Notices
RC Helicopter Beginners Forum If you are a beginner or "newbie" to RC heli's feel free to post your questions right here in the rc heli beginner forum.

This is so addicting

Old 11-08-2011, 10:38 PM
  #1  
dabigboy
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Posts: 299
Likes: 0
Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts
Default This is so addicting

This weekend I finally go a chance to sneak out to the field and put up my JR Venture 30 that I got back in February....what a blast!!! I'm definitely still in the beginner phase, but even though I haven't flown in weeks, I did a bunch of fast forward flight and it felt great! In fact I think it was the highest and fastest I've flown yet. I believe I have hit another "level" in my learning experience....it's one of those times where after laying off for a while, you come back and everything has soaked in I guess. Even my nose-in hovering was rock solid. It actually felt completely natural, almost no different from tail-in hovers. All those times I forced myself to hover in a spot or move from place to place while nose-in are paying off now!!! I did have one hard "bounce" coming out of a forward descent.......the Webra 35 doesn't leave a lot of oomph for error!

Now one of the hardest things is to NOT push myself too fast.......I really felt like trying a loop or roll or something along those lines, but I'm trying to meter my progress and not rush too much. So far I haven't had to replace anything on the heli except the junky stock muffler and a couple of servos (got the heli used, it seems to have had very well-used servos or something). And no boom strikes, yay.

After a few more sessions of FFF I will be ready to switch to lighter paddles, maybe tweak my pitch/throttle curves a bit, and start doing some basic aerobatics. And eventually I will probably get a .50+ size engine for this bird, then get another (smaller) *true* .30-size heli for the Webra.

Matt (totally hooked)
Old 11-10-2011, 12:33 PM
  #2  
Real2You
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Valley Springs, CA
Posts: 530
Likes: 0
Received 5 Likes on 4 Posts
Default RE: This is so addicting

It's awesome you are learning and having a blast!! Taking your time and not rushing things sure pays off in the long run and also helps the pocketbook!!! Good luck...kick butt on that first loop you try!!

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.