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Next work shop visit will be to set the working surfaces. The manual suggests the aileron deflection as 20 deg with 40% expo, elevators 20 deg deflection, 40% expo and rudder 35 deg with 40% expo as a starting point. Full 3D aeros suggest 38deg aileron deflection & 60% expo, elevators 55 deg deflection & 50% expo with the rudder 45deg deflection and 50% expo. I will report back on the process.

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On 08/01/2022 at 19:21, Adrian Smith 1 said:

Te layout I settled on was as per photo. All of the weight needs to be at the front and as a result I used a bigger RX battery than I would have chosen.IMG_0651.thumb.jpg.2bb729e79879da89a6bd15d106d6de07.jpg

 

Plenty of room for positioning the RX and switch.

 

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I have entire outdoor planes that would fit in there.......

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Back to the work shop after a week of supervising bathroom fitters ........

Time set the working surfaces. starting with the elevators.

 

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Set them at 25 degs vs 20 degs for "general flying".

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Same methodology for the rudder at 30degs (vs 35 deg), then finished the pushrods  with keepers and blue thread locker for the nuts.

 

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