HobbyKing.com New Products Flash Sale
LWMP's blog
Posted by LWMP | Sep 17, 2012 @ 10:38 PM | 1,011 Views
Hi All

I created a page all about my RC flying experience as well as what I would recommend newbies do when getting into the hobby today. It has been over 15 years since I first tried to teach myself to fly an RC plane and only recently did I try and get back into it..

The page is here. Learning to Fly a Radio Control Plane
Posted by LWMP | Aug 05, 2012 @ 08:07 AM | 1,768 Views
My Review of Phoenix RC Simulator

To sum it up in one word, awesome. This program is a must have for anyone entering this hobby and wanting to get a feel for flying an RC plane before they take the plunge and put the real thing at risk. I bought the software with exactly that in mind and am very glad I did.

For the Beginner
If you are new to RC see this beginners guide.

As a beginner myself, I can say that this is almost essential if you are not being trained by an experienced pilot using a buddy box system. Actually flying a radio control plane or helicopter takes getting used to and mistakes are inevitable. The problem is that those mistake will probably cost you your model every time you make them flying the real thing. On the sim you can crash as many times as you like with no extra cost or time spent re-building. Seriously, just sit down with this thing for 1 hour and count how many times you would have written off your aircraft. The software will have paid for itself many times over.

It will also shorten the learning curve and you will be up and flying successfully in no time. Trust me I did it!

For Experienced

Now understand that I still consider myself somewhat of a beginner but let me say that this is a great program for the experienced. In fact I have heard many interviews with the top 3d pilots in the US and they all say the same thing when asked the questions 'What is your advice for someone wanting to compete?' The answer is always,...Continue Reading
Posted by LWMP | Jul 08, 2012 @ 07:56 PM | 1,536 Views
Name: 514pBJS7OZL.jpg
Views: 81
Size: 53.9 KB
Description: Buying your first RC plane

Flying radio control aircraft is an increasingly popular pastime for many people young and old. Gone are the days when it cost hundreds of dollars just to give RC a go and gone are the days of spending hour after hour constructing the aircraft. You could be up and flying this week. Find out how in this article.

I have written an article about getting into the hobby see this link.