How to Fly Scale Maneuvers–New for Members Only!

Nov 04, 2011 No Comments by

We just uploaded another great online exclusive article to our MAN site’s Members Only Section.

Flying Scale Maneuvers the right way to Improve your flight scores. (from MAN Classic Article Collection). Text by Dave Patrick; Photos by Gerry Yarrish & Hope McCall; Illustrations by FX Models

Here’s a Clip! “In competition aerobatics, we’re concerned only about the execution of the maneuver, period. For example, loops must be perfectly round and centered, and precision is the key to achieving the highest score. In scale competition, however, you have to execute a loop just like the full-size aircraft would have performed it. For example, a loop done by an old vintage biplane would be more egg-shaped, and that’s the way a scale flier has to do it!”


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Senior Technical Editor About Me: I have a lifelong passion for all things scale, and I love to design, build and fly scale RC airplanes. With 20 plus years as part of the Air Age family of magazines, I love producing Model Airplane News and Electric Flight.
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