1/32 Tamiya in Flying Config?

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Unread post19 Jan 2008, 03:25

I'd like to build a 1/32 Tamiya T-bird kit as a Nellis aggressor, using the in-flight option(s). Can anyone advise on the correct flight regime for use of the 'extended' LEFs? Would they only be out/drooped when the landing gear are extended? I think they'd add visual interest, but I want the in-flight depitction to be correct. I plan to have the gear retracted.

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Unread post20 Jan 2008, 20:00

The flight regime can vary, it depends on the needs of the maneuver. But there's plenty of pics showing the LEFs deployed in flight, without the LG down. Just look around, do a search on airliners, you'll see what I mean.
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Unread post21 Jan 2008, 00:07

Thanks, Habu- couldn't find anything that I thought was difinitive (before posting, of course...) but found a couple shots later in the day yesterday.

Appreciate the Response-

Check six,

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Unread post05 Feb 2008, 05:46

the LEFs deploy during high alpha conditiions, i.e. turn and burn and the trailing edges are flush, non-deflected.
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Unread post05 Feb 2008, 06:41

sprstdlyscottsmn wrote:the LEFs deploy during high alpha conditiions, i.e. turn and burn and the trailing edges are flush, non-deflected.

Thanks, that's just the kind of input I was looking (& hoping) for...

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