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Offline FilthyTown

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Hanging 1-turn Airplane
« on: 02 March, 2012, 16:21:21 »
I have gotten it twice so far one of which was super sketchy.
The main problem I'm having is catching the ball at the right time and/or being able to recover the hole from a 'bad' catch.

Just looking for a little feedback on this trick, I would really like to have it somewhat consistent in the future.

Thanks everyone,
Elrick

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Re: Hanging 1-turn Airplane
« Reply #1 on: 02 March, 2012, 16:47:44 »
In a different thread, I wrote this:
I can't seem to figure out the hanging airplane thing - that's a new one to me, it's going to take quite a bit of practice.
I do a small back-swing (about 30˚) then let a highish launch do the work for the rotation[1]. I can get the spin about right most of the time. Trouble is, I get the catch position wrong a lot of the time. :-/
 1. Knees! 8)
Also, as soon as you release the string, I try to (almost) immediately grab the ball. i.e. after it's done barely more than a quarter-turn[2]. That should give the time needed to adjust the grip/position of the ball before landing the catch.
 2. Okay, after typing that, I just tried it, and it's more like 3/8ths of a turn. :)

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Re: Hanging 1-turn Airplane
« Reply #2 on: 05 March, 2012, 14:59:44 »
Thanks Void, that was very very helpful.

 

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