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Old Feb 29, 2004, 04:01 AM
Bill Malvey
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Re: [RCSE] Bottom hinged, top actuated flaps, Why?

On 2/28/04 18:02, "Bob Peck" <xcfrmok@cox.net> wrote:

> All;
> It is next to impossible to get 90' flap in the stock config. Its a step
> down for my money.



Most molded ships do not require 90 degree flaps. I worked hard to get it on
my Artemis, but then learned that 75 is more than enough and that's where I
have it limited now. Some dude named Perkins mentioned that he rarely uses
any more that either. Not like he has any idea about this stuff.

Not sure where the obsession with 90 degree flaps came from or what evidence
exits that it is needed, but many folks now feel that it is not a
requirement for a good landing.


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Bill Malvey




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Old Feb 29, 2004, 04:01 AM
Bill Malvey
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Re: [RCSE] Bottom hinged, top actuated flaps, Why?

On 2/28/04 20:14, "Bob Peck" <xcfrmok@cox.net> wrote:

> Harley;
>
> As usual, full of good info. It might be a major pain to install the RDS
> in a moldy. Has anyone tried?


This guy did it with a 6-meter 1/3-scale all molded ASH-26

http://www.soaringissa.org/tech_tips...rds_system.htm

Not bottom hinged, but still a molded plane. He has more than a few flight
on the plane and it performs wonderfully.



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Old Feb 29, 2004, 04:01 AM
Tom Watson
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Re: [RCSE] Bottom hinged, top actuated flaps, Why?

Who needs 90? Overkill...

Tom
All four planes bottom hinged, top actuated flaps


----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Peck" <xcfrmok@cox.net>
To: "Steve Gibson" <SGibson22@Houston.rr.com>; "rc Soaring Exchange"
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Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2004 6:02 PM
Subject: Re: [RCSE] Bottom hinged, top actuated flaps, Why?


> It is next to impossible to get 90' flap in the stock config. Its a

step
> down for my money.


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Old Feb 29, 2004, 07:03 PM
Bob Peck
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Re: [RCSE] Bottom hinged, top actuated flaps, Why?

Bill;

Good info. Thanx for the link.

Bob
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Malvey" <wmodels@cox.net>
To: "rc Soaring Exchange" <Soaring@airage.com>
Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2004 10:22 PM
Subject: Re: [RCSE] Bottom hinged, top actuated flaps, Why?


> On 2/28/04 20:14, "Bob Peck" <xcfrmok@cox.net> wrote:
>
> > Harley;
> >
> > As usual, full of good info. It might be a major pain to install the

RDS
> > in a moldy. Has anyone tried?

>
> This guy did it with a 6-meter 1/3-scale all molded ASH-26
>
> http://www.soaringissa.org/tech_tips...rds_system.htm
>
> Not bottom hinged, but still a molded plane. He has more than a few flight
> on the plane and it performs wonderfully.
>
>
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Bill Malvey
>
>
>
>
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Old Feb 29, 2004, 07:04 PM
Bob Pope
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Re: [RCSE] Bottom hinged, top actuated flaps, Why?

90 degree flaps work best in the hover mode. :-)

Bill Malvey wrote:

>On 2/28/04 18:02, "Bob Peck" <xcfrmok@cox.net> wrote:
>
>
>
>>All;
>> It is next to impossible to get 90' flap in the stock config. Its a step
>>down for my money.
>>
>>

>
>
>Most molded ships do not require 90 degree flaps. I worked hard to get it on
>my Artemis, but then learned that 75 is more than enough and that's where I
>have it limited now. Some dude named Perkins mentioned that he rarely uses
>any more that either. Not like he has any idea about this stuff.
>
>Not sure where the obsession with 90 degree flaps came from or what evidence
>exits that it is needed, but many folks now feel that it is not a
>requirement for a good landing.
>
>
>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>Bill Malvey
>
>
>
>
>RCSE-List facilities provided by Model Airplane News. Send "subscribe" and "unsubscribe" requests to soaring-request@airage.com. Please note that subscribe and unsubscribe messages must be sent in text only format with MIME turned off.
>
>
>


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