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Can you hand launch a foamie with top mounted edf?

Old 11-03-2018, 03:48 PM
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Default Can you hand launch a foamie with top mounted edf?

I am wondering whether ths can work or not as the edf when on top of fuselage is blowing no air over the wing creating lift while still in hand.
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Hand launch any EDF and you have same situation ... but they fly.

Its flying speed that matters - not prop flow over wing.

Second - there is no need to 'run' or Hop Skip and throw as I call it ... you see guy take steps forward and then literally stops to throw ! The trick is to have good balanced hold ... and give it a decent definite shove from a standing position ...

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