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Old 01-22-2016, 12:57 AM
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Just got a ESM Hawker Hurricane and from what I have heard I need 95 degree retracts. I assume this is for the gear to suck up completely into wheel wells. What would be the difference between using 95 degree and 90 degree retracts? Thanks!

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Old 01-22-2016, 02:50 AM
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If the wing has dihedral, chances are you need 85 degree retracts.
Old 01-22-2016, 04:16 AM
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No dihedral in center section, it's flat. Wheels retract to center.
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Old 01-22-2016, 05:31 AM
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Based on the drawings and pictures I've seen of the Hurricane, 90 degree retracts should work fine.
Old 01-22-2016, 09:01 PM
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90 degree should do the trick. Dan.

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Old 01-23-2016, 10:47 AM
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Sierra makes what you want, and VQ Warbirds has them in stock: http://www.vqwarbirds.com/product_in...e3a9c3169f29b9
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The full size has a 95 angle. http://www.albentley-drawings.com/pr...tish-aircraft/

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Old 01-23-2016, 12:08 PM
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This image makes the main strut look pretty perpendicular to me.
Don't think I'd spend too much time looking for a set of 95 degree mains if it were my project.
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Old 01-23-2016, 12:16 PM
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The Sierras are very nice as they rotate a few degrees during retraction to keep the wheel flat in the well and allow for a gear door that does not have to be at a "wonky" angle. Of course this only works if your gear is set up to retract slightly aft into the scale l location.
Old 01-24-2016, 05:03 PM
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The Sierra's work the best for this model.

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