Thread: Discussion 3 or 4 channel for a beginner
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Old Dec 02, 2010, 06:48 AM
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If you start off with 3 ch you may have a problem transitioning to 4 ch. With 4 ch you should learn to make coordinated turns using ailerons and rudder which you cannot do with 3 ch. Also with 4 channel you learn to control the plane on the ground and take off using the rudder. If you start off with 3 ch you have to relearn using the left hand for ground control rather than the right hand when you advance to 4 ch.

So start off with 4 ch and you don't have to relearn anything. The thing is you do need a 4 ch trainer with a bit of dihedral to learn on.

I would also select a larger plane to train on. I think the micros are a bit too sensitive.

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