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Old Dec 05, 2012, 11:35 PM
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Originally Posted by limodune View Post
I got out to the strip today with good weather and low wind, had 2 tries at take off but could not get the b777 to fly-----I want to put retracts on this but with the extra weight it will go nowhere, so I am going to see if I can put some 70mm edf's in there and some new motor's, speedies and run it on 4s batteries like the setup in my a320, a 3300 4s battery fit's I have checked, that should put some lead in it's pencil, I have all these in my spares box so I will give it a try, if it takes off with ease and flies well I will then add retracts

Mike

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Good looking 777 Mike,

I am guessing the weight of the wheels and vinyl are doing it a disservice. You can get away with extra weight if you add flaps. I have a couple Windrider 737s that I added flaps to and they fly like a dream.

Flaps are a faster mod than most think...
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