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Forum: Beginners 08-04-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By RickSt
Soloed Today..finally

After 5 Sundays of flying on a buddy box, I soloed today. My instructor was right next to me but I still got a case of the nerves landing my Apprentice. The winds were variable and changing...
Forum: Beginners 07-17-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By RickSt
Apprentice Vertical Stab

I've noticed the vertical stabilizer on my Apprentice has a bend to the right . The plane still flys and handles great but does anyone have any idea how to straighten it or should I replace it ? I...
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 536
Posted By RickSt
Personally, I dont see why anyone would go with...

Personally, I dont see why anyone would go with just the Park Flyer program unless the only place they have to fly is inside or a really tight outdoor space. I do realize there are people who are...
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By RickSt
Made my minor repairs this week and it flew...

Made my minor repairs this week and it flew beautifully today. My instructor had me practice lining up for landings and actually landing a couple of times. When I didn't feel good about my approach, ...
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 536
Posted By RickSt
I agree with the others in that you need to find...

I agree with the others in that you need to find another club. Like you, I'm a newbie to the hobby and visited 2 clubs before I made my final decision. Either club would have been a good fit so it...
Forum: Beginners 07-07-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By RickSt
I think you may be right. It's beginning to look...

I think you may be right. It's beginning to look like some of the more seasoned fliers are leery of some of the new technology. Like pilots of old, they prefer to fly by the seat of their pants so to...
Forum: Beginners 07-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By RickSt
Crash not by me.

The day started out great. I was on the buddy box and my trainer had me doing figure 8's and it felt really comfortable. Getting ready for the 2nd flight and the trainer was taking it off when all...
Forum: Beginners 07-06-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By RickSt
We have wind almost every day but it usually...

We have wind almost every day but it usually doesn't pick up until about 10 AM. The club I'm hoping to join flies on top of a retired landfill so all they have is a windsock and of course by feel as...
Forum: Beginners 07-04-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By RickSt
My plane flew well. We used the buddy box but he...

My plane flew well. We used the buddy box but he set it up so my radio was the master so I used his radio. Why, I'm not sure. It got windy earlier than usual here so we were all done by 0930. There...
Forum: Beginners 07-04-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By RickSt
By "Older Flyers" I meant those that have been...

By "Older Flyers" I meant those that have been flying for a long time . If I meant age wise I would probably have to included myself .

BTW, I got my Apprentice put together today. I wasn't happy...
Forum: Beginners 07-02-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By RickSt
Another Newbie

Hi y'all,

I've wanted to get into this hobby since I was a kid but it seemed to always get put on the back burner until now. My wife made me retire a year ago and we moved to Central Florida. Now...
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