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Old Jun 11, 2015, 06:46 PM
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Skorpion DSL Setup

I bought a used Skorpion DSL a few weeks ago and I'm finally getting a chance to fly it this weekend. I want to make sure I've got the set up right before I huck it off the hill.

What is a good CG placement to start with? Right now it is at 103mm. Measured it at 106mm when I first received it with the previous owner's RX and battery installed.

What about control throws? Elevator, rudder, aileron, flap, snap flap, camber, reflex, etc? I've taken a wag at it but would like to have a little more confidence in the setup before it goes off the hill.

Thanks
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Old Jun 11, 2015, 07:38 PM
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I still fly a Skorpion and use the following settings. Hope you find it useful.

104mm for cg

Elevator +\- 6mm

Snapflap camber for light air 3mm , 4.5mm good air (1mm reflex if desired)

Reflex 1.5mm, camber 3mm

Aileron up 17mm, down 12mm (different for each flight mode, to suit)

Flaperon roughly 30% of Aileron

Rudder+/- 7mm (mixed in each flight mode to suit)
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Old Jun 11, 2015, 08:12 PM
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Perfect! Good to know I was about right for the CG. It may be tough to get that much flaperon because I don't think they travel very far up, but I'll have to take another look at it. Thanks for the help.
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