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Old 09-21-2004, 11:53 PM
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iam sixteen and have been flying for two and a half years
what i need to do is get my sledge finished so i have somtin more exciting to fly.
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Old 09-22-2004, 12:12 AM
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just a question, do any of u guys around my age (16) like to fly ww2 scale, even though this is a 3d forum.
of course i realy do like to fly aerobatics and are realy looking forward to 3d.
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Old 09-22-2004, 12:14 AM
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it's interesting to see how many kids are on rcu compared to how many i see flying. then again, maybe that has soemthing to do wiht my living in LA county...
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Old 09-23-2004, 03:02 PM
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i dont mind the warbrids but give me a extreme mini 3D any day!! I dont find much excitement in flying in a straight line and rolling everyonce in a while. Im a major show boat if i cant show off i dont bother. lol well where are all these young guys in CT i fly at Salem propbusters and it always seems to be older gentlemen, theres no kids my age (17) to do any combat with, or pylon racing.

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Old 09-23-2004, 05:53 PM
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16 and have been flying for 5 years, the order in which i learned to fly:
Superstar 40 baby..............
Ultra Sport 40

a bunch of foamies.......this was the time when i couldnt get to the field on my own(no i can DRIVE.....not everything it was cracked up to be lol!!!)
Wattage F-86
Gws p-51
Gws me-106
HOMeMade Electric Chopper( it flew great lol, but balsa isnt the best material.......)
Viper Twin
Gws Formosa
(all brushless and LI-po)
(i dont know why i tried electrics)
Hot wire cut home-made planes(3dx and a bunch of those types of planes from 3d foamy...

GP Extra 300s "modified for 3d envelope"
Funtana 90 w/ ys1.10 9c radio(god i love mixing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

Great hobby!
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Old 09-23-2004, 09:33 PM
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im 14 and been flying for 8 months,


im now teaching my instructor how to do 3D manuvers, he been flyin 40 years,

i am ranked in the top 5 at my local fields
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Old 09-23-2004, 10:54 PM
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funky. it's usually the older guys that dont take up 3d on their own, but i have seen several exceptions. i think i am the only guy in simi flyers that 3ds.
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Old 09-24-2004, 03:41 PM
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I'm 17, been flying about 11-12 years now... pretty much as long as I can remember. Seen a lot of pilots come nad go from teh hobby but i just cant quit!
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Old 09-28-2017, 09:42 AM
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I am 52 now, still flying ! love PBF. Thanks Dave for PBF invention !
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Shalom everyone, this is my first post here (ever). I don't think I am able to start a new thread, and I would really appreciate if someone could help me out. I used the search function but could not find what I was looking for. If anyone could point me in the right direction I would be grateful.

I have just unboxed my Precision Aerobatics Addiction (the original), and need to find some sort of a video or thread specific to assembling it. I have assembled my share of foamies, but never anything like this as of yet. I have the manual, but I would feel better about seeing something more in depth if possible.

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I am a 12y/o boy. I have been flying since I was 7. I soloed on a Great Planes Avistar (Nitro).

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I am 41 yrs been flying 5 yrs and wish i had found rc long ago. I was totally shocked when i first stumbled across rc but made up for it.
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Greetings from Reno, NV. I'm 61 years young! Been flying since I was 9, control line with my Dad of course. Started RC early 70's with a Kraft 7ch. of choice. Then in 1973 I started flying FUTABA and still do. I love anything that flies. Currently 3D ROCKS! Low and slow is the way to go. Heli's too! Just keep fly-n.
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Old 11-29-2018, 07:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Papasal View Post
Greetings from Reno, NV. I'm 61 years young! Been flying since I was 9, control line with my Dad of course. Started RC early 70's with a Kraft 7ch. of choice. Then in 1973 I started flying FUTABA and still do. I love anything that flies. Currently 3D ROCKS! Low and slow is the way to go. Heli's too! Just keep fly-n.
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Old 01-17-2019, 11:23 AM
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Interesting to note that this thread started in 2004. that means that some of the teenagers will be 30 years old now
I wonder how many are still flying now that they possibly have a wife, 2 kids & a mortgage to think about?
Kind of pushes 3d to the back of the list of priorities. Would be interesting to see how many are still flying.
I expect that post #134 has long since passed on to the flying site in the sky so we will have one less for sure
I am 72 next month by the way, & started flying single channel & Galloping Ghost.Then a long lay off for the usual family & work.
Started again about 4 years ago & love it & the camaraderie of the local club, where quite a few are my age- but far better fliers

So any of the 2004 posters-- let's see if you are still out there!!!
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Old 03-14-2019, 05:39 AM
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I am 63 and been building and flying models no for 56 years.

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Old 03-14-2019, 08:14 AM
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Originally Posted by halfandhalf825 View Post
how old is everyone? how many years have u been flying?
63 years young and still doing F3A and fixed wing/heli 3D.

I self taught with a Veron Robot (nobody to grab the trannie) in 1973 and joined my local club solo the following Spring.
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Old 03-16-2019, 11:20 PM
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I'm 77. I started flying helis at 65 and planks at 70. I wander about the skies doing a bit of aerobatics and spend the rest of the time with the other old guys moaning about politicians and young people.
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Old 03-19-2019, 03:47 PM
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Im 55. I started flying model planes with the age of 8. Today im flying upt to 100cc 3D-planes and jets.

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