Louis W. Ott's Blog – January 2011 Archive (1)

Elevator balance spring

I installed the horizontal stabilizer, saddle piece, and connected the elevator control cables on my 601 XL B. I immediately noticed a couple things. The effort to raise the elevator to full up position was excessive, to me. It took about 4.6 lbs pressure on the "Y" control stick. Also, the elevator cables tightened considerably as the stick was moved back. The cable tightening happened mostly because the nylon fairlead holes aren't aligned with the cables very well at up elevator position.…

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Added by Louis W. Ott on January 10, 2011 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

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