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Posted by Hostage-46 | Dec 06, 2008 @ 08:00 PM | 8,375 Views
Must have been a month ago now when flying buddy Mike, who is thankfully a morning person, shot me an email, it was short and to the point. Harley is selling an airplane on RCSE....

Within 1 min I sent a note to Harley, only to find out I was second up, unless the first guy didn't follow through.... Oh well, I guess I'll find time to get mine bagged up and flying, some day....

Then the email came, first guy backed out, and I'm in...pity.. fast forward to today...

So today was a bit rare for December in North Texas. Winds were very light, clear skies in the low 60's. I knew it was going to be a good day to fly so I called the usual suspects Friday night for a Saturday flying session, but alas, nobody responed, oh well, maybe Sunday. So I set about to some honey do's.

Then around noon I get a call and we're on after all for today at 2:00. I don't like scrambling to get an airplane ready. The Genie was essentially ready to go, servos installed, just handn't mounted the radio or switch. So I told myself I would work on her for a hour, and then go to the field. At most I expected her to be ready for a hand toss, at worst I'd assemble her and show the boys my new ship....

So I got the AR9000 into the nose, it wasn't tidy, but functional packed her up in my JT Models Plane Pack and shuffled off to the field. After the usual niceties I mounted the wing taped the tips and turned on the radio. Let me just say, the JR9303 is amazing, very intuitive and so simple to...Continue Reading