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“I was flying the wrong plane!” and Other Top Crash Excuses

“I was flying the wrong plane!” and Other Top Crash Excuses
Hard landings, unfortunate midairs, outright crashes … they happen to even the best RC pilots. The rest of us, well, let’s say we’ve all have had our share of “accidents.” When we asked for your best RC crash excuses on our Facebook page, the creativity of Model Airplane News readers didn’t disappoint. Out of over 500 submitted excuses, we picked these favorites. Here’s hoping for many more flights before you need to use one of...


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“I was flying the wrong plane!” and Other Top Crash Excuses

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