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birdflipper

Heliman

Northeast United states

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What type of flying do you do ?
I admire the serious skill of a good 3D pilot ...the time they invested ,EXTREME dedication and passion for the sport..no to mention money spent on repair parts to get to that point !!

I am curious , how many of us are sport pilots / fly more like a real heli ??

R/C is like the mob ..once your in , your NOT gettin out !

01-08-2017 01:31 PM
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Jerry K

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Houston Area

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I appreciate what it takes to fly 3D, but I prefer big air for myself. I go for big & graceful!

Avoid the 'default' settings in life, Fat Dumb and Poor!!!

01-08-2017 01:35 PM
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chopper37

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FL350

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Scale for me. 3D guys are amazing, just prefer the other

01-08-2017 01:56 PM
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Heli143

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Phenix City, AL

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I respect the skills of 3D pilots love 3D to music flights, bit for me its scale and sport flying.

Roy Mayoral

01-08-2017 02:45 PM
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GyroFreak

rrProfessor

Orlando Florida ...28.49N 81.22W

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Just flying tickles my bones.

I think about the hereafter. I go somewhere to get something, then wonder what I'm here after ?

01-08-2017 03:59 PM
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Heli_Splatter

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Silver Spring, MD by way of Sidney, Ne - USA

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I can't afford to fly hard 3D. I appreciate what they are doing. I only hope that they maintain their helicopters and don't scrimp on parts.

Some of us will never be able to fly the hottest machines. I enjoy what I can afford to do. I sure have fun staying within my limits.

01-08-2017 04:27 PM
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Shawnlh

Senior Heliman

Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

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This is what I strive for............

Trex 800 Pro DFC / Trex 700L Dominator / Trex Pro 700 DFC / Blade 180CFX w/Ikon / Futaba 18SZ / RealFlight 7.5

01-08-2017 07:15 PM
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Flying Foot Doc

Senior Heliman

Plm Bch Grdns, Fl USA

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One day I know, I just know I'll be able to do a perfect flat, even controlled figure of 8.... one day...

Inverted IS more fun!

01-08-2017 08:04 PM
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nappyroots2182

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Moline, il

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I know how hard it is fort hard 3d. I just don't try to get to that point. I love big sky flying fast and graceful worth a mix of light 3d mixed in. It also keeps my goblin in one piece

01-08-2017 09:31 PM
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wc_wickedclown

rrProfessor

long beach calif

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3d and big air like jerry +1

Insha Allah

01-08-2017 09:43 PM
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Peter WalesElite Veteran - Orlando Fl - My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

It not only has to fly like the real thing, it has to look like the real thing too.

3D is boring, you seen one top pilot do his thing, you seen them all

Peter Wales
http://scalehelicopters.org

01-08-2017 10:54 PM
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tommytt1

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Mercerville, NJ, USA

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Scale type flying here with pod and boom, although scale looks Awsome!

I made a mistake once, but I was wrong?

01-09-2017 01:05 AM
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gmcullan

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Southbridge, MA

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Scale and "old fart" flying

Gerry Cullan,
Gaui 200, 255; T-Rex 250, 450 SE & SA, Mini-Titan, Blade 450

01-09-2017 01:07 AM
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conbones

Heliman

panama city beach FL

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mostly sport and dabbling in 3d i can fly inverted and pyro all day long but my pyro flips are ugly. i take it slow and all is good. i have had more problems out of a cc 120 ice esc then dumb thumbs or orientation loss.

Rush 750, cc120hv, vbar silverline
Agile 550, HW120hv, vbar silverline
goblin 500, cc100, ikon
Devil380, cc75lite, minivbar

01-09-2017 04:04 AM
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wifeorheli

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reno, nevada usa

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3d for me I love the rush and rattling my nerves. And the countless hours days months learning a maneuvers. Pushing myself to the limit. NOW I HATE the MONEY INVESTMENT that comes with that. If your not crashing your not learning. Honastly ANY type of flying you do comes down to not losing ORIENTATION no matter what style you do its the same issue its just the amount of you have to figure it out in the air if you lose it. I love all flying not one style is better in my eyes helis are just freaking awsome.

Team CookeVilleHobby.com
http://www.TeamRcHeliWorks.com
Novarossi Motors-Pulse Lipos-Halo

01-09-2017 02:41 PM
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fastrc1

Key Veteran

Brooklyn, NY-USA

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Precision Aerobatics and Scale all day for me.

RIP Roman Pirozek Jr.
Team SRW Comp
Zeal Blades U.S. Flight Team
HRP
Citizen #664
Team Venom Power
Team CanoMod

01-09-2017 03:02 PM
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ICUR1-2

Elite Veteran

Ottawa, Ontario

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I do aerobatic, inverted, anything except for banging the sticks and then banging my head for crashing.

I have seen allot of pilots 3d themselves out of the hobby because it was too expensive for them..

spending time, paying attention

01-09-2017 03:22 PM
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CostaRicaHeli

Heliman

Costa Rica, Central America

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Hopefully inverted soon

Right now I'm sport flying with basic aerobatics like loops, rolls, stall turns, etc. Practicing inverted on the sim but not there yet for the real thing.

Not necessarily wanting to get to hard 3D, but I do have the objective of dominating the machine in every orientation.

Franz

01-09-2017 03:56 PM
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ssmith512

Key Veteran

Indianapolis, IN USA

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Not necessarily wanting to get to hard 3D, but I do have the objective of dominating the machine in every orientation.
Exactly my goal as well.

Steve

01-09-2017 04:38 PM
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tommytt1

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Mercerville, NJ, USA

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Scale and "old fart" flying

I made a mistake once, but I was wrong?

01-09-2017 05:13 PM
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