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setting up pusher motor

#1
I have a f22 pusher and also building a 31" flyguy can someone please help me on the motor setup How is the motor fitting in angle with up or down thrust and how do I do this have the motor pointing up or down. If you have some pictures to so how would be great. As you can tell these are my first pusher planes
Thanks for the help
 

FlyingMonkey

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#2
I usually just mount them flat. But if memory serves, behind the CG you mount it "up" and in front of the CG you mount it with down.

It will still provide down thrust, but pushing instead of pulling.
 
#3
When I built my f22 pusher I had the motor axle parallel to the foam board. I found that it flew fine without any up or down thrust. Just neutral.