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Old 16 December 2013, 11:50   #71
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When using those fly by wire throttles I always hold the stem close to the base as well. If you hold the t-bar you cannot control the throttle in waves as there is not enough friction and you end up going WOT accidentally when you land

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Err that happened to me on Trevs Shearwater coming back from France and I was holding the stem too
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Old 16 December 2013, 12:19   #72
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Err that happened to me on Trevs Shearwater coming back from France and I was holding the stem too
You tend to only make that mistake once Its a bit scary when you accidentally unleash 250hp on landing.

The other thing I don't like about them is no interlock.

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You tend to only make that mistake once Its a bit scary when you accidentally unleash 250hp on landing...
I tried that trick going to Easdale last time. An "interesting" experience with 600hp on tap
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I tried that trick going to Easdale last time. An "interesting" experience with 600hp on tap
Especially when your bouncing around in a F6/7
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Old 16 December 2013, 13:43   #75
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Enough of the worrying about minor detail.....let's get to the key questions...

What have you named the prop?

How fast is it?! :-)
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Enough of the worrying about minor detail.....let's get to the key questions...

What have you named the prop?

How fast is it?! :-)
Props not named yet but will probably be excalibur 2

The acceleration is amazing Took her out on Sat afternoon for a quick spin outside Lymington and she just ate that horrible chop for breakfast

In the turns she's just great too, had her right over on one tube... We'll have to get some pics of her in action

As for the top end I'm still running her in so I'll let you know...
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Old 16 December 2013, 14:33   #77
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Enough of the worrying about minor detail.....let's get to the key questions...

What have you named the prop?

How fast is it?! :-)
My props called chipped for speed
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Third key question.....cupholder?

Yea...of course you haven't opened her up fully.......
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In the turns she's just great too, had her right over on one tube...
What was her name you naughty boy?
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Props not named yet but will probably be excalibur 2
Surely that puts you up there with Crusher who called his Ribcraft "Tornado"?
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