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User currently offlinebristolflyer From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 2290 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 10679 times:

I got a Hobbyzone Supercub a few months ago and love it. Here's a vid I made of a flight I did today...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKUw3CyImHU&feature=youtu.be

Anyone else into R/C?


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User currently offlinePs76 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month ago) and read 10506 times:

Hi!

Many thanks. That was a very cool vid. I'm more into flightsim but once when I was travelling a long time and didn't have a computer I bought a cheap RC plane. I found it extremely difficult to fly though and didn't really enjoy it. The best things for me about RC is going to my local shop and looking at all the cool models and watching inflight cam vids on Youtube. I don't know if people fly RC aircraft at night but that would make some cool videos!

Many thanks,

Pierre


User currently offline787atPAE From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 143 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (2 years 2 hours ago) and read 9359 times:

I bought a PT-40 a few years ago and finally had my first flight a few months ago. Unfortunately, I'm busy and live in a subtropical climate, so my 3rd and 4th flights were today (after a couple months of not being able to fly). My final flight today ended in a tree about 50 ft from the end of the runway!! The plane survived with a couple scratches and a broken wing rib, but that was it.

I can't wait to fix it up and get more planes! This is a fun hobby for wannabe pilots!!


User currently offlineviv From Ireland, joined May 2005, 3142 posts, RR: 29
Reply 3, posted (1 year 12 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 9222 times:

I can't get into them. They are too small.


Nikon D700, Nikkor 80-400, Fuji X Pro 1, Fujinon 35 f/1.4, Fujinon 18 f/2
User currently offlinebj87 From Netherlands, joined Jun 2009, 448 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 8966 times:

I fly with a little RC helicopter which is fun to mess around with but I might go out and buy a RC plane, I haven't got the greatest set of eyes in the world so I'll start with a cheap one just in case I loose sight of it  

Btw If you want to see some insane RC aircraft you should check out the German series "Die modellbauer"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHOK9S9FPwk

It's in German but even if you don't understand it is still neat to see these works of art.


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