Arion LS-1 Lightning

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Atrosa
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Re: Arion LS-1 Lightning

Postby Atrosa » Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:21 pm

Did you fly it before and after the mkii tail? If so how do you like the difference?

AirBoss52
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Re: Arion LS-1 Lightning

Postby AirBoss52 » Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:06 pm

Yes, I did. The Mk1 horizontal stab was very, er, “sprightly”, and demanded absolute attention. I sneezed and bounced us off the straps. The MK2 tail provides a solid feel, and part of the mod is changing the bellcrank position to reduce overall travel. Arion quit shipping ANY MK1 tails years ago. This mod pretty much balanced the control forces.


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