I have been thinking a lot lately about this. I am not ready to stop flying completely. But I know that there will be a time when I can not fly anymore.
So what determines when it is time to stop? I know that if it is no longer fun then of course there is no point in doing something that is meant to be fun when it is not.
My desire to fly is a strong as it ever was. But my ability to fly has changed. Really fast planes are out of the question now. As are planes that are radicaly aerobatic.
It is ironic in a way that my choices in planes are starting to go backwards. Going to slower and easier to fly airplanes.
I have always enjoyed slowflyers but now they are becoming more of a requirement instead of a choice.
I am not up to flying more days then I am able to. So I want to make the most of the times I am feeling well enough. And that means planes that are easier to fly.
But I do not want to be at the point where all I can do is fly in circles and that is it.
So at what point to you hang it up?
Sorry for all the rambling.
ODB VI September 2014
Been involved with flying models since 1969 and still at it!