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Posted by j2m2t2 | Jul 15, 2015 @ 06:51 PM | 894 Views
Inspired by ALEX HEWSON Curved Offset T Blades. Printed in PetG and weighing 1.9g.

These are designed for light weight foamy DLGs.

EX... Alula with AUW of 181g (my Alula Trek)

Assuming a mass of 181g or .181kg for equation
a velocity of 22 meters/s
a radius (centre of person to centre line of glider) of 1.35m

(.181kg x 484 /1.35m)
= 65N or 6.6 Kg-force or 14.5 pound-force.

If my math is correct, they can handle ~ a 6.5 OZ bird.

Ive installed one on my Alula Trek for testing. So far I like it.
Posted by j2m2t2 | May 16, 2015 @ 04:07 PM | 2,076 Views
Ive owned a Makerbot Rep 2 for some time now and I have to say its a wonderful machine. Its hard to explain the joy and feeling you get when you create a 3D printed object, whether it be from a file you downloaded or better yet, one you created yourself.

Ive used it for my business, making my kids toys and jewelry, and now RC. I started with mini quad copters and now Ive made a mini Alula inspired free flight model.

Here is the link to the Thingiverse version:

And yes the Alula inspired glider glides.
Posted by j2m2t2 | Aug 03, 2014 @ 10:51 AM | 1,921 Views
Here is my mini h 220 that I designed and printed on my Makerbot 3D printer.
Posted by j2m2t2 | Jul 07, 2014 @ 04:38 PM | 2,680 Views
NanoQX fc board, 3d printed frame, Chaoli 7mm motors. Fast little guy 37.5g RTF
Posted by j2m2t2 | Sep 01, 2012 @ 04:36 PM | 2,172 Views
My new ST. DS188 elevator, DS285 Flaps, Shread 450, 6255, and CR peg.
Posted by j2m2t2 | Aug 07, 2012 @ 08:03 PM | 2,219 Views
Latest Alula with a CR blade instead of a round peg.
Posted by j2m2t2 | Jul 16, 2012 @ 01:01 PM | 2,771 Views
Ok here is the heli I flew long enough to realize I missed DLG