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Old Jan 27, 2013, 07:28 AM
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Yes Mike, it is great fun in F3B to fly knife edge around the turnaround and then start the climb and zoom towards you. But he is flying on a high start, so no way to adjust line tension during those maneuvers and I would not recommend going to extreme.

Try to veer with rudder in the opposite direction of the wind initially and then point it head wind for the climb phase.

When you do extreme crosswind launches like Mike describes, it helps to bend the towhook upwards a bit. Else you might fall out of the line. Also use 100% differential in the launch phase, then you can also safely do bank angle corrections without stalls. A good launch is when you use as little control input as possible.

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