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08-09-2019, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Jondon51

Looks like I might have found the problem with my...

Looks like I might have found the problem with my glider...I put about 30 percent of expo in the rudder mix. That may be the problem after all . Soon see next week when I fly it again.
08-08-2019, 03:38 PM
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Views: 9,102
Posted By Jondon51

Ok thanks I will test glide it the next time and...

Ok thanks I will test glide it the next time and get a good glide angle and then power up .
08-08-2019, 02:03 PM
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Views: 9,102
Posted By Jondon51

If you don't put ailerons on a 3 metre sailplane...

If you don't put ailerons on a 3 metre sailplane why does hyper flight sell one for 450 pounds. I have the maximum throws on the model and the rudder should be big enough . I don't know if it's...
08-08-2019, 12:22 AM
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Posted By Jondon51

It's a polyhedral wing . Would you put ailerons...

It's a polyhedral wing . Would you put ailerons on the outboard wing.
08-08-2019, 12:19 AM
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Views: 9,102
Posted By Jondon51

It's an f5j model . I turned it to come in for a...

It's an f5j model . I turned it to come in for a landing and it really dived and I was slow to react. Rebuilding it now. Get myself a proper balancer next.
08-07-2019, 06:33 PM
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Views: 9,102
Posted By Jondon51

Yes it's powered , it just banks over but it...

Yes it's powered , it just banks over but it should turn quicker than that. Did not leave it that long to go in a spin. I will get a proper cofg balancer next time . I should have glided it and...
08-07-2019, 02:46 PM
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Views: 9,102
Posted By Jondon51

Rudder and elevator control problem

Hi all , I have a rudder elevator sailplane 3 m and it takes about 3 seconds for the turn to kick in .the c of g is a bit nose heavy but I can't understand why it's not turning quickly enough . I...
08-07-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 105,178
Posted By Jondon51

Trimming a sailplane

Hi, I am jondon51, and have just joined from the uk. Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask this question. I bought a 3 meter sailplane from hyper flight in the uk . Went together nicely . So I...
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