Seagull Models SPORT CRUISER Specifications

SAVAGE
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ASSEMBLY MANUAL
“Graphics and specifications may change without notice”.
Specifications:
Wingspan---------------79.9 in (203 cm).
Wing area---------------1001.3 sq.ins (64.6 sq.dm).
Weight-------------------9.7 - 10.6 lbs (4.4 - 4.8 kg).
Length-------------------58.8 in (149.3 cm).
Engine-------------------0.75 - 0.91 cu.in----2 stroke.
...................................1.00 - 1.25 cu.in----4 stroke.
Radio--------------------6 channels with 11 servos.
Electric conversion: Optional.
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INTRODUCTION.
Thank you for choosing the SAVAGE CRUISER ARTF by SEAGULL MODELS COMPANY LTD,. The SAVAGE CRUISER was designed with the intermediate/advanced
sport flyer in mind. It is a semi scale airplane which is easy to fly and quick to assemble. The airframe is onventionally built using balsa, plywood to make it stronger than
the average ARTF, yet the design allows the aeroplane to be kept light. You will find
that most of the work has been done for you already. The motor mount has been fitted and the hinges are pre-installed. Flying the SAVAGE CRUISER is simply a joy.
This instruction manual is designed to help you build a great flying earoplane. Please read
this manual throughly before starting assembly of your SAVAGE CRUISER User the parts
listing below to indentify all parts.
WARNING.
Please be awere that this aeroplane is not a toy and if assembley or used incorrectly it is
capable of causing injury to people or property. WHEN YOU FLY THIS AEROPLANE
YOU ASSUME ALL RISK & REPONSIBILITY.
If you are inexperianced with basic R/C flight we strongly recommend you contact your
R/C supplier and join your local R/C model Flying Club. R/C Model Flying Clubs offer a
variety of training procedures designed to help the new pilot on his way to successful R/C
flight. They will also be able to advise on any insurance and safety regulations that may apply.
KIT CONTENTS
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KIT CONTENTS .
SEA19501 Fuselage
SEA19502 Wing Set
SEA19503 Tail Set
SEA19504 Fiberglass Cowling
SEA19505 Main Landing Gear
SEA19506 Windshield and Window Set
SEA19507 Hardware Pack
SEA19508 Decal Set
SEA19509 Pushrod Set
SEA19510 Fiberglass Wheel Pant
SEA195B Replacement Box
HINGING THE FLAP.
Note: The control surfaces, including the
ailerons, elevators, and rudder, are prehinged
with hinges installed, but the hinges are not
glued in place. It is imperative that you properly adhere the hinges in place per the steps
that follow using a high-quality thin C/A glue.
1) Carefully remove the flap from one of
the wing panels. Note the position of the
hinges.
ADDITIONAL ITEMS REQUIRED.
0.75- 0.91
1.00 - 1.25
2-stroke.
4-stroke.
Computer radio with 8 servos.
Glow plug to suit engine.
Propeller to suit engine.
Protective foam rubber for radio
system.
C/A glue
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2) Remove each hinge from the wing panel and flap and place a T-pin in the center
of each hinge. Slide each hinge into the aileron until the T-pin is snug against the aileron. This will help ensure an equal amount
of hinge is on either side of the hinge line
when the flap is mounted to the wing panel.
TOOLS & SUPPLIES NEEDED.
Thick cyanoacrylate glue.
30 minute epoxy.
5 minute epoxy.
Hand or electric drill.
Assorted drill bits.
Modelling knife.
Straight edge ruler.
2mm ball driver.
Phillips head screwdriver.
220 grit sandpaper.
90° square or builder’s triangle.
Wire cutters.
Masking tape & T-pins.
Thread-lock.
Paper towels.
T-pin.
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C/A Hinge.
3) Slide the flap on the wing panel until
there is only a slight gap. The hinge is now
centered on the wing panel and flap. Remove
the T-pins and snug the flap against the
wing panel. A gap of 1/64” or less should be
maintained between the wing panel and flap.
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8) After both flap are securely hinged,
firmly grasp the wing panel and flap to make
sure the hinges are securely glued and cannot be pulled out. Do this by carefully applying medium pressure, trying to separate the
flap from the wing panel. Use caution not to
crush the wing structure.
C/A Hinge.
4)Deflect the flap and completely saturate
each hinge with thin C/A glue. The ailerons
front surface should lightly contact the wing
during this procedure. Ideally, when the The
hinge are glued in place, a 1/64” gap or less
will be maintained throughout the length of
the flap to the wing panel hinge line.
Note: The hinge is constructed of a special material that allows the C/A to wick or penetrate
and distribute throughout the hinge, securely
bonding it to the wood structure of the wing
panel and flap.
Note : Work the flap down several times to
“work in” the hinges an check for proper movement.
HINGING THE AILERON .
Note : The control surfaces, including the ailerons, elevators, and rudder, are prehinged
with hinges installed, but the hinges are not
glued in place. It is imperative that you properly adhere the hinges in place per the steps
that follow using a high-quality thin C/A glue.
1) Carefully remove the aileron from one
of the wing panels. Note the position of the
hinges.
C/A glue.
5) Turn the wing panel over and deflect the
flap in the opposite direction from the opposite side. Apply thin C/A glue to each hinge,
making sure that the C/A penetrates into
both the flap and wing panel.
6) Using C/A remover/debonder and a paper towel, remove any excess C/A glue that
may have accumulated on the wing or in the
flap hinge area.
7) Repeat this process with the other wispanel, securely hinging the flap in place.
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C/A Hinge.
2) Remove each hinge from the wing panel and a leron and place a T-pin in the center
of each hinge. Slide each hinge into the aileron until the T-pin is snug against the aileron. This will help ensure an equal amount of
hinge is on either side of the hinge line when
the aileron is mounted to the wing panel.
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T-pin.
C/A Hinge.
C/A glue.
3) Slide the aileron on the wing panel until
there is only a slight gap. The hinge is now
centered on the wing panel and aileron.Remove the T-pins and snug the aileron against
the wing panel. A gap of 1/64” or less should
be maintained between the wing panel and
aileron.
4) Deflect the aileron and completely saturate each hinge with thin C/A glue. The ailerons front surface should lightly contact the
wing during this procedure. Ideally, when
the hinges are glued in place, a 1/64” gap or
less will be maintained throughout the lengh
of the aileron to the wing panel hinge line.
Note : The hinge is constructed of a special material that allows the C/A to wick or penetrate
and distribute throughout the hinge, securely
bonding it to the wood structure of the wing
panel and aileron.
5) Turn the wing panel over and deflect the aileron in the opposite direction
from the opposite side. Apply thin C/A
glue to each hinge, making sure that the
C/A penetrates into both the aileron and
wing panel.
6) Using C/A remover/debonder and a
paper towel, remove any excess C/A glue
that may have accumulated on the wing
or in the aileron hinge area.
7) Repeat this process with the other wispanel, securely hinging the aileron in place.
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8) After both ailerons are securely hinged,
firmly grasp the wing panel and aileron to
make sure the hinges are securely glued and
cannot be pulled out. Do this by carefully applying medium pressure, trying to separate
the aileron from the wing panel. Use caution
not to crush the wing structure.
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INSTALL THE.
Fiberglass
Note : Work the aileron up and down
several times to “work in” the hinges and
check for proper movement.
HINGING THE ELEVATOR.
Glue the rudder hinges in place using
the same techniques used to hinge the ailerons.
Epoxy.
HINGING THE RUDDER.
Glue the rudder hinges in place using
the same techniques used to hinge the ailerons.
C/A Hinge.
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INSTALL THE AILERONS
CONTROL HORN.
Fiberglass control horn.
Aileron Fiberglass control horn.
INSTALL ELEVATOR CONTROL HORN
Fiberglass control horn.
Elevator Fiberglass control horn.
Epoxy.
INSTALL FLAP CONTROL HORN.
Install the flap control horn using the
same method as same as the aileron control horns.
Fiberglass control horn.
Epoxy.
Flap Fiberglass control horn.
INSTALL ELEVATOR CONTROL HORN
Repeat steps to install the rudder control
horn as same as steps done for ailerons.
Fiberglass control horn.
Epoxy.
Rudder Fiberglass control horn.
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ENGINE MOUNT INSTALLATION.
1) Locate the items necessary to install the
engine mount included with your model.
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2) Using a modeling knife, cut one length of
silicon fuel line. Connect one end of the line
to the weighted fuel pick up and the other
end to the nylon pick up tube.
4x30mm
2) Use four 4x30mm head bolts and four4mm washers to attach the engine mount
rails to the firewall. Tighten the screws. Make
sure to use threadlock on the screws to help
prevent them from vibrating loose.
3x15mm
Thread locker glue.
INSTALLING THE STOPPER
ASSEMBLY.
1) Using a modeling knife, carefully cut off
the rear portion of one of the 3 nylon tubes
leaving 1/2” protruding from the rear of the
stopper. This will be the fuel pick up tube.
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Vent tube.
Fuel fill tube.
Fuel pick up tube.
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3) Carefully bend the second nylon tube
up at a 45º angle. This tube is the vent tube.
8) Use plywood template to hold in place
the fuel tank with C/A glue to secure the fuel
tank inside the fuselage.
4) Test fit the stopper assembly into the
tank. It may be necessary to remove some of
the flashing around the tank opening using a
modeling knife. If flashing is present, make
sure none falls into the tank.
5) With the stopper assembly in place, the
weighted pick-up should rest away from the
rear of the tank and move freely inside the
tank. The top of the vent tube should rest just
below the top of the tank. It should not touch
the top of the tank.
3x15mm
6) When satisfied with the alignment of
the stopper assembly tighten the 3 x 20mm
machine screw until the rubber stopper expands and seals the tank opening. Do not
overtighten the assembly as this could cause
the tank to split.
Vent tube.
FUEL TANK INSTALLATION.
Fuel pick up tube.
You should mark which tube is the vent
and which is the fuel pickup when you attach
fuel tubing to the tubes in the stopper. Once
the tank is installed inside the fuselage, it may
be difficult to determine which is which.
Fuel fill tube.
9) Connect the lines from the tank to the
engine and muffler. The vent line will connect to the muffler and the line from the
clunk to the carburetor.
7) Slide the fuel tank into the fuselage.
Guide the lines from the tank through the
hole in the firewall.the tank to split.
Fuel tank.
Blow through one of the lines to ensure
the fuel lines have not become kinked inside
the fuel tank compartment. Air should flow
through easily.
Epoxy
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INSTALLING THE FUSELAGE SERVOS
Because the size of servos differ, you may
need to adjust the size of the precut opening
in the mount. The notch in the sides of the
mount allow the servo lead to pass through.
1) Install the rubber grommets and brss
collets onto the throttle servo. Test fit the
servo into the aileron servo mount.
2) Secure the servos with the screws provided with your radio system.
Elevator servos
Rudder Servo
Throttle servo
THROTTLE SERVO ARM INSTALLATION.
Install adjustable servo connector in the servo
arm as same as picture below:
Loctite secure
Adjustable servo
connector.
Servo arm.
C/A glue
1 PCS
Thottle servo.
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INSTALLING THE SWITCH.
Install the switch into the precut hole in
the side, in the fuselage.
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3/32” Hole.
4x20 mm
Thread locker glue.
M4 x 20 mm
Cut
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Switch
4x20 mm
INSTALLING THE MAIN LANDING
GEAR TO FUSELAGE.
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3
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Wheel.
Wheel collar.
Washer.
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nut.-M3.
Wheel Pant.
M3.
C/A glue.
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Landing gear.
C/A glue.
4x10 mm
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4x10 mm
INSTALLING WHEEL PANTS TO
MAIN LANDING GEAR.
Locker glue.
Wheel collar.
Washer.
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Axle.
M3
Wheel.
M3
Wheel pant.
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MOUNTING THE ENGINE
1) Position the engine with the drive
washer (145mm) forward of the firewall as
shown.
4) On the fire wall has the location for the
throttle pusshrod tube (pre-drill).
5) Slide the pushrod tube in the firewall
and guide it through the fuel tank mount.
Use medium C/A to glue the tube to the firewall and the fuel tank mount.
6) Connect the Z-bend in the 450mm
throttle pushrod to the outer hole of the carburetor arm.
150 mm
2) Use a pin drill and 4mm drill bit to drill
a small indentation in the mount for the engine mounting screw.
7) Slide the throttle pushrod wire into
the tube. Position the engine between the
mounts. Use four M4x30mm machine
screws to secure the engine to the mount as
shown.
Pushrod
4 mm
3) Use a drill to drill the four holes in the
engine mount rails.
4.5 mm
4x30 mm.
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Cut.
9) Move the throttle stick to the closed
position and move the carburetor to closed.
Use a 2.5mm hex wrench to tighten the screw
that secures the throttle pushrod wire. Make
sure to use threadlock on the screw so it does
not vibrate loose.
COWLING.
Cut.
1) Slide the fiberglass cowl over the engine
and line up the back edge of the cowl with
the marks you made on the fuselage then
trim and cut as shown.
Because of the size of the cowl, it may be
necessary to use a needle valve extension for
the high speed needle valve. Make this out of
sufficient length 1.5mm wire and install it into
the end of the needle valve. Secure the wire in
place by tightening the set screw in the side of
the needle valve.
2) While keeping the back edge of the cowl
flush with the marks, align the front of the
cowl with the crankshaft of the engine. The
front of the cowl should be positioned so
the crankshaft is in nearly the middle of the
cowl opening. Use the spinner backplate as
a guide. Hold the cowl firmly in place using
pieces of masking tape.
3x10 mm
Cut.
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- Model size: .90 size models
- Motor: 50mm 310 rev per volt
- Propeller: 15x10 ~ 16x10
- ESC: 80A
- Lipo Batteries: 8 cell 5200mA
2) Attach the electric motor box to the
firewall suitable with the cross lines drawn
on the electric motor box and firewall. Using epoxy and balsa stick to secure the motor
box to the firewall. Please see pictures below.
Needle Valve
3) Install the muffler and muffler extension onto the engine and make the cutout
in the cowl for muffler clearance. Connect
the fuel and pressure lines to the carburetor,
muffler and fuel filler valve. Secure the cowl
to fuselage using the M3x10mm screws.
ELECTRIC POWER CONVERSION.
4x20 mm
1) Locate the items neccessary to install
the electric power conversion included with
your model.
3) Attach the motor to the front of the
electric motor box using four 4mm blind
nut, four M3x15mm hex head bolts to secure
the motor. Please see picture shown.
1) Recommendation EP parts as shown
(not included with your model).
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Epoxy.
150 mm
Balsa stick.
4mm
Epoxy.
Electric motor.
4) Locate the plywood battery tray to
the fuselage. Tighten the screws using
machine screws M3x15mm to secure the
tray in position.
Blind nut M3
3x15mm
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The propeller should not touch any part
of the spinner cone. If it does, use a sharp modeling knife and carefully trim away the spinner
cone where the propeller comes in contact with
it.
5) Attach the speed control to the side of
the motor box using two-sided tape and tie
wraps. Connect the appropriate leads from
the speed control to the motor. Make sure
the leads will not interfere with the operation
of the motor.
INSTALLING AILERON SERVOS.
Recomend Mounting Speed Control inside Fuselage If Flying off Water.
Battery.
Speed control.
INSTALLING THE SPINNER.
Install the spinner backplate, propeller and
spinner cone.
Because the size of servos differ, you may
need to adjust the size of the precut opening in
the mount. The notch in the sides of the mount
allow the servo lead to pass through.
1) Using a small weight (Weighted fuel pickup works well) and string, feed the string
through the wing as indicated.
2) Place the servo between the mounting
blocks and space it from the hatch. Use a
pencil to mark the mounting hole locations
on the blocks.
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3) Use drill bit in a pin vise to drill the
mouting holes in the blocks.
7) Apply 1-2 drops of thin C/A to each
of the mounting tabs. Allow the C/A to cure
without using accelerator.
C/A glue.
4) Apply 2-3 drops of thin C/A to each of
the mounting holes. Allow the C/A to cure
without using accelerator.
C/A glue.
5) Use dental floss to secure the connection so they cannot become unplugged.
6) Secure the servo to the aileron hatch
using Phillips screwdriver and the screws
provided with the servo.
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8) A string has been provided in the wing
to pull the aileron lead through to the wing
root. Remove the string from the wing at the
servo location and use the tape to attach it
to then servo extension lead. Pull the lead
through the wing and remove the string.
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AILERON PUSHROD HORN
INSTALLATION.
90mm
M3 clevis.
M3 lock nut.
9) Set the aileron hatch in place and
use a Phillips screw driver to install it
with four wood screws.
2x10mm
M3 clevis.
Fuel Tubing.
INSTALLING THE FLAP SERVO.
Repeat the procedure for the aileron servo.
Hex Nut.
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INSTALLING THE FLAP SERVO.
Repeat the procedure for the aileron servo.
Cut.
80mm
M3 clevis.
M3 lock nut.
3) Slide the stabilizer into place in the
precut slot in the rear of the fuselage. The
stabilizer should be pushed firmly against
the front of the slot.
M3 clevis.
Fuel Tubing.
Hex Nut.
INSTALLING THE HORIZONTAL STABILIZER.
1) Using a ruler and a pen, locate the
centerline of the horizontal stabilizer, at
the trailing edge, and place a mark. Use
a triangle extend this mark, from back to
front, across the top of the stabilizer. Also
extend this mark down the back of the
trailing edge of the stabilizer.
4) With the stabilizer held firmly in place,
use a pen and draw lines onto the stabilizer
where it and the fuselage sides meet. Do this
on both the right and left sides and top and
bottom of the stabilizer.
Pen.
5) Remove the stabilizer. Using the lines
you just drew as a guide, carefully remove
the covering from between them using a
modeling knife.
2) Using a modeling knife, carefully
remove the covering at mounting slot of
horizontal stabilizer (both side of fuselage).
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When cutting through the covering to
remove it, cut with only enough pressure to
only cut through the covering itself. Cutting
into the balsa structure may weaken it.
INSTALLING VERITICAL STABILIZER.
6) Using a modeling knife, carefully remove the covering that overlaps the stabilizer mounting platform sides in the fuselage.
Remove the covering from both the top and
the bottom of the platform sides.
Epoxy.
7) When you are sure that everything is
aligned correctly, mix up a generous amount
of 30 Minute Epoxy. Apply a thin layer to the
top and bottom of the stabilizer mounting
area and to the stabilizer mounting platform
sides in the fuselage. Slide the stabilizer in
place and realign. Double check all of your
measurements once more before the epoxy
cures. Hold the stabilizer in place with Tpins or masking tape and remove any excess
epoxy using a paper towel and rubbing alcohol.
Epoxy.
Fill Epoxy.
1) Using a modeling knife, remove the
covering from over the precut hinge slot cut
into the lower rear portion of the fuselage.
Remove covering.
Fill Epoxy.
2) While holding the vertical stabilizerfirmly in place, use a pen and draw a line on
each side of the vertical stabilizer where it
meets the top of the fuselage.
3) Slide the vertical stabilizer back in
place. Using a triangle, check to ensure that
the vertical stabilizer is aligned 90º to the
horizontal stabilizer.
Horizontal
Stabilizer.
90º
Vertical
Stabilizer.
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Epoxy.
Elevator control horn.
Rudder control horn.
M2 lock nut
M2 clevis.
600mm
Metal connector
Crimp.
4) When you are sure that everything is
aligned correctly, mix up a generous
amount of Flash 30 Minute Epoxy. Apply a thin layer to the mounting slot
and to bottom of the vertical stabilizer
mounting area. Apply epoxy to the bottom and top edges of the filler block and
to the lower hinge also. Set the stabilizer
in place and realign. Double check all of
your measurements once more before the
epoxy cures. Hold the stabilizer in place
with T-pins or masking tape and remove
any excess epoxy using a paper towel and
rubbing alcohol. Allow the epoxy to fully
cure before proceeding.
M3 clevis.
Cable end
M2 clevis.
Hex nut.
Fuel Tubing.
M3 clevis.
ELEVATOR AND RUDDER PUSHROD
HORN INSTALLATION.
Fuel Tubing.
M2 clevis.
Elevator control horn
M3 clevis.
Rudder control horn.
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Pushrod
Hex Nut.
Fuel Tubing.
M2 clevis.
M3 clevis.
3x15 mm
INSTALLING TAILWHEEL.
1) Locate the items for this section of the
manual.
115mm
INSTALLING TAIL STRUTS SUPPORT.
The tail struct system assembly follow
picture below
3x20 mm
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Metal connector.
Crimp.
Hex nut.
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M3 clevis.
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Cable end.
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INSTALLING BATTERY-RECIEVER.
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1) Plug the five servo leads and the
switch lead into the receiver. Plug the battery pack lead into the switch also.
2) Wrap the receiver and battery pack
in the protective foam rubber to protect
them from vibration.
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3) Route the antenna in the antenna
tube inside the fuselage and secure it to
the bottom of fuselage using a plastic
tape.
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Recomend Wrapping Receiver in
Plastic Bag or Baloon if flying off water.
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Battery.
3x15mm
Receiver.
INSTALLING BATTERY-RECIEVER.
1) Locate items necessary to install pilot,
seats.
C/A glue.
APPLY THE DECALS.
2) A scale pilot is included with this ARF.
The Seagull Pilot included fitting well to the
cockpit. (or you can order others scale pilot
figures made by Seagull factory. They are
available at Seagull distributors.)
If you are going to install a pilot figure, please
use a sanding bar to sand the base of the figure so that it is flat.
1) If all the decals are precut and ready to
stick. Please be certain the model is clean and
free from oily fingerprints and dust. Position
decal on the model where desired, using the
photos on the box and aid in their location.
2) If all the decals are not precut, please
use scissors or a sharp hobby knife to cut the
decals from the sheet. Please be certain the
model is clean and free from oily fingerprints
and dust. Position decal on the model where
desired, using the photos on the box and aid
in their location.
APPLY THE DECALS.
Wing tube.
Epoxy.
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Epoxy
Epoxy
Wing Bolt.
4x20mm
Epoxy
INSTALLATION STRUT
WING-FUSELAGE.
Epoxy
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Epoxy
Epoxy
3x15mm
1
3x15mm
Screw.
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BALANCING.
1)It is critical that your airplane be balanced correctly. Improper balance will cause
your plane to lose control and crash. THE
CENTER OF GRAVITY IS LOCATED 90
MM BACK FROM THE LEADING EDGE
OF THE WING AT THE WING ROOT.
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2)Mount the wing to the fuselage. Using a
couple of pieces of masking tape, place them
on the bottom side of the wing 90mm back
from the leading edge of the wing at the wing
root.
3)With the model upright, place your fingers on the masking tape and carefully lift
the plane.
4)Do not turn plane upside down. Only
low wing models should be turned upsidedown for balancing. Remove this paragraph,
it is not intended for use in the instructions.
it is a note for you. High Wing models must
be balanced upright.
3x15mm
Accurately mark the balance point on the
botttom of the wing on both sides of the fuselage. The balance point is located 90 mm
back from the leading edge of the wing at the
wing root. Th is is the balance point at which
your model should balance for your first
flights. Later, you may wish to experiment
by shifting the balance up to 10mm forward
or back to change the flying characteristics.
Moving the balance forward may improve
the smoothness and arrow- like tracking, but
it may then require more speed for take off
and make it more difficult to slow down for
landing. Moving the balance aft makes the
model more agile with a lighter and snappier
”feel”. In any case,please start at the location
we recommend .
With the wing attached to the fuselage, all
parts of the model installed ( ready to fly),
and empty fuel tanks, hold the model at the
marked balance point with the stabilizer level. Lift the model. If the tail drops when you
lift, the model is “tail heavy” and you must
add weight* to the nose. If the nose drops, it
is “nose heavy” and you must add weight* to
the tail to balance.
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*If possible, first attempt to balance the
model by chaning the position of the receiver battery and receiver. If you are unable to obtain good balance by doing so,
then it will be necessary to add weight to
the nose or tail to achieve the proper balance point.
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CONTROL THROWS.
Ailerons:
High Rate :
Up : 25 mm
Down : 25 mm
Low Rate :
Up : 15 mm
Down : 15 mm
Elevator:
High Rate :
Up : 25 mm
Down : 25 mm
Low Rate :
Up : 15 mm
Down : 15 mm
Rudder:
High Rate :
Right : 30 mm
Left : 30 mm
Low Rate :
Right : 20 mm
Left : 20 mm
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SAVAGE CRUISER
Instruction Manual.
FLIGHT PREPARATION.
PREFLIGHT CHECK.
Check the operation and direction of the elevator, rudder, ailerons and throttle.
1) Completely charge your transmitter and
receiver batteries before your first day of flying.
A) Plug in your radio system per the manufacturer’s instructions and turn everything
B) Check the elevator first. Pull back on
the elevator stick. The elevator halves should
move up. If it they do not, flip the servo reversing switch on your transmitter to change
the direction.
C) Check the rudder. Looking from behind the airplane, move the rudder stick to
the right. The rudder should move to the
right. If it does not, flip the servo reversing
switch on your transmitter to change the direction.
D) Check the throttle. Moving the throttle stick forward should open the carburetor
barrel. If it does not, flip the servo reversing
switch on your transmitter to change the diE) From behind the airplane, look at the
aileron on the right wing half. Move the aileron stick to the right. The right aileron
should move up and the other aileron should
move down. If it does not, flip the servo reversing switch on your transmitter to change
the direction.
2) Check every bolt and every glue joint in
the SAVAGE CRUISER to ensure that everything is tight and well bonded.
3) Double check the balance of the airplane. Do this with the fuel tank empty.
4) Check the control surfaces. All should
move in the correct direction and not bind
in any way.
5) If your radio transmitter is equipped
with dual rate switches double check that
they are on the low rate setting for your first
few flights.
6) Check to ensure the control surfaces are
moving the proper amount for both low and
high rate settings.
7) Check the receiver antenna. It should
be fully extended and not coiled up inside
the fuselage.
We wish you many safe and enjoyable flights
with your SAVAGE CRUISER.
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