Originally Posted by rabdooley
Well I finally got it in the air!
I was a bit nervous, especially since she weighed 2 pounds heavier than the listed flying weight. Flew pretty well. Rudder is definitely needed during turns. I dialed in some flaperons to help slow her down a bit.
Hope to put her back in the air again this weekend!
OK, get some pics of her on here!
What did yours end up weighing? I never weighed mine. It feels heavy but if flies great, and you're right, it for sure needs rudder for the turns or that tail will drag.
I ordered the HK 3-axis
gyro I'm going to try out in mine. I'm hoping this will help keep the take-offs nice and straight. Even with the little .52 four stroke and the 13x4 prop it really veers to the side during take off (P-factor?). Also when the wind gust are in excess of 10 or 15 mph she really gets knocked around. I hope the gyro will keep things smooth.