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soaring

  1. Mostly Harmless

    Soaring with the Old Fogey...

    I don't know if this is common or not, but it was a first for me. I would not have expected it, but gained some serious altitude flying the Old Fogey, today. A little breezy, so things were a bit bumpy down low. Climbed a bit to get out of the rough air and found a strong thermal (combined...
  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. 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...