Flying RC Planes in Mumbai

One week, me and a friend went along to Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai. Every weekend hobbyists get together and fly remote-controlled planes. These are not the measly battery operated kind. They run on fuel and have actual engines that drive propellers.

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Their remotes look complicated. And the whole process of getting it to take off seemed fairly complex.

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But they are so awesome.

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Here is a video of one taking off.

Now this was a surprise. One of these was actually powered by a jet engine. A real jet engine like you find in commercial planes. Really cool. Check out the sound it made.

It was also able to go straight up. Crazy.

Originally published at paramaggarwal.com.

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