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Old 09-03-2014, 01:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default My wife is a better pilot.... I want a divorce!!

She acts so smug about it too!! I see it..IM TRYING but, like a duck to water she grabbed my 450 after about 3 hours on the sim and hovered for a minute and took off left down range to a text book right turn!! It was cool at first...now I'm pissed! She even telling me about set ups!!!!
I'm at the Marriott now... Alone ... With my sim! This ain't gonna happen on my watch!! Even my friends are rubbing it in!!
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Old 09-04-2014, 05:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Don`t beat yourself up over it. Some people just have a knack for flying, and your wife seems to be one of those people. She ROCKS, BTW. I can`t even get my husband to look at a helicopter. He tried the simulator for about 20 minutes, and gave up because it was too hard to do. Just enjoy the hobby with her, progress at your own pace, and have fun. At least she`s taking an interest in flying.
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Old 09-04-2014, 08:01 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Don't mind your bros, your a lucky man. Sounds like she needs her own heli!
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Old 09-08-2014, 11:19 AM   #4 (permalink)
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She has a heli... It's a mineanddonttouchit....
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Old 09-22-2014, 04:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
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She has a heli... It's a mineanddonttouchit....
The eletric version, right?

Hey good luck, i guess you have one more motivation for progression. Not many pilots can say the same
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Old 10-10-2014, 08:00 AM   #6 (permalink)
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The eletric version, right?

Hey good luck, i guess you have one more motivation for progression. Not many pilots can say the same.
My thoughts exactly. BTW, does she have a sister who's single ?
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ouch i guess. but not that i really sympathize. i always rub it in my boyfriend's face when i can fly warbirds in a sim better than he can. (even though he had a pilot's license at one point) it's not like you should feel bad or frustrated about it either. she just has good spatial cognitive ability out of the box. no matter how good she gets, it doesn't make you any less good at flying than you are.
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Old 11-04-2014, 05:56 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Oh lord..... this is not an easy situation grasshopper...
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Old 11-29-2014, 10:51 PM   #9 (permalink)
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dude, I couldn't make fun of that. WHY, because I envy you. I would just brush off your friends cause they are jealous of you. Having something in common like that with your wife in invaluable.

Do you seriously give a Bamn if she is better then you. If so then be a man, dedicate yourself, and get better with her.
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Old 12-02-2014, 09:41 AM   #10 (permalink)
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i wish my wife would fly.....you are lucky bud....
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Old 12-02-2014, 11:31 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Dude so your saying you dont like having your cake and eating it too C'mon man .. she Will be excited for Fun Fly s and you have a cute nekid someone after a long day of flying and partying ...

And it not like she is flying a plank .. like picking your NFL nemesis just to piss you off ...
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Old 12-15-2014, 08:04 PM   #12 (permalink)
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My girlfriend flies heli because it's "my" hobby--and she's learning at a much faster pace than I did. She won't fly without me (not interested), and still she'll have better piloting skills within a year.

We were driving past a hobby store I frequent when alone, and out of nowhere she wanted to stop in, so I turned the truck around. After some browsing she thought she might really like FPV. I later bought her two micro quads (surprise!). She lets me borrow one, which is generous because she almost never plants it, but me...not so good.

We support each other. I'm not really a quad guy, but that's okay, we have a lot of fun together, and I love that she's a great pilot. Hopefully we'll graduate to FPV, but in the mean time we love doing things together, and that's the point.

If you really need that "I'm on top feeling," take your trophy wife to the air field and watch other guys drool over your good fortune.
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Definitely, it is a great feeling with someone you care about taking interest in this hobby.

Y'all need to work together and build each other up, not tear each other down. It's all about team work. I had my g/f almost solo'd on a Vapor from ParkZone. It basically took 2 sessions (batteries) and she was flying in a racetrack pattern with the guys at an indoor fly in.
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Old 01-07-2015, 07:15 PM   #14 (permalink)
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That must be great.

And these ladies agree:

http://video.boeing.com/services/pla...=2157534921001
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That must be great.

And these ladies agree:

http://video.boeing.com/services/pla...=2157534921001
Cool video, thanks for sharing.
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Yes sir.... you have a problem, but it's a good problem!
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You 're welcome. I thought so too as well.
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My girl plays on the sim and does inverted hovers lol she's pretty good but I don't know if I would let here fly my goblins lol
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You could always buy her a Goblin 380.
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She acts so smug about it too!! I see it..IM TRYING but, like a duck to water she grabbed my 450 after about 3 hours on the sim and hovered for a minute and took off left down range to a text book right turn!! It was cool at first...now I'm pissed! She even telling me about set ups!!!!
I'm at the Marriott now... Alone ... With my sim! This ain't gonna happen on my watch!! Even my friends are rubbing it in!!
If its any solace.....


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