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Old 07-11-2019, 06:30 PM
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Does anybody know if the XK a800 is any easier to fly than the sport Cub s?
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Any particular reason you are looking at something that small?
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Only because of the price. I have only flown the sport Cub s and the T28 Trojan s but I have gone through 6 of them and I can't control them at all in the advanced or intermediate mode. The last one I couldn't even control in the safe mode. I was wondering if I might have better luck with the a800. 50 dollars makes it tempting but I can't throw away even that. Much if I'm going to get the same result s
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It sounds to me that you are trying to learn without an instructor. This is a pretty difficult thing to do, the difficulty is compounded with the small aircraft. My suggestion to you would be to get ypur hands on a Eflight Radian. Unfortunately the standard version has been discontinued but they come up for sale on RCG all the time. You can still order the Night Radian from Tower/Horizon which is kinda cool but a tad heavier. Yes more money but IMO a much better chance of success.
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Thank you I will take that into consideration. I was wondering in case I wanted to stick with a 4-channel airplane do you think the a800 what require ballrooms in about two and a half soccer fields? bear in mind that I have trouble turning without losing altitude and I have to take my turns very gradually and use it a lot of space. The only place available around here as about two and a half soccer field so width. Usually as soon as I switch into the advanced mode I totally lose control but if I am able to keep you in a straight line for a few seconds I usually would try a slow turn which would go into a diet and lose control but if I try to fast time we go out of control much faster

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What you really need is flying skills. I seem to recall having this conversation with you before. Get with an instructor to learn how to fly. Tight turns aren't hard to do if you have some understanding of the aerodynamic forces involved and some basic technique.
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I thank you for the input. In. Regard to the tight turns, I think I have the basic idea of the physics behind it but I don't find it's that easy to get the hang of actually doing it I've tried for years and I still who's control when I try to make a tight turn in a decimal with it sport Cub ,I think the amount of room might be a problem in my case I'm really reluctant to purchase the AAA 800 for the amount of space that's available in this area
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