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Old 03-23-2009, 08:27 PM
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Finally I got time to work on my Patriot XL, take a look. [8D]
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:03 PM
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Progress! looks nice. captb
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:37 PM
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SWEET.....I'm getting ready to order one of those kits.....What are you going to throw in nose of that ship?????[8D]
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:48 PM
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Thanks, I have a ST 90 that I could use but It could end up with a YS 60 with a pipe....... brum, brum....

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Old 06-14-2009, 06:06 AM
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I maiden my Patriot XL after 6 months a Jett90 retracts balanced right on the C/G no dead weight put a dubro 16 oz tank on the C/G and a 4 oz header took of like a SCALDED cat dirt / grass strip about 60 yds from take of to airborne one click trim on elevator after about 3 minutes got a dead stick it whistled DIXIE on a high speed glide minor damaged No problems about take off on short run. had a 13 / 6 prop for test flight. icant send photos still trying to FLY a computer.
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i guess your problem was the prop, i flew mine with the same setup with a 12-6 to start an them 11-8 @ 15000 rpm. try that and maybe you will not get a dead stick and don't forget to leave it a little rich.
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