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Old 09-11-2017, 11:17 AM
Chattin35 Chattin35 is offline
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Boise, ID
Posts: 232
Default Keep the manual flaps

If the -7 had a manual flap option, I would have definitely done that instead of electric, FWIW.

Advantages to manual flaps:

- Less stuff to fail
- Much faster extend/retract
- Less expensive
- Lighter(?)
- Save a wire run
- Better for certain STOL techniques
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