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Radio Install on my Mercury Tiger Moth RC Conversion

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Cliff 195922/11/2020 21:28:48
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Hi guys (and gals) this is Part 5 of my Mercury Tiger Moth build, this episode sees the radio gear going in.

Martin McIntosh25/11/2020 20:19:48
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Made one of those quite a while ago from the Mercury plan, originally for a Mills but it proved difficult to operate so I converted it to electric. Cannot find my pics of it for some reason. I use a micro Rx, a servo on each aileron plus rud and ele. 500mA/h 3s battery. In order to turn properly you must mix in about 30% rud with aileron otherwise you just get adverse yaw. Still going strong and actually won a prize once. It is covered in yellow Litespan.

Cliff 195925/11/2020 22:42:59
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That's interesting Martin, it sounds like you went for quite a light rc setup, mine doesn't have ailerons so no adverse yaw to worry about!

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