HobbyKing.com New Products Flash Sale
Reply
Thread Tools
This thread is privately moderated by mcg, who may elect to delete unwanted replies.
Old Oct 30, 2014, 09:42 PM
mcg
Registered User
Joined Jul 2005
741 Posts
the Folly II

This big FF model was constructed in 1937 to fly in competition at the California State Fair. The designer was Rod Doyle. It came in 2nd -- beaten by a very similar razorback design. Found the plan on outerzone.

The wingspan was 6 feet and the plane weighed 2.5 lbs. Those wheels were 3.25 inches in diameter. The engine had an ignition system including a coil, breaker points, a battery and an adjustable spark advance. The parasol wing was elevated on a rack bent from 1/8-inch music wire.

There are now quite a few different propellers available for download on GrabCAD. A wonderful resource. The prop shown was downloaded here:

http://grabcad.com/library/propeller--36

Modeled in Rhino3D 5.0 with the tSplines plug in. I did the fuse in tSplines and the rest in Rhino. Materials and colors via Auxpecker 2. Not quite done, but getting close. Michael
mcg is offline Find More Posts by mcg
Last edited by mcg; Nov 14, 2014 at 07:43 AM.
Reply With Quote
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Reply


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Totally blinged showcase skyzoid Electric Heli Talk 1 Aug 26, 2009 12:49 AM
Burrito Showcase texan The Profile Brotherhood 18 Feb 11, 2005 03:41 PM
Melbourne city showcase part I kahnxx Aerial Photography 5 Oct 10, 2004 10:54 PM
Universal Fuselage Aircraft Showcase - post your here kahnxx Foamies (Kits) 9 Sep 28, 2004 08:50 AM
EPP PSS Showcase!!! hellcatman Slope 16 Mar 09, 2004 04:07 PM