The GWS Slow Stick is a kite-like plane for beginners. This plane travels very slowly, allowing users to make mistakes without destroying having horrible crashes.
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Pro Flies very slowly making it easier to control
This plane's slow speed makes it easier to fly for beginners because they are allowed more reaction time. The Slow Stick flies similarly to a kite, making it ideal for indoor flying.
Pro Has enough power to do well in mild wind
Even though the Slow Stick is slow, it is still powerful. With a little bit of extra thrust, the Slow Stick does fine with wind that is traveling less than 5 mph.
Pro Cheap & easy to repair
The GTW Slow Stick only costs $34.99 and the design is very simple, meaning that repairs should be fast and uncomplicated.
Con Incomprehensive manual
The manual gives users no direction to one of the most difficult parts of setup - configuring the transmitter and receiver. Also, the manual appears to be written in substandard English.
Online instructions that might be more useful can be found here.
Con Difficult assembly
Mostly as a result of the unintelligible instructions, many beginners find it very difficult to set up the GWS Slow Stick. Luckily, the Slow Stick is simple enough to assemble without much instruction, and can be done in about two or three hours.