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Posted by milehighjc | Mar 13, 2011 @ 09:47 PM | 5,457 Views
3D Hobby Shop Extra 300 SHP 47
A Park Flyers Perspective


Edited with follow up March 27

Introduction
Hi, my name is Jeff, and Im addicted to RC flying.

My addiction to RC flying started in May of 2010 with the purchase of a Hobbyzone Super Cub a plane that I consider the ideal first airplane. Ive grown through a series of airplanes including a Parkzone T-28D, a Parkzone Stinson Reliant SR-10, a couple of ultra micros, and a coax heli. Im what I would describe as an intermediate pilot, but clearly a park flyer. After 8 months and roughly 400 flights, I found that I gravitate to the T-28, and love to fly aerobatics, and wanted more. Much more.

I started the search for the next airframe with a query on RCGROUPS, looking for ideas based upon my experience. The discussion is here:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1389310
Quite a few good ideas came forward, and after a few weeks of research I decided to go with the 3D Hobby Shop Extra 300 SHP 47. The current state of the art is the V3 airframe. All of the SHPs are very highly rated, and a great deal of information/support can be found on RCGROUPS. I dont need to repeat here all the accolades that you can read on RCG for 3D Hobby Shop, and their customer support. Its been said over and over, its exceptional.

At the recommendation of a fellow RCG member, I contacted Jeff at plane-funrc.com. Jeff was very helpful in making recommendations and build suggestions, and I...Continue Reading