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windy

  1. D

    Flying FT Spitfire in the wind

    In the past, I generally stayed home when it is windy, but I found out recently that I can get along with a steady wind. My FT models are best due to their low "pucker factor". I was itching to fly so I went out thinking the wind wasn't so bad- but when I got to the field, I find it above 15mph...
  2. dingmike

    Stuck in a tree, Too windy for me.

    So I thought I could squeeze in a flight before the SuperBowl. I went to my regular place and noticed it was a little windier than I ever flown before. I took off, 8 seconds later I was stuck in the tallest tree in the frickin' park! Spent the next hour throwing rock at it. I asked a kid if he...