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Old Dec 26, 2011, 09:56 AM
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Maiden of the Radian Pro (6 min 14 sec)
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Old Dec 27, 2011, 11:55 AM
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Hi i was asking a question about why this plane is your new
favorite ?? , can you tell me about "gliders" what makes them so different from the othr planes ? just wondering ..........
Old Dec 27, 2011, 05:02 PM
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Hi i was asking a question about why this plane is your new
favorite ?? , can you tell me about "gliders" what makes them so different from the othr planes ? just wondering ..........
She captures the very essence of flying, with her six foot wing span I can fly for over 1 hour if I chose. she is fast and silent. This plane has a great vertical climb If you want and is very nimble. the power off giant loops are amazing or sit down in a folding chair and enjoy her soaring. Today I put her up in a 10 to 15 MPH wind and flew for twenty minutes with less than 30 seconds of motor turning. I have planes that do 70+ Mph and super nimble ultra micros. I have one plane that can fly off any surface shy of lava and can hover loop and roll. But this glider is Amazing. I hope this helps
Old Dec 29, 2011, 02:50 PM
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you see i just got an " Art Tech diamond 2500 i have not flown it yet It just looked like it was different it has a 8 foot wing span so this will be somthing new for me to handel I don't like speed or it doesn't like me i don't know so i thought i would give this a shot ,hope i don't crash it ...lol... I have " Zero experience with a glider plane other wise
I have flown for 3 years now with my apprentice plane by e-flite ,I would get it up as far as I dared too with out loosing it and gliding it back so i am hoping this will be better to fly .....
Old Dec 29, 2011, 09:39 PM
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Go easey this level of Glider is for Advanced or prfeciant pilots. I use 20% down Eievator when I throw the flaps to slow down. These planes turn gental or you can get into a mess quick. Not hard to fly just very diffrent like the quick response of a sport plane forget that. And get your rudder stick ready I use a bunch of rudder while glider flying. Good luck
Old Dec 30, 2011, 02:14 PM
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Thanks it sounds like i will need it .I just watched the video on you tube from Nitro Planes and they said you could fly this if you were new ..but i have been flying for 3 years now with a few crashes hope i am getting better or i just threw away 209 bucks, plus shipping
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You should do great with three years under your belt. I found that these big girls just respond slower and dont care for steep bank angels. And give yourself a country mile to land. My first landing took 100 yards......she just would not land lol. Love these Sailplanes let me know how it goes

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