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Old 06-05-2014, 06:57 PM
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slowflyguy
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Default Nice Wing Modification

Originally Posted by twoplanekid View Post
It's more than just a good glider with some mods to help !
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E-Flite Ultra Micro Radian ** Mods **

ng to improve certain aspects of the Radianís flying abilities. As I like to use the kiss method of modification and enjoy flying slow & low, my first efforts will concentrate on replacing the wing on the Radian for a slower and more stable flight

I installed the old Micro Citabria (PKZ3120) wings. I did this using a little bit of tape to secure the two wings together with a one inch overlap on both sides of the fuselage. I slid the wings on with no modification to the wing slot or cutting of tape to separate the fuselage. As the wings are a bit thicker at the overlap, they stayed in place without using the screws. The Citabria wings are not flat on the bottom and a little bit larger area with the same width the whole length. The width of the wing is the same as the Radian wing until the Radian tapers. The weight of the original
Radian wing is 12.5 grams with the 2 Citabria wings weighing a total of 8 grams. No cutting of anything! And more - see videos ->
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYDHz61sQLQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0t1B3dl9Cds https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvusg8kxBTE Having fun !

Rick
Hi Rick:

I too like to fly low and slow. I really enjoyed your posts and videos. Would you be kind enough to tell me what you used on the tops of the wings and over the fuselage for the support?

Thank you so much,

Art ( [email protected] )