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Old Apr 11, 2014, 03:05 AM
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on with the build

well its been well over 2 years and i finally decided to work on this again.
i have the power system in...want to go ahead and see this big one fly....cant seem to remeber what scale it is and where the cg is.
can anyone tell me? i have the plans but failed to put what scale on it.
TIA Carl
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Old Apr 11, 2014, 08:56 AM
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well its been well over 2 years and i finally decided to work on this again.
i have the power system in...want to go ahead and see this big one fly....cant seem to remeber what scale it is and where the cg is.
can anyone tell me? i have the plans but failed to put what scale on it.
TIA Carl
here are 2 snips from the 100% drawings I have - include the inch scale, cog position etc.
Mike
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Old Apr 13, 2014, 09:25 AM
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Well....Bad News for the Lightning....... Adjusted the motor angle to cure to much elevator trim...... bad fix it seems!!!

Still.... fixable... update soon....

Tiger Moth maiden went extremely well though........

Sorry again for going off topic!!!

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Old Apr 13, 2014, 10:09 PM
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Well....Bad News for the Lightning....... Adjusted the motor angle to cure to much elevator trim...... bad fix it seems!!!

Still.... fixable... update soon....

Tiger Moth maiden went extremely well though........

Sorry again for going off topic!!!
Talk about chalk and cheese
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Old Apr 18, 2014, 11:51 AM
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Servo

Scratching through my box of parts I have found 1 x HXT900 and 2 x HXT500 servos. Will the HXT500's be alright for the ailerons and then I use the bigger one at the back for the elevator?
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Old Apr 18, 2014, 02:09 PM
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Personally, I'd use nothing less than a 9-gram servo on any control surface on this one. I use the 500's on my smaller birds, but on bigger ones like this it's 900's only.

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Old Apr 18, 2014, 02:20 PM
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+1 on 9g servos for a plane this size...
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Old Apr 18, 2014, 02:28 PM
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Ok cool. 9 grams it is
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Old Nov 17, 2014, 07:06 PM
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Is there a smaller version of this plan say 18_20"
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Old Nov 18, 2014, 09:05 AM
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Is there a smaller version of this plan say 18_20"
in posting #1 there is a link to Steve's design site Clik here.
ISR thee were many varients posted on ??6mm fomies? site a search of this and the origonal site will help you.
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