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Old Nov 01, 2005, 06:09 PM
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Using Combat Wing XE2 as Slope Glider?

Hi! Can I use a Combat Wing XE2, a native electric flying wing, as a slope glider? Im bigining with flying wings... Ive read that are specific airfoils for diferent uses.... slope with heavy wind, light wind, electric for high performance, etc.
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Old Nov 02, 2005, 01:09 PM
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sure you can.

some people even fly slope with the power pack and motor, for kicks or if the wind dies so they can still fly a bit and make a decent landing.

the rule if thumb for any slope plane is if the wind is blowing to hard, you should add some weight.

good luck with R/C
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Old Nov 03, 2005, 06:45 AM
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Minifly, Tanx for your help!
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Old Nov 03, 2005, 12:09 PM
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Mine slopes just fine in a stiff wind. But it has to be pretty strong with all that extra weight from the battery pack. The nice thing that as a beginner, the motor is nice to keep you in the air when you screw up and while you learn how to slope properly.
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