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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    Yes the wings are small considering the size of the airframe. You could try changing the position of the nosewheel just a bit to raise the nose a little.

    When you set the flaps it will also help a lot if you are able to use 15 degree for takeoff.

    Unfortunately i'll have to wait for 3 more weeks to maiden it....



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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    I'll try that the next time I fly her. My pilot lost it's head in the last flight so I order two new pilots from Aces of Iron. Sorry you have to wait three more weeks to fly her.

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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    I really want to convert to electric will it be hard.can you do anything to the canopy to get easy access for installing batteries.

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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    One of the guy at our field flies one of these on a Motorfly motor with 6s-5000 pack. I think it's a perfect candidate for electric conversion, more so than the 120 size PC-9 I have.

    The belly hatch cover between the wings allows easy access to the battery, which has to be at the wing section to balance the plane.

    And he also left the rear receiver battery hatch cover off as air exit to cool the electronics.

    Everything just seem perfect about this plane for electric conversion!
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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    steph280, could you please ask the owner of this tucano which model/brand is the oleo legs he is using? I saw some models at Hobbyking but i'm not sure which one will fit.

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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    Yea Steph, I'm with Guijs

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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    I like those retracts, what brand are they?


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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    +1 for wanting to know about those oleos!!
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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    I did the maiden flight today. It was only a five minute flight because the rain was coming fast. It started right after I landed.

    The plane flew amazingly well! I just had to add 2 clicks at the upper elevator trim and it was flying perfectly. Takeoff was very easy and I didn't had to use rudder at all. I used a MAS 15x8 2 blade. I'll fly with this prop a few tanks during the break-in and then I will start to try a 15x12 APC and 14x9 MAS 3 blade. I also want to try a 13.5 x 13.5 carbon 3 blade from Engelmt. The plane weight 4.7 kg and I had a pulling force of 5.43 kg.

    Landing was also VERY easy, I was surprised. I set flaps 15 and 45 degrees and didn't have to set elevator compensation. It landed slow and easy.

    I will fly it again next weekend.



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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    Isn't it a beautiful plane to fly! It flies real nice with the 15x8 prop but recently I tried the 16x8 and flew well, the only problem there is the low ground clearance. I just purchased a 15x8 three blade prop to try out but need to wait, I forgot to buy the three blade cone to go with it.

    Enjoy it, I sure do!

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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    rlbomber, what is the make of this 15x8 3 blade?

    I also have a MAS 15x10 2 blade, it should be faster than the 15x8.

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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    It's a MAS 15x8 prop.

    Did you think the plane was fast with the 15x8?


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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    Well, It's the fastest model I ever flown but I'm only used to glow high wing models. I expected it would be faster. It probably will after I tune the engine.

    But the 15x10 MAS 2 blade probably will be much better. Try this:http://personal.osi.hu/fuzesisz/strc_eng/index.htm

    It shows:

    MAS 15x8
    Required engine power = 2.005 HP
    Estimated flying speed = 68.1 mph
    MAS 15x10
    Required engine power = 2.507 HP
    Estimated flying speed = 85.2 mph




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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    Interesting, I may have to try the 15x10 prop and see how she flys.

    If you're interested, here's some of the other planes Ifly:

    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...9491927&type=3



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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    I did 5 flights this weekend. It really flies very well, but not so fast. But I still have to tune the engine properly. I should test the 15x10 next time.

    rlbomber, did you set your flaps? Mine is extremely easy to land. My engine went down due to empty tank and I was able to land it perfectly.

    BTW, how long are your flight? I first set my radio alarm to 10 min and it went empty. Then I set to 8 min. And I am not using open throttle all the time.

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    RE: Seagull Super Tucano

    Guijs, yes she is very easy to land but does come in very fast without the flaps. I fly off of a dirt runway so I don't have any grass to slow her down. I've only been using about 25 - 30 percent flaps.

    I actually had the throttle linkage come off on me during one of my flights and she was stuck at half throttle. Since I put the electronic cut off switch in I was able to line her up with the runway and kill the engine once lined up. She floated in beautifully with no bad tendencies.

    The one bad thing if I were to complain is that the fuel tank is very small. If this was a nitro plane the flight time would be much less than it is now, probably only about 5 minutes.


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