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Old Aug 03, 2006, 12:58 AM
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I want to get my girlfriend's son started in the hobby. He's 5. What would you suggest?
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Old Aug 03, 2006, 01:07 AM
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A simulator is a good place to start,and cheaper too.
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Old Aug 03, 2006, 01:07 AM
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I want to get my girlfriend's son started in the hobby. He's 5. What would you suggest?
at 5 you want to make sure you have a buddy box and a high wing trainer that is real forgiving

get the plane up for him and then switch on the trainer box.
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Old Aug 03, 2006, 11:33 AM
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simulator and an aero-ace, or a chuck glider, kite, boomerang - leave RC until he's mastered that sort of thing
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Old Aug 03, 2006, 04:52 PM
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I agree. I got started on a simulator and I'm an adult. Good call guys!!!
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Old Aug 03, 2006, 08:45 PM
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I want to get my girlfriend's son started in the hobby. He's 5. What would you suggest?
SIMULATOR, FMS (Flying Model Simulator) It's free and you can add a cable and a transmitter when he starts really getting it. Then go for a wing.
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Old Aug 03, 2006, 09:37 PM
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My vote is an air hog aero ace. got one for my son. He is six and can launch and fly it.
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Old Aug 04, 2006, 12:43 AM
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My vote is an air hog aero ace. got one for my son. He is six and can launch and fly it.
yeah those are cool. I think I might get him one.

I'm gonna let him play the FMS tommorrow
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