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Old Aug 30, 2010, 08:31 PM
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great planes edge 540

i starting to get my confidence to start flying low but i cant seem to get my plane to slow down.i I'm flying a 41'' great planes edge 540 I'm sure its pilot error its a hovering machine i want to start trying to do some low high alphas i just cant seem to slow her down.I'm using a 11x4.7 slow fly prop. any tips would be greatly appreciated mike
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Old Sep 05, 2010, 06:35 AM
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Try a higher aoa in harrier, or perhaps your motor has too high of a kv rating. What motor and batt are you running. You might also try a lighter batt.
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Old Sep 05, 2010, 07:43 AM
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I had the Extra 330 from Electrifly and that thing wouldn't slow down either. A lighter battery may help, but probably not enough. Flaperons will help, but may make the plane so squirrely you can't fly it. Good luck whatever you try.
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