Archive for July, 2009

The tricky crossroad for 3D Masters

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3DM was the name of the original dream. A beautiful sport arena where 3D enthusiasts and nerds could come and do serious battle. After 3DM 2009 this the dreamer certainly should wake up, because a nightmare is approaching!

The intensions of providing good weather resulted in too hot weather which brought pilots and camera guys close to fainting. The intensions of providing restaurants and entertainment to everyone resulted in too bad food at too high prizes. The intensions of providing good nearby apartments to the pilots resulted in many rented cars. The intensions of providing the beautiful sport arena resulted in many situations where the pilots seemed more professional than the 3DX platform.

No doubt that the 3DM dream still lives, but it will require some serious re-organisation to get the dream living again.

From a pilot point of view, 3DM in Spain was certainly a colourful experience with ups and downs all the way, as usual. My set manoeuvre flight was great considering the windy conditions. The masters set manoeuvres have become so difficult, that many participants do get big troubles when conditions are not perfect. I finished 9th position.

Freestyle went better, leading to 6th position. After 1 beer I was pretty drunk after that result :-) During freestyle my Turbulence acted like short Rx glitch several times. Later that evening my Tx totally failed on roll channel! I borrowed a Tx, but unfortunately switch positions were not similar.

The day after at music flight I hit the wrong switches twice, but fortunately my score did not go completely bad. Overall 9th position which make me very proud.

Rest of the time I enjoyed talking to the incredible amount of rc heli knowledge that was gathered at 3DM (and drinking huge amount of beer and red wine :-)). No doubt, this is the place to be if you want to listen to extremely experienced guys.

The 3DX dream still lives, but there will be many sceptic people in 2010.

Kim Jensen (Hirobo Turbulence)


Victory flights 3D Masters 2009

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Now for some video, there a still allot of video to be expected, but here we have two victory flights, like all good victory flights they end with a crash.

Victory flight from Dominik Haegele ending with a semi crash, dame good flight.

Victory flight from Tom-Erik Rolfson ending with a pitchbrother cut going bad, a little to close to the ground.


More pictures 3D Masters 2009

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Now we have some more pictures, and a first hand impression of how it was i Spain. Read the rest here http://www.rcheliresource.com/event-coverage-3dmasters-2009/

Look at the happy faces :)

Dominik with a medal

Tom-Erik with a medal


Final result 3D Masters 2009

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Okay here it is the final result from 3D Masters 2009, now we just have to wait for the videos :)

Look Dominik and Tom-Erik at first place’s, my personal favorites.

Expert result from 3D Masters 2009
Expert result from 3D Masters 2009

Masters result from 3D Masters 2009
Masters result from 3D Masters 2009


Danish result 3D Masters 2009

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I can’t wait anymore, for the result to show up from 3D Masters, i just got a SMS from Spain :) but only for the Danish pilot and here it goes:

Klaus Jensen at place 17
Kim Jensen at place 9
Sebastian Duus at place 5

That is really good :) Sebastian at 5. place, it is his first time at the 3D masters, he is flying a Logo 600.

Congratulations to you all

And we are still waiting for the rest of the results !!!