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Old May 22, 2001, 05:31 AM
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Wattage Mirage 2000-5


Have built this one and done a lot of work to get it looking O.K. Maybe I missed something in the English instruction set about routing the Rx aerial....can't find any reference to it. As a beginner to pusher types, what would you guys reccommend i do ?

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Old May 22, 2001, 05:37 AM
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Hi Ray

My mate has his run along the leading edge of the starboard wing secured with a bit of Scotch Magic Tape - that keeps it out of the way of the prop.

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Brian
Old May 22, 2001, 12:53 PM
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Thats where I put mine, just run it along the wing so it doesn't hit the prop or control surfaces...........chris

Old May 23, 2001, 01:14 AM
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Thanks gentlemen, now you mention it, i fell dumb for asking ! such is a lack of confidence.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Ray
Old May 23, 2001, 01:25 AM
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Ray,

Sometimes self-evident questions still need to be answered. Good luck with the mirage. It looks like a cool plane. Definetly be particular with your C.G.!
Old May 24, 2001, 09:32 AM
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Hi Ray,
This is a tricky subject. Some people on other threads stuck their antennas on the underside of the wing in a snake-like fashion. I used some wire to thread mine through the core of the wing. There was still about 18 inches (45cm) trailing in the wind which was fine until I stalled doing a loop and it got wrapped around the prop!! Now I've pulled some back into the fuselage so it doesn't reach the prop.


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