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Question about a Janus C and Duo Discus

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Old August 14th 05, 01:34 PM
Mark Lenox
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Default Question about a Janus C and Duo Discus

I just read the description of the new Duo-Discus "X", and they made a point
to mention the landing gear controls are now operable from the back seat.
Having flown a Duo only a couple of times, and from the front seat only, I
never noticed they weren't available in back.

Is the landing gear retraction mechanism of the Janus C operable from the
back seat? The A and B models are obviously not a problem because they are
fixed gear.

How about the Nimbus "D" models?


Old August 14th 05, 04:42 PM
Paul M. Cordell
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The Nimbus 3D does not have the gear handle in the back seat.
Old August 14th 05, 06:16 PM
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The landing gear of the Janus Ce (e = Einziehfahrwerk, retractable
gear) can only be operated from the front cockpit. It can be somewhat
heavy to operate so when flying with a passenger in the front seat it
is best to leave the gear (and radio) alone.



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