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Another Day In The Repair Shop

We’ve developed quite the little repair corner at our house, along with a nifty box of fix it necessities. My dad and I make a great team, him with a love of solving problems for the repairs, and my gift … Continue reading

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Pieces, Parts, and Lots of Glue- Plane Crash

The flights today may have been graceful, but with the unpredictable wind gusts, my landings were not. There were a few nose dives, and since the poor CHAMP was landing in grass, it had a tendency to flip as well. … Continue reading

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Always Growing & Improving

With my new found partnership with my plane controller and the added inspiration to continue practicing flying, I find myself increasingly eager to get out there. In a way, I’ve proven to myself that the first great flight experience wasn’t … Continue reading

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You Know You’re A Pilot When…

Yesterday, a coworker of mine leaned towards me while I was perusing the internet and started laughing at me. I whirled around (not knowing she was there), and gave her an innocent look. “What?! I like them. I think I … Continue reading

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Walking The Line- of Flight

It seems that the pilot’s journey toward perfecting their flight skills is never done, and mine has barely begun. However, yesterday presented a surprising display of improvement! Another sunny and calm day managed to slip its way between days of … Continue reading

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Flight of the Daddy-Craft

I was relieved that my father and I had finally been able to tune the CHAMP in order to facilitate smooth and controlled flight. Needless to say, as soon as we accomplished that, our joy of flying was taken to … Continue reading

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It’s Simulator Time:

For a newbie in the world of R/C, simulator time is certainly a gift, especially since pressing the “reset” button is a lot easier than gluing a plane back together. I can’t help but laugh at myself these days, as … Continue reading

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My First Nose Job

Placed on the table for inspection, the poor defaced plane was poised for inspection to determine a course of action. I had never repaired a Styrofoam plane before, and desperately did not want to mess up my first one. After … Continue reading

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My First Nose Dive

It was a beautiful day to take to the air, and as my dad handed me the Champ RTF with a grin on his face, I knew there was no turning back now. So with my plane, and my boyfriend, … Continue reading

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Through the Woods

The newly patched up Champ RTF was ready to brave the skies once more, so off to the park we went! This time, we also brought in tow the Wing Dragon for a little added fun. I was thrilled to … Continue reading

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