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Old 04-07-2012, 09:14 PM
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Default RE: Scratch Designed/Built Sailplane

Yes I can't say I enjoy sanding exactly but I do enjoy the results. I can see how some might be tempted to skip or rush this step but I agree, it is an important one. Thanks for moving this over to sailplanes.

Before proceeding any further I spent some time in X-Plane tweaking the wing's control surfaces. After some tinkering I settled on placement & length of both the flaps & ailerons. I made a quick YouTube video while test flying her in X-Plane, figured you folks might be interested in seeing her fly, even if it is just virtually for now...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AahZzsCZlFI