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Old Jun 10, 2014, 03:03 PM
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I was not clear, as most of the time. I will try again. With the plane trimmed for hands off level flight you should be able to go inverted and still have hands off level flight. I do not under stand but the length of the plane plays a role in this. James, please correct me if I am wrong.

Again, If you are happy with the way it flys - it is flying as beautiful as the covering job you put on it. Just fly it a enjoy a really good looking airplane!
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Old Jun 10, 2014, 07:33 PM
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What you are checking with the amount of down to hold inverted flight is the C/G. If it is back, it will climb, if it is front, it will descend.

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Old Jun 10, 2014, 09:40 PM
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You are right Cherokee Flyer. I stand corrected. When I think back I was moving the wing forward to get the CG back further. I was just remembering it flying better after I moved the wing forward. Sorry
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Old Jun 10, 2014, 11:27 PM
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No reason to apologise, I just learned that late in life! Easiest way to check the C/G after you have it close.

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Hi, I saw this thread and had to have one! It's in the mail. I have built a few arf's but this will be my first kit build. I have a extra e flight park 450, park 400 and a 25amp electrafly esc laying around...which motor would be better? Will the park 400 be better? I'm assuming a 10x4.7 prop will work with either motor. I don't have a watt meter to test different prop combo's or know how to use a wattmeter. I would like good vertical pullout. I'm not new to flying but this electric stuff is over my head. I have a few 1500 to 2200mah 3 cell lipo's to power it. I also have a hurc 18 amp esc but assume the 25 will be better.
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Old Jun 17, 2014, 01:13 AM
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Nice looking plane!
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Old Sep 02, 2014, 12:43 PM
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James,

I finally put the long fuselage on the S/S and got the heat gun out like you told me to. Wow does that smooth out the airplane, I didn't think it would make that much difference. It is an entirely different airplane, nice and smooth.

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Old Sep 02, 2014, 03:54 PM
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Can you explain this Cherokee? I am thinking you take a heat gun to the CF fuse and bend it until square, is that right?

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I finally put the long fuselage on the S/S and got the heat gun out like you told me to. Wow does that smooth out the airplane, I didn't think it would make that much difference. It is an entirely different airplane, nice and smooth.

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Yep, some of the 10mm square tubes that James got were twisted, so you use a heat gun and GENTLE heat to square up the wing and tail. The tube is an extended one that he has for the SlowSticks. Makes a big difference how it flys. He gives an explanation a couple pages back. See report 2510.

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How much heavier is the balsa wing vs. the original?
Building a FPV/ MIA ultralight conversion. Is the wing kit a plug and play direct swap out, or do you need the whole kit and basically start over?
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How much heavier is the balsa wing vs. the original?
Building a FPV/ MIA ultralight conversion. Is the wing kit a plug and play direct swap out, or do you need the whole kit and basically start over?
It's been a long time since I had a regular slow stick to put on a scale. I am sure that information is somewhere on this thread. The short kit is all you need to upgrade a slow stick. I recommend tail and wing not just the wing. The SSX makes a great FPV platform.

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James,

Are you going to be at SEFF this year?

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Hi,

Can anybody tell me if Millennium RC is still in business? I want to purchase some of there new SSX Trainer airplane kits!

They do not return phone calls, and there emails at sales@millennium.com come back as not sendable!

Thanks for the help

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That's sales@millenniumrc.com
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Hi,

Can anybody tell me if Millennium RC is still in business? I want to purchase some of there new SSX Trainer airplane kits!

They do not return phone calls, and there emails at sales@millennium.com come back as not sendable!

Thanks for the help

Rob
Hey Rob.

Check out RadicalRC. They carry Millennium products and have good shipping prices too.

You might try Viper Hobbies out here in the east valley. I bought an SSX Kit from them a couple of years ago.

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