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Feb 25, 2010, 04:04 PM
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This line defines perfectly where I am at skills wise with my t28 and corsiar, both. I have some greased-in, beautiful powered landings. Others I bounce in like a basketball. Learning how to keep the bird powered all the way in. With 3-channel floaters and slow flyers, what I learned on, you can just plop them down. Not so with these faster, heavier birds. So yeah, baby steps!
Most like me try and land to slow, stalls and falls. Then to fast and to much elevator and it will porpoise on you. Also the wind will effect how much control surface is needed. Into a breeze, got to keep the motor on, nose down, flare at the ground. Sounds easy!
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Feb 25, 2010, 04:33 PM
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Most of the "bouncy" landings I've seen (including many of my own) are due to coming in without power. The T28 flies so well at low speed and drops fast so it's easy to come in too steep and slow.

I've had some flap landings that literally, the plane drops from a bout 2 feet off the deck at almost a stand still and still tends to "land on it's feet".

Great flying airplane but, if your new keep the power on when you land until you get the hang of the flaring thing. Touch and goes are a great way to practice powered landings.
Feb 25, 2010, 05:10 PM
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Does anyone by chance have the pilot for the Trojan leftover from a mod? Because my dogs decided to hop up onto my work bench and eat mine last night Mine was really beat up and looked bad so I took it, used light weight spackle, and sanded. I am going to see if it looks good enough. If not, I guess I'll have to buy a new fuse/wing. I am hoping that it looks fine because I don't want to spend that much money. -Tyler
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Feb 25, 2010, 05:18 PM
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I fly a lot, but don't crash a lot.

....good advice deleted here....

I think I have one the nose has been glued on 3 times. Maybe a couple trim clicks but nothing major.

Good Luck!!

Rob
Hey, I thought you didn't crash a lot.
Feb 25, 2010, 05:49 PM
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Isnt anyone gonna help that poor man???!!!!
Feb 25, 2010, 05:56 PM
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Isnt anyone gonna help that poor man???!!!!
At least the pilot figure still has his head!
Feb 25, 2010, 06:02 PM
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At least the pilot figure still has his head!
I agree, that ransom diddy is just too funny!!! Good one VTEC
Feb 25, 2010, 10:01 PM
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Just having some fun! Flyboy can have my pilot. I paint all my canopies black.
Feb 25, 2010, 10:23 PM
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Ok, I think I figured out the little $24 Super Tigre ST.10 in in the T-28.

The ST .10 motor should work fine as a drop-in, hopped-up replacement for the stock motor with the T-28's 30A ESC, as long as you stick with the stock prop or weaker. The GWS 10 x 8 x 4 pulled too much power for the stock ESC and the ST .10 engine, switching to a 40A ESC clears up all problems with the 4-blade.

Going to flight test it tomorrow with the GWS 4-blade and the 40A--should be gravy.
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Feb 25, 2010, 10:32 PM
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Ok, I think I figured out the little $24 Super Tigre ST.10 in in the T-28.

The ST .10 motor should work fine as a drop-in, hopped-up replacement for the stock motor with the T-28's 30A ESC, as long as you stick with the stock prop or weaker. The GWS 10 x 8 x 4 pulled too much power for the stock ESC and the ST .10 engine, switching to a 40A ESC clears up all problems with the 4-blade.

Going to flight test it tomorrow with the GWS 4-blade and the 40A--should be gravy.

The Turnigy 3536c is only $25
Just sayin
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Feb 25, 2010, 11:02 PM
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The Turnigy 3536c is only $25
LOL Just sayin
Feb 25, 2010, 11:08 PM
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LOL Just sayin
LOL

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Feb 25, 2010, 11:13 PM
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Ok, I think I figured out the little $24 Super Tigre ST.10 in in the T-28.

The ST .10 motor should work fine as a drop-in, hopped-up replacement for the stock motor with the T-28's 30A ESC, as long as you stick with the stock prop or weaker. The GWS 10 x 8 x 4 pulled too much power for the stock ESC and the ST .10 engine, switching to a 40A ESC clears up all problems with the 4-blade.

Going to flight test it tomorrow with the GWS 4-blade and the 40A--should be gravy.
Hey Z, no disrespect intended whatsoever but, Is that little motor going to even pull the plane? It looks awfully small. Maybe it packs a punch huh? I will have to check out the specs. Man that thing looks tiny.
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.....double post oops
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Feb 25, 2010, 11:15 PM
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