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Sky King – January 2, 2020

RC piloting practice continues with the Sky King to prepare for flying the X-15 Delta Rocket Glider. The Sky King climbed to 54 ft in 5.6s then with the throttle at idle it glided for about 11s back to land. Looking forward to more altitude and more practice when the winds calm down.

Sky King – December 26, 2019

The purpose of today’s flights was to adjust the elevator trim for improved pitch control since additional instrumentation (i.e. weight) was added to the plane. Today’s flight video. Altimeter3 was added to the Sky King to monitor parameters such as altitude, flight duration, maximum climb and sink rates etc. The centre of gravity was first …

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