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Old Mar 15, 2002, 04:12 PM
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taking the top wing off the tm

If you take off the top wing for tm will it still fly??
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Old Mar 15, 2002, 04:24 PM
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Not the ones I've seen.
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Old Mar 15, 2002, 04:41 PM
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I saw one just doing donuts on the floor of our indoor venue when the top wing was removed.
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Old Mar 15, 2002, 05:35 PM
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Yup, that's exactly what I saw. They don't make a very impressive r/c car!

Just taking the top wing off gives you a very nose-heavy low winger with almost twice the wing loading. I doubt that the stock TM power train gives enough thrust/speed to sustain flight as a mono, even if you re-balanced it. And it would quite possibly need more dihedral to make it turn.
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