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Old Jan 10, 2013, 10:20 AM
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Why not? it's the American way! Nobody wants to learn how to do anything, they want it done for them, So they can take the credit.. Isn't technology such a wonderful thing?
What do you think of spell checkers?
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 11:06 AM
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What do you think of spell checkers?
Nothing kills a conversation faster than a personal attack.. I guess I know what category to put you in..

Blame Siri if you don't like it. I talk into my phone, She does the spelling.. Do you see the irony?

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"Cheating" or not; any of those devices are NOT allowed in IMAC competition... I had the question a few days ago

From the Scale Aerobatics (Imac) Rules

4.3: There shall be no airborne devices fitted to the aircraft which place the aircraft under less than total control by the pilot. These devices will include, but are not limited to, gyros, automatic pilots and timing devices. Non-airborne aids such as transmitter based functions are permissible.

http://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/s...ad.php?t=79867
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 11:18 AM
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The forum has spoken! I was also thinking what the as3x might do to the servos. BC those little planes are constantly chattering.
Are the EXP's imac legal ? For some reason I thought they aren't ...
I can understand the overuse of a tech to the point of droneism.
RC first started very primitive - then advances lead to better things like expo/dr-then computer radios telemetry stuff-then to fpv and droneism.
Don't the helo guys use gyros?
I don't think I'd have the guts to tell a pilot of the f35,f22,osprey,super hornet, hey man good flying but its the gyros making it easy :0
I don't plan at all on getting one of these. But I know someone here will...
I'm just curious what the results will be that's all. I still think the servos could be a issue though..
Old Jan 10, 2013, 11:19 AM
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Nothing kills a conversation faster than a personal attack.. I guess I know what category to put you in..
Relax, it wasn't a personal attack. It was a response to a specific point you made:

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Why not? it's the American way! Nobody wants to learn how to do anything, they want it done for them, So they can take the credit.. Isn't technology such a wonderful thing?
Spell checkers help me, that's for certain. It's a tool that allows me to not have to remember sequences of letters. Doesn't always work, but I am thankful for them, because I hate memorizing sequences of letters.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 11:35 AM
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Any eta on the yak exp chris? Will it make it before the chineese new year?


I heard something about 60" lasers on the water.
Old Jan 10, 2013, 11:42 AM
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My son is looking forward to the possibility of a yak.
Old Jan 10, 2013, 11:55 AM
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[QUOTE=stgdz;23771374]Any eta on the yak exp chris? Will it make it before the chineese new year?


I heard something about 60" lasers on the water.[/QUOTE

I'm anxious to BIG time! ESP a 60 yak!
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 12:03 PM
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I see horizon has a new full range receiver, spectrum 6 Ch that has the as3x tech built in.
Out of curiosity how would this possibly feel in a 60 inch?
I've only flown once the sbach 3d as3x..
And parkzone has a new plane (ugly as all get) with the new RX coming out, I wouldn't use this, but some will love it

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Old Jan 10, 2013, 01:35 PM
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for me i would use it only when flying in 15-20 mph winds... (i dont fly in over 10) otherwise no fun in balsa planes...
wow anything over 10 u must only fly once a year my max i have ever flown in was 20mph and 30/35 gusts that was fun
Old Jan 10, 2013, 01:38 PM
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wow anything over 10 u must only fly once a year my max i have ever flown in was 20mph and 30/35 gusts that was fun
actually i fly often! :P sometimes a week or 2 no flying, but most of the times around 3-4 times a week is perfect for flying... but for the last year i have been flying 1-2ce a week... :P
Old Jan 10, 2013, 01:48 PM
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wow i fly in cambridge and we are lucky to see below 10 mostly 10 13mph
Old Jan 10, 2013, 01:49 PM
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I find most people dramatically overstate and overestimate the wind speeds they are flying in...

That said, I encourage everyone I have flown with to fly in ALL weather that is not freezing- it only makes one a better pilot
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 01:51 PM
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everytime i go out flying i always check the metoffice(our weather broadcasters) predictions and latest observations
Old Jan 10, 2013, 01:55 PM
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2643743

im just judging by this one... flying today, tomorrow, than monday and wednesday... :P yeah.. i really would like to know real wind speed... this site is just approximate...
Old Jan 10, 2013, 01:57 PM
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i use this http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/


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