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Old 01-06-2015, 04:51 AM
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Thanks dahawk i meant to make something like this and i have been thinking about maybe later getting a p51 foam.
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:03 AM
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Cj, if you're doing barrel rolls in your SuperCub, you're ready for the Apprentice or probably even the T-28 if you're really confident and good at landing where you want.

I think you meant starting a new thread, right? When you're in the subforum you want, look near the top right of the screen, there should be a button 'start new thread'.

It's good you disconnected the ACT. The old saying is it stands for Actual Crash Technology or something like that. It was a good try, but caused more trouble t than helping.
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:06 AM
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I did. I want to make sure i can fly a 4CH before i go into anything super fast. You know what I'm saying.
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:08 AM
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My act always worked well for me but i cant do loops or barrel rolls with it on. so we unhooked it.
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Old 01-06-2015, 02:48 PM
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The big difference coming from a three channel to a four channel is in roll control. With three on the SC you hold the stick to right or left throughout the turn and release it to level out. With four channels if you hold input on the aileron stick the plane will continue to roll as long as you hold the stick and usually that means rolling into the ground for beginners. You have to retrain your brain to use the aileron stick much like you would use elevator or rudder. Momentary input and release to hold attitude. So in a turn you would apply ailerons briefly to attain the desired bank angle and then release the stick to maintain that bank. You then have to apply opposite stick to level the plane and release once level. The three channel high wing will self level on releasing the stick.
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Old 01-07-2015, 01:59 AM
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I have heard that they are easier to fly but I wanted to ask some really experinced flyers
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Old 01-07-2015, 02:12 AM
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Having first tried unsuccessfully to teach myself on 4 and then successfully mastering on 3 I would say three is easier for beginners.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:22 AM
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I am by No means really experienced with ever planes but I can fly the 3ch pretty well and I am wanting to move to a 4ch. I was just wondering how hard they were
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Old 01-07-2015, 06:32 AM
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I think you are ready for 4 channels. Just remember the points I made in post #180.
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Old 01-07-2015, 10:29 PM
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I've flown The simulator at My local hobby shop And I didn't know That But I learned pretty quick To give It opposite input To level It off. I haven't flown It much though.
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Old 01-08-2015, 12:28 AM
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A simulator is a good investment. I learned ailerons on a simulator and it transfers over to actual flight very well.
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Old 01-08-2015, 06:20 PM
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+1 I've been using the Phoenix 5 flight simulator for about two months now and it's taught me a lot and I'm much more comfortable with aileron control now. RealFlight is another popular simulator, but I've never tried it. The Phoenix 5 is great because it features many Horizon Hobby branded aircraft, realistic flying fields, weather control, and downloadable custom models/flying areas.
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Old 01-08-2015, 10:26 PM
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The sim I flew was a realflight but I don't have one
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Old 05-30-2016, 06:32 PM
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Originally Posted by debhicks View Post
http://willstech.com/products/produc...dc4960d27e8e3f

This book is a very helpful book for all. Beginners and experienced.
Got this on ebay too. I recommend it too.
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Old 05-30-2016, 08:13 PM
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I fly with LOFT: Lack Of Fricking Talent !
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