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Oct 25, 2009, 07:18 PM
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Parkzone ultra micro p-51d mustang?

Could the Parkzone ultra micro p-51d mustang serve as a beginner plane?
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Oct 25, 2009, 07:31 PM
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I'd say probably not -- but I know one gifted new RC pilot who started with that and the micro Sukhoi. Definitely fly over grass, not pavement.
Oct 25, 2009, 07:37 PM
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No, not a good one at all. More for an intermediate pilot
Oct 25, 2009, 08:05 PM
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The Vapor and the Cessna would be better bets, in that series, for a beginner. The Vapor was the very first RC plane I flew.
Oct 26, 2009, 12:14 AM
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Vapor is fun and easy to start. C210 takes more practice. Sukhoi and p51D take experience.
Oct 26, 2009, 01:51 AM
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Do not buy a P51 if you are a beginner.

Get a Vapor or another slightly faster 3 channel micro until you get bored the hell out of it while spending time on simulators to practice 4channels.
Oct 26, 2009, 10:15 AM
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need to learn orientation pretty well, the mustang moves pretty quickly.
Oct 26, 2009, 04:44 PM
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I'd say 'no' too. It moves quick, has a hair-trigger, and at 1.5oz isn't terribly robust. I've put it into the ground a number of times and I don't crash my other planes. Granted, I'm usually doing something low and stupid, but you just don't have any time to recover.
Oct 29, 2009, 03:35 PM
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I would say no aswell, but i got one as a first plane after studying plane physics in my spare time and having about 50 hours on a sim, on which i can hover 3d planes etc. But i would say get a multiplex easy star

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