ORIGINAL: Leo L
The SuperCub is a great selection. Just turn off the ACT. In some instances it will actually fight you for control of the plane. You will do much better without it.
Sorry about your experience with the Decathlon. It needs some basic modifications to make it fly well, but its not a beginner's plane. ParkZone indicates that its an intermediate plane and is not suited for people who have had little or no flying experience. Enjoy the SuperCub. Let us know of your progress.
After much debate, waiting, and talking to hobby store owner I decided this summer to wait for the HZ SuperCub as my first venture in fixed wing (all I had ever flown was a Blade CX - it was a good way to learn nose in flying controls, etc). I had debated about waiting for the SuperCub or buying the Decathalon.
I am not disappointed I waited after reading threads on both planes. From the start my SuperCub flew well, I've had only one minor mishap, and am having a great time wiht the plane. Never did turn the ACT on. I find it flies and turns well at half power, climbs like crazy at full power. The full power has actually pulled me out of some stalls near the ground that caused me to think I would buy the farm momentarily.
Sorry to hijack a thread - but I would recommend the supercub for beginners as it works well out of the box. If only I could get the @#%$# drop module to work!