Originally Posted by burgan
Ralph, how do they fly on rudder? is the stock motor powerful enough?
Although having alierons would be nice, with as much dihedral as the wing has they fly pretty well with just rudder. Turns are a bit sloppy but it doesn't fall out of them too bad and you could always mix a little elevator with the rudder.
The stock motor is fine, plenty of power with the battery I'm using. I fly a lot of brushless planes...in fact, most of them. I don't really see the need to put a brushless motor on these guys. We'll see though, that could change if this stock motor burns out. Since the plane is built in half then glued together the motor is buried and will be very difficult to swap. If I experience motor issues I may rethink going brushless.