Originally Posted by gnats82
For this and most all WWII fighters, the motors are set up with some down thrust and right thrust (as viewed from behind). This a a technique that offsets the tendency to pull to the left under high power settings, especially at take-off where that reaction can result in damage to the model if the pilot doesn't give adequate corrections to keep the model's take-off straight and it wrecks.
Is that only for WW2 fighters or do most R.C. planes have that down and right (viewed from behind) angle? What about R.C. electric gliders and planes with the motor on top like a pusher glider?