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I’m going out flying thread 2019

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale RC General Discussions' started by BalsaDust, Jan 1, 2019.

  1. 50% Cub at daybreak yesterday in Kennett. Great way to start the day. F9942F5A-63B8-4C2B-B84E-A56AD27427FA.jpeg
    Jetpainter, Snoopy1, WMcNabb and 2 others like this.
  2. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    You are flying it?
  3. I wish. Someday I’ll have a really large Cub. It did wake me up at 6:15am though. Sounded like a full-Scale buzzing the camper at first light. :p
    Snoopy1 and dhal22 like this.
  4. Jetpainter

    Jetpainter 640cc Uber Pimp

    I heard Ryan lost his Havoc EDF there. At least he got a bit more use out of his than another member who's went in on the third flight.
    I watch Ryan fly his on Labor day and man did he put on a show!:)
  5. Yes that was a bummer.
  6. Jetpainter

    Jetpainter 640cc Uber Pimp

    This Saturday we had our 9/11 Memorial/Pavilion Dedication/Club Picnic/25th Anniversary. I took Miss Moana since I haven't flown it in a year and a half.

    I changed from a 23 x 8 to a 22 x 10 and I really like the results. It sped up the top end, but also sped up the landings. I have a tendency to land too slow, which isn't much of an issue with a big 3D airplane, but at 24 pounds the wing loading on Miss Moana is higher and doesn't really like going very slow.
    I flew it twice Saturday, and brought it back out yesterday for 3 more flights. I've been tuning on the DA50 and the radio setup just a bit and it's running and flying great. I'm also finally getting comfortable flying it. The rudder is VERY sensitive around center so I've got the expo cranked up higher than I normally would. It yaws the tail very easily, but you still need to lean on the rudder pretty hard to maintain a good knife edge. There really isn't much flat area on the sides of the fuse, so the nose needs to be pretty high to maintain it. It makes slow rolls a bit tricky to get slow and straight, but doable if you try.

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