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Posted by Steve_A_Reno | Jul 11, 2008 @ 11:15 AM | 4,562 Views
My GeeBee that I can't get to fly correctly.
Posted by Steve_A_Reno | Jul 11, 2008 @ 11:00 AM | 4,444 Views
Fatty Sparrow
Posted by Steve_A_Reno | Oct 06, 2007 @ 09:27 PM | 5,053 Views
Been a busy summer - Coming from practically no flying or building experience in May 07 to about 10 planes by Sspt 07.

Heres the list of planes I have built, bought or flown:


Slo-v
GWS Slow Stick
GWS J3 Cub Fuse - On Floats
GWS J3 Stick
GWS Pico Tiger moth
Winged Dragon 4
E-sky Nemo
Hobbyzone Supercub
Parkzone Micro Cessna
Art-tech- Mini p-51 mustang
Fatty Sparrow
Flying Stryo GeeBee

Kits Waiting to build:

GWS P-38 - sold un built
GWS f4-u Corsaire - In the mail.


Latest Build:
Epp Eagle - Painted as a Red-Tailed hawk. This bird flyes great and looks very authentic in the sky.
Using a Cheapo TP BL motor and 18a ESC with 9 X 47 prop and 1350MAH 3s lipo.
Posted by Steve_A_Reno | Jul 08, 2007 @ 10:54 PM | 4,753 Views
I'm not a blogger but I thought it might be good to keep a record of what I'm doing with RC.

Started 5 years ago with an E-Gull which I promptly crashed. 2 channel pusher. Heavy, fast, and prone to uncontrolable tip stalls. If only I knew then. Was boasted as a great beginner plane that could be flown in a baseball diamond. I don't think I cold fly it well now even with some basic experience.

This discouraged me from the hobby feeling If I couldn;t fly a beginner plane I shouldn't proced any further. Took a 5 year break until this spring when my son got an aeroace and the RC spark was rekindled

Stay away from 2 channels. There is no need and you lose so much control.
Learn on a sim and go with a well documented, forgiving, stable slowflying beginner 3-channel plane.

More to come.