fordnmt Posted May 14, 2012 Share Posted May 14, 2012 Went for a really quick flight the other day - turned out to be even shorter than I imagined. As soon as I took off there was a notable turn to the right. My engine torques to the right anyway, but this was much more severe than normal as I was having to apply lots of left brake and weightshift to maintain, and eventually turn left...and back down to land... No noticable problems / knots in the wing, trimmers were equal on each side, no tangles in speedbar or harness etc. I landed without power, but didn't really have enough time to tell if the wing was still turning right - If I had to guess then I would have said it wasn't... The only thing I can think of is that my motor was torquing much harder than usual... has anyone experienced this? and what coul;d be the cause?... Need to give the gear a thorough inspection, but this has worried me slightly..... BTW what is the consesus on the best thing to do in that situation - whilst climbing and noticing a big right turn, should I let it have happened and gone around to the right to land, should I try and maintain course into wind to gain height, or should I have done what I opted for which was to fight a left turn out of it (better for me for keeping over landing space). I am thinking what I did might have induced a stall..... Cheers...all ideas appreciated Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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