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Old 02-21-2009, 11:45 PM
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Default Beginner's resources - Links to useful information on RCU.

These resources are available here on RCU to help those getting started in the hobby, posted here to help make them easy to find. If you have a resource that should be listed here please feel free to PM me and I'll be happy to include it in this list.

Building a trainer - A build thread that will take you from start to finish building a trainer kit.
[link=http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_3439708/tm.htm]LT-40 build thread[/link]

Covering - Links to RCU How-to and videos on covering.
[link=http://www.rcuniverse.com/magazine/article_display.cfm?article_id=67] Minnflyer Covering how-to [/link]
[link=http://www.rcuniverse.com/magazine/article_display.cfm?article_id=726] Minnflyer, Another Look at Covering[/link]

CA Hinges - RCU How-to on installing CA hinges
[link=http://www.rcuniverse.com/magazine/article_display.cfm?article_id=55]How-to intall CA hinges[/link]

Fuel Tank - RCU How-to on installing fuel tanks
[link=http://www.rcuniverse.com/magazine/article_display.cfm?article_id=1068]Let's Talk Tanks[/link]

More to come as I identify more resources

I hope this helps everybody find the great resources here on RCU to help them get started.

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Default RE: Beginner's resources - Links to useful information on RCU.

Here are a few more:

Trikes Vs Taildraggers: Which one's right for you?

Balancing Your Airplane: A few basic points on balance

Balancing Up-side Down: When and why you should balance your plane up-side down

How to Solder: It's not as scary as you think.

Sheeting Repair: How to fix that hole in your sheeting

Repairing a Leading Edge: How to fix the bite that pole took out of your wing's leading edge
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How to select your first radio

> http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_6582895/tm.htm
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Here is some stuff that can be useful:

Guys share their experience of building aircrafts from scratch
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hello, im looking to get some people to answer a short survey for a school project and am unsure on how to post a thread or where to put it that people will see it. if you could help me out id appreciate it, thanks. here is the link for the survey if anyone would mind helping me out.
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This should be great for me, be wise I'm doing my 1st large scale warbird, & need ALL the input possible, hate doing things twice or around g...Same thing.. thanks for the quick links
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very helpful stuffs
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Lots of broken links, dead sites, who maintains this sticky?
I got a new guy trying to find resources from this site. No go.
RCG it is.
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What would be the best source for aerodynamics crash course for beginners? I tried to find that info from aerodynamics forum but those threads get very deep very fast.

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