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Posted by papadwight | Apr 16, 2015 @ 05:28 PM | 1,552 Views
Well 3 weeks getting to know Windows 8 want it well do and want for me. It well go Retro and do my commodore 64 programs and simulators on both 64 forever and a Frodo app. Free RC desk top working and flying with my logitech attack flight stick 3. Roller coaster tycoon deluxe well not play and roller coaster tycoon 3 not as good so after years of play had to stop. Opera & Google chrome all work on windows 8 so online almost the same. You must sign on this computer and it want many more pass words like I already got a book and need more people sending junk mail to my email. I am one of them guys want to see a price and your not getting my email. And if you bug me I well go somewhere else. The last new car I got I went the day all the news services were on tv saying no one can buy a new car. Took me one hour to get a brand new dodge.
Posted by papadwight | Apr 09, 2015 @ 06:41 PM | 1,209 Views
One picture of it trimmed and ready to day and old pictures of me using over the years take off and landing of champ night vapor and ember 2 gamma 370 cessna 182 have never had my fighters take off but have landed.
Posted by papadwight | Apr 08, 2015 @ 05:47 PM | 1,790 Views
Well its spring new weed eater gotten last night carb came off lawn mower and cleaned now its running cut out main path of runway. Still have to cut low grass near runway past years runway 3 x 12 feet low grass 10 by 50 feet . Dirt must be level and no grass or roots or wholes. now dirt section 3 feet by 25 feet much larger than first year's. Also land on high grass coming over runway into hill stalling just before hill. Most times fly the champ right out my hand and do a stall landing on grass. Get all this done much slower than years before. Been very windy this year so I was slow to start getting everything ready for spring flying....Continue Reading
Posted by papadwight | Mar 30, 2015 @ 02:53 PM | 1,970 Views
Crew one, passenger one more than 10,000 built max speed 95 cruise 85 stall 38 mph. 13 gal 270 miles range ceiling 12,500 feet. Empty weight 740 lbs. Gross weight 1220 lbs. The hobbyzone Champ like like a real plane at all. You take a good look at them look very much the same. The real plane fly's like a dream. The model flys like a dream....Continue Reading
Posted by papadwight | Mar 25, 2015 @ 06:44 AM | 2,844 Views
Well I when a year still running a two xt computer's. I could not be more lost on this thing. Looks to be a salesman of nothing a price for everthing and you own nothing even after you pay for it and keep paying for it on your 100.00 a month free internet. The last time I went to a free park did not cost me anything. Trying all the free games that are not free. My son's in my room helping me every few min. May need to get another flight simulator for this one. And run a wireless radio for it maybe my Dx5 for it, has very few usb ports on it. well I did get a picture up with this post.
Posted by papadwight | Mar 20, 2015 @ 09:25 AM | 2,622 Views
Light small low wing high dihedral calm day plane. It took a little bit of time to get this plane down. Take off at 3/4 throttle than flying at 1/2 throttle or less took more than a few trimming's. Landings under some power on a no wind day. Easy to get blown away. Nice small yard plane not much room needed for a turn. Dsm2/DSMX Sprktrum plane coming in BNF and RTF both. Small box easy to carry fit's in most small car's. Easy to fly, Maybe not a trainer good 2nd or 3rd plane. You well fly it as a new guy but not level and no up and down. These things or knowing come with time and learning. I have keep it looking good over time never flying in a wind over 3 mph. It and my inum are the only planes I have not flown in the wind. A plane well worth the money and a lot of fun....Continue Reading
Posted by papadwight | Mar 09, 2015 @ 06:55 AM | 2,615 Views
6 am still dark 47 which is a heat wave for this year no rain wind 0. Night vapor time this old plane still flying and not looking new. Still flying great step out the door and go flying. Still fun to fly after all this time day or night it can go for a fly. Flying in the street out front around the street lights. Looking at replacement of the wing soon just for looks
Posted by papadwight | Feb 23, 2015 @ 05:54 AM | 3,093 Views
I love seeing and flying my planes. No one love a good plane flying throw the air more than me. I tried my hand at building planes loved a lot , But soon found easy to build ,much harder to make fly. Went with Spektrum radio for BNF planes. Found a lot of good planes fly well some hold up great some not so good. A back yard flyer soon got in to micros more than my big planes. Only small dirt runway in back yard for take off and landing. Found many of my big planes needed a good runway to get speed up before lift off so I had control. Got more than a few RTF planes and lots of controls to play with. My micros I call a hobby in a box. With my small controls I just take some box's with me a little tape ca safe glue and ready to go flying. I have a lot of planes now and do a lot of flying when its not to cold or windy. I get up and fly 6am and sun set best time no wind during the day. Most of my crash's were mid day flights sun in my eye's plane drops out of air so fast could not do anything. My 2 Champ's and sport cub s I be my plane up the most. Both can fly slow or fast and sometimes "I fly them in a little wind for fun. Over grass in my flying field light planes hold up so well most times not even needing repairs....Continue Reading
Posted by papadwight | Feb 15, 2015 @ 11:03 AM | 3,154 Views
I want say the Inum is the best flying plane I now have because it is not. Right out the box I found it would fly in a 10 feet circle around the living room about 5 feet at 1/2 speed. Not hitting anything just a nice circle. It seemed to what to hold that circle as I went up on the power it would increase the bank and try to hold the turn. If gotten to fast falling to the floor. I found I liked this fact and made it easy for a small house to fly in. I am having fun with it, yet to take out side for a flight. It has been flying about 5 times now everything still works and no repairs yet. Hey it is a 40.00 plane so I don't expect it to fly like a 300.00 plane. Still find the small battery plug very small and hard to work with, I must be careful when pugging the battery in. Would be easy to screw the plane up there.
Posted by papadwight | Feb 05, 2015 @ 08:51 PM | 3,999 Views
Over the last month's the fact I had copd did not mean alot to me. Told to quit smoking right away while I ould get out without a o2 michine. As it got cold out with all these blood thinner's it was hard to stay warm. So more and more computer time and less and less flying. I also needed o2 more and more, very easy to run out of .breath when cashing a plane in the field. My finger meter showing I needed the o2. Never stop buying new planes and even adding a safe plane to my fleet. As you see cigs in a old picture of mine. Now I fight for air and look forward to warmer weather for flying. Working on getting air in to my lungs with a lower carbon rate. Knowing to quit the cigs work up to more time away from my o2 tanks. And more time in the air with all these new planes.
Posted by papadwight | Feb 01, 2015 @ 07:54 PM | 2,562 Views
Slow to buy this plane, was not sure how I would do a 2 channel plane. While I fly well and know what to do most times I'm very slow at take off. This plane made a left turn around the living from right out the box. But it would fly a perfect around the room without hitting any wall. So this gave my time to get control of the plane. A few times as my speed was increased it would turn harder till I crashed from getting to low and ran out of wing lift. This little guy is better strong as my many crash show and its still fine. The hard part for me was hooking this little battery up the right way. But I am happy with this plane for indoor flying so far.
Posted by papadwight | Jan 30, 2015 @ 06:08 PM | 4,410 Views
Wingspan 8.4 in weight . 3 oz 9 inch long indoor RC plane. Ordered from my local hobby shop today for $39.95 = tax. Everything in a box just take it out and go flying. Because of size taped and checked box for safe plane storage. This is a little plane just right for in the house. Now to read manual from cover to cover do a flight check and go flying.
Posted by papadwight | Jan 22, 2015 @ 01:12 AM | 3,852 Views
I am a backyard fly guy and fly around my home out back out front inside or out. i was not so good 12 months ago a a very small runway out back. My little planes did fine my bigger plane bent wheels. Soon my big planes were field or park planes and my planes under 2 oz and 24 inch wings were house and back yard planes'. This has worked well for me , It has been safe and most times and only took a few rules. No kids out near my flying, if there out I am in. Many times flying my night vapor at 3 am. No wind no people so much fun ....Continue Reading
Posted by papadwight | Dec 31, 2014 @ 06:17 PM | 4,644 Views
Bad weather today so a little picture fun. FOUND ALL OF THE QUAD STILL WORKING FINE
Posted by papadwight | Dec 29, 2014 @ 05:13 AM | 4,440 Views
Yes I use this transmitter all the time, yes it has limit's but I have learned to fly with it too. Sometimes for testing sometimes down the street. And yes I have a DX6i and DX5 radio. I like this little radio it binds with most BNF micro's. I do try to fly at no more than 100 feet at 200 feet away, or at 200 feet no more than 100 feet away. I do use my dx6i if I flying one of my champs far fast and high at a large field. Most of my planes that are spektrum have been up at one time with a champ RTF control. The tramsmitter I use all the time with night vapor or mini vapor or any small plane. 3 or 4 channel it seems to work fine. I have 4 of these radio's and never wanted to sale any of them. They fit in the box and I love having a plane and control and charger in a box to go.
Posted by papadwight | Dec 24, 2014 @ 12:18 PM | 4,623 Views
My C 64 commodore still flying and singing Merry Christmas to all.
Posted by papadwight | Dec 19, 2014 @ 03:47 PM | 4,795 Views
Hope for a Happy Holiday's for all.
Posted by papadwight | Dec 14, 2014 @ 10:20 PM | 5,061 Views
Surgery Friday morning Home the next day and flying Sunday night. Went in for my long waited heart surgery. First thing I ask the doctor was I'm I alive. He said yes your alive it went well and your change's are much better now for a much longer life if you take care of your self this time. Not to rush but , Its time for some outside flying and a little fun. No wind tonight and my night vapor keeps me near the house. And I can try my new camera. Its great to be alive flying again.
Posted by papadwight | Nov 14, 2014 @ 07:03 AM | 5,832 Views
My simulator's have simulators letting me run many computer type's simulator. From a Pet 2001 to a plus 4 commodore to a Amiga 1000 to 500 plus from 1983 flight simulators till one running Windows 8. I can ride a a space ship to fly a plane. Play golf or sail a ship or even missile command them old time games. From a 8 bit search to storing disk of games on the Cloud. Talking on the telnet BBS to talking or downloading disk on commodore server. Or going on line on my Wifi on a real commodore 64 c. On my laptop I carry over 200 commodore disk images each with 5 to 9 games or simulators. My 64 forever or amiga forever simulators running commodore programs on a IBM, Or running as one of my many computer systems or types....Continue Reading