Originally Posted by baconflyer
just make sure the control horns on the flaps point back. i accidentally set mine up facing forwards, and now i can't give it full flap, they just get stuck. also, the bigger the prop and the lower kv (within reason) the better it is for 3d-type stuff. I switched from a 1600kv motor and a 10" prop to a 800kv motor and a 12" prop, MASSIVE leap in hover/stol capabilities and has much better (unlimited) vertical now.
I usually run hackers and Castle speeds I will do some research on a power combo. What is the plywood brace someone was talking about?