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Old Jan 01, 2007, 10:48 AM
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I wouldn't worry about the construction of the rotor - it is made in exactly the same way as the Twirl rotor. I used UHU Por glue throughout which is flexible, and allows easy removal/replacement of individual blades should the need arise.

Although it might appear to be weak, it has stood the test of time and the abuse that I have given it during the development.

I would avoid the use of "hard" glues such as epoxy as this would affect the flexibility, and make it more difficult to replace blades.

The picture shows how much the blades flex in flight - the rotor is built with the blades flat.

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