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Old Feb 04, 2006, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by hanknmorgan
I was looking on and it says prodij 2 carbon. Is that the only version of the plane? So is it a carbon plane? I thought it was glass like the others. -Hank
Hank: The wing is layed up like a vac bag has foam in the middle, but I am pretty sure they use female molds also. The wing has a uni carbon skin, not solid uni..but stringers that you can see, it's a very stiff wing.
The fuselage has tons of carbon and the wing mount is bomb proof, maybe about 3/8 " of plywood, epoxy, large blind nuts.... very gnarly fuselage and generous dimensions all around so it's not like a golf club, all whippy. I think a lot of people dont like the looks. It's just not a sexy unit by any means, but it works great. Yes it slows down OK, the internal servos also mean you wont bust a control arm off in high bushes, etc.
pros and cons to everthing I guess.
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