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Old Jul 21, 2015, 09:22 PM
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New Gremlin 1.5M (60") B'nF

Hello Chaps and Chapesses!
thought I'd share our latest, the "Gremlin 1.5M"(60")

This is a "BIBOC" (Bung In Back Of Car) Bind and fly 1.5M slope "scareobat"

It is fully moulded and will come with MG servos installed.

I guess its a bit like the Sunbird in a way - its a big plane inside a small package.

I expect prototypes in late august all being well.

A bit more on the Aeroteam Farcebook page.

Cheers.

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Old Jul 21, 2015, 09:55 PM
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Looks like a winner James,

And a rather fitting name, too.
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Old Jul 22, 2015, 01:51 AM
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Looks like a winner James,

And a rather fitting name, too.
Thanks, Chip!
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Old Jul 22, 2015, 09:31 AM
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Interesting - what's the thinking behind the short moment arm? Is it for ease of transportation?
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Old Jul 22, 2015, 09:37 AM
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I like it....I want a red one.
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Old Jul 22, 2015, 10:34 AM
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New Plane

With its short tail moment & some girth there, at least in the vertical plane, it may have a survivable tail boom? Should snap & spin OK.
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Old Jul 22, 2015, 10:37 AM
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Looks like a pattern ship crossed with a VTPR ship- very nice.
Does it breakdown (wings, stabs)?
Are the servos molded in- are they accessible for replacement?
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Old Jul 22, 2015, 11:41 AM
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I'm getting one of these for sure! BNF will be much appreciated

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Old Jul 22, 2015, 01:40 PM
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Oooh look - a 1950s control-line stunter meets the Kulbutin

that looks like it could be fun - if the wing layup is light enough

you will of course be offering a version with a full 180deg mad-stab - wont you?

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Old Jul 22, 2015, 05:41 PM
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you will of course be offering a version with a full 180deg mad-stab - wont you?
The renders appear to show a molded rudder pushrod exits (I'm assuming a pull-pull system is intended: yay!) that look like they could interfere with a Madstab's rotation, assuming the elevator shape in the render was used.

On the plus side (for me anyways), it does look like the plane is setup to have a full flying stab, so that's sweet! If the elevator's fillet is the same height as the rudder pushrod exits, then in theory there'd be no hacking of the stab required for those wishing to mod the plane for 180* stab rotation.

Of course you'd have to cut your lovely molded plane open to do surgery to get at the stab... not a dealbreaker IMHO... the people who want that control system will surely "find a way"

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Are the wings modeled after the mini vec? What's the weight? Mr like the bumble beer colors.

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Interesting - what's the thinking behind the short moment arm? Is it for ease of transportation?
Hi Matty - its only meant to be a thrash around close to the slope plane.

More like a VTPR type maybe - but hopefully a bit better looking than some.

As you know fI had intended to make a "big air" aerobatics plane then I would have...oh but hold on...I already did!

hehehe

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With its short tail moment & some girth there, at least in the vertical plane, it may have a survivable tail boom? Should snap & spin OK.
Golf shafts, golf shafts golf shafts...

Better landings, better landings, better landings...

How come its always the plane's fault?

For me if I break a tail boom either I have been unlucky or made a stupid mistake.

But...then I admit it.

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Looks like a pattern ship crossed with a VTPR ship- very nice.
Does it breakdown (wings, stabs)?
Are the servos molded in- are they accessible for replacement?
Hi D.

The answer is Yes yes yes.

All of the above.

Cheers,

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Oooh look - a 1950s control-line stunter meets the Kulbutin

that looks like it could be fun - if the wing layup is light enough

you will of course be offering a version with a full 180deg mad-stab - wont you?

Phil.
Ah so Grasshopper...you are aware of my C/L past...

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