Testimonials Archive

I found Dave Scott's article explaining how and why aileron / rudder mixing reduces or eliminates adverse yaw the most valuable information I have acquired in a long time.  I have quite a few flat bottom wing planes and after setting up my Spektrum DX7 radio to achieve a 1-1 movement ratio between the ailerons and rudder, my planes fly bet

Aileron-Rudder Mixing Testimonials

I really enjoyed the class and I feel that I have learned a great deal. Every time I am reading your books I discover something that I wish someone had told me 10 years ago. My flying would have been a great deal better with just a couple of these hints.  It's kind of embarrassing to ask for help on landings when you have been fl

Landing / Takeoff Testimonials

I soloed the first day back home without a problem. When I went out to fly the next day there were several members at the field, but none had unpacked their airplanes because of 15-20 mph winds. They were amazed that I would even attempt to fly. As they watched and waited for me to crash, I just kept remembering what you taught, and finished my

Wind Training & Confidence Testimonials

My goal in attending the Flight School was to be able to Take off - fly comfortably and land the airplane in one place. The objective was achieved during the five day course. I would highly recommend the Flight School to anyone who wanted to learn to fly in a very short period of time without crashing a number of planes. William Reynolds. Alpen

Foundation / Good habits / Fundamentals / Proper t

When I called AMA to research your school they gave you seven stars out of five! The school met and exceeded all my expectations and my first Solos back home were text book. Joseph Balabon. Mays Landing, NJ (NC) Charles County Windrifters R/C Club Editors note: I also attended this school three years ago. It is all Bill says it is, and more. It

Customer satisfaction / Exceeding expectations / V

Dave is both very patient and very thorough in his instruction, and I felt he had a true concern for my understanding of the information. Dave has the student focus on making prescribed controls inputs and  the aircraft follows along - versus reacting to the airplane and always being one step behind it. Dave's friendly approach made the le

Controlling v/s reacting / Thinking ahead of the p

When I called AMA to research your school they gave you seven stars out of five! The school met and exceeded all my expectations and my first Solos back home were text book. Joseph Balabon. Mays Landing, NJ Dave is both very patient and very thorough in his instruction, and I felt he had a true concern for my understanding of the information. D

Accelerated learning / Solo success / Success afte

Dave Scott of the "1st US R/C Flight School" offers a very complete training syllabus that he employs during his famous 4-5 day Flying School. Jerry Festa, RCM Beginners' Bench Dave is both very patient and very thorough in his instruction, and I felt he had a true concern for my understanding of the information. Dave has the student focus on m

Complete-syllabus / Lessons Plan / Structure / Sys

When I called AMA to research your school they gave you seven stars out of five! The school met and exceeded all my expectations and my first Solos back home were text book. Joseph Balabon. Mays Landing, NJ Dave is both very patient and very thorough in his instruction, and I felt he had a true concern for my understanding of the information. D

Instructor patience / Personal attention / Customi

I appreciate a pilot and instructor of your caliber taking the time to comment on my training articles.  Your school certainly sets the bar when it comes to RC flight training. I would have loved to develop a business like the one that you’ve put together. Great job and best of luck going forward! Scott Stoops.  Fly RC Columnist

Instructor knowledge / Expertise / Easy to underst

Dave is both very patient and very thorough in his instruction, and I felt he had a true concern for my understanding of the information. Dave has the student focus on making prescribed controls inputs and  the aircraft follows along - versus reacting to the airplane and always being one step behind it. Dave's friendly approach made the le

Confidence / Training-flying ease / Fun / Enjoymen