Thread: Yippee! FS DG-100 local flight
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Old Aug 02, 2012, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by AMBeck View Post
Ken, give FS a try. Not only is is a lot of fun, it will give you a a new perspective on RC soaring. Cross Country Soaring is in Lonsdale, Mn., near Rockwell, Ia. They are one of the few US operations that do winch launches as well as aerotows. A full scale winch launch is the e-ticket ride! Plus, it's usually cheaper than an aerotow.
I'll check it out. thanks!!

Originally Posted by jzanutto View Post
in my opinion, owning is much more rewarding than renting.

I'd love to own a FS sailplane, but a good pilot friend & A&P once told me " if it flys, floats, or fu(!$, it's cheaper to rent than own." He also said that the 2 happiest days of a pilot are when he buys and sells his A/C.
Sounds just like a boat owner

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