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Old 03-03-2014, 04:15 PM
chopper man
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Just about 4 weeks have gone by after finishing my Waco. Yesterday was the day. 1st takeoff not to bad only to have to dead stick it in after about 30 seconds n the air. Surprisingly needed a lot of up trim. Did some fine tuning of the O.S. 1.20 engine which by he way is way over powered. 2nd takeoff and about 30 seconds later dead stick. More nose up trim. Not really feeling good about this whole thing. Changed out the plug to a hotter plug. Could tell the difference immediately. 3rd times a charm, so they say. It was indeed. Engine ran great. More up trim and a little right aileron and it was good to go. Probably take some time getting use to it but it seemed to be difficult to slow down on approach. It sure does look good in the air.