutch-english-non-existant word :)


Acrobatics is what a gymnast does (or, in fact, an acrobat).  But we knew what you meant...  ;)
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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #143 on: January 08, 2007, 05:38:49 PM »
Wow I was actually right for a change  :D
Actually to most of us then Robins probably are exotic  ::rofl:: They do look nice though :)
The 4-seater, is that the one formerly/also known as the 400DR or something like that? The one with the bent outer wing-tips for better low-speed control?

Frank

Did you mean winglets, Frank?  Winglets reduce induced drag (drag created by lift), and actually produce a thrust vector, slightly increasing true airspeed.  They're pretty cool, actually.
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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #144 on: January 08, 2007, 06:02:20 PM »
Well I don't think they can go under the term winglets but here's a picture of a DR400 so you can see for yourself, and yes winglets are great, I just don't think it's possible to fit some on my dreamplanes sadly.

http://www.aeroclubdauphine.asso.fr/img/2_club/avions/DR46.jpg

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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #145 on: January 08, 2007, 06:06:31 PM »
Ah.  That's different. 
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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #146 on: January 08, 2007, 06:11:25 PM »
Well I don't think they can go under the term winglets but here's a picture of a DR400 so you can see for yourself, and yes winglets are great, I just don't think it's possible to fit some on my dreamplanes sadly.

http://www.aeroclubdauphine.asso.fr/img/2_club/avions/DR46.jpg

Frank

i think this is another type. the wings on the R300 are not "bend" in the middle.
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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #147 on: January 10, 2007, 04:26:10 PM »
Well I know that bent-wing model as a DR400 so it's highly possible the 300 uses different wings since I'm not sure what the differences between the models are from that manufacturer except they all look like simple and nice planes :)

Btw, aerobatics in danish is usually also called luft-akrobatik (air-acrobatics) and since the Robin to my knowledge is french then it's highly possible there is no equivalent to the aviation-specific term "aerobatics".

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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #148 on: January 10, 2007, 10:40:14 PM »
one more obvious difference between R300 and the pic of your DR400: the R300 has its elevators "on top" of its tail, the DR400 on the bottom of its tail.
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Re: What have you flown so far?
« Reply #149 on: January 11, 2007, 02:06:52 AM »
Well I know that bent-wing model as a DR400 so it's highly possible the 300 uses different wings since I'm not sure what the differences between the models are from that manufacturer except they all look like simple and nice planes :)

Btw, aerobatics in danish is usually also called luft-akrobatik (air-acrobatics) and since the Robin to my knowledge is french then it's highly possible there is no equivalent to the aviation-specific term "aerobatics".

Frank

I'm sure the French do the same, of course everything seems to be done the reverse of english, so instead of air-acrobatics, they probably say acrobaties aériennes

or something like that (and thanks babelfish ;)

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