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    Mini Ultra Stick Wing Incidence

    Hi! I joined this site a long time ago but am just recently getting back into the hobby. Here's the question: I recently purchased an E-Flight Mini Ultra Stick, and me being me, I promptly stripped the stock covering off and re-covered it in Monokote. I thoroughly checked the plane before and after and the covering doesn't appear to have warped anything any different from how it was before I re-covered it. BUT, the wings seem to have a negative angle of incidence to them... meaning the front is lower than the back. I'm no aeronautical engineer, but I am very familiar with aviation in general and the basic principles of flight. With the wings level, this results in the horizontal stab drooping, which I would assume resuld in the same effect as a down elevator.

    Are other's MUS's or similar Stik type aircraft layed out in the same way?

    Here's a pic of what i'm talkin' bout:



    And, just to show off the finished product I made the sharkmouth from scratch using Monokote trim:


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    RE: Mini Ultra Stick Wing Incidence

    Nice!

    Kurt


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