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Old Nov 23, 2012, 06:13 PM
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Bummer dude, sometimes you just have a day like that. Forget about it and move on.

I think you should be able to fly a Champ in that kind of weather, but you need to fly a little faster than indoors. You'll want to fix the surfaces though - maybe you can use a toothpick sliver or something to strengthen the tail?

Also I agree, the 130X is a good heli for normal breezes of a calm day outside. Very few of the fixed pitch helicopters handle weather very well except some of the flybarless ones, and coaxials are indoor only.

Still, for flying outdoors, you need bigger aircraft. Helis are better in the wind generally than planes due to smaller aerodynamic surfaces, but it's super important that they are operating correctly. So I don't know, see if you can get some bigger aircraft and then you'll be able to handle the weather better.
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