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12-18-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By wolfewinde

The DX7s works with the HK orange receivers for 6...

The DX7s works with the HK orange receivers for 6 bucks each - no brainer I think

I just got the 7s and really like it so far.

Wolfe
Forum: Beginners
12-18-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,505
Posted By wolfewinde

I have found that high wing 3 channel planes with...

I have found that high wing 3 channel planes with large control surfaces make very good trainers for the Grandkids. I fly them myself and play with the rates until I find the rate that gives you...
Forum: Beginners
12-17-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,505
Posted By wolfewinde

Posted by Squidger "Thing is you don't want...

Posted by Squidger

"Thing is you don't want the radio masking the learners ability to fly. Sure Dual rates Expo Differential etc are great attributes to experiment with once you are profficient...
12-15-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,265
Posted By wolfewinde

The good part about this hobby is that it is...

The good part about this hobby is that it is relatively inexpensive to actually "go out and fly". Even AMA dues and Club Membership aren't that expensive. The cost per hour is very small.

The...
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-15-2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,805
Posted By wolfewinde

The Flylite is a very good step up from the...

The Flylite is a very good step up from the Champ. What radio are you using now?

Wolfe
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-15-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,805
Posted By wolfewinde

There are about 3 of these at the City Field...

There are about 3 of these at the City Field where I fly - they do seem to fly very well - not even too bad in a little wind.

I got one for my grandkids to fly - haven't put it together yet,...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-13-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 33,169
Posted By wolfewinde

Heya Reef, I am mostly posting on RC Groups...

Heya Reef,

I am mostly posting on RC Groups these days too.

Grats on the new planes. Looks like you are moving towards "more speed". I am probably not going to go down that path just yet. My...
Forum: 3D Flying
12-12-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 33,169
Posted By wolfewinde

I have 4 flights on mine now - she is more...

I have 4 flights on mine now - she is more airplane than I am used to but so far, so good.

Switched to an APC 12x6E prop - other than that she is completely stock

Wolfe
Forum: Beginners
12-12-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,918
Posted By wolfewinde

It would be best if you find a more experience...

It would be best if you find a more experience pilot to fly her and get her trimmed out for you.

If not, I would cut your throws down to 65% and set your expo at 35% if your radio allows that.
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12-09-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,265
Posted By wolfewinde

I went through a pretty hard time right when the...

I went through a pretty hard time right when the economy first started taking a down turn a few years ago. I stopped flying then, and stayed away from the hobby for about 4 years until I got things...
12-03-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,904
Posted By wolfewinde

Talked to a friend of mine who flys in the wind...

Talked to a friend of mine who flys in the wind quite a bit and asked him what he had the best luck with. He recommended the E-flite Carbon Z.

I've been looking at that plane anyway since I saw...
12-02-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,469
Posted By wolfewinde

MPX Easy Cub on Floats ???

Has anyone tried this?

A friend just moved to a condo with a fair sized pond just out side his door. I ordered the MPX Fun cub float set for this plane - never tried floats before. This pic of...
Forum: Beginners
11-26-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,505
Posted By wolfewinde

You can practice a lot of this on the ground...

You can practice a lot of this on the ground before you have them make their first flight.

Hold the airplane, let them use the master controller, and simulate flying conditions as you walk around...
11-26-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,904
Posted By wolfewinde

Another 50 or so flights since I last posted...

Another 50 or so flights since I last posted here. Crossed over 300 flights last week.

Have continued to a move towards GWS planes. I now have a refurbished Pico Moth, the Moth 400, the...
Forum: WWI Era
11-24-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 637,167
Posted By wolfewinde

Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone here, I will...

Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone here,

I will be interested in following the "winter projects" - may have to start one of my own.

Wolfe
Forum: Beginners
11-20-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 138,097
Posted By wolfewinde

I would like to see you extend this discussion -...

I would like to see you extend this discussion - or start a new one - on how you can tell how many servos a BEC on an ESC can safely operate. I have never been able to understand that

Wolfe
Forum: WWI Era
11-17-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 35,234
Posted By wolfewinde

Seems like the wind rarely drops below 10 mph...

Seems like the wind rarely drops below 10 mph here lately - haven't been able to get mine out in awhile

Wolfe
Forum: ParkFlyers
11-15-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 25,136
Posted By wolfewinde

I still enjoy mine too. Just crossed over 60...

I still enjoy mine too. Just crossed over 60 flights last week. I am surprised more people haven't discovered this one.

Wolfe
Forum: WWI Era
11-10-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 35,234
Posted By wolfewinde

I doubt we are related, although I am from Ohio. ...

I doubt we are related, although I am from Ohio. Wolfe is just a forum name - short for Wolfewinde - which is an old D & D name.

I see you are recently registered on the forum - welcome - you...
Forum: WWI Era
11-10-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 35,234
Posted By wolfewinde

Green Models makes some sweet WWI birds. I love...

Green Models makes some sweet WWI birds. I love that Jenny with the transparent yellow covering.

Wolfe
Forum: WWI Era
11-08-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 35,234
Posted By wolfewinde

No question, when you want to relax, these are...

No question, when you want to relax, these are the planes to fly.

Wolfe
Forum: Beginners
11-07-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,486
Posted By wolfewinde

I agree, pretty impressive flying for a new pilot...

I agree, pretty impressive flying for a new pilot

Wolfe
Forum: WWI Era
11-06-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 35,234
Posted By wolfewinde

Grats on the Jenny flight. It always so nice to...

Grats on the Jenny flight. It always so nice to be pleasantly surprised.

Wolfe
Forum: WWI Era
11-06-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,178
Posted By wolfewinde

Nice work, Degreen. Wolfe

Nice work, Degreen.

Wolfe
Forum: WWI Era
11-05-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 35,234
Posted By wolfewinde

I agree - I think you could sell those pilot...

I agree - I think you could sell those pilot figures.

Wolfe
Forum: WWI Era
11-05-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,178
Posted By wolfewinde

OUCH!! Lucky you landed in the flowers -...

OUCH!!

Lucky you landed in the flowers - damage could have been a lot worse.

Wolfe
Forum: WWI Era
11-04-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,178
Posted By wolfewinde

Just had my LHS order one for me - should have ...

Just had my LHS order one for me - should have it late next week.


In the meantime, I have a Pico Moth to build.

IF, you are willing to make your own wing struts, carbanes, and motor mount,...
Forum: Beginners
11-04-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By wolfewinde

Pull the nose up - push the nose down Wolfe

Pull the nose up - push the nose down

Wolfe
Forum: WWI Era
11-04-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,178
Posted By wolfewinde

I am with you TM. I am a member of a club, but I...

I am with you TM. I am a member of a club, but I would never take any of my 250 series planes there - Tiger Moth and Jenny. The whole reason I have those is to fly in small spaces - usually out in...
Forum: Beginners
11-03-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,486
Posted By wolfewinde

I have the new PZ Spit. I have only flown it a...

I have the new PZ Spit. I have only flown it a few times, but she is seems pretty well behaved for a warbird so far.

However, the jump from a Micro to a full sized Spitfire is a relatively large...
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