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From: "John Godwin" <johng@...>
Date: Sunday, November 19, 2006 10:53 AM
Subject: Re: DL launch tips please
--- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, paul@... wrote: > > I assume you built it cross-tail. > > I have a conventional V-tail Bug with which I can do a SAL. Just grip it by the wingtip and cast it up into the air. I find it's better to launch upwards rather than more horizontally. The Bug climbs with a left hand bank -- I throw right handed -- but I don't need any rudder offset. The left hand climb usually changes into level flight at the top without much down elevator. John