|Welcome to The FlyingGiants Community! We're all about fun, and inside you'll find the greatest, friendliest, and most helpful group of people around! If this is your first time visiting, please check out site, and click here to sign up! We hope to see you soon!!|
|07-06-2011, 01:49 PM||#1|
Bad-ass Super Contributor!
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: United States, PA, Ridgway
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"?????
I reject your reality...
|07-06-2011, 02:10 PM||#2|
Thanks for the Support!
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: USA, OH, Aurora
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.
NEW FLYINGGIANT PODCAST IS LIVE!
Flyinggiants.com Podcast #5 “Live from Joe Nall!"
Join me as I speak with:
- Kyle “The Alien” who was with PAU
- Chris Hinson from EF
- John “TheTank” Banks
- Stewart from HobbyKing
- Jason Danhakl From Danhakl Designs
- Elie “Snap-A-Saurus”
- Shawn Spiker and Nick Frederick from Hitec.
- Sleepyc and Adam from RCLogger wrap up the entire show on our drive home.
FLYINGGIANTS.COM PODCAST #5 - LIVE FROM JOE NALL!
|07-06-2011, 02:23 PM||#4|
My life needs editing.
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Amanda, Ohio
It goes back to the day when you had to build.
RTF = you did not have to build it. TurnKey = Bind in fly.
Aviation Models Yak - DA150
Carden Cap 232 - DA100