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Forum: Beginners 03-05-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,343
Posted By phillipmorris
Nice video. Gliders were my first entry, long...

Nice video. Gliders were my first entry, long flight times a bonus !
Forum: Beginners 03-05-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,343
Posted By phillipmorris
MyronW Wow, low wing first entry, you were...

MyronW
Wow, low wing first entry, you were brave.

Actually I'm similar, too soon, too quick, by myself.

Your not alone, most of our flyers did the same at the start.

Sounds like your on the...
Forum: Beginners 02-04-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,343
Posted By phillipmorris
Clip on my maiden flight, blew the first landing,...

Clip on my maiden flight, blew the first landing, up again and improved final touch down. Again it's light weight little effect on the landing gear.
...
Forum: Beginners 05-19-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,908
Posted By phillipmorris
Simply takes practice on landings, even drop on...

Simply takes practice on landings, even drop on the nose adds airspeed on deadstick, just keep things flying. Each model has some specific handling. Hang in there with the sim, eventually things...
Forum: Beginners 10-31-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By phillipmorris
Certainly agree with FlyWheel, best to find a...

Certainly agree with FlyWheel, best to find a group of seasoned flyers to assist you, will save loads of headaches especially on the learning curve.

Also some type of rc flight simulator can...
Forum: Beginners 10-31-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,615
Posted By phillipmorris
My experience with power on the servos lock into...

My experience with power on the servos lock into a neutral position, but likely still require a mechanical adjustment to the servo arm, simply losen the screw and set it to its correct location. Now...
Forum: Beginners 09-26-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By phillipmorris
Nicely done ! Great job... Now for the patience...

Nicely done ! Great job... Now for the patience for another try. Was raining here but managed a few minute flight. Again give your self some more room on the next outing. Good Luck !
Forum: Foamies 08-04-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 29,600
Posted By phillipmorris
But I fly this one, and it tracks true like on...

But I fly this one, and it tracks true like on rails anything above half throttle, lands completely deadstick just keep some airspeed, zings merrily on its way, as for me, I will continue to enjoy...
Forum: Beginners 07-30-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,863
Posted By phillipmorris
Whew, flew this one in a tighter area than...

Whew, flew this one in a tighter area than normal, coming in for the landing miss judged and went right thru the top of a tree, mind you this plane blew right in and exited out of the tree ! But went...
Forum: Beginners 06-19-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,322
Posted By phillipmorris
New Parkzone Extra 300 Its Here, Newbie Report

At last the Parkzone 300 Extra is instock, ordered mine immediately and two day delivery ! Received intact, the typical Parkzone snap together, other companys could pay heed here, as Parkzone leads...
Forum: Beginners 03-26-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,928
Posted By phillipmorris
Please feel free to add any info and information,...

Please feel free to add any info and information, I also tend to go off tangent on things, this is all a great learning experinece....BEST ..<>..
Forum: Beginners 03-25-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,928
Posted By phillipmorris
Yes they seem to restock in about just over 2...

Yes they seem to restock in about just over 2 weeks but really watch as again out of stock quickly so check daily...also note The AirField is the same model but different transmitter, friend has this...
Forum: Beginners 02-12-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By phillipmorris
Crashes are part of the game and actually your...

Crashes are part of the game and actually your doing rather well, the mini cub is likely to fly pretty well, but I have yet to have hands on experience with that newer entry, many will favor its...
Forum: Beginners 01-13-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,928
Posted By phillipmorris
If your not in a hurry the silcone supplied will...

If your not in a hurry the silcone supplied will work for an overnight fix, believe I also used epoxy tho not really always suggested on some of my foamies...the supplied prop works fine, I don't...
Forum: Beginners 01-10-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,362
Posted By phillipmorris
Lordy, minus thats -15 degrees this morning but...

Lordy, minus thats -15 degrees this morning but no wind, yep perhaps fly today w/Apprentice, never enough practice on landing, likely be a brief encounter, always fun...

Note had someone come in...
Forum: Beginners 12-14-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,679
Posted By phillipmorris
I echo a decent charger, I lived without one too...

I echo a decent charger, I lived without one too long, likely reason for some of the short life of some of the batteries, especially lipos...using a cheaper charge far too long and recently...
Forum: Beginners 12-12-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,620
Posted By phillipmorris
Hobbico Nexstar mini 44 inch brushless some zip !

If you've progressed and ready for a slightly advanced trainer, this could be it..very sporty inflight, even with the droops it really moves out, Super Cub with an attitude fits here, is 4 channel so...
Forum: Beginners 12-12-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,243
Posted By phillipmorris
I certainly echo idealhobbies, great info ...

I certainly echo idealhobbies, great info

Perhaps a happy medium, not the expensive ones necessarily, but you want something that will perform and not break the bank...have to ask how much you...
Forum: Beginners 12-06-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By phillipmorris
Without threads on that one hard to tell if its a...

Without threads on that one hard to tell if its a winner or not, will caution its likely fragile on the foam, had one of these by Art Tech during my learning curve and it smashed on maiden, while the...
Forum: Beginners 11-17-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,197
Posted By phillipmorris
The battery should simply drop right in but not...

The battery should simply drop right in but not the case here, there is no extra room ends up being a press fit, don't have to muscle it all that much, but does take some effort, just be careful with...
Forum: Beginners 11-13-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,197
Posted By phillipmorris
Excellent info given, I also say buy the $20 box...

Excellent info given, I also say buy the $20 box and your ready for sim practice, it really does help tremendously....last entry on the package tape, yes use it, infact all my nicks were fixed with...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-15-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 133,896
Posted By phillipmorris
I love sailplanes and my first venture years ago,...

I love sailplanes and my first venture years ago, there are simply fantastic, note the Radian is abit aggressive on the throttle, be sure the elevator is flush, infact at the start mine was set micro...
Forum: Beginners 09-03-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,666
Posted By phillipmorris
baron2010 Likely your having some effort on...

baron2010
Likely your having some effort on flying this one, the real secret is getting the blame thing to reach airpseed before hitting the turf, as the take offs on mine are rather low and again...
Forum: Beginners 09-02-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,666
Posted By phillipmorris
Tho only just over 1/2 dozen flights can say from...

Tho only just over 1/2 dozen flights can say from my experience with this one...

We have two of these with the other flyer, so assume they all are likely to fly the same...

1. Do the hand...
Forum: Beginners 07-22-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,407
Posted By phillipmorris
Giving nice info on the minimag, Multiplex makes...

Giving nice info on the minimag, Multiplex makes fine products....

Answer on the Radian, would even make a great first plane but suggest a sailplane pilot for complete success as it can be abit...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 04-21-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By phillipmorris
Believe I did read an old thread on this one and...

Believe I did read an old thread on this one and some had success, be aware you have much better choices by mail order, tho LHS is preferred for convenience and parts as well as thier input to get...
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-22-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 87,307
Posted By phillipmorris
Huffy01 Heavier winds I frequently pull my...

Huffy01
Heavier winds I frequently pull my battery out slightly, takes away performance but is easier to control in the winds, imagine I should add abit of ballast, but its such a great flyer.....
...
Forum: ParkFlyers 12-26-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 87,307
Posted By phillipmorris
Huffy01 This has been mentioned before,...

Huffy01

This has been mentioned before, might try to simply adjust the trim to the throttle in the fully downward position, things sometimes come to life after making this adjustment..if any...
Forum: ParkFlyers 12-17-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 87,307
Posted By phillipmorris
Keep her upwind.... I believe your likely...

Keep her upwind....

I believe your likely having a visual issue and perhaps you were downwind, have had mine up to near a dot, if your downwind aways it can be a trial for a newcomer to bring it...
Forum: Beginners 12-04-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,767
Posted By phillipmorris
Some clue on the gryo...as trainers are very...

Some clue on the gryo...as trainers are very stable, gyro isn't at all necessary, but my current Pusher Jet with stubby wings, gyro helps loads on leveling the wings during flight and greatly...
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