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Old Nov 18, 2015, 10:01 PM
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help choosing a 3D plane

I would like to get into 3D flying but I'm not totally sure which plane I want to get. I have looked at the E-flite night visionaire and the FMS 1300mm extra
I have the Hobbyzone corsair s and a Hobbyzone super cub
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Old Nov 18, 2015, 10:50 PM
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Old Nov 18, 2015, 11:55 PM
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Multiplex Parkmaster.

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Old Nov 19, 2015, 04:32 AM
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Start with a flat EPP foamie in the 32 " size first. They are durable, cheap, and slow flying so you can learn. Quick reacting 3 D planes are NOT what you want to learn with.
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Old Nov 19, 2015, 05:21 AM
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Old Nov 20, 2015, 07:22 PM
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I agree with the above posters. Planes from twisted hobbies like the Crack Laser or Crack Yak are really good options. The are incredibly durable and very lightweight... A really good first 3D plane if you ask me. Have fun and fly safe!!

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Old Nov 21, 2015, 02:35 PM
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thanks guys but what is the difference between flying a micro and a park flyer
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Old Nov 21, 2015, 08:18 PM
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thanks guys but what is the difference between flying a micro and a park flyer
micro's are sometimes harder to fly, & dont like wind . Often flown indoors (depending in the actual plane)
park flyer could honestly be almost any plane under 1.5m wingspan

Have you flown at all ? If not, then buy a trainer 1st .
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Old Nov 21, 2015, 09:58 PM
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I have been flying for around two years and I can say that a can fly a trainer quite well
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Old Nov 22, 2015, 07:51 AM
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Honestly speaking, if you are good flying the trainer then you should move to a low wing sport plane with dihedral and get really good with that before going right to a full on 3D airplane. JMO though...

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Old Nov 22, 2015, 10:42 AM
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have the hobbyzone corsair and I have a umx B-17 bomber
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Old Nov 22, 2015, 10:55 AM
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Flying a Falcon or a 3D plane.
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Buy yourself a Hummer 3D and have fun !
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Tower has the Hacker Xtra Vector that is great and low cost.

hacker xtra vector (4 min 37 sec)
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Buy yourself a Hummer 3D and have fun !
Yep, get something cheap. Then it doesnt matter if you crash it a bit.

These are OK, and cheap.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2027889

The light, flat foam planes are very easy to repair as well.

Just personally, I would go for an expensive 1st 3D plane, you can allways get a better 3D plane later when your skills get better.
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what about the E-flite as3xtra. would that be a good plane to start with?
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