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  1. J

    Learning to Fly can be frustrating

    I tried a different approach to Slope Soaring (with some engine assist) and changed my launch position on the hill I fly on. The idea was to keep the plane to the north of me, away from the 'top' of the hill. Unfortunately there be houses over there. The Radian Pro got away from me and tried...
  2. ofiesens2

    Slope/Dune Soaring question

    We have a small place on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, and there is a large dune and it is pretty much always windy. I have started to think about building a cheap DollarTree foamboard plane that is 4 channels or less and can withstand fairly windy conditions and is a good beginner slope...
  3. F

    searching for a budget DLG

    searching a budget DLG Hi There! I just wanted to ask if you have any suggestions for a budget priced DLG. I have had the Dreamflight Alula for quite some time now and I want to be able to do more F3K. I thought about under 450 €. Every advice is appreciated.
  4. Tightknot

    Slope soaring flying wing or Discus launch flying wing.

    I suspect that you can take your new flying wing design and build it without a motor. To get the center of gravity right and to get some penetration you could keep the larger battery needed for the motor, and even the speed control in order to power your reciever and servos. Perhaps a swappable...
  5. jamiedco

    Foam Board Dlg

    hello all since going threw David's site (rcexplorer.se) i have been wanting a dlg . but i am not that skilled with gliders so i don't want to spend a few hundred dollars on a dlg that i will probable kill . so after some searching i found a foam board dlg so when i kill it it will be cheap to...
  6. M

    R2 Hobbies Speedo and Passer- thoughts? Also Canberra slopes?

    Hey All, I've just re-entered the hobby after a four year absence, and while I'm enjoying my Radian, I'm looking for something a bit more serious. I quite like the look of the Speedo Series from R2Hobbies, and the Passer from the same (Although I can only find the pure sailplaversion of that on...