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Old Dec 19, 2012, 12:54 AM
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Originally Posted by pomroyj View Post
Hi Chris - After watching your video a few times, the most likely culprit is wash-in in the wings. At higher speeds, the wing tips are not stalling so it handles well. But as you bring power back and reduce flight speed, your wing tips are stalling. Putting the plane into a turn enhances the likelihood of one tip stalling worse than the other, resulting in the plane corkscrewing into the ground.

Sight down each wing panel or lay it on a flat bench and measure tip LE and TE heights above the bench to know for sure. Let us know what you find

John
Hi John, Yes I will be rechecking the wings to be sure they are straight among other things.
I am taking a breather from the Falcon at the moment and working on a few builds I had set aside during the Falcon construction. Rest assured I will be looking at it in the new year.

Thanks,
Chris
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