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Old 12-12-2017, 01:38 PM
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For those that wish to see it my first attempt at a maiden starts at the 3:09 mark.

After you get over the shock of that video. Here is the re-maiden..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOED...ature=youtu.be

Thanks for all the encouragement throughout this build!!!

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Old 12-12-2017, 07:20 PM
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Ouch! That first maiden looked painful. Good thing it’s a kit built airplane. I think an ARF would have been destroyed.

Glad you got things sorted out for your second flight. Good job!!!

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What's the postmortem on the cause of the crash?
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Lateral imbalance combined with a nose heavy center of gravity as well as the pilots lack of spatial and situational awareness were all contributing factors...
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Stuff happens! Knowing what the problem was the first time around makes it a lot easier to correct for future flights.
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Old 12-20-2017, 03:44 PM
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The Lear is one of my favorite models to fly. They are awesome but Motoman's is slower than mine........
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Old 03-17-2019, 09:30 AM
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More than 10 years has passed since i started this thread. Really workin on getting this done soon.

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Old 03-17-2019, 02:55 PM
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Spring is just around the corner. Git er Done! 🤣
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Well you can't rush a good build!
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Got the engine nacelles glued, filled, sanded and mostly painted this weekend.

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Nice job on the Nacelles!
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If you put winglets on instead of the tip tanks you’d have a Lear 31 instead of a Lear 35.
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