Throttle Hold

We had a few cut fingers recently with the throttle being accidentally moved and the hand was near the prop. Almost all transmitters have a Throttle Hold or Throttle Cut function – for our purpose, the two terms mean the same. This function disables the throttle stick until you flick a switch to turn it […]

Flying in the pit area

Twice I have launched and landed in the pit/car park area to keep away from the main flying activity. This is not setting a good example and is fraught with danger, of course. No more excuses for me – I won’t do it again. A partial exception could be the hand-launching of a glider, when […]