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TopRc F4U Corsair assembly

Old 06-19-2022, 01:49 PM
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I flew mine before doing any painting, weathering, or detailing, then added that after I had it dialed in. I also added a smoke system you'll see in the video.
Old 06-19-2022, 01:50 PM
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I have about a dozen flights on mine now and the Saito FG-90 is running perfectly. This is the first time I've used one of these engines and I was a bit skeptical about the reliability, but it runs very well.
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So far the stock gear and controller are working well with no issues. I replaced the springs in the struts and removed the super sticky grease and they work pretty smoothly now. I'm using the gear controller to sequence the doors, but that took some time until I figured out that the gear wires have to be reverse polarity to make the sequence work correctly.
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Here is a video of the maiden flight.

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Here are some clips from additional flights too:

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Here are a couple photos showing the detailing. A friend made the air intakes and did the weathering, he is very talented.


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The last thing I've done is add the numbers. I still want to add guns in the wings.



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Here are some photos of the reinforcements I added. The plates in the gear wells are glued with Hysol along with the screws.





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Nice job, I have probably 300 flights on my H9 Corsair with that engine, it's been running like a swiss watch
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Default Flap hinges 3 different sizes, what goes where?

I have tallest hinges on largest flap but had to mix medium and shortest on other 2 flaps to get trailing edges and front side gaps to wing all even. Have the rest of you had to stagger hinge sizes also?
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Thx Chris

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