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Forum: Beginners
01-22-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,332
Posted By n001pa

I have planes like the ultra micro champ and the...

I have planes like the ultra micro champ and the old beast but they are too dependent on nice weather. I also have my tried and true parkzone T28 but it's had so many flights on it that it's ready to...
Forum: Beginners
01-21-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,332
Posted By n001pa

I'm actually considering this plane myself. I'd...

I'm actually considering this plane myself. I'd get it in kit fasion though so you don't have to worry about the questionable quality of the electronics. Quite a bit cheaper at $150 too. I've been...
02-06-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,151
Posted By n001pa

I'm really beginning to hate Parkzone! They keep...

I'm really beginning to hate Parkzone! They keep releasing these great planes and I just can't afford all of them! Next thing you know they will have a DC-3, B-25, or maybe even a B-24. Seriously,...
02-02-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 82,548
Posted By n001pa

I want this one bad! I am also looking at the...

I want this one bad! I am also looking at the SkyBuggy 100. Check it out. I may just buy both! I got the Mud Bug last winter and had a blast putting it together.
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12-30-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,347
Posted By n001pa

I have found several B-24's named "Dragon Lady"....

I have found several B-24's named "Dragon Lady". Take a look and see if you can tell which one.

http://www.b24bestweb.com/Pics-D-DRAGON_LADY-V1-V3.htm
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08-18-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,354
Posted By n001pa

I don't know if anyone has tried it yet because...

I don't know if anyone has tried it yet because it really doesn't need it. It performs so well as is, I just don't see the need. Espeacially if you increase the throws a bit and move the cg back. I...
06-16-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 51,415
Posted By n001pa

Finally got some clear weather to fly againn...

Finally got some clear weather to fly againn tonight. First flight with the tail wheel, struts, and all the extra colors. As I was affraid,the castering tail wheel made ground handling nearly...
06-14-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By n001pa

Your right. I'm missing a links page. I'll get...

Your right. I'm missing a links page. I'll get that added tomorrow.

Thanks
06-14-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By n001pa

Thanks for the kind words. I really enjoyed...

Thanks for the kind words. I really enjoyed writing it. I would love to do more. As a matter of fact, I am thinking about getting the .40 size Yak-12 from Pilotage and converting it to electric. If I...
06-13-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By n001pa

Good point. I need to make a list of what I need...

Good point. I need to make a list of what I need to include in future reviews. I think the inclusion of a list of whats needed for completion might be a good idea as well.
06-13-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By n001pa

Review Opinions

I have posted my first review. It's on the Red Square Models Yak-12EP. If you have time please check it out and let me know what you think. I would like to do a lot more reviews but I first need to...
06-12-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 51,415
Posted By n001pa

Red Square Models Yak-12 EP

Introduction

Lately, there have been many unique ARFs showing up on the internet. Unfortunately, due to either bad quality or poor customer service and long shipping delays, many of these low...
Forum: Power Systems
05-23-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,437
Posted By n001pa

I guess I really should rephrase what I mean by...

I guess I really should rephrase what I mean by verticle. I am looking for decent protypical bush plane style performance. Not 3D, accelerate like crazy straight up.:D What I would like is for good...
05-19-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,920
Posted By n001pa

I have the Sukhoi and the HZ Champ. Set up...

I have the Sukhoi and the HZ Champ. Set up properly, the Sukhoi is a blast to fly but it can be a handfull if your not ready for it.

The Champ is probably the best micro I have seen. It can do...
05-12-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,004
Posted By n001pa

There are several drivers in NASCAR that are into...

There are several drivers in NASCAR that are into RC. Besides the aformentioned Montoya, there is also Tony Stewart, Dale Earbhardt JR, and (my favorite) Carl Edwards. I am sure there are others...
05-12-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,354
Posted By n001pa

I went by the LHS tonight and low-and-behold they...

I went by the LHS tonight and low-and-behold they just got 5 of these in. Needless to say, I now have a new micro bird in my hanger. It was too windy to fly it tonight but I will report back as soon...
Forum: Power Systems
05-09-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,437
Posted By n001pa

I found some weightfigures for the PZ 480. Motor,...

I found some weightfigures for the PZ 480. Motor, prop, and hub weigh in at a whopping 3.7oz compared to only 1.9oz for the 2830 that Chellie pointed out. I do want to keep the weight down as much as...
Forum: Power Systems
05-09-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,437
Posted By n001pa

Right before I came back to see if there were any...

Right before I came back to see if there were any responses to this I got to wondering about the weight of the Fly Lite. Thats definately where the problems at. The guy at the LHS is really a good...
Forum: Power Systems
05-09-2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,437
Posted By n001pa

E-Starter Brushless Questions

I have been trying to decide on a good night flyer and have decided to resurect my old E-Starter. I want to go brushless and LiPo this time so I called my LHS for a good suggestion on a...
05-06-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,919
Posted By n001pa

Thanks for the info. My brother just picked up...

Thanks for the info. My brother just picked up these neat little planes this last weekend. They are a blast to fly! I got me a PZ Suhkoi and love to "wind down" with the biplane after flying the...
10-01-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,348
Posted By n001pa

Thanks for the advise. I know it may sound...

Thanks for the advise. I know it may sound strange but I am considering a couple Vapors instead of the Sukhoi now. The reason being that I am living fulltime in an RV while traveling around the...
09-30-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,348
Posted By n001pa

Parkzone Sukhoi: Which Radio?

I am thinking about getting a Parkzone Sokhoi and was curious if I coud use the radio from my Blade MCX with it. The LHS claims I can but they have lied to me before so I want to make sure before I...
04-07-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 109,133
Posted By n001pa

Yes. It's the RTF version.

Yes. It's the RTF version.
04-07-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 109,133
Posted By n001pa

I have the same problem with the rudder on mine....

I have the same problem with the rudder on mine. I am turning the TX on first but sometimes the rudder locks to one side after I plug the battery in. If I disconnect the servo from the receiver then...
04-07-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,497
Posted By n001pa

I have many years experience flying but not much...

I have many years experience flying but not much with gliders. I used to be a semi-regular here a couple years ago but ran into some financial problems and hadn't been able to get anything into the...
04-04-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 109,133
Posted By n001pa

Thanks for finding that one!! I have been looking...

Thanks for finding that one!! I have been looking for a unique scheme to repaint mine in. I think it will be either that one or this one.

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f168/n001pa/1281848.jpg
03-30-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,065
Posted By n001pa

Worst - Probably the Superstar EP. Underpowered...

Worst - Probably the Superstar EP. Underpowered and a real handfull for the design, however it may have been only mine because others have had nice things to say about it.

Best - Any GWS plane...
Forum: Beginners
03-30-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,437
Posted By n001pa

I agree completely! I know alot of people put...

I agree completely! I know alot of people put down GWS planes but they are really responsible for getting alot of pilots started in electric flight.



I just flew my T-28 for the first time...
03-30-2008, 04:45 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 109,133
Posted By n001pa

I flew mine with the digital servo as well but I...

I flew mine with the digital servo as well but I plan on replacing it before next weekends flights. I got some videos and pictues this time. Sorry about the quality. I really need to get a new...
03-30-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 109,133
Posted By n001pa

I just got mine yesterday and made it's maiden...

I just got mine yesterday and made it's maiden flight today. Great airplane! The first flight was interesting to say the least! The wind was blowing around 15mph and I flew off a plowed field. I...
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