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Almost crashed. Typhoon G was pitching in the wind

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All,
I have had two flights.
The first flight recently was in Carmel California in the fog.
I did not go up too high or fly too long.
No problems at all.

Too bad it was so foggy.

Second flight a week later in Cupertino California.

I was flying over a World famous construction site in Cupertino and was up about three minutes.
The winds were gusty.

At one point I tried to bring the Typhoon G back and the stick at full position to go left
would not affect the flight.

I was able to get it back toward me finally.

I have the Maytech fibre glass props on it.
These don't break when they hit things - including my arm. ha.

Well I tried to bring the Typhoon in.
I was coming down onto the street and was lower than a street light pole.

But the Typhoon G was pitching in the gusts.
I am like well -
If I land this sucker, it will probably tip on the street and damage the props.
Plus cars were going in and out - not too many but a few.

So I am using my left hand to modulate the left stick and trying to get the
Typhoon G to hover over me.

And catch the leg.
I did catch the leg. Finally.
But in catching it in the wind - I tipped the Typhoon G toward my elbow.

The prop ate into my shirt ripping it and took a little slice out of my elbow.
Shirt was $150 years ago - designer shirt.
Rule - don't wear designer shirts when trying to land.

Little cut on my elbow is fine.
bought a few new shirts on eBay for $75 - same designer and did not pay full retail.
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