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Old Dec 16, 2012, 06:39 PM
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Today I got confirmation that this wing is light enough to thermal. Unfortunately, it also lacks the mass to help move it around efficiently, leaving me to chase the thermal down-wind, losing all the gains in the process.

I also remembered about a little GWS 7060 Slow Fly prop I had laying around. I was hoping it might give the plane a little more pep. As it turns out, it just sucked up more amps, crushing the voltage of my worn out packs. I ended up at just over 80W, but no more speed, so I'll likely switch back to the 7x.3.5 for a bit over 60W, and better flight times.
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