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08-31-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

How are the new war birds treating you? I was...

How are the new war birds treating you? I was thinking about getting a 109 but i am not sure which one just yet.
04-15-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,916
Posted By DetroitHawk

Glad you had better results this time... keep the...

Glad you had better results this time... keep the plane in the air, sir!
01-15-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

I never told him not to look for help, perhaps...

I never told him not to look for help, perhaps you should re-read my post because your vision might be damaged.

I was being very clear about what to expect out of most clubs based on MY experience...
01-14-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

Be ready, most clubs are full of snobby stuck up...

Be ready, most clubs are full of snobby stuck up people who will not be helpful towards you, most clubs members i have found look down on electric planes because the clubs are filled with old men who...
01-13-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,218
Posted By DetroitHawk

i use them to hang the plane on the wall

i use them to hang the plane on the wall
01-12-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

You are right, they don't help you set up your...

You are right, they don't help you set up your plane, but it helps keep the ground from "reseting" you plane LOL

Where are these pics of your wreckage?

Do you know what went wrong and lead to...
01-11-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

Because you have a computer i suggest you save...

Because you have a computer i suggest you save your $$ and log hours on a flight sim, this could have been avoided.

Here is one for under $40
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01-11-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

Excellent play, having someone who flys adjust...

Excellent play, having someone who flys adjust your servo throws and make sure the setup is correct will help out a lot. Remember after you fix the plane to check your CG, sometimes with bigger...
01-11-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

Matt... i can show you videos of my friends...

Matt... i can show you videos of my friends BOUNCING a stryker airframe off the turf 10 feet into the air! and then flying them less that 5 minutes later. The flying wing is easy to fix and will...
01-10-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

Have someone take video, crashes are always more...

Have someone take video, crashes are always more exciting when it's recorded!

BTW i agree with Brick, keep it wide open, power is your friend!
01-03-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

The Spektrum DX6i is good gear that i would...

The Spektrum DX6i is good gear that i would recommend.
12-26-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

If price is an issue, and you are learning to...

If price is an issue, and you are learning to fly, a stryker skinned in clear packing tape will allow you to smash the ground at 30 mph and it still fly. I have videos of people learning on my...
12-23-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

flying wings are easier to fix and will teach you...

flying wings are easier to fix and will teach you how to fly all of the warbirds like a pro.
12-23-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

it's been quite a while since i learned to fly, i...

it's been quite a while since i learned to fly, i am sure there are new progs out, trust me even if it costs $50 it's cheaper than all the spare parts needed to fix your plane. Most of them come...
12-23-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,693
Posted By DetroitHawk

DERP, i was answering a question; not asking your...

DERP, i was answering a question; not asking your opinion about flying sail planes in relation to how i fly my warbirds. K/thanks
12-23-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

This is not the difference of driving a stick,...

This is not the difference of driving a stick, this is like taking the training wheels off, get some sim time in or you will lawn dart.
12-23-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,224
Posted By DetroitHawk

you will crash, it will break, and then be hard...

you will crash, it will break, and then be hard to fix.

i started with a stryker because the whole body is $26 and on top of that it was very easy to repair. I got 3 years of experience in about...
12-22-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,624
Posted By DetroitHawk

the three blade props are only needed if you are...

the three blade props are only needed if you are heavy and/or can't get the thrust out of a prop without going too large of a diameter. Stick with the twin blades and go down in size and up in...
12-22-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,847
Posted By DetroitHawk

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2...

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23268&highlight=parkzone+spitfire

speed
12-22-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,693
Posted By DetroitHawk

The rudder just for landing, in flight it causes...

The rudder just for landing, in flight it causes too much drag.
12-22-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,624
Posted By DetroitHawk

I did some work to the parkzone spitfire several...

I did some work to the parkzone spitfire several years ago : http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23268&highlight=parkzone+spitfire

One of the things i found about matching motors with...
12-26-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By DetroitHawk

burned through a few of those motors when i...

burned through a few of those motors when i switched to lipo's but the extra power was worth changing that motor a few times.
09-22-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By DetroitHawk

thank you for your help

thank you for your help
09-22-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By DetroitHawk

wow, thanks for all the insight and replies, good...

wow, thanks for all the insight and replies, good to see wattflyer is going strong.
09-18-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By DetroitHawk

save your money and make one

save your money and make one
09-18-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By DetroitHawk

Build Review Detroithawk

Ok so it has been a while since my last flight, i just ordered a new battery pack for my Dx6 but i am thinking i need some new lipos, does anyone out there suggest anything on eBay that is worth a...
04-03-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,590
Posted By DetroitHawk

not likely when you only know how to fly a mini...

not likely when you only know how to fly a mini cub. IMO those planes are nothing like flying a plane that can roll, while the cub is an easy plane to fly, it doesn't get you ready for a plane with...
11-25-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,143
Posted By DetroitHawk

i can't say i have ever noticed a roll on...

i can't say i have ever noticed a roll on launching mine either, on a few planes i have that swing larger props i notice a roll till i pick up a little speed but never on an edf.
11-23-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,143
Posted By DetroitHawk

With as cheap as this plane is to buy i wonder if...

With as cheap as this plane is to buy i wonder if adding the extra weight to armor the plane is really worth the loss in performance. Well you have some very nice looking planes whatever the case...
02-04-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,641
Posted By DetroitHawk

In real life you don't hear of planes crashing...

In real life you don't hear of planes crashing because they had too much power, however they crash all the time when they lose power. I suggest WOT and a firm toss to combat a little roll.
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