How not to fly your new RC plane

I was pretty eager to go fly a new plane I built.  The weather seemed pretty good at the house, so I grabbed the boys, and the toys, and headed out to the field.   As soon as I left the car, I knew it was to windy to fly, but I’m not one to give up, even when I should.

Of note, the magic of soft sand, and strong materials, I was able to fly this plane (much better the 2nd time) after working the sand out of the motor. 🙂




For those interested, this is

Wingspan: 51.0 in (1300mm)
Overall Length: 34.0 in (865mm)
Flying Weight: 33.3 oz (945 g)
Motor Size: 480 Brushless Motor 960Kv
Radio: 4+ channel (5+ channel for optional flaps) (required)
Prop Size: 9 x 6
Speed Control : 18 amp brushless ESC (installed)
Recommended Battery: 11.1V 3S 1300mAH LiPo battery (included)
Flaps: Optional
Landing Gear: Yes
Steering: Yes
Experience Level: Intermediate
Recommended Environment: Outdoor
Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour
Is Assembly Required: Yes 



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