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« on: October 13, 2009, 20:46:50 PM »


I  teach my “other ‘alf” how to fly rc power aeroplanes using a buddy box.

Today, when I tried to re-take control from Mandy, I was a bit late  releasing  the ‘Trainer’ switch on my master Tx. :!:  She went nose in at half power. :cry:  (The Cessna,…..not Mandy)




I’ve ordered a LARGE bottle of CA glue!

Wish me luck :(

Keith
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« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2009, 20:48:58 PM »
I'd order a Multiplex Mentor!!!

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« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2009, 21:00:43 PM »
I think the Mentor is a tail dragger isn't it? :?:

Tricycle undercarriage is easier for take off’s. ( At least, I think they are.)

This one will fly again,.........one day. (Mind you, I tell mandy I'll do the washing up,.......one day. She say's she wont hold her breath :lol: )
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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2009, 21:12:20 PM »
Mentor is a tail dragger yes.
If you could find an earlier Magister, they were trike

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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2009, 22:45:00 PM »
Bugger!
Women drivers thats all I can say  :?  :?

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« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2009, 22:51:38 PM »
that'll stop her from trying to reverse it!!

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« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2009, 23:21:39 PM »
Oh! :(
That was a good looking plane and electric I hope you fix that quickly.

As for the lessons, why not using a RC simulator. :)
..Nando

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« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2009, 08:22:43 AM »
Ouch! :cry:
That was a good tow plane ! Hope to see it back in the air soon! (but sound like some good surgery is needed !)

I know you are a fan...

I remember all my life
Raining down as cold as ice,
shadows of a man
A face through a window
Crying in the night
The night goes into

Morning, just another day
Happy people pass my way
Looking in their eyes
I see a memory
I never realized
how happy you made me oh Mandy

Well you came and you gave without taking
but I sent you away, oh Mandy
well you kissed me and stopped me from shaking
And I need you today, oh Mandy

I'm standing on the edge of time
I´ve Walked away when love was mine
Caught up in a world of uphill climbing
The tears are in my mind
And nothing is rhyming, oh Mandy

Well you came and you gave without taking
but I sent you away, oh Mandy
well you kissed me and stopped me from shaking
And I need you today, oh Mandy

Yesterday's a dream I face the morning
Crying on a breeze
the pain is calling, oh Mandy

Well you came and you gave without taking
but I sent you away, oh Mandy
well you kissed me and stopped me from shaking
And I need you today, oh Mandy

You came and you gave without taking
but I sent you away, oh Mandy
You kissed me and stopped me from shaking
And I need you

Oh Mandy won't you listen to what I've got to say
Oh Mandy don't you let me throw it all away
Oh Mandy won't you listen to what I've got to say
and I need you today, oh Mandy


 :D  :P
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« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2009, 09:59:26 AM »
NICE!

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« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2009, 13:54:33 PM »
Guys I want to thank you all very much for all your interest in this matter. :clap:

The "Misses" has been so touched & overwhelmed by all of your comments that she’s told me not to bother rebuilding this Cessna :shock: , but to buy a NEW one.  :D (Can’t believe she’s actually TELLING me to buy a plane. 8) )
Needless to say, I got straight on to SMC and ordered one. (Before she changed her mind, which, like most women, she does frequently :( )


So, one new tow /trainer model on order. Woopy-Doodle! :D  :D

They say “Every cloud has a silver lining.”
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« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2009, 14:00:51 PM »
Nice !  :clap:  Lucky boy!

You are going for the same one or you took something else ?
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« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2009, 14:36:58 PM »
Well, she wanted the same model,  a Liberty 182 semi scale Cessna. (Suzy Cessna, she calls it.) So that’s what I’ve ordered.

I have to admit I quite like it too. It’s the same plane I took my PPL training in. :D
(I discovered that I got air sick though. :(  It didn’t seem like a very good idea to be paying £120/hour just to vomit into a plastic bag, so I stopped my training with only 4.5 hours in my log book :cry: . Keeping my feet on the ground doesn’t make me feel ill at all!)

The new model should arrive before the weekend! :D  But I’m away to Kerry for a few days. :!:  At least I’ll have something to look forward to when I return! :D

K
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