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Archive for February, 2016
Posted by basslord1124 | Feb 05, 2016 @ 04:27 PM | 4,096 Views
So I figured to go ahead and create a blog here of my RC aircraft adventures since it's become a big part of my life now.

A little bit about myself....
I originally started into the hobby when I was about 13-14 after seeing some guys flying their gas powered planes near the Bob Evans Farm Museum in Rio Grande, OH. That year my parents bought me a Right Flyer 40T. It was a 4 channel gas powered balsa wood model. Had a Futaba Conquest radio to go with it. Supposedly it was a very well known and stable high wing trainer model. Unfortunately, I never got it to fly. Mainly b/c I was afraid of crashing it. I know I'd probably feel terrible if I crashed it knowing the kind of money my parents spent on the plane/radio. So it sat in my closet for a long time before eventually getting sold.

Currently, I am 35 years old and have been back into the hobby for the past 3 years now. My first year and half unfortunately was kinda rocky due to adapting to the changes in technology (learning the world of electric flight) plus my first model just really has proven to be a problem child. The good news though is that things have gotten a lot better over the past year or so and I fly pretty regularly with no issues.

Here's a list of my gear:
-Dynam PA18 Super/Piper Cub
-Hobbyzone Champ
-Hobbyzone Sport Cub S
-Parkzone Micro J3 Piper Cub
-Parkzone Micro T28 Trojan
-Hangar 9 Easy 2 (40 size) trainer
-Spektrum DX6 transmitter

I will go over each piece of equipment's story in later blog entries since each one is unique. Besides I don't want to cram all that into my first blog entry.

So anyways, that's my basic story in a nutshell...from where I was to where I am now. Finally able to take to the skies and not be too afraid.