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Old Nov 14, 2012, 08:14 PM
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I used to fly my PBF in some pretty strong winds, and managed to hover and fly backwards quite frequently. It's pretty trippy when you can do stationary rolls in a horizontal attitude like ten feet from your face
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:28 PM
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Any wing, big or small should work as well if it was loaded, powered, and balanced correctly..

My 4.5 oz. (80w) Minidelta flew fine in the 20-30 mph with gusts over 35 the other day here.. Fun!

Avoid areas where distant obstuctions create turbulence in the flightpath.
Old Nov 15, 2012, 02:46 AM
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erikg mentioned the UMX Beast 3D, i second that, also the UMX Sbach 3D.
Fly straight and true in any wind, you can fly almost normal up to 20 mph.
Youre only limit that above 30mph its hard to penentrate!
Unless you go 3S
Old Nov 15, 2012, 10:48 PM
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I've managed to work up to where I'm flying the little Champ in quite respectable wind.

I find that the wind itself is not the problem, but with my flying field surrounded by tall trees, it is the unpredictable turbulence and rotors which do you in. Haven't tried anything faster or heavier there yet, so not sure how much better would be?

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Old Nov 15, 2012, 11:52 PM
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I love flying my UMX Sbach in the wind! I've had it in up to 26 mph.

Here's some 10-15
Wind surfing my UMX Sbach. (1 min 55 sec)


Also my ladybird does surprisingly well in the wind!! I flew it in 25-30 and it was a good time! hahaa
Old Nov 16, 2012, 01:40 AM
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Yea, I fly dusty planes..
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I read this an drew up a Superfly clone and had a friend print it up full size for me. Going to get foam today!! 3S/2200/50C, this is all new to me...wings.. zeezee
Old Nov 17, 2012, 02:03 PM
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Not far from flying now, 1st scratch in 30 years, an easy starter and will give me the ability to fly windy days. Got my foam Stinger yesterday to train on for the F.glass ones!! Really nice cheap foamie!! Dave/ZZ
Old Nov 17, 2012, 05:43 PM
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Wind REQUIRES more pilot abilities.........Most people would agree with that statement.

Exception to that statement ? Few.
Old Nov 18, 2012, 09:41 PM
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I have a P-51b mustang 32e that loves a 16 to 20 mph wind! and a foam TH P-51D that cut's right thru it also. But all RC planes fly much better in calm conditions, regardless of size or style, and that's a fact!
Old Nov 19, 2012, 02:33 AM
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Quote:
But all RC planes fly much better in calm conditions, regardless of size or style, and that's a fact!
False.
Old Nov 19, 2012, 08:32 AM
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Originally Posted by C₄H₁₀ View Post
False.
+1 - I have planes that fly much better in the wind. This is a great example...



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Old Nov 19, 2012, 11:42 AM
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+1 - I have planes that fly much better in the wind. This is a great example...



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Old Nov 23, 2012, 03:40 PM
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I just got the UMX Stryker...We'll see how it handles the wind


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