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Old Aug 12, 2011, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Melnic View Post
I think the angle depends on the power and the plane. I give a hard toss w/o spin at an angle, steeper than many do. That's cause I'm doing it myself. The trouble with too straight and level is if your friend puts a twist on it, your in for a heep of trouble. My A4 and A10 all get thrown at about a 30 degree angle to give me time to get my hands on the sticks. I can't throw left handed due to bad shoulder.
I launch my own, and all my edf's have Wicked power plants so they have plenty of thrust to get going. My EF-16 actually will launch at high alpha if I get it too nose high when I toss it, so I try to launch straight out.

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