Originally Posted by BigEast
Rusty, what is the behavior of the scimitar when you deploy brakes? Does it pitch up or pitch down? I've almost given up on the scimitar but I still have hope.
I have 2 settings for my brakes: light and extreme and both cause the plane to pitch up. I just simply mixed some elevator down with them.
It slows down so much I even elevator it vertically to land. Just once to try it. It is heavy plane especially with 5000mAh, but it worked.
Most of the time I use the brakes on final approach to bleed the speed, but I release them right above the ground to gain full rudder control.