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Old 03-04-2007, 10:44 PM
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BalsaBob
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Default Servo for Landing Gear Doors ?

I am in the process of installing pneumatic (air) retracts. The plans call for the gear doors to also be pneumatic/air actuated (with seperate air cylinders). I am concerned about the potential for air leaks (more fittings, cylinders, etc) so I am considering using a servo to open/close the gear doors. I could use a sequencer so the gear would retract/actuate first, and the door servo would actuate a few seconds later. Any issues/problems with this plan ? Am I mising something that would not make this a viable option ? Thanks. Bob