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Old Aug 25, 2004, 08:09 PM
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How does length of flybar affect flight stability?

I was thinking about experimenting with different length flybars but how will this effect flight stability? Does longer make it more responsive or easier to fly?

I'd guess that if it's longer it is being subject to more air turbulence so it will have a bigger impact on control adjustments?

How was the stock length it is at now determined to be best and why?
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Old Aug 25, 2004, 08:17 PM
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I think the shorter it is, the faster the response. The longer it is, the slower the response. Of course I could be way off....
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Old Aug 25, 2004, 08:24 PM
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mine is half its original size...its squirrely as hell,but I like it.
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Old Aug 25, 2004, 09:12 PM
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Aerohawk1 why would ou want it to be like that? Squirrely as hell?
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Old Aug 25, 2004, 10:34 PM
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i made a long flybar for training.. and slowly i'm transitioning to shorter ones.. the longer, the more stable, and slower the response.
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Old Aug 25, 2004, 10:40 PM
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Aerohawk1 why would ou want it to be like that? Squirrely as hell?
because it can zip around like a hummingbird(not the heli ).

hovering is boring...this and like90's make it interesting.
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