On wreckage and smoking craters

Flew my plane for the first time on Saturday.

The good news: It flies very well–and very fast. Cruising speed about 65 miles per hour, not bad for a trainer.

The bad news: Using the wrong cable between my transmitter and the flight instructor’s transmitter resulted in…er, “erratic operation.” The instructor tried to bring it down and the transmitter quit working–plane came down about 50 yards short of the runway, and broke the tail section clean off.

Easy fix, and the proper cable is on the way. Maybe this weekend…

In other news, the SymToys Web site, our new Web site for Onyx and Symphony, is online…

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