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Forum: Foamies Yesterday, 01:23 PM
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Posted By phillipmorris
Winds plus 15 yesterday, but today early AM...

Winds plus 15 yesterday, but today early AM enjoyed zero winds.

Time for the Micros Sbach zooms and flew scale flight on the eflite Micro Pitts.

Floated beautifully reflections of the bright...
Forum: Beginners 08-28-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By phillipmorris
For looks and appearances as well as ease of...

For looks and appearances as well as ease of flight thumbs up on the micro Pitts. Lands easily as well

But for zip and sport fun this Sbach is a gifted zoom flyer. Love to hand launch mine 2/3...
Forum: Beginners 08-26-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By phillipmorris
Sbach Vs Coopers Hawk Several recent attacks...

Sbach Vs Coopers Hawk

Several recent attacks but managed tight turns to elude.

Even chased on two tight circles, when he catches me from behind, manages close near contacts. Persistent guy !
Forum: Foamies 08-10-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 344,327
Posted By phillipmorris
Thanks for your reply. Amazing how videos...

Thanks for your reply.

Amazing how videos make them look abit fast. Actually an easy going model.

Amusingly it was met by a Coopers Hawk minutes ago during flight, made some sharp turns to...
Forum: Foamies 08-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 344,327
Posted By phillipmorris
Weather calm lately here in northern Illinois as...

Weather calm lately here in northern Illinois as well.

Enjoying micro flyers. E-Flite Micro Pitts one othe best current releases. Exceptional stability for a Bipe. Landing even on pavement lower...
Forum: Beginners 08-07-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By phillipmorris
Winds around 10 MPH, froze slightly inflight,...

Winds around 10 MPH, froze slightly inflight, will handle more but my comfort limit.

Fun flight, speedy downwinds side to side lateral to winds easy handling. Took downstick as wanted to rise in...
Forum: Beginners 08-06-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By phillipmorris
Apologize for drifting off the topic, but here is...

Apologize for drifting off the topic, but here is the famed Aero Ace Bipe an all power driven ship.

I had at least a dozen of these, some on sale at $19 complete.

They flew upto 5 minutes of...
Forum: Beginners 08-06-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By phillipmorris
As would expect parts are small as tiny screws....

As would expect parts are small as tiny screws. Replacement screws are supplied on the prop adapter, my original ones still ok so elected to reuse, have spare scews now.

You want snug, careful...
Forum: Beginners 08-06-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By phillipmorris
Bummer, may want to contact dealer on the issue....

Bummer, may want to contact dealer on the issue. Unfortunate you have a problem.

Mine has performed flawless even with a misshaps landing. Broke the prop adapter and did crack front fuse. All easy...
Forum: Beginners 08-05-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By phillipmorris
Thanks for your input. Great plane I agree....

Thanks for your input.

Great plane I agree. Just might buy a spare, but see how long mine holds up!
Forum: Beginners 08-05-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By phillipmorris
Did have a misshaps likely gusty conditions, only...

Did have a misshaps likely gusty conditions, only replacement was the prop adapter others very minor. Still looks fantastic.

Light breeze this morning and light fog, but usuall fly this one...
Forum: Beginners 08-05-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By phillipmorris
E-Flite Micro Pitts The Winner !

For attractive, smooth handling, acrobatic, nice landings, my hats off to this Micro Pitts.

Of the three recent micros I've flown, this one tops the list.

Flown some larger bipes, but ease of...
Forum: Beginners 08-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By phillipmorris
Takes over half throttle for smooth hand launch...

Takes over half throttle for smooth hand launch course into the wind. Trim is fine with all surfaces level. On early launches did half throttle but likely will drop, up elevator here, but simply use...
Forum: Beginners 08-01-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By phillipmorris
This one won't nose up hover easily as the other...

This one won't nose up hover easily as the other lighter model, but is a much sturdier frame. Also instead of brushed treated to a brushless motor here.

I was concerned on the popular videos...
Forum: Beginners 08-01-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By phillipmorris
Was getting twilight last night and getting late...

Was getting twilight last night and getting late as I fixed the prop mount to fly. In open didn't like the grass landing so headed to street, somehow flipped on high rates, zinged behind tree but...
Forum: Beginners 07-29-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By phillipmorris
Prop adapter has broken twice tho grass landing...

Prop adapter has broken twice tho grass landing nosed in too hard, my error.

This is a weak link in the product least for me.

Ordered two more this time!

Still a fun flyer indeed.
Forum: Beginners 07-28-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By phillipmorris
E-Micro Sbach 342 3D Brushless

Not the beginner entry but when ready a fun flyer even in backyard, give more space for maiden.

Like the brushless motor. Flew like on rails. Was an easy hand launch.

Error did maiden in windy...
Forum: Beginners 07-26-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By phillipmorris
Alll right, and here he is, champion flyer of the...

Alll right, and here he is, champion flyer of the Erase 5!

Lady's and Gentleman, ROBIN

Whew!

Not bad!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hipLVTJ25E&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Beginners 07-26-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By phillipmorris
In the PicaSim simulator is the indoor Eraser 5...

In the PicaSim simulator is the indoor Eraser 5 that matches, the designer of this plane had a lot to do with putting it into the PicaSim to his specs! Again not a builtin hover here, but rest of its...
Forum: Beginners 07-26-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By phillipmorris
What's amusing as never had the hover ability...

What's amusing as never had the hover ability especially on sims. At least more than few brief seconds. Definitely not the accomplished 3D flyer.

However countless plus 15 second hovers are...
Forum: Beginners 07-19-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By phillipmorris
Brief twilight video, poor lighting. My...

Brief twilight video, poor lighting.

My early hover attempts, course off cam 1/2 minute hovers, always the way.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTbPAyzDFQs&sns=em
Forum: Beginners 07-19-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By phillipmorris
I enjoy aileron rolls on most of my planes. ...

I enjoy aileron rolls on most of my planes.

This ones no exception, you will enjoy its swift multiple rolls.

Slow rolls may turn into amusing corkscrews with lazy inputs, true fun!
Forum: Beginners 07-19-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By phillipmorris
It will handle some light breezes, find below...

It will handle some light breezes, find below 5mph gives better chance of pulling off the hover.

Keep it upwind in an area free of near trees.

As your skill increases can fly in backyard, pro...
Forum: Beginners 07-18-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By phillipmorris
Important. Setting this one up, have the...

Important.

Setting this one up, have the transmitter trims set in middle, when bound don't use the trim, rather bend the wire loops on the servo for any needed setting. I did use couple...
Forum: Beginners 07-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By phillipmorris
E-Flite Micro AS3Xtra 3D Beginner Well Close!

This is a 3D hardly beginner, but 3D early entry, for me YES!

Wow have they come along way, has built in stabilization, Expo built in. I'm having a blast with simply the DX5E basic transmitter....
Forum: Beginners 06-19-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By phillipmorris
That's indeed a beautiful ship, tremendous! ...

That's indeed a beautiful ship, tremendous!

Wish I could keep mine alive that long enjoyed low inverteds came in with low throttle and decked it. Scratch and Dent sale am back again.

Also fixed...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-17-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,281
Posted By phillipmorris
I frequent dead stick landings. Fly abit...

I frequent dead stick landings.

Fly abit longer on low throw to get more feel, calm day try the more throw.
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-17-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,281
Posted By phillipmorris
My aileron rolls are a little sluggish, slight up...

My aileron rolls are a little sluggish, slight up nose into the breeze works even with the basic DX5E transmitter with low throw switch position. Enjoy its ease of flight!

Landings are partly...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-17-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,281
Posted By phillipmorris
I did fly in heavy winds well over 15MPH my...

I did fly in heavy winds well over 15MPH my personal limit for this exceptional model, brushed a tree and dropped substantial height onto street. Managed to break the fuse and wheel assembly popped...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-14-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,281
Posted By phillipmorris
Blessed with breezes this morning mine arrived...

Blessed with breezes this morning mine arrived 2nd day after ordering Horizon Hobby, as not far from me, came via FedX.

Even using a very basic transmitter DX5e at low rate switch handles...
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