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Old 10-11-2011, 02:02 PM
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All is fine. Neither the Spitfire nor Hurricane had toe brakes. You have to apply brakes AND push the rudder towards the direction you wish to turn. Once you're on the take off roll and have acquired speed (above 45 mph) your rudder alone with now have some control authority and you won't need differential brakes to keep the nose straight.

As for the Spits, careful when applying brakes on a fast roll to avoid tipping on your nose; the same applies with giving full throttle with brakes applied.
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