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Watching RC cars smash themselves to pieces is rather amusing. The best crash is at about the 2 minute mark. Damaged about as much as a very high headspeed 700 sized helicopter stack! Good times.
I am a field rep for Spartan Avionics, and I can help answer any setup questions you may have. I am based in the US though, so my replies may be slightly slow.
As I live in Perth, the winds are generally very strong.

I noticed that on a simulator, when setting a strong wind ( 40 kph / 20 knots ), it was challenging to take off using a normal flight mode, however, taking off using idle up or a higher head speed made the take off much easier and cleaner, along with hovering.

Has anyone tested this characteristic in real life?
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Name is Tim,

I'm the secretary for and fly at both PRCHC and WAMASC.

I'm declaring that I have an affiliation with PerthRC In that I've spent a massive amount of coin with Brian
since I was 17, and I'm lucky enough to get to play with some new toys from time to time. Naturally as my LHS I recommend and support them. Brian is also a friend of mine.

That aside, I fly with a Futaba 18MZ, Futaba 8FG and a Spektrum DX6 . I fly a Hirobo D3, Hirobo SDX, Mikado Logo Xxtreme 700, Agile 7.2 (presently out of action), Mikado Logo 600, Sirocco 475E, Hirobo Embla 450, Blade...

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