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Old 01-30-2014, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by ameyam View Post
To me it looks like a manufacturing issue but I don't have time to correct it coz the event I am readying the model for is next weekend.Is there some way to minimise the problem? My bipe flew beautifully inspite of it

That is exactly what it is and it's not uncommon for the elevator halves to display the issue you have on your model. The "counterweight" area on usually just one side does not line up level with the stab when the elvators are in neutral.

There are various ways to do the line up but I use a couple of carbon fiber rods taped to the top surface of the elevator and pointing aft so they meet about 12 inches or so behind the rudder. That way you can match the neutrals and end points and if your radio is capable, you can match the deflections through out the travel range.