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Multiplex Merlin

Old 10-27-2011, 03:42 PM
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G'Day all

I have recently received a gift of a Multiplex Merlin. Not really a plane I would of chosen as I am a beginner whos has only flown
indoors mainly and only Rudder/Elevator. Anyway I am stuck with the merlin. After reading the reviews I'm getting a bit concerned.
I intend to make it a powered version on a DX6i Tx/Rx and I have a few questions -

1. Can it be tamed down through applying expo & reducing the throws without losing stability (and avoiding the dreading tip stall death spirals)?

2.Has anyone added some dihedral to the wings and how?

3. Is this more a plane I should put away until a bit more experience is gained?

Any thoughts?

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1) Yes

2) I am sure it can be done

3) You will have to judge.

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