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Posted by Fish99 | Jun 22, 2010 @ 07:42 PM | 4,148 Views
Well, might as well have something on the BLOG page ...

First off, I consider myself NEW to RC flying. Had a couple of U-Controls (UKIES) when I was a kid, both the 049 and electric type. Never did get the bloody 049 to fly. Flew the electric a bit till I decided to plant it into the pavement, motor came through the front, end of model .. LOL

Loads of FSX and it's pre-decessors experience on the computer, but never got an RC Sim till about 1 month ago.

Got into the RC stuff about 8 or 9 months ago now teaching myself on the Firebird Phantom. Great learning plane for figuring out orientation, etc. Went from there to the PZ Spitfire. LOVE that airplane, and still flying it. (Have a bit of an crank case crack issue, going to try to fix, but if not, may try to MOD IT UP now to a Brushless ... we'll see.)

Got an AXE CX Micro Coax heli in the fall, love that little bird, dead stable, fund to fly inside. Sitting on a shelf right now with burnt out 3-way board. Have to find a cheap replacement.

Picked up a Helimax Novus FP to try to go the next step ... NOT ... what a twitchy little thing. Tough enough, but I was trying to learn in a garage in winter, way too many crashes. Got some reasonable hover time, but without a computer programable Tx, just too much for me. Crashed and sitting on a shelf as well.

Bought the PZ 109 this spring and just loved it for the first 6 flights ... then ... wait for it ... engine issue! (I know, you're shocked!) After...Continue Reading