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Old Mar 23, 2011, 09:20 AM
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Hello Everyone,

Is there a place to get parts for this Sky Trainer other then Nitroplanes ? I need the front landing gear, propeller shaft, spinner, and propeller. I am tired of waiting for Nitroplanes to get the parts in stock.
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Old Mar 23, 2011, 10:33 AM
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My plane just arrived yesterday evening and I've been reading about this plane on a couple of forums. I understand the controls are a little sensitive and somewhat difficult to land (doesn't glide too well). Considering what I've read, does anyone have any advice as to where to attach the control rods to the rudder and elevator horns (outer, middle, or inner hole). The rudder and elevator control rods are connected to the servo arms using the middle holes. As for the ailerons: servo arms (middle holes), control horns (outermost holes).
Old Mar 23, 2011, 05:00 PM
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My Airfield 182 (Current version)
The grass at my field is really clumpy. Gotta really be gentile and not flip it over.
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Old Mar 23, 2011, 06:45 PM
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i started to put mine together today and ran into 1 issue,my propeller is defective. the angle on each blade isnt the same and one blade pretrudes 1/2 in further then the other 2
Old Mar 23, 2011, 09:09 PM
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My plane just arrived yesterday evening and I've been reading about this plane on a couple of forums. I understand the controls are a little sensitive and somewhat difficult to land (doesn't glide too well). Considering what I've read, does anyone have any advice as to where to attach the control rods to the rudder and elevator horns (outer, middle, or inner hole). The rudder and elevator control rods are connected to the servo arms using the middle holes. As for the ailerons: servo arms (middle holes), control horns (outermost holes).
I have my ailerons on the outer holes, the elevator in the middle and the rudder on the outermost. Its a tad twitchy, but I like it that way. Forces me to be gentle on the sticks.
Old Mar 23, 2011, 09:10 PM
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i started to put mine together today and ran into 1 issue,my propeller is defective. the angle on each blade isnt the same and one blade pretrudes 1/2 in further then the other 2
That really sucks. I dont have much advice for you since I have the 2 blade version. =( I recently replaced my prop with one that was an inch shorter and a size bigger on the pitch... again, 2 blade. The point is, you might find something comparable (and better put together) at your local hobby shop.
Old Mar 24, 2011, 03:55 AM
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i started to put mine together today and ran into 1 issue,my propeller is defective. the angle on each blade isnt the same and one blade pretrudes 1/2 in further then the other 2
Can you post a pic? I've never heard of such a thing.. You should certainly be able to pick up some quality electric props from your LHS get a couple and try different sizes... I'd start with a 12x8, 11x9 etc, and work from that as a baseline..

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Old Mar 24, 2011, 07:34 AM
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ill take pics,i fopund a 12x8 at the LHS.i also contacted nitro planes and there sending me out a new one
Old Mar 27, 2011, 02:02 AM
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My Airfield 182 (Current version)

The grass at my field is really clumpy. Gotta really be gentile and not flip it over.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYGiYZDD94s
I cant believe the nose gear didnt wig out on the landing. You must be smooooooth. Where abouts in MD are you?
Old Mar 27, 2011, 08:07 PM
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flew the skytrainer today,what a beautiful bird!!
Old Mar 27, 2011, 09:45 PM
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On my grass clumpy field, you gotta land easy on the gear. I fly at Freestate in Laurel.
If you fly at Harford, your field has much better grass than mine
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Old Mar 28, 2011, 12:02 PM
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flew the skytrainer today,what a beautiful bird!!
Congrats celm. How'd everything go?
Old Mar 28, 2011, 01:34 PM
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On my grass clumpy field, you gotta land easy on the gear. I fly at Freestate in Laurel.
If you fly at Harford, your field has much better grass than mine
I dont fly at Harford but i live right down the road. But i have been to the field and its real nice, just wished they could put a strip of pavement down.
Old Mar 28, 2011, 04:15 PM
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Congrats celm. How'd everything go?
it went well,my buddy linked his dx7 to mine so when i ran into issued he kicked it. he did the maiden flight of it and he said it was a great plane ,that its a perfect plane for a noob
Old Apr 05, 2011, 06:21 PM
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this kit really helped improve my flying skills alot!!! so today i ordered another one in blue


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