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Old 05-10-2002, 06:26 PM
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Default Balancing and Control Throws

Originally posted by Jeff396
We just had one of our members put his in the parking lot on take off no less.....lack of judgment seems to be the overall consensus
A good point to make here too is that these types of airplanes depend a LOT on airspeed and since they tend to have a lot of torque with a relatively short wingspan, many fliers get in trouble by taking off before they have sufficient airspeed resulting in a (sometimes uncontrollable) roll to the left.