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Jan 02, 2013, 06:49 PM
3D Hack
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MaddSkillz
What's it supposed to improve? It certainly looks cool!
Tail authority is preserved when the huge ailerons are deflected.

JC
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Jan 02, 2013, 07:02 PM
The Twisted Elf
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thanks JC
Jan 02, 2013, 10:22 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JC Spohr
Tail authority is preserved when the huge ailerons are deflected.

JC
Ahhhh!!!! That's pretty amazing!
Jan 02, 2013, 10:58 PM
SoCal fair weather flyer
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What is a VG?
Jan 02, 2013, 11:25 PM
Twisted Do Nut!
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Originally Posted by Bloosee
What is a VG?
Look here for more info.
Jan 03, 2013, 07:41 AM
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It's actually VVG, variable vortex generators, the idea is the more the ailerons deflect the more effective they are. They create a vortex off the zig zagged section of the ailerons improving the air flow over the tail surfaces even when huge aileron movements are partially blocking the natural air flow. I'm even thinking of trying them on a completely different design, a delta winged, high tailed Polaris seaplane. The delta wing is great for high alfa and inverted is steady as a rock as the tail is in clean air but upright they rock like mad with the tail hidden behind the wing. I wonder if harrier performance is improved on the TH designs with the VVG's? any feedback?
Jan 03, 2013, 07:49 AM
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Any word on when the Crack Yak Mini will be back in stock with the digital power combo?
Jan 03, 2013, 08:23 AM
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We are aiming for later on this week or early next.
Jan 03, 2013, 10:18 AM
Intergalctic Coffee Enthusiast
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Hmm, maybe I could add the VG's on my Crack Yak.
Jan 03, 2013, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Twisted Realm
We are aiming for later on this week or early next.
Thanks! I'm looking forward to getting one!
Jan 03, 2013, 11:11 AM
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Stationary rolling harrier into the wind with the Crack Pitts 12 by my flying buddy, Jeff.

Crack Pitts 12 Stationary Rolling Harrier (1 min 5 sec)
Jan 03, 2013, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by 7rider
Stationary rolling harrier into the wind with the Crack Pitts 12 by my flying buddy, Jeff.

http://youtu.be/TY7YWLmDXWE
Very cool! The Pitts is my next plane, actually! Probably ordering it next week!
Jan 03, 2013, 11:28 AM
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Great video. You don't see a stationary KE everyday. I love these TH planes in the wind. The wind just makes it more fun. Thanks for posting the video and nice flying.

Tom
Jan 03, 2013, 11:46 AM
aka ECAA3D
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I'm going to give the VGs a shot. I have 2 CYLs so might as well. Can't hurt too much.


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Originally Posted by carr52
Great video. You don't see a stationary KE everyday.

Tom
What I was told is it is unnatural.
Jan 03, 2013, 01:56 PM
The Twisted Elf
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for the guys that are concerned about servo replacement,you can install your servo then when all finished use packing tape on both sides of the servo to hold it into place,it holds pretty good and will be easy to remove later if you have a problem,i will take pictures to show you later,i haven't done it to my plane yet but did it to a friends,which i will see tomorrow night and he loves the plane,just doing some real flight testing with it ,he said that he doesnt feel any difference between the plane with tape and the one with glue


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