Valdez 2016 LSA Class - Just Aircraft Super STOL Win

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Valdez 2016 LSA Class - Just Aircraft Super STOL Win

Postby sonex293 » Tue May 10, 2016 9:24 am

From YouTube:

Robby Pedersen's best takeoff and landing from the 2016 Valdez Fly In. Flying a Just Aircraft SuperSTOL on new Ultralight Alaskan Bushwheels, Pedersen (no surprise here) took first place in the Light Sport Class

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5htZw74UHms

Awesome!
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Re: Valdez 2016 LSA Class - Just Aircraft Super STOL Win

Postby BucF16 » Tue May 10, 2016 6:46 pm

Outstanding!!

:D :D
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Re: Valdez 2016 LSA Class - Just Aircraft Super STOL Win

Postby kenryan » Thu May 12, 2016 12:19 am

That landing is the equivalent to a hole in one on the golf course or a perfect game in th World Series.
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Re: Valdez 2016 LSA Class - Just Aircraft Super STOL Win

Postby SheepdogRD » Thu May 12, 2016 4:21 pm

Interestingly, that landing wasn't in the winning combination. Rob's first takeoff of 77' plus the 27' landing = 104'. His second attempt, while not as spectacular, was the winner: 54' takeoff + 49' landing = 103'.

Second place total was 144', and third place was 260'.

Here's a link to the results: http://www.valdezflyin.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2016-Valdez-STOL-Final-Results.pdf.
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Re: Valdez 2016 LSA Class - Just Aircraft Super STOL Win

Postby dkshow » Thu May 12, 2016 11:28 pm

Hey guys and gals,

We put a camera on Robs strut for fun, we hadn't seen any video from a competitor yet so here it is. It's cool being able to see his feet while he's flying, gives you a bit of an idea of what the wind was doing. It was a lot of fun for sure and Robby did a great job!

https://youtu.be/8CHkQH79S0Q
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Re: Valdez 2016 LSA Class - Just Aircraft Super STOL Win

Postby Johnny C! » Fri May 13, 2016 12:55 pm

That's impressive to put it mildly.

It speaks to the piloting skills
& Troy's designs.

Great job to both.

I'm lucky to be part of
this family.

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Re: Valdez 2016 LSA Class - Just Aircraft Super STOL Win

Postby kenryan » Fri May 13, 2016 1:08 pm

Did everyone notice that the wingspan is 6 feet longer than normal?
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Re: Valdez 2016 LSA Class - Just Aircraft Super STOL Win

Postby AV8R Paul » Fri May 13, 2016 9:32 pm

kenryan wrote:Did everyone notice that the wingspan is 6 feet longer than normal?

Where did you get the information that it was 6 feet longer wing Span?
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