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  1. If you are going to do some pattern or 3d type...

    If you are going to do some pattern or 3d type flying, I would leave the engine inverted because it will balance and perform better that way. However, if you can not get the tank below the carb, you...
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    You already realized one of these, and most...

    You already realized one of these, and most others pertaining to set up and control checks have been mentioned, but some of the most common mistakes in general that I see new pilots make are:
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  3. Dito. Any Futaba transmitter will work if you...

    Dito. Any Futaba transmitter will work if you get the right cables but you don't need anything more than a 4 channel tx to use as a buddy box unless you are teaching with a plane that has flaps,...
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    Not at 3am! But yes, I flew yesterday and buddy...

    Not at 3am! But yes, I flew yesterday and buddy boxed a new student. It was a little muggy out and the wind kept switching directions 180 degrees, very interesting conditions. Will probably fly my...
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    Good example, now, when you do this, look at the...

    Good example, now, when you do this, look at the nearest landmark on the ground before you put the hood on. Look out from under the hood when the first 360 is completed and look again when the...
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    I gave buddy box lessons with two different...

    I gave buddy box lessons with two different students today in 13mph+ winds and two different planes. Neither student wanted to tackle trying to land today, so I did all the landings, which was at...
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    Well, in between working and finishing the sheet...

    Well, in between working and finishing the sheet rock in a spare room, I'm just about done covering a kit I just built, 60" P51 with flaps and retracts. Got to fly the Venus some Thursday and picked...
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    Thanks for the tip Dave, I will try the tape...

    Thanks for the tip Dave, I will try the tape idea.:)
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    Sanding tips?

    Ok, so I've searched a few threads and haven't found what I'm looking for. I'm curious about what sanding methods some of you use to get a smooth transition onto balsa from a filled surface. I'm in...
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    Thanks for the response Ken! Glad to know it's...

    Thanks for the response Ken! Glad to know it's not on all RCU links!
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    I am getting the same thing. If I go right to a...

    I am getting the same thing. If I go right to a thread from my e-mail , there is no problem. But if I ever go to the RCU home page, it gets blocked. There is something attaching itself to RCUvideos...
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    When it comes to RC planes, I've observed the...

    When it comes to RC planes, I've observed the opposite. A nose heavy plane will still stall. If it is a high wing plane or a low wing that's balanced good, it may not tip stall or nose over, but it...
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    I agree with Bob as well. I would dare say, I...

    I agree with Bob as well. I would dare say, I have rarely if ever damaged a plane while making a text book approach and landing on a calm day. My crashes come from pushing the envelope and making...
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    Thanks for the replies. I don't know where it...

    Thanks for the replies. I don't know where it came from, or why it only shows up on RCU pages, but I found it in the "extensions" list under "tools" and disabled it. I'm using Google Chrome, All is...
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    Poll: http://www.ebay.com/itm/25-32-RC-Tweety-25-Sports-...

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/25-32-RC-Tweety-25-Sports-Trainer-Plane-ARF-Kit-/191054814239?pt=Radio_Control_Vehicles&hash=item2c7bc11c1f

    I have this plane with an OS .25 max. I use it to get the rust...
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    Getting Fed UP with the Market place

    When I try to look at ads in the market place, this "torch tip" menu bar keeps appearing on the left side of my screen blocking half of the ad. When I click on the little "x" in the top right corner...
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    Thank you Steve! You are basically correct about...

    Thank you Steve! You are basically correct about my challenge and you totally understand my point, as well as the misstated and misrepresented arguments being made in this thread. But you have...
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    Yes, and that religious belief did not came from...

    Yes, and that religious belief did not came from anything written in the bible, it came from the mis-interpretations and out right lies that were proposed as fact by the "scientific" and "religious"...
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    A large percentage of the world once believed the...

    A large percentage of the world once believed the Earth was flat and at the center of the universe. Being in the majority does not make you right.
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    Truly amazing in an aviation forum.But a common...

    Truly amazing in an aviation forum.But a common misconception that is worth an explanation.Since 1632 and what is called "Galilean relativity" (no need for Einstein here), it is known that the laws...
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    There are many "references" that say the chicken...

    There are many "references" that say the chicken came first, others say the egg came first. Neither can prove it, but by your logic, the first one to make a statement is right because no one can...
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    You know what they call a doctor who just barely...

    You know what they call a doctor who just barely passes medical school?......He still gets to be called "Doctor". Even if he's top of the class and becomes a brain surgeon, he's still not...
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    You still do not appreciate the point that...

    You still do not appreciate the point that performing a standard maneuver in a full size aircraft is not going to be an example of this problem.

    But ok, if you want to keep comparing full size...
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    Captain Bob, I appreciate your observations and...

    Captain Bob, I appreciate your observations and experience, but I must point out that your holding pattern had nowhere near the accute turns that my rc pattern or a crop duster's pattern would take....
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    A lot of people want to try to impress others...

    A lot of people want to try to impress others with their "knowledge", but few have actually put it to the test themselves, they just like to debate the subject. That's all fine, but I made an offer...
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