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FED50H
I started with a similar radio from a skysurfer plane. Same knob that limited throws. It was not ideal for an elevon only. I picked up a used spektrum 7s. After years of use, i bought a turnigy pro. Inexpensive, but I was overwhelmed by all the options it had and functions it could perform. I could never get used to its sensitivity. I never found the happy medium with it. Do your research, buy what you can afford. If you can get the current set up dialed down and gain experience flying, and crashing...When you can move onto a better radio, you will be better prepared. Good luck.
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trying2fly
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Your wind problem is just not helping at all I've flown in super heavy winds with my Mig...it takes a lot of work. Throws dialed down you should have a better time of it. I have like 60 degree throws on my stuff ...but also have expo to help out. Let us know how you do on the next attempt ...yank and bank!!! And be on the power in a turn..don't let off...

Here it is a typical day out here in West Texas....it is a beautiful day but better be ready when you go up!! today is 40+ Mph gusts with avg of 25....too much for me I am all set to "yank and bank" but my knees will be shaking again!! I will tape it so you can see what I am going through..haha...as if you didn't know!!!
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I started with a similar radio from a skysurfer plane. Same knob that limited throws. It was not ideal for an elevon only. I picked up a used spektrum 7s. After years of use, i bought a turnigy pro. Inexpensive, but I was overwhelmed by all the options it had and functions it could perform. I could never get used to its sensitivity. I never found the happy medium with it. Do your research, buy what you can afford. If you can get the current set up dialed down and gain experience flying, and crashing...When you can move onto a better radio, you will be better prepared. Good luck.

I am going to do exactly that. I am going to ride out this Dynam on the best settings I can dial in. I learned to swim in Galveston surf..when I got to a fresh water lake I felt like a speed boat not having to deal with water foam and waves. Maybe it will be like that when I finally upgrade to a decent radio!
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JTiger
When I flew my mig v1, I set up the throws as high as they would go so I had around 45 degrees on each elevon. I flew it in my backyard which isn't very big and had lots of trees so it was nice to be able to pull up and literally stop in midair I tried expo at a few different settings but ended up turning it off. I guess I just like really sensitive controls...
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I am going to do exactly that. I am going to ride out this Dynam on the best settings I can dial in. I learned to swim in Galveston surf..when I got to a fresh water lake I felt like a speed boat not having to deal with water foam and waves. Maybe it will be like that when I finally upgrade to a decent radio!


Trying2Fly,
There are many good comment above. You are doing great with a transmitter that does not support expo or multiple rates. I have instructed model airplane pilots and I watched your video and your good eyes and fast reactions will help your learning. I like to start at 15 to 20% throw and also check your center of gravity. As suggested above start with the center of gravity a little ahead of where it is suggested on the plans. By a little I suggest a 1/4". Then, wait for a calm day and take the plane up and each time you fly, have a plan on what you want to practice. Thinking about what you will do during a flight helps keep you calm. And, when you are flying input a command and think about what you KNOW will happen and input the next command. Do not wait and watch what the plane does and react. Trust in your fast reactions and great eyes and direct the plane where you want it to go. There is a great book available from Rcflightschool.com. All of Dave's books are great. His first book on airplane setup is a must read. Read it cover to cover, try what Dave says and then read the book again. It's that good.

As a number of comments above said, don't give up!

Dave
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