David Fitzgerald
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flying my 750 without slats

Posted on February 23, 2013 at 5:00pm 3 Comments

After reading about others taking their slats off on this web site I decided to try it. I have to say I am very happy with the results. I have my own air strip. It is 1000' with power lines at both ends. It makes it a challange to land. especially since I am a new pilot. It seems to be just as easy to land without the slats. I have mounted the stolspeed VG's.The cruise speed did increase 6 to 8 kts. just as the posts claimed. But what I like most is the attitude of the plane at cruise speed.…


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At 10:37pm on February 23, 2013, John Edwards said…

Another confirmation that my original plans to build my 701 wings without slats is the way to go.


At 10:51pm on February 11, 2013, Jesse Hartman said…

How cool is that.  You wanna adopt me?


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