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Old 08-31-2019, 08:27 AM
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Default Can the Spaceman be built to fly straight?

This is a Semroc xkit Spaceman, built per the original Estes plans. On an A8 it flies usually a spiral but veering off vertical till it ejects pretty far away. Then itís completely stable but seems to have some lift so itís veering toward the ground until impact. Is it possible to make it fly straight? I was thinking capping the big main tube at the top to stop the ring fin ahead of the CG might help, then a streamer taped to pthe engine could be put inside. Thoughts?
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