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Giant P-51 Mustang destroyed on take off

Old 06-24-2019, 06:56 AM
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The reality is that a 2 blade prop produces better thrust then a multi. That being said, he picked the worst prop he could get his hands on. An APC electric prop may have saved the airplane. I will never understand guys who install an IC prop on an electric.
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^^^^^^^^^ That's what I was thinking. The only reason 3 or 4 or blade props were used on full scale is for ground or fuse clearance. They look better on a scale bird but that's the only plus.

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Originally Posted by DominicM View Post
A very expensive electric conversion destroyed within seconds of take off. Even the most experienced pilots make small mistakes which can have disastrous consequences.

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The ground obviously moved up. Flying RC is hard. Don't look AT the plane. Put yourself in it and remember speed is your friend. Always gain altitude before you turn it back towards yourself. I doubt I could have done much better, but before I turn a plane towards me, I get TONS of altitude. Better to bring in a plane for landing too hot than too slow and low. Remember, the transmitter is only a suggestion box at best, NOT a controller.

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