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E-Flite Platinum Series P-51B Mustang 32E – Optional Landing Gear Instruction

The instruction manual leaves a lot to be desired in the installation of the supplied landing gear doors to the landing gear legs. I will describe my method for attaching them. Also, the landing gear legs supplied with the retract kit do not look like the full scale aircraft struts. They are straight legs with the wheel facing inboard. The full scale aircraft had “offset” oleo type struts that faced the tire to the outside. Since the fixed-gear version of this kit came with more scale-like struts, I modified these struts to install on the Eflite electric retracts.

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