Register

If this is your first visit, please click the Sign Up now button to begin the process of creating your account so you can begin posting on our forums! The Sign Up process will only take up about a minute of two of your time.

Results 1 to 2 of 2

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Oslo, NORWAY
    Posts
    1,579
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    Adjustable wings AND stab!?#!?*!

    I've flown airplanes with a fixed wing and adjustable stab, planes with fixed stabs and adjustable wings.
    Whats the deal when faced with one that has both?
    Roll trim for example, should I correct with the wings (as one would with say a Focus) or with the stab halves, as with a Synergy?
    Pitch trim, same again, which option should one use?
    Spoiled for choice here, don't know which is the correct approach.
    Whats the gen' with you guys in the pro' arena?
    BR blabla

  2. #2
    Don Szczur's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Location
    Chantilly, VA
    Posts
    1,659
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: Adjustable wings AND stab!?#!?*!

    I adjusted the stab incidence to correct a tail-high or tail-low flying plane. The tail incidence also helps take out any elevator trim needed.

    Wing incidence is also helpful. I have not flown a plane yet that does not need 1/8 inch negative incidence in the left wing. Its due to the prop slipstream. How do you know? Trim plane out for level flight, check inverted as well. Once this is done, then fly perfectly level into the wind and cut the throttle. If the plane rolls off to one side or the other you adjust incidence in that wing panel.

    These adjustments are very helpful, let alone the convenience of being able to remove the wings and stab for easy storage, shipment and packing.

    Don


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:37 PM.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.