Park Zone UM P-51 w/ AS3X aileron adjustment
I received a Park Zone ultra micro P-51 with the AS3X system yesterday. It completes my AS3X warbird series for now as I also have the Spitfire Mk IX and P-40 Warhawk. Hopefully, they will make more micro warbirds with the AS3X system. The P-51 has a problem not seen in the Spit or the P-40. Aileron throw for a left bank is adequate. Not great, just adequate. The plane will wallow around in a barrel roll when given full left aileron. Aileron throw for a right bank is insufficient to say the least. Watched on the ground the aileron deflection for a right bank looks to be about half what it is for a left bank. In the air the plane will barely bank right at all. A snap roll with the Spitfire is very fast and linear to the thrust line. You had better have plenty of altitude before you even attempt a roll to the right with the Mustang because it is going to take a while and lose altitude the entire time.
Here's what I know. The aileron throw is insufficient and uneven, especially to the right. The plane uses a single linear servo with a bell crank and torsion rods for the ailerons. What do I need to know before I cut the fuselage in half? Are there adjustments to be made or should I just send the plane back? I find it curious that the Spitfire is such a great performer while the Mustang has serious problems. The P-40 doesn't fly as well as the Spitfire but I didn't expect it to. The full scale P-40 didn't either. But the P-40 being head and shoulders above the Mustang just isn't right. Any help appreciated.