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Forum: Kit Building
10-02-2008, 12:04 PM
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Posted By gords

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Mine came in over 13 lbs as well. Take-offs are not a problem with the Saito 1.5 (should be equivalent to the Ax 1.20), the landings are FAST though, head winds help greatly with slowing things down!
Forum: Kit Building
08-16-2008, 02:29 PM
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Posted By gords

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I used the rudder servo to drive the pull-pull set-up. I'll try to take some pics and post them. You can save a servo that way. There are some pics of this type of set-up earlier in the forum as well.
Forum: Kit Building
08-16-2008, 10:32 AM
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Posted By gords

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I have the same type of setup as you show. including the way you have the tail retract cylinder mounted. I also have a JMS door sequencer in there. I have a saito 1.5 on the front and needed 2 ounces...
Forum: Kit Building
08-12-2008, 10:20 AM
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Posted By gords

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I will definitely check the idle again. Do you have to throttle up a bit on the turn from the downwind leg to final, as i am a bit nervous about tip stalls, etc? There was absolutely no breeze when i...
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2008, 07:14 PM
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Posted By gords

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Does anyone have any tips on how to land a plane such as these P-51s? I have a saito 1.5 and a 15x10 prop on it, and the landing approaches are faast! I landed the other day and the plane must have...
Forum: Kit Building
07-30-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 518,126
Posted By gords

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Hi guys,

I figured I should post something after reading all the tips and hints on this forum over the past 6 months. I completed my mustang about a month ago and got to maiden it last week. I...
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