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#1 ewo Jun 24, 2006 08:57 AM

Extra 300--No password required
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Here ya go No pasword required this time
Might just turn out to be a good flyer ?


#2 ronin8451 Jun 24, 2006 09:17 AM

Thanks EWO ! You da man for offering up free plans for guys to try ! :D

#3 Jerry Combs Jun 24, 2006 09:53 AM

Looks very good EWO!


#4 Argyle Jun 24, 2006 09:59 AM

Sharp sir.

#5 ewo Jun 24, 2006 10:17 AM

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Just have fun with it and see what happens
Here is a zip file with the parts . it makes it much handier to print out !
Not nearly as much paper or taping togeather

I made a miniature hl glider with the plan last night and it looks like it will work pretty good


#6 MHZizzi Jun 24, 2006 10:36 AM

Thanks again Ewo. If this is meant to be a 3D ship I may have to change the rudder profile a bit. Looks like it would require alot of coupling right now if it was left as is!

Matthew Zizzi

#7 ewo Jun 24, 2006 10:51 AM

Just printed my plans from the zip file. 11 pages total and no wasted paper

Yea its 3d Im building per plans and will make changes if i think it needs it

we will see.Make wing and tail cutouts fit your foam
I think i made them a little off


#8 Gene Bond Jun 24, 2006 11:42 AM

Looks good, EWO.

Funny, several of us have been looking / studying / tinkering, etc with Extra designs lately :) Brad (Arx n Sparx) is working on a full fuse/folded wing version, as I was and will get back to...

#9 MrFlash Jun 24, 2006 12:10 PM


Originally Posted by Gene Bond
Looks good, EWO.

Funny, several of us have been looking / studying / tinkering, etc with Extra designs lately :) Brad (Arx n Sparx) is working on a full fuse/folded wing version, as I was and will get back to...

Finally sorted mine out Gene , this was my attempt at a full fus EPP Extra ish fitted with a plastic cowl from a Parkzone Cessna and a canopy from a Weston Hype. Finished and maidened yesterday

32" and 13oz of fun !! :D

Appologies for the poor quality of the flying shots (vid screen caps!) :rolleyes:

#10 snolord1 Jun 24, 2006 12:45 PM

printing as i type.i took the full page and tiled it will let you know what the WS comes to when i put the plans together,thnx ewo


#11 Thatovalguy Jun 25, 2006 09:22 AM

ewo, I'm thinking full box fuse on this one out of 3mm. Now we could go with full contor fuse but that would be harder longer build, require major design and dwgs and than it would hurt more when ya dork it.

ahh I think I'll build the first one out of ol'blu just to be safe.

#12 Gene Bond Jun 25, 2006 09:42 AM

'OTF' would be my vote! Use the factory fold for the turtle deck, and then box the rest... Just cut the fuse out with the turtle deck flush with the fold, cutting through 2 sheets... simple and strong! Cut pieces for the front deck and bottom, viola! (cut the wing slots before spreading the fuse)

#13 ewo Jun 25, 2006 12:07 PM

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I like the idea of a full fuse I just might try that next.

I might just try a rolled fuse like Gene said.
I know it works, I've done it before.

Heres what mine looks like right now

30" span 3mm depron and feiago brushless c gearing
3 oz right now without electrics


#14 rpage Jun 25, 2006 03:40 PM

thanks for the plans!

#15 BrMiHi08 Jun 25, 2006 07:36 PM

Well I felt bad about being so greedy for plans that I figure I should atleast post some pictures or feedback about the design. I put mine together in about an hour and a half. I got to try some new building materials like 3mm depron I barely use it but I keep in on hand also I got to try some UHU Creative glue, I almost like it more than hot glue. My plane weighs in at 2 ounces with a 17t motor on it. I have some more build pictures but I figure I would only upload what it looks like now. So far it has been a fun build... I just do not want to destroy the plane yet so it might be a while until I maiden it.
Update: I finished mine up this evening and the AUW with battery is a whopping 5.75 oz. I did use 9 gram servos on it so that added a bit of weight. Possible maiden tomorrow
BTW: Thanks for the plans


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