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Old 07-06-2011, 01:49 PM
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One Minor Snivel...

Not a real big issue, just an observation...I visit the swap pages often just to see what's being moved around, and I am amazed how many pilots post "...RTF..." in the title, then as I read down the description there is no receiver, etc...I even read one "RTF" that did not include the engine...THAT was extra...

Am I misunderstanding the acronym "RTF"? I thought it meant "Ready to Fly"???? I have a 3DHS 89" inch AJ Slick still in the box. Is it "RTF"?????
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Old 07-06-2011, 02:10 PM
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You are dealing with the public.
Some guys have no understanding of what is considered normal.
RTF - to me means Receiver ready.. plug in my reciever and go fly.
(It can include a rec, but so many radio choices it's hard to include a rec)

ARTF - can mean all kinds of things, like "add motor" or "add batts"...

Airframe only..... means just that.

Boom common sense.. done deal.
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Old 07-06-2011, 02:20 PM
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Okie doke...thank you for the help
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Old 07-06-2011, 02:23 PM
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It goes back to the day when you had to build.

RTF = you did not have to build it. TurnKey = Bind in fly.
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