Jun 23, 2007, 02:09 PM
Joined Mar 2004
Some details of the plane:
SE5a Full fuselage 3D. Designed & drawn by pmjass who also designed:
Fokker Dr1 (indoor version Baby Baron)
Fokker Dr1 (outdoor version Big Baron)
Das Ugl-e-stick & others.
From plans - 6mm Depron.
4 channel biplane Aileron / Elevator / Rudder
Full fuselage with Flat wings - NO WING SPARS - honest - flying wires only !
Wing span: 840mm / 33
Chord: 180mm / 7.1
Total chord - both wings: 255mm / 10.03
Wing area: 436 sq. ins. / 3.02 sq. ft.
AUW 627g / 22.12 oz
Wing loading 7.32 oz / sq.ft.
CG back from LE of top wing:
25% = 63.75mm / 2.5 back
30% = 76.5 mm / 3.01 Ditto
33% = 84.15 mm / 3.31 Ditto
Length (inc. rudder): 746mm / 29.3
Wheels: 83mm / 3.26 dia. (19g / 0.67 oz each)
U/C: Bamboo chopsticks with 4mm / 0.15 dia CF rod joiner.
Music wire stub axles 1.5mm / 0.06 music wire bound & CAd to C.F. rod.
Motor: Komodo 283 v2. (23.8 mm double stator outrunner)
Winding 11T x 23 SWG (?) around Kv 500
Swings an GWS 11 x 4.7 at 5745 rpm pulling 10.8 amps
Approx 117 W in / 89 W out. Efficiency: 76%
805g / 28.4 oz thrust Pitch speed 25.57 mph
(All manufacturers figures)
Weight: 65g / 2.29 oz. including engine mount.
Watts per pound = 64.5
Receiver: Schultze Alpha 435 35 mHz 4 channel (9.5g / 0.32oz.)
Servos: 2x Waypoint WO68PB (6.8g each) Rudder & Elevator (pull/pull using 20lb braid fishing line)
1X Waypoint WO92 (Metal gears 10.8g ) on Ailerons
Aileron torque rods: Made from 1.5mm / 0.06 music wire & Ball point pen plastic tube.
ESC Castle Creations Phoenix 25A brushless.
Battery: Align Li-po. 3S - 1900mAh (145g / 5.11oz.) 13C
Antenna: Azzar 35mHz 9 Micro-Lite antenna
Flying wires: 0.5mm / 0.019 Carbon fibre rod
Struts: Bamboo chopsticks
Painted with: Green water based acrylic rattle can
All others brush water borne artists acrylic
Pilot carved from laminated blue foam and painted with w/b artists acrylic.
Lewis Gun & mount carved from blue foam
Last edited by Nigelp; Jun 24, 2007 at 12:53 PM.