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Old Feb 20, 2014, 07:22 AM
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Quad tilt Rotor FORWARD swept wings project

Starting off my most out there design so far.
As the title suggests, its a Quad tilt rotor forward sweep wing. Balsa and carbon contrsuction design.
I will be adding pics as I progress.
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Old Feb 21, 2014, 05:12 PM
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I like it
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Old Feb 22, 2014, 06:39 AM
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Nice to see someone trying something a bit different. Looking forward to seeing this come together. Our Ruskie friends have done some forward swept wing projects in the past but never anything vtol as far as Im aware.

Perhaps having a forward centre of lift would assist transition?

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Old Feb 23, 2014, 03:44 PM
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Yea, I want something different alright, and I read that forward sweep performs well although I have no experiance with it.
The cg calculator says it should be right where the leading edge meets in the middle.
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Old Feb 24, 2014, 01:29 AM
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Location of the carbon fibre rods.
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Old Feb 25, 2014, 02:00 AM
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Sheeted the bottom edge, carbon rods epoxyd in place
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Old Feb 27, 2014, 03:41 AM
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Front top sheet and leading edge glued on.
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Old Mar 02, 2014, 01:05 AM
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Front edge shaped and holes made to run all of the wires.
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Old Mar 02, 2014, 04:52 PM
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Looks like a fun build.

Any idea what motors and such you will be using?
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Old Mar 04, 2014, 08:25 AM
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I've got 4 Ntm 2826 1200kv to use, and 4 30 amp affro esc's.

Finished the sheeting and started on the controll surfaces.
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Old Mar 05, 2014, 04:20 AM
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First version of the rotor tilt mechanism.
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Old Mar 05, 2014, 12:31 PM
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Sounds like good motors. Nice to see someone using direct drive on the tilt mech.
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Old Mar 05, 2014, 04:02 PM
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Is there a vertical stabalizer surface somewhere in the tail on this design? If not, it will diverge in yaw when in forward flight.
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Old Mar 06, 2014, 03:48 PM
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Is there a vertical stabalizer surface somewhere in the tail on this design? If not, it will diverge in yaw when in forward flight.
Give me some credit , yes there will be a vertical stabalizer which will form
part of the landing gear.


Started on the fuselage.
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Looks beautiful!!
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