The author’s first
Griffin, is shown
with a few of the
awards it has won.
of that. With every takeoff, I had a
mission: to get through the sequence
better than I had the last time. After
a while, I was anticipating corrections.
I had an innate sense of my airplane’s
orientation, and how to save it if I got
into trouble. Fundamentally, it has
made me a much better pilot.
I’m running out of space for this
first column. Throughout the coming
months, I hope to bring you some
insights from the many RC Aerobatics
pilots I’ve come to know in the past
few years, to help you to understand
why they chose
to fly Pattern,
and why they
spend the time
and money they
do to fly.
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