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Discussion in 'Zenmuse X5' started by x5yo, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. x5yo

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    quite new to the inspire, so just wondering if there is any pros and cons to flying with the arms up or down.
    I know the legs might be in the way for some shots when down, but beyond the obvious, is there any benefit like stability or jello?

    From the few tests I done, I think its more stable when the legs are down, but would like to hear from those who have more insight.

    Thanks!
     
  2. The Editor

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    Much better stability with legs up since the centre of gravity is moved to a lower point.
    Legs down should really only be used for its intended purpose.....take offs and landings.
     
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    Also "looks cooler" is another valid reason for me...just sayin'
     
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    Rumor has it that max speeds with the inspire are achieved with the legs in landing position but i wouldn't recommend this as it would make the aircraft struggle to stay stable.
     
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    You also have very little chance of getting the landing gear in your video or pictures with the legs in the up position.