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Old Jun 05, 2012, 06:00 AM
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Wow! that was one of the smoothest maiden flights ever.
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Old Jun 05, 2012, 11:51 AM
deltas are cool
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very nice Claus .....the red color shows up alot better than the green looks very light on it's wings ....alierons are touchy these things roll like a drill bit.your test pilot did a great job.
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Old Jun 06, 2012, 01:32 AM
Low rates are for wimps
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Very cool! The red shows up very nicely.
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Old Jun 07, 2012, 09:21 PM
deltas are cool
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Claus how did it your test pilot like the Draken ? have you adj. the alierons yet.we fly mine on low rates on alierons and high rates on elev. they sure flair nice dont they?.
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Old Jun 08, 2012, 02:01 PM
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I guess this is where I come in.....

The Draken is a joy to fly.... It behaves really nice with no bad tendencies.
We have reduced the ailerons but haven't flown it 2nd time yet. I'm looking forward to get it in the air again and get to know it a bit better.
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Old Jun 08, 2012, 06:43 PM
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Thanks for the report and great job on the first flight.
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Old Jun 10, 2012, 04:43 PM
Now in TN!
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Did the Crusader fly too?

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Old Jun 11, 2012, 12:10 PM
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Hi J

I just put the video in the Crusader thread..... it didn't happend.
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 04:46 PM
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My MBS draken flys very much like this one, a little roll touchy. What did you guys use for expo and throws on this test flight?
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 05:52 PM
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i use 35% expo and very little alieron travel.
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Old Jun 14, 2012, 05:48 AM
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I use 30% expo on all maidens.... then adjust if required.
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Old Jun 16, 2012, 05:41 PM
Claus at Area 52
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the last flight of my Draken

never use to thin wires for an Y connection .

the last flight of my Draken (2 min 31 sec)


But the good side is ... now i have room for building one more
and i am impressed by the strength of the construction .
only the 2 servos stayed in place
the lipo's ended up as 2/3 of normal length.
Claus
PS it is as usual Kenneth Larsen that's the video man .
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Old Jun 16, 2012, 06:41 PM
Low rates are for wimps
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What a tragedy! Looks like it flew beautifully though.
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Old Jun 17, 2012, 01:41 AM
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NNNOOOO ! oh man that sucks ....flew so nice....did the wire chaff on something? sorry to see this Claus
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Old Jun 17, 2012, 04:42 AM
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Ouch. I learned a lot about foam construction from watching you build this.
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