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Old 03-10-2019, 11:57 AM
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Did you add some front lead? Someone told me he had to add 450g of front lead and that was with a 35cc gas engine! And also had to shorten the engine mount.. Don't know why they make them so tail heavy. Why is it ugly? Is it the colours? To me it seams to have more colours than the brown and green ones.. Are the electric (servoless) LG reliable? What 30-50cc Spitfire would you chose if you had to do it again? I see there are H9 but it's no longer available, then thre is the Phoenixmodels one, and also the ESM... Thank you!
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Old 03-10-2019, 07:04 PM
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I didnīt add any weight in the nose, but I use heavier retracts and wheels. Also put NiMH batteries for RX and ignition and place them close the engine. As you can I see I replaced the tail strut which came with the kit.
My reason is that is so ugly due clolours and also they wanted to achieve to Mk. IX but the cowl is Mk.XIV. It is good kit, because it is designed for electric and also glow and gas engines. That is the reason of long nose.
If someone would like to start with warbirds I would recommend that Spitfire. But TopRC Spitfire is the same size and looks more like a Spitfire.
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Old 08-22-2019, 06:01 PM
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How much down elevator did u have to mix in with the flaps? I am at zero mix and it dives when I engage the flaps.

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Old 08-23-2019, 02:05 AM
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Iīm not sure now, but probably 5%.
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Old 10-30-2019, 07:17 AM
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Thanks Prekin
Mine has a Saito FA 180 in it that handles it quite well. However the roll rate is very slow. Any suggestions?
I increased the aileron deflection (same for up and down) somewhat but its still very slow. Should I introduce differential?

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Old 10-30-2019, 07:46 AM
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Very slow? Donīt forget, that it is not a 3D aerobatic plane, but semi scale warbird.
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Old 11-04-2019, 05:51 PM
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Try adding that funny looking thing in the back.. rudder, when you roll. It will help with the roll rate.
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Old 11-04-2019, 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted by BobH View Post
Try adding that funny looking thing in the back.. rudder, when you roll. It will help with the roll rate.
you mean while using that dumb thumb.....?
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Old 11-04-2019, 10:20 PM
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Yes do both, rudder and aileron at the same time.
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