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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Gimpster, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. Gimpster

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    Hi everyone,

    Des Moines, IA.

    Purchased a P3A last week, and I've been having a lot of fun learning to fly it. Long-time fixed wing RC flyer, but this is new to me :)
     
  2. N017RW

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    Welcome.

    Same here (fixed wing since the 70's).

    If you can fly planks this is a breeze.

    So many drone only pilots have no idea what its like to have to control a fixed wing-aircraft constantly since you can't just let go of the sticks and have GPS and the flight controller keep it hovering in-place for you.
     
  3. Gimpster

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    It's been an amazing experience just being able to focus on the photography and not the aircraft. I mean, obviously I don't want to hit an obstruction/person ... but still. You never really get to "relax" this much when flying fixed wing :)

    Been in it a little while less than you! I'm a Florida native and started at about age 10-11 with my Gentle Lady in 1991. I fly all electric now, gave up on nitro a couple years ago now.