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10-03-2018, 06:35 PM
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Posted By aeajr

It is always good to have someone with you when...

It is always good to have someone with you when you fly. They can spot trees and things that you may not have noticed because you are so focused on your plane. And, if you go down in the woods...
06-07-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

With many RTFs now coming with some kind of...

With many RTFs now coming with some kind of flight stabilization make sure you understand what this is doing. It might be marked as beginner mode.

What happens differently when you turn it off? ...
10-23-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

HOW ABOUT SUCCESSFULY FINDING YOUR PLANE? I...

HOW ABOUT SUCCESSFULY FINDING YOUR PLANE?

I was recently reminded of the frustration a new pilot feels when he has put his plane in the woods and can't find it. He has been looking for several...
07-01-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

Lyle, You raise an extremely good point...

Lyle,

You raise an extremely good point about the CG. While this is important for kits and ARFs, those pilots tend to be very aware of the importance of CG.

It is the PnP, BnF and RTF...
04-12-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

RE: Six Keys to Success for new pilots

Here is one that has caught many a new pilot.

<div>THE ILLUSION OF THE DOWN WIND TURN</div><div></div><div>

This downwind turn thing comes up from time to time. Others try to explain it in...
05-07-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

RE: Six Keys to Success for new pilots

<div>PREFLIGHT AND FIRST FLIGHT PROCEDURES FOR PARKFLYERS</div><div>by Ed Anderson</div><div>aeajr on the forums</div><div> </div><div>Here are some quick tips and a "check sheet" for preparing your...
11-05-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

RE: Six Keys to Success for new pilots

Since all the new pilots in this forum fly electric, let me point you to this resource which can be found on RCUniverse.  This e-book should answer a lot of questions about electric powered flight.
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05-25-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

RE: Six Keys to Success for new pilots

JC,

Great report and great advice.
05-06-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

RE: Six Keys to Success for new pilots

Due to a preflight screw up on my part, not long ago, I actually had to fly one of my gliders this way. It is a R/E throttle design. I had not properly secured the elevator connection. I took off and...
05-06-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

RE: Six Keys to Success for new pilots

This post has been very popular on other sites.  Let's bring it back to the top and see if it can help pilots here too.
04-13-2005, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

RE: Six Keys to Success for new pilots

Great post Warhawk! Thanks for adding such valuable advice.

Safety Hawk, that is an approach I have heard works very well for beginners. In short order you no longer need it, but it can really...
04-04-2005, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,586
Posted By aeajr

Six Keys to Success for new pilots

Whether you have a coach or you are trying to learn to fly on your own, you
will need to be mindful of these six areas if you are going to become a
successful RC pilot. After two years of...
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