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    fly's good except the landings Bent Gear every time

    I have a great planes EP sportster, it was the original model with a brushed geared motor , I converted it to brush less, fly's good except the landings on the grass ,I cant seem to come in and flare with out the landing gear bending , is it the approach I'm doing wrong or weak gear
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    RE: fly's good except the landings Bent Gear every time

    You don't say what surface you are landing on but if it's grass that gear won't hold up especially if you come in with some speed. It's a sportster so you should be able to slow it down and float it in. You might also try a little larger diameter wheel .
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    RE: fly's good except the landings Bent Gear every time


    ORIGINAL: flyinwalenda

    You don't say what surface you are landing on but if it's grass that gear won't hold up especially if you come in with some speed. It's a sportster so you should be able to slow it down and float it in. You mightΒ* also try a little larger diameter wheelΒ* .
    thanks , I was contemplating on a larger wheel. I cant seem to slow this puppy down on landings, if anything I keep the prop turning and try to flare it ,it just drops out fast at about 2 feet off the ground if its to slow

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    RE: fly's good except the landings Bent Gear every time

    If the nose drops when it slows down near the ground then I'd suspect the CG is too far forward. Mine just floats along in ground affect until it settles in.

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