Re: Reflexor

Mike Dwyer

FYI, I took off once with full up reflexer.  I had to hold about 20 lbs of forward stick to keep from pitching up too much.  Controllable but not fun.
As preflight I used to set the reflexer at 0 and then I'd confirm the ailerons were neutral.  I don't see that a detent is important.
Mike Dwyer

On Sat, Jan 28, 2023, 06:27 Mike Steinsland <MIKESKUSTOMS@...> wrote:
Hi Chris,
I think I understand what you are saying; more weight requires more lift.
And the reflexor can be used to trim with the ailerons rather than the elevators.

I was considering neutral to be both ailerons with 0° deflection from what the plans call for. At that setting should not any trimming be able to be done with the elevator ( with correct C of G)?

The reason I am thinking of a detent is that I've been reading how powerful the reflexor is and am considering that if it was inadvertently left in the wrong position at take off it could quickly be set in a neutral spot without over correcting.

For that matter, even when setting it for take off, I could know by feel where a starting point is.

Your thoughts?


BTW , I picked up a small engine throttle handle at Princess Auto yesterday👍...can't wait to install it

On Fri., Jan. 27, 2023, 7:38 p.m. Chris Walterson, <dkeats@...> wrote:
  One other thing for the reflexor control. Do not put a detent at your
neutral position. Neutral at 900 lbs will not be neutral at 1250.

  Take care--------------  Chris

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