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Archive for March, 2010
Posted by pardus | Mar 01, 2010 @ 01:59 PM | 3,137 Views
Scratch built fuse, ultra stick wings (modified with slotted flaps), depron floats

Motor: Dualsky PR40, 13x6.5 APCe prop,
Batt: 5000mAh 3S Flightmax (not recommended)
ESC: 40A Castle Creations...Continue Reading
Posted by pardus | Mar 01, 2010 @ 01:25 PM | 3,055 Views
Some photos and video from my 'jet'

video thread here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=880894

Fun-scale scratch-built from polystyrene foam, unprinted paper, wood glue and covered in Solarfilm, completed July 2008

Motors: 2 x E-flight Park 370 3600's (now using L2855's and CS10 blade fans)
Fans: 2 x GWS EDF64's
Batteries used: 2 x 3S HXT2200 or 1 x 4S A123 2300 or 3S Rhino 2550mAh or (currently) 3S Turnigy 5000mAh.
ESC's: 2 x Turnigy Plush 40A.

Takeoff from a 3 wheeled foam 'dolly' with it's own RX and servo for steering.
Added full mechanical retracts in 2009
Replaced the mechnicals for servoless retracts in 2012

Builder: George Storbeck (90%) (sadly George passed away last year, RIP buddy), Graham Dyer
Design: Graham Dyer, George Storbeck
Pilot: Graham Dyer