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Old 11-01-2005, 09:20 AM   #1
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So I started up the Yellow A4 91 Duct fan and ran it up and down the runway to get the feel for it. First thing was the steering which was set up with similar movement as my prop planes was way too sensitive, I looked like a drunken pilot. and the second was I never used loctite on any screws that weren't locking..so.....everything came loose eg: landing gear set screws, motor mount screws etc, I obvousley had a few loose screws myself for not using loctite

Anyway the jet really rips down the runway, its a little heavy(maybe a lot) specs say 9-11lbs and she came in at 13.5lbs with fuel. hopefully she will get up OK and not come down too fast and hard. She also does not like to slow down, it just keeps rolling and rolling. Fortunately our runway is about 1500ft.

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