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Forum: Beginners Today, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 82
Posted By vimy
What Mode to Use?

For new flyers, the inevitable question comes up of what transmitter mode to use. For most of the US, Mode 2 is preferred. In Australia where I live, Mode 1 is the dominant mode in use.

Having...
Forum: Beginners 04-22-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 342
Posted By vimy
Hello Brewer,can I suggest a flight simulator, if...

Hello Brewer,can I suggest a flight simulator, if you haven't already got one?

You can use it to iron out any problems with recovering from unnatural flight attitudes and correct any orientation...
Forum: Beginners 02-25-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 32,352
Posted By vimy
Hello hawk, max. It was this video that made...

Hello hawk, max.

It was this video that made the Apprentice S 15e my future choice:

http://www.horizonhobby.co.uk/aeroonline/e20-safe/e20-safe.html

If the S 15e can get itself out of strange...
Forum: Beginners 02-23-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 32,352
Posted By vimy
Hello Max. Thank you for posting, your ideas are...

Hello Max. Thank you for posting, your ideas are the same as mine, particularly regarding scratch and kit building. A seemingly lost art in Australia.

I learnt to fly RC planes in the early 80's,...
Forum: Beginners 02-18-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By vimy
I have a similar age laptop with an i7, 8GB of...

I have a similar age laptop with an i7, 8GB of memory and running Win7.
There should not be an issue, I'm waiting until Horizon releases the latest V.5.0. without the transmitter as I already have...
Forum: Beginners 02-18-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By vimy
This video got me interested in the S 15e and...

This video got me interested in the S 15e and persuaded me to return to RC flying:

http://www.horizonhobby.co.uk/aeroonline/e20-safe/e20-safe.html

I want to teach myself to fly and the S 15e...
Forum: Beginners 02-13-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By vimy
All good information. Thanks for the discussion.

All good information. Thanks for the discussion.
Forum: Beginners 02-12-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By vimy
Heh :P Getting snowed in will never happen here....

Heh :P Getting snowed in will never happen here. I have no concept of snow at all. Heat has a similar effect here, no one in their right mind goes out in it unless they have to.

Except for the...
Forum: Beginners 02-12-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By vimy
Thanks CB. Can we swap weather please? We badly...

Thanks CB. Can we swap weather please? We badly need some cool weather, snow would be useful too. It will help the "Incredible Hulk" Erikson Skycrane to put out an out of control bush fire in South...
Forum: Beginners 02-11-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By vimy
The DX9 is a girl transmitter, "she" started out...

The DX9 is a girl transmitter, "she" started out with an American accent then "she" became British when "she" had an upgrade. I read this anecdote somewhere in either RC Groups or RC Universe.
...
Forum: Beginners 02-11-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By vimy
Hello carpetbagger, thankfully there are kits and...

Hello carpetbagger, thankfully there are kits and plans still available, but kits seem to be a rarity these days.

The biggest model shop here in Adelaide has no balsa kits at all, saying there is...
Forum: Beginners 02-11-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By vimy
Hello to the WattFlyer community. Thank you to...

Hello to the WattFlyer community. Thank you to all those who replied to my introduction.

Hawk, I watched too many people having fun with quad copters down at Hallett Cove beach and sailplanes off...
Forum: Beginners 02-09-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By vimy
New Member

Hello to everyone here,

I'm rejoining the RC fraternity after a 30 year absence, this time starting with electric power. I've just purchased a transmitter and the plane will be an Apprentice 15e....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-09-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By vimy
Sorry, I hijacked this thread.

Sorry, I hijacked this thread.
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