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  • #1013
    Brookes745
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    Next up the tail plane was fitted along with the rudder servo and linkage……

    #1014
    Brookes745
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    And followed by the elevator servo. Both the servos being at the rear start alarm bells ringing with me about centre of gravity position, we shall see.

    #1015
    Brookes745
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    Next the engine was fitted along with the tank, a bit of a mission as the plane is designed to use a 2 stroke but it went in well enough.

     

    #1016
    Brookes745
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    Next the throttle and nose wheel steering servos were fitted…..

     

    #1017
    Brookes745
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    It was at this point I decided to do a quick c of g check and so the wings were joined, main undercarriage legs fitted and……..hopelessly tail heavy as predicted… 🙁 I estimate that it will need about 350 gm of nose weight and as I hate flying lead around the sky, I’ve ordered a nice 5000mah 6v sub c pack for the receiver which should do the job.

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    #1019
    Brookes745
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    So the battery turned up and was installed, under the tank tray with some foam protection.

    #1020
    Brookes745
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    Then the tank was refitted and the tank hatch bolted in place…….

    #1021
    Brookes745
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    So then the wing was refitted, the plane taken outside and, while holding my breath, placed on my balance jig……….and………perfect

    #1022
    Brookes745
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    So that’s it ready to go. The radio was programmed for the nose wheel steering and I mixed in flaperons to aid getting into our small strip. Maiden flight next……

    #1023
    Brookes745
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    #1025
    DRCH
    Keymaster

    Wow she a beaut. Great build 👍🏻

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