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Posted by blewis01 | Sep 26, 2014 @ 03:09 PM | 1,017 Views
Some work for Alden - Pike Perfect
Main task - move servos to the vertical fin

To Do List
Wing tips
Install Airtronics 761 servos and build pushrods, cut hole in root for aileron extension wiring

Red fuse
Install JR elevator servo and Airtronics 809 rudder servo
Remove existing linkages
Clean up internal structure and straighten out fuselage cut out
Create servo mount plate
Mount servos and build pushrods
Add internal structure back into the fin
Make new cover

White fuse
Install JR elevator servo and MKS rudder servo
Cut fin opening
Remove existing linkages
Clean up internal structure for new servo mount
Create servo mount plate
Mount servos and build pushrods
Add internal structure back into the fin
Make new cover
Posted by blewis01 | Sep 06, 2009 @ 08:54 PM | 3,169 Views
Took out the new Carbon Xploder today. Flys great and the maiden was uneventful. Weighs the same as my glass Xploder and all settings were copied over to the new plane. Thanks to Craig for the killer deal!

Bruce
Posted by blewis01 | Jan 02, 2009 @ 01:36 PM | 3,224 Views
Dutchy Dawg Reno racer in process. Cores are 40lb blue foam, RG14 airfoils.
layup is 4 oz unicarbon with 1.2 glass over it. LE is hard balsa. I was going to use spruce or bass, but didn't have any in the shop..... but I did find some of the hardest balsa known to mankind ( no idea why I had this? ).

Wing panels are 3 1/2 oz each right now and very stiff. Yes I know it's a light layup for this type of ship, but I wanted to try it out.

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