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Forum: Flight Simulators 10-17-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By RightFly
Yes you can add wind with both task menu set-up...

Yes you can add wind with both task menu set-up or keyboard. The menu set-up for wind is under the task "Simulation" -> "Enviroment"->"Wind". Here you can enter wind strength, direction and...
Forum: Flight Simulators 10-17-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By RightFly
You will like the RF 5.5 sim. I bought RF5 last...

You will like the RF 5.5 sim. I bought RF5 last summer (2010) to start learning RC flying. My favorite trainer is the NexStar EP.

Be sure to check out the free downloads from the Swap Pages. You...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-11-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By RightFly
KenInAz - I bought about 10 160 mah 1s batteries...

KenInAz - I bought about 10 160 mah 1s batteries from Value Hobby at about $2 each. They are in Bensonville, Il so no long shipping waits and shipping costs are just a couple bucks.

The...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-06-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By RightFly
KeninAz, I agree with the other posts,...

KeninAz,

I agree with the other posts, start with a trainer. If you haven't done some sim time that is also a good place to start. Sims range in price from free to a couple hundred dollars. A...
Forum: Beginners 09-07-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,506
Posted By RightFly
Hawk, Sorry to hear of the Cessna troubles....

Hawk,

Sorry to hear of the Cessna troubles. Take a look at both HeadsUp Rc and Value Hobby for your esc. I have had great service from both shops and very low price shipping. Getting things...
Forum: Beginners 07-18-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,506
Posted By RightFly
Actually, FrSky is the mfg of the "Orange"...

Actually, FrSky is the mfg of the "Orange" receivers on HobbyKing. Just make sure you get the ones that are "Fasst" compatible and your worries are over :D:p>

Roger
Forum: Beginners 07-18-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,506
Posted By RightFly
Hawk, I swapped out the original Tactic rx...

Hawk,

I swapped out the original Tactic rx with the "Orange Fasst compatible" receiver and left everything else alone. The size airplanes we are dealing with won't usually present the issues of...
Forum: Beginners 07-17-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,506
Posted By RightFly
Hawk, Before you order the Futaba receivers...

Hawk,

Before you order the Futaba receivers take a look at Hobby King's "Orange" Fasst compatible receivers. They are about $28 each for an 8 channel receiver. I have two of them and used one in...
Forum: Beginners 07-11-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,506
Posted By RightFly
I wondered what that brilliant flash of light was...

I wondered what that brilliant flash of light was in the SW tonight. :rolleyes::p>:D

Good luck with the new bird!

Roger
Forum: Beginners 07-11-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,506
Posted By RightFly
No need to change anything but the reciever. I...

No need to change anything but the reciever. I did the same thing on my J3 - the supplied transmitter was total junk. I have a Futaba 7c so I put an "Orange" Fasst compatible receiver in the plane...
Forum: Beginners 07-11-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,506
Posted By RightFly
Yeah the winters can be nasty. I am retired so...

Yeah the winters can be nasty. I am retired so getting snowed in for a day or so is ok - but shoveling it is a pain for sure. I am in a similar situation as you are. I am new and have a lot of...
Forum: Beginners 07-11-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,506
Posted By RightFly
103 !!! :eek: Wow, I really feel like a whimp...

103 !!! :eek: Wow, I really feel like a whimp now. I refused to go outside yesterday as it was all the way up to 88 degrees. :oops:

Does look like a nice airfield but about 18 hours for me. :D
...
Forum: Beginners 07-11-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,506
Posted By RightFly
Hi Hawk, You could take the receiver out of...

Hi Hawk,

You could take the receiver out of the 182 and use the 2.4 radio you got with the plane. Might help getting the feel for the radio before flying the Cessna.

Just a thought. Good...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-10-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By RightFly
I had a similar problem with my second Champ...

I had a similar problem with my second Champ -first one hit too many trees .:D

While flying I lost control and watched the Champ glide into a stand of tall grass and bushes. When I started...
Forum: Beginners 06-30-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By RightFly
First of all I am new also. But I think you need...

First of all I am new also. But I think you need to start with a plane more suitable to a beginner. The Hobbyzone Champ seems to very popular with beginners - I have one myself and it is a fun and...
Forum: Beginners 06-12-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By RightFly
I have experienced a very similar thing recently....

I have experienced a very similar thing recently. I tried flying my SkyFlyMax and had very little power and aborted the take-off (more like a fast taxi). As I started playing around with the...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 05-28-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,774
Posted By RightFly
Lightbulb Are bugs just curious or what?

Finally the winds faded away tonight about 8:00 so I quickly grabbed my HZ Champ to do some flying. It was really great with near dead calm winds but eventually the bugs started attacking. Makes it...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 04-14-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,464
Posted By RightFly
FX You are very talented. The shop worn look...

FX

You are very talented. The shop worn look is amazingly accurate. Keep up the good work and you are probably getting set for college next fall and an advance happy birthday.

Good luck and...
Forum: Beginners 04-09-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By RightFly
Hi ZZ! I found two sources but ordered from...

Hi ZZ!

I found two sources but ordered from www.headsuprc.com (http://www.headsuprc.com) at $2.75 for 150 mah 12c Is batteries. The exact spec for the HZ Champ. I found this source after my OP...
Forum: Beginners 03-13-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By RightFly
Thanks to you for your service to the country. I...

Thanks to you for your service to the country. I wore olive drab in 1957-58 chasing howitzers and also did 33 years of recreational boating on the great lakes. That's over now and I need something to...
Forum: Beginners 03-13-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By RightFly
I watched the video. Wow. That guy is good! ...

I watched the video. Wow. That guy is good!

Thanks for posting it. I see it was not on this post but I did find it and view.

Roger
Forum: Beginners 03-12-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By RightFly
Hi! Canada94 I just registered on this site...

Hi! Canada94

I just registered on this site yesterday and I could not agree with you more on a couple other RC sites. So far what I have seen here by reading a few of the post answers is real...
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