Gen 2 flap handle

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Gen 2 flap handle

Postby Wmilbauer » Wed Jan 13, 2016 8:27 pm

Has anyone flown the current flap handle and the new handle to compare what the operational difference is. I am considering flying to the factory and getting one if there is an improvement in the effort to extend the flaps.
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Re: Gen 2 flap handle

Postby kenryan » Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:50 am

I'm bumping this thread to ask if anyone out there has any information on this new flap handle. What changes were made and how significant is the improvement? I don't want to waste time modifying my flap handle if there is already something better available.
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Re: Gen 2 flap handle

Postby sonex293 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:53 am

Are these SS only improvements? or are they applicable to the Highlanders as well? This goes for both the factory and one on the Plane Fun Aircraft website.
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Re: Gen 2 flap handle

Postby Wmilbauer » Thu Apr 28, 2016 3:49 pm

Well I have finally flown with the new flap handle . It is better locking in the flap positions with out using a large washer on the end to lock it in position with your thumb. My best guess is it requires about 25 percent less force to get to position 3 but it is all relative to your airspeed.
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