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Old 04-16-2017, 03:00 PM   #1
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Default DLG for fpv?

I have recently joined the world of DLG flying and having engaged in fpv before thought about combining the two.

The issue I have is that DLG are very light and finely balanced but has anyone tried it?

Here are my efforts for launches and catches to date.

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You may be able to do it for fun. I'm sure you could make a sport plane with fpv but probably not a competitive one.

The DLG guys in our club are extremely concerened with weight and streamlining. They don't want anything on or in the plane to reduce performance.

Give it a try, it might work well enough to have fun. Just remember there are some extreme forces sideways during the launch.
A Seattle club called SASS had a couple of kids that did over 300' on launch, with my old body I might hit 75'

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