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Old Oct 08, 2012, 10:53 PM
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Gary, how big is the wing span? lenght? Sit it next to a habu for comparison?
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Old Oct 08, 2012, 11:14 PM
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Gary does not have one yet ,and i dont have a habu it's 1:12 th scale so it is 47 inches long and the wing span is @28" ,i'll measure it tomarrow when i have the missle rails installed and the smoke generators.i bonded the main gear leg doors ,and a cover to cover up the retract hole .pics coming after i do some detail work
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Old Oct 08, 2012, 11:18 PM
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Here is an old picture of a model of similar dimensions against my first Habu.

I took thr photo for a different reason, being how close sport jets copy the F-20 design.

Hope this helps. FYI, my 70mm F-20 is about an exhaust tip shorter than the Habu. The Efflux/AirSally model may be a bit different.

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Old Oct 08, 2012, 11:49 PM
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Gary, how big is the wing span? lenght? Sit it next to a habu for comparison?
The 80mm, Habu 32 is 49.5" long and has a 40.5" wingspan.
A.S. posted the F-20 dims in a post above.
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 03:41 AM
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wing span with missle rails is 28 3/4" with the smoke generators on 29 3/8" so it is a bit smaller than a habu all up airframe weight was 3 lbs 12 oz. so with 5000 4s it going to be about 5lbs 2 oz.this has a pretty high powered system in it so a lighter power system and a bec would get it close to 4.lbs 10 oz. we flew the prototype at @4 3/4 lbs and it landed pretty good so we will see . i used a lot of 1/8" ply where i feel i could use 1/16 ply ,and the nose section was done with 5.8 oz cloth and i feel that 3.6 could be used. so we'll see if i can drop the air frame weight on the next one. as i get more experience with the process that may help too .biggest hit to the weight is power system and batts.
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 04:01 AM
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hanging for the pictures.
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 01:30 PM
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F20 with Schübeler DS-94-DIA HST - JETPOWER 2009 (5 min 46 sec)


Saw this on YouTube, thought I would share.........love the paint job of this thing, the orange and gun metal look so good together.

BTW the sound of the schubeler ds-94 hst is amazing.
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 01:58 PM
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pics dad, cmon!
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 02:40 PM
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ok ok ...i was airbrushing,cant wait for the photogs guys to get some really good pics.
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 03:11 PM
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oh man, that turned out SWEEEEEEET!
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 03:17 PM
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The bottom fan hatch needs a bit more trim for a flush fit, besides that she is a beauty.

I cant tell but does the model has a working rudder?
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 04:09 PM
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awesome!!!! Rodger
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 04:39 PM
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yeah, working rudder. its live hinging, so you cant see the hingeline on one side.

i love the AB can dad. looks killer!
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 04:59 PM
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lower hatch is just taped in place on the ends ,so that still need a latch or magnets ...or ???? .
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 05:01 PM
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Thanks John it has taken long enough.
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