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Sky Surfer Assembly InstructionsItems required for completion of Sky Surfer:Medium CA glue (Bob Smith Insta-Cure+, ZAP, etc.)Blue thread lock compoundSmall Phillips screwdriverMetric ruler8 AA batteriesOpen the box and verify all the componentslisted are included.1.Main wings2.Main wing spar3.Fuselage4.Instruction manual5.Battery charger6.Battery charger leads7.Propeller8.3S LiPo battery9.Servo Y-connector10. 2 of each: control horns,connectors, screws, nuts11. Velcro12. Transmitter (receiver inbattery compartment)13. Horizontal stabilizer14. Vertical stabilizer1234586910 111213147© 2011/2012 Ready Made RC, LLC
Dispose of the instruction manual (4).Caution: Using with a chimney starter forgrilling is not recommended as the stenchfrom the paper is overwhelming.Pull the receiver out of the batterycompartment in the transmitter (12). Whilethe battery cover is off, install 8 AA batteriesfollowing the polarity shown in thecompartment.The transmitter and receiver should be boundfrom the factory. If for any reason a re-bind isnecessary, see page 14 for instructions on howto bind the receiver to the transmitter.With the antenna at the left of the receiver, the6 channels are configured as follows:(top)1.Ailerons2.Elevator3.Throttle4.Rudder5.Gear (not used)6.Flap (not used)7.Bind portCenter the trims for the elevator, rudder, andaileron. The throttle trim should be in thelowest position to allow the Electronic SpeedControl (ESC) to arm when power is applied.The radio system will be used in the setup ofthe plane so set it aside after setting the trimsproperly.1....BThrottleRudderAileronElevator© 2011/2012 Ready Made RC, LLC
Connect the charger leads (6) to the batterycharger (5).To charge the LiPo battery (8), connect thecharger leads to the terminals of a car battery.The red lead clamps to the positive terminaland the black lead clamps to the negativeterminal.The alligator clips on the leads are small butshould clamp to the terminal bolt / nutwithout issue.Three green lights indicate the charger isready for charging. There may be anoccasional flicker from green to red. This isnormal.The charger is able to charge 2 or 3 cellLithium Polymer (LiPo) batteries with a JST-XH balance connector. For a 2 cell LiPo, usethe left port. For a 3 cell LiPo, use the rightport.To charge the included 3S LiPo battery, thecharging port on the right should be used. Theport is keyed to ensure the battery isconnected properly.Connect the battery using the leads with thewhite JST-XH connector on the end.The LED’s on the front of the charger willremain red during the charging process. Whenall three LED’s are green, charging iscomplete.© 2011/2012 Ready Made RC, LLC
In a few cases, the control surfaces may bevery stiff and can cause premature servofailure. To alleviate the problem, flex thecontrol surfaces back and forth gently about 5times. This should be performed for therudder, elevator, and both ailerons.

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Left wing politics, Empennage, Servomechanism, Stabilizer, Aircraft controls

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