First New Cubby Frame . Now ZU-DRO

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Re: First New Cubby Frame . Now ZU-DRO

Unread post by Jean Crous » Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:41 pm

We reset the tailplane angle of incidence, and done a test flight. :D Now , flying solo, I have to trim nose up ever so slightly......spot on where we want it. With myself 100kg in the front, and a 95kg person in the back the tail comes up at 45mph and is stabelized at 50mph , the aircraft is well balanced at this speed on the main gear, with almost no forward stick pressure required.
During a low level above the runway the aircraft was well balanced, and landing was no problem with no unwanted tendencies to swing in any direction, with the added weight in the rear seat.
With just myself in the front seat , the tail comes up at 40mph and is stable at 45mph. Landing in a 3 point attitude I can get the tailwheel on the ground before the mains at 45-50mph.
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Re: First New Cubby Frame . Now ZU-DRO

Unread post by GERMAN » Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:57 pm

Jo die ding klim soos n homesick angel!
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Re: First New Cubby Frame . Now ZU-DRO

Unread post by Jean Crous » Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:29 pm

GERMAN wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:57 pm
Jo die ding klim soos n homesick angel!
:lol: Ja dit is wat ons vir gemik het. We are most happy with the results . Better than what we anticipated.One can still fit vortex generators and stall fences to get even better results.
The Cubby Renegade, the bigger brother has flaps and should do even better. We are planning to have that one flying later this year.
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Unread post by apollo11 » Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:27 am

GERMAN wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:57 pm
Jo die ding klim soos n homesick angel!
Soos n poep in a bad!
Straighten up and fly right!
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Re: First New Cubby Frame . Now ZU-DRO

Unread post by Jean Crous » Wed Apr 08, 2020 6:04 pm

apollo11 wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:27 am
GERMAN wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:57 pm
Jo die ding klim soos n homesick angel!
Soos n poep in a bad!
:lol: :lol: Sounds about right. :!:
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