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Old 01-09-2012, 02:33 PM
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I got a spacewalker 2I flew it for the first time Saturday After a friend took it up for me I'm not a great pilot when i comes to the first flight.Anyway the plane was OK put the throws are real small the arlon are1/6 up and down and the elev.is 3/8 up and down and the rudder is 1inch left and right.if you were going to increase the throws how much would you increase them .I past the trainer stage .The plane seems to be a little docile. If you have a spacewalker let me know what you think and if you think i should change anything.
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Old 01-09-2012, 03:08 PM
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It would help if you told us a bit more about your model, like what size is it.

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Old 01-09-2012, 07:12 PM
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It's a spacewalker II 40 size with a OS 46 AX on it.
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Old 01-10-2012, 04:48 AM
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If it's the Seagull model (ARF), this is taken directly from the website - airplane manual.

http://secure.hobbyzone.com/catalog/...html?media=pdf - - click on "manuals", click on "spacewalker"

INITIAL FLYING/SPORT FLYING
Ailerons: 3/16” up 3/16” down.
Elevator: 3/8” up 3/8” down.
Rudder: 1” right 1” left.

AEROBATIC FLYING
Ailerons: 3/8” up 3/8” down.
Elevator: 1” up 1” down.
Rudder: 2” right 2” left.
Do not use the aerobatic settings for
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Old 01-10-2012, 08:40 AM
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This was my second plane, still have it and still fly it. I gradually increased my throws to maximum on all the control surfaces with no averse reactions from the plane, just remember to add a bit expo when you increase your throws.
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:58 AM
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Luker... How did you like the way it flew?
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Old 01-10-2012, 01:49 PM
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AA5BY I like it it was a little quick compared to some of my other planes It's going to be a learning for me.I got the cowl on it now and it was balance with only the cowl weight had to take out the oz we put it it at the field.I think I'm going to get a12/4prop and see if that well slow it down a little.

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Old 01-10-2012, 02:21 PM
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As they say in Texas... your engine pulls it smartly. It is faster than I'd expected it to be with that thickness of wing. Remember though... it has a high aspect ratio wing, which means the lift to drag numbers are good but high aspect ratio wings quit lifting at a lower angle of attack so don't get the nose too high when it is slowing for a landing.

I got the muffler for mine yesterday so am working on it again.
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Old 01-11-2012, 05:41 AM
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AA5BY are you going to the field today i think I'm going to take the spacewalker out and see how I do with it .I also finished the slow pokeI was working on I'm going to wait tell letter to fly it. Now it's off to build another plane I got this funster 40 to build it's anothe low wing plane.I'm going to cover it like that PT19 you have If i'm lucky I may have it done by summer.See you at the field.
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:47 AM
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Yes... I've got cabin fever from two days of rain and hope to see you at the field this pm if temps get into the fifties.
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