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« Reply #45 on: August 20, 2009, 01:14 PM »

Correction, I did "pop" a 540 at the end of that 130ish flat spin sequence.  I haven't watched that video for quite a while and forgot about the traditional 540 pop.  You can see both lines go all slack.  With limited altitude sometimes you've got to pop a quick spin to get it around in time. 
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« Reply #46 on: August 20, 2009, 02:25 PM »

I think the main reason I fly the TrickTail UL is for the 540's and Pinwheels.
TrickTail UL doin' some 540's
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« Reply #47 on: August 20, 2009, 03:17 PM »

John,
Thanks for your reply, you can never tell from the watching the videos the subtleties between different tricks. Unless you know what to look for. I never looked for slack in the lines, but I will now. I've gotten free-falling pinwheels before, but not much luck recovering them. I filmed myself working with low winds a few months ago. Low winds are rare where I fly, but once in a while I get to work with the Ozone...

Flying the Ozone

There's alot of walking downwind to gain ground.
Thanks again.
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« Reply #48 on: August 20, 2009, 03:28 PM »

Steve...
540s to tip stand looks great ! I have to try that... Also, a 540 viewed from below is an angle that says alot about the trick. 540s and axels do look great with the TT. I hope they really do start making those again.
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« Reply #49 on: August 20, 2009, 03:32 PM »

Steve,  nice flying, looks great.  The TT is king of flat spins.

Rob, looks like you've got the light wind flying figure out.  A little more time and I'm sure you'll have multiple axes down. Those down wind glides are nice and slow.
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