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    I use the recommended throws, but with 40% Expo...

    I use the recommended throws, but with 40% Expo this gives me full deflection if I need it, but soft around the middle.

    Mike
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    You will find with the ailerons reflexed the feel...

    You will find with the ailerons reflexed the feel is much more solid.

    Mike
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    Vendata Don't forget to put about 6-10mm of up...

    Vendata

    Don't forget to put about 6-10mm of up aileron on final stage flap, this kills the lift somewhat and beside giving the wing a bit of wash out, decreases the stalling speed, it increases...
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    Your more than welcome, let us know how you get...

    Your more than welcome, let us know how you get on.Mike
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    The nose wheel should not make a lot of...

    The nose wheel should not make a lot of difference as touch down should be nose high with the wing fully stalled, one of the problems with the Tornado/Navy cats was the flap LE taper, it was reversed...
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    Bouncing on landing is a common problem with...

    Bouncing on landing is a common problem with newbie jet pilots, in most instances its because the pilot is not holding off long enough and the wing is still flying on touch down, there should be a...
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    Sounds like he is landing too fast. How much...

    Sounds like he is landing too fast. How much flap is he using on landing, also is he reflexing the ailerons?

    Mike
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    Start a new thread, it will be good to know if...

    Start a new thread, it will be good to know if any improvements have been made since its inception, but put a link on here for others to follow.

    Mike
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    No pics I am afraid the post is from 2011 and the...

    No pics I am afraid the post is from 2011 and the pics no longer exist, but I am sure you can get the idea from the above post.

    Mike
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    The tail design with some slight modification I...

    The tail design with some slight modification I owe to John Veasy of the Bickley club, he had something similar on his Falcon 120.

    Vidi, quem amavi, exscripsimus..

    Mike
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    Pics did not copy over? got there in the end. ...

    Pics did not copy over? got there in the end.

    Mike
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    Had mine since 2009 re-built after a whoopsi on...

    Had mine since 2009 re-built after a whoopsi on landing (ran out of fuel, having too much fun) in 2011 and still using the original hinges on the ailerons, elevator and rudder, so very durable IMO.
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    Perhaps you remember this one from 2011:...

    Perhaps you remember this one from 2011: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-jets-120/10434227-jet-teng-l39-p20.html :D

    Mike
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    I put a 4130/16 in mine, had it over from...

    I put a 4130/16 in mine, had it over from something else and it fitted, unlimited performance on six cells, digital servo's on all surface's, but I think I prefer the IC version as it has a longer...
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    Vielas Is that an electric version or IC,...

    Vielas

    Is that an electric version or IC, whatever it is what's the specification? I have both, one with and AXI and one with a West 50, haven't flown either for a while as I have been a bit busy....
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    I don't know about the latest Elan, but my old...

    I don't know about the latest Elan, but my old one had open holes for the wing retaining bolts and inevitably I dropped one into the wing, annoying rattle for ever more, eventually I glued a couple...
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    Anyone still flying one of these? Mike

    Anyone still flying one of these?

    Mike
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    Can't believe this thread is still alive. :cool:...

    Can't believe this thread is still alive. :cool: but it does need a bit of artificial respiration, or is that reverence, or even reference. :rolleyes:

    Mike
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    izzy, this is something that happened with a lot...

    izzy, this is something that happened with a lot of Boomerang kits the booms where not located accurately and needed a bit of packing on the elevator to compensate, you have found the solution.
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    On Futaba radios you set up crow on the Airbrake...

    On Futaba radios you set up crow on the Airbrake function, all the settings are there including elevator compensation, slow in slow out if you require and setting on a side slider if you so wish.
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    I have MVVS as my petrol engines and they don't...

    I have MVVS as my petrol engines and they don't need any modifications, already reed induction and possibly the most powerful for the size of displacement in the larger sizes.

    Mike
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    For those browsing this thread, could you explain...

    For those browsing this thread, could you explain what a Bowman Ring does?

    Mike
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    Slowing down your servo speed???? please explain,...

    Slowing down your servo speed???? please explain, I do hope you mean Expo.

    I can understand slowing down your servos speed on Flap deployment/crow and elevator compensation for the flap, but not...
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    If you nose gear spring is contributing to the...

    If you nose gear spring is contributing to the bounce effect it could be that you have the C of G too far forward, i.e. to much weight on the nose and it drops when you land, you should be able to...
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