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James Grahn
 Post subject: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 6:44 pm 
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OH OK. So I could snap in the connector, and solder to those 2 pins and be done. Got it. thanks a bunch.

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James Grahn
 Post subject: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2011 11:18 am 
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I uploaded 2 photos in my album of the Firgelli connector and the ribbon end. For those following along, look at the photo titled "Ribbon" to see what we are talking about.

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Rich Brazell
 Post subject: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2011 11:24 am 
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Nice looking nails ! Do you have them done on lay overs ?

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James Grahn
 Post subject: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2011 2:04 pm 
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Of course! It is one of the many "services" us SWA pilots receive

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dan
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2012 9:14 pm 
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Hey Rich, do you remember the model number of the ray Allen servo we used for our ailerons by any chance? We are going to trim Deans plane and I can't remember, Thanks Rich. Dan


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leewwalton
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2012 9:24 pm 
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Dan,
I used the T2-10A (1" travel)

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Rich Brazell
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2012 10:54 pm 
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I will try to speak in soft voice so as to not stir up a pile of piss ants ! :-X I believe I used the T2-7A servo with 0.7 inch of travel. I believe the "preferred" servo is the T4-5 with 0.5 inch of travel, but the cost is almost TWICE that of the T2-7A . Not sure if the T4-5 can be mounted inside the aileron ? ??? The T4-5 unit is used with the Lyle Trusty trim system...I think ? As with any electric trim system you better have a cut out switch or CB (for EACH servo) within arms reach to stop a runaway trim situation ! ;) Or at best turn off the Master Switch ! ANY electric trim system will get your attention right away if it starts an uncommaned movement (no input from the pilot) ! REMOVE power immediately ! O0

Probably the most common problem for runaway trim is a faulty "coolie hat" switch or other switch used for the trim.


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leewwalton
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2012 6:59 am 
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No need to whisper RB ... A lot of us use the RAC servo in the aileron (as it is truly a "trim tab"). I'm not going to argue with you on this but you have a pic of your aileron trim install in the gallery ... Looks like its a T2-10A. :o

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Fraser MacPhee
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2012 2:02 pm 
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So the one they use on the stabilator trim is probably the ID-10T model......

Sorry....I'll shut up now.


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leewwalton
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The one they've been using on the stab is the .7" inch throw model .. the T2-7A ... incidently that's almost twice the throw called for in the plans.

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leewwalton
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I just fell for one of Frase's pocket o tricks ....

Time for me to admit I have several ID-10T servos in my head!

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dan
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2012 8:56 pm 
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The response is appreciated guys.....Thanks Dan


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Rich Brazell
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
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Fraser needs to get back in the trunk with his Monkey ! :))

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James Grahn
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:51 pm 
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Since my left wing is all but done, I will be trying to hook up the aileron trim system now. Surfing for parts. Will post picks when I get something working.
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Bill Williams
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:07 pm 
Jim, try looking at the minature linears from Fragelli Linears


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