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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Seadog, May 22, 2015.

  1. Seadog

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    How many old fart fliers out there enjoying the new technology or are you missing the control line days. LOL :cool:
    BTW I'm only 68
     
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  2. NickCopter

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    I'm trying to get my dad interested, although he's only 49
     
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    68 in September!
     
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  4. andycappvn

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    I am 66 and have flow P3P once as just had hip replaced. Chomping to get back out to fly again.
     
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  5. delirious

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    44 here but I did use a control line when I was a kid. I has money now ;)
     
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    60 here
     
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  7. w5rkn

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    Oh, you young farts. Just got my P3P, replacing my P2V, and I clock in at 77.
     
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    Seems us old farts as you put it ;) have the money, toys and plenty of time to enjoy them.
    I'm 75 years young.[​IMG]
     
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    60 in September!
     
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    im 34 and buying all the toys i wanted as a little kid lol
     
  11. peter west nz

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    I am 64. I have flown rc planes & helis for 30 years & full size for 15. That was becoming just too expensive. I was hooked as soon as I flew a p2v+. It sure helps to have flown models before, even though I learnt to fly in mode 1, decided to retrain my head & hands for mode2. It didn't take long, even for an oldie!
     
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  12. jason

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    [​IMG]Got keep them youngin' around so we can receive our SS on time.
     
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    I used to build U control planes while watching black and white TV shows
     
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    Way cool on the retrain.

    I wouldn't have cause the P2V+ Tx can be changed to Mode 1.
     
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    I flew in the back seat of a Phantom back in the 70's and 80's. The RF-4C was stuffed with cameras and sensors. When we went on a missions, if the INS navigation system was within 7 miles, they didn't bother to calibrate it. My how things have changed.
     
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    Early stages of dementia. :eek:
     
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    I love this thread. 50 and no kids, so why not?
     
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    55 young...and not yet saying wipper snappers...
     
  19. iahphantom

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    Back in my day I had to switch the tv to channel 3 to play video games ....
     
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    Still working so us old farts can keep collecting those SS checks I hope. funnysmiley14.gif