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01-04-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 7,231
Posted By Adui

1st; not a stupid question at all... 2nd:...

1st; not a stupid question at all...

2nd: when I was regularly flying I flew at an airfield that was near an airport (across the street actually) so the 400 foot limit was definitely in play... We...
01-04-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,040
Posted By Adui

I was considering this sim, or the beginnings of...

I was considering this sim, or the beginnings of an aircraft (build engine plus new radio gear would have been two to three times my budget) to get back into the hobby. I havent flown in ten years....
10-05-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 9,935
Posted By Adui

Im not normally much of a conspiracy theorist....

Im not normally much of a conspiracy theorist. However, in this case I tend to agree with you 100%. AMA, for whatever reason is trying to force membership. What about john farmer who flies on his...
09-21-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,537
Posted By Adui

With that kind of turn out, if Jacksonville...

With that kind of turn out, if Jacksonville Florida was a mite closer Id start showing up even before I have the gear and the AMA just to enjoy the talking and watching!
09-21-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,537
Posted By Adui

Well, I must admit I did enjoy the social aspect...

Well, I must admit I did enjoy the social aspect VERY much. The trouble is, at the field I flew at in Oregon there was seldom anyone there unless an event was happening or the monthly meeting night...
09-21-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,537
Posted By Adui

Was an AMA member because it was required by the...

Was an AMA member because it was required by the club I flew at. Will be again for the same reason when I can start flying again. WISH I could find a stretch of desert out here smooth enough for...
Forum: Sport Flying
09-12-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By Adui

*Disclaimer* I havent flown in several years** ...

*Disclaimer* I havent flown in several years**

WHEN i was flying regularly those planes I used dual rates on I would keep on high in the air, and if it was a windy day or one of my more twitchy...
09-11-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,787
Posted By Adui

THAT is the spirit of SPAD!!! Build it, Fly it!...

THAT is the spirit of SPAD!!! Build it, Fly it! If it crashes build another!! (Or as is most likely, put a new prop on and fly it again!!)
09-07-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,787
Posted By Adui

Would foam board be strong enough? I've...

Would foam board be strong enough? I've considered it as well, but when I was flying a lot I tended to push the envelope on my air frames. I like to make them dance!
09-05-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,787
Posted By Adui

Ward; WHEN I was building and flying I almost...

Ward; WHEN I was building and flying I almost always just used 4 mil corro for the wing. Only had one ever have a problem, and since it floated nicely I'm not calling that weight, more like...
Forum: Beginners
09-04-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,645
Posted By Adui

Really, Thats too bad! I really liked the DX6i,...

Really, Thats too bad! I really liked the DX6i, When I saw the price of the DXe (note there is no 6 in it, though they have a DX6e) I was concerned with quality at that price. Guess Ill make sure to...
Forum: Beginners
09-03-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,645
Posted By Adui

More than likely I will go nitro, and build a...

More than likely I will go nitro, and build a SPAD trainer to fly. Either that or a SPADstik. My all time favorite plane I ownso was a SPADstik with an OS 46FX on the nose.
Forum: Beginners
09-03-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,645
Posted By Adui

Not true according to Spektrum's advertisement on...

Not true according to Spektrum's advertisement on the DXe. They specifically name nitro models as being one type the memory system can be programmed for
Forum: Beginners
08-31-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,645
Posted By Adui

I sure wish I had listened to my gut about 5...

I sure wish I had listened to my gut about 5 years ago when I sold all my gear for gas money to get to work! (needed the $$ but I honestly could have figured out another way) Now that I'm seriously...
Forum: Beginners
08-31-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,645
Posted By Adui

Id change the batteries and go with what you...

Id change the batteries and go with what you have. However, if you are wanting to look into new radios a Spektrum DXe and an AR6100 receiver can be had for under $100. I was pricing them myself only...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-31-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By Adui

Just out of curiosity how hard was it to come...

Just out of curiosity how hard was it to come back? I haven't flown in over 8 years. I've got the bug again and am shopping / saving for new gear. I expect I wont be in the air for another year, but...
Forum: Beginners
05-14-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By Adui

RE: flight sims?

Just an FYI, FMS stands for Flying Model Simulator. Its a good, if dated, program for basics, it helped me when i first got started. It will not however appreciably help you with landings...
Forum: Beginners
07-22-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,152
Posted By Adui

RE: Programming Flaps and Ailerons~DX6i

Greetings,

I have the same radio. I programed Flaperons and use them in the manner you described. However, if I understand correctly you will have to use a single port for Ailerons and the aux...
Forum: Beginners
07-15-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,395
Posted By Adui

RE: I want to build my own foamie

CG we've had this conversion, I respect your opinion on SPADS even if I disagree. My point was to use a spad plan and adapt it to sheet foam to build. My half sized foam Stang was under one pound,...
07-15-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,992
Posted By Adui

RE: SPADS Over the West Coast 2010

Wow, I'm embarrassed to admit it but I forgot I started this thread! Glad to see my SPAD flying brethren kept it alive for me!!!

2 days!!![X(][X(][X(][>:][>:]:D:)
Forum: Beginners
07-15-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,395
Posted By Adui

RE: I want to build my own foamie

Nick, Ive had good luck building using thin foam panels and SPAD plans, makes a lightweight ship that can be an electric fliers dream!

I down scaled the SPAD Mustang and built it with about a...
Forum: Beginners
07-15-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,395
Posted By Adui

RE: I want to build my own foamie

Why is it you constantly in every post tell people they cant do what they want??? Do you work for an RC product company and want folks to think they have to buy, or are you just too lazy and have too...
Forum: Beginners
07-12-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,611
Posted By Adui

RE: Any Good (Cheap) Beginner Planes?

I guess that depends on what you consider adequate equipment. I know I could likely set him up with a SPAD for under his price, including engine radio, fuel and BASIC flight line gear. But I know...
Forum: Beginners
07-12-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,611
Posted By Adui

RE: Any Good (Cheap) Beginner Planes?

Eh?

OK I had a long post proving my point in theory with my own experiences, however this is not the time nor the place to debate SPAD Aircraft, or the cost of the hobby. As you point out there...
Forum: Beginners
07-11-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,611
Posted By Adui

RE: Any Good (Cheap) Beginner Planes?

Get someone in you area to help you learn to fly, and to get any needed gear. Then build a SPAD, (Simple Plastic Airplane Design.) It's the cheapest airframe you can get and done right they fly well....
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