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Old 05-08-2003, 01:33 PM
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I took my cables off my firebird to adjust tail flaps.I think Ive put them back the wrong way round.stick right what tail flap should move looking from the back? :stupid:
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Old 05-08-2003, 02:23 PM
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stick right, right flap goes up
stick left, letf flap goes up
looking from the back
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Old 05-08-2003, 03:09 PM
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I think you've got that backward - from the back, looking at the V-tail, right stick should pull on the left flap, left stick should pull on the right flap.
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Old 05-08-2003, 04:50 PM
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Sorry BykrDan,
Darenm is right.
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Old 05-09-2003, 03:47 PM
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I hate to be a party pooper, but I just checked my FirebirdXL, and BykrDan is right.

If you push the stick right, the left tail flap should come up. If you push the stick left, the right tail flap should come up.

Enjoy!
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Old 05-09-2003, 04:13 PM
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The wonders of V-tails .... !
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Old 05-09-2003, 04:41 PM
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Yup. My mistake.
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v tails are opposite to ailerons
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