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Old May 01, 2010, 08:19 PM
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Flight video -- P-51 Mustang


Here's the flight video:

TW-748-2 P-51 Mustang part 1 (6 min 39 sec)



It looks so nice in the air.
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Old May 01, 2010, 08:26 PM
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sweet dude - flies a lot different eh? have to keep on the throttle
Old May 01, 2010, 08:34 PM
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sweet dude - flies a lot different eh? have to keep on the throttle
Yes! As a result, the lipo doesn't last quite as long...about 8-10mins which is ok. Not as nice in the wind as the Cessna but totally nice for a change. It's also more of a challenge and i like gaining more flight experience before flying my bigger planes.
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........wrong thread...oops!
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Old May 01, 2010, 11:47 PM
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Chevy,
That was some great flying, nice loops and rolls. That plane is really nice.
Steve
Old May 02, 2010, 12:11 AM
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Chevy,
That was some great flying, nice loops and rolls. That plane is really nice.
Steve
Thanks Steve! It's really fun, I'm still getting the hang of this one.
Old May 02, 2010, 11:40 AM
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Looks fun. Also looks like you haven't crashed into enough light poles...

AND, since it is a tail dragger you need extra right rudder on takeoff. (or were you trying to use the curb to help you get into the air? )
Old May 02, 2010, 12:51 PM
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Yes what happened on take off? Did it rudder left on purpose or did u do that?
Old May 02, 2010, 01:35 PM
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No, I was not trying to use the curb but I tell ya, I'm really glad that it was there




I was thinking about something: the mustang seemed much faster the other day when I had the stock prop on it, as did my CEssna. I changed them both to the same prop only a thinner plastc and I think I've lost some pull/speed. Is this from the prop flexing?
Old May 02, 2010, 01:44 PM
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different pitch probably - change it back - same thing happens with my micro p51






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No, I was not trying to use the curb but I tell ya, I'm really glad that it was there




I was thinking about something: the mustang seemed much faster the other day when I had the stock prop on it, as did my CEssna. I changed them both to the same prop only a thinner plastc and I think I've lost some pull/speed. Is this from the prop flexing?
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different pitch probably - change it back - same thing happens with my micro p51
It's a shame I just bought 12 of them........Doh!!
Old May 02, 2010, 02:36 PM
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Lol opps





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Old May 02, 2010, 03:40 PM
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Lol opps





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Yeah eh!? I really thought they were the same ones....sheesh!

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No, I was not trying to use the curb but I tell ya, I'm really glad that it was there
I've pushed tail draggers into curbes that weren't rounded like that. Lets just say I used some bad words...
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I've pushed tail draggers into curbes that weren't rounded like that. Lets just say I used some bad words...
LOL! Ouch!


I'm working on my Durafly Big Cessna over here. Major factory flaw is that the rudder movement rubs and gets all Fudged up. I've almost got it all worked out.....I chose this over flying this morning.....not sure if I made the right decision but it's got to get done.

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