My 57" P-47 Thunderbolt Build - RC Groups
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Oct 16, 2010, 07:57 PM
"Auntie Samantha"
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My 57" P-47 Thunderbolt Build

This is my Build Log of the.... FMS 57" P-47 Thunderbolt "Jacky's Revenge"!

BEC.......Castle Creations 10A

Ailerons....HXT900 9g
Flaps........HXT900 9g
Elevator....HiTec HS-82MG
Rudder.....Hextronic MG-14

Struts.......40-120 Aluminum oleo P-51
Tail Wheel..Handmade

Recommended CG is 80-85mm from LE.

Following throws are from a fellow forum member:
Ailerons: 1/2" each way
Elevator: 3/4" each way low rate __1 1/2" each way high rate only for taxi to keep the tail planted.
Rudder: As much as you can get
Flaps: As much as you can get
Last edited by Sandancer; Mar 11, 2011 at 10:16 PM.
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Sep 26, 2012, 09:24 AM
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Thanks for all the great information! I just bought a kit and am wondering what motor and battery are you using? Is an 8oz motor too much weight in the nose?

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