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Old Oct 15, 2010, 04:55 PM
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My first Scratchbuild

Thanks to all the hints and tips, w/o rc groups this would never have been made. Stephens Akro, plans downloaded from rc groups. short video (sorry for qaulity) and big grin!

My first scratchbuild rc foamie maiden flight! (4 min 50 sec)
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Old Oct 15, 2010, 05:07 PM
It's Just Foam!!!
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Congrats!

If it flies well, and puts a smile on your face, it's a successful build. Looks nice, and flies just fine from what I can see. Congratulations, and welcome to the addiction. You have no idea what you got yourself into!
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Old Oct 15, 2010, 07:24 PM
Crash it first, Then fly it
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Thats a lot better than my first! Congrats!

You did a very nice and neat job with it!

I think the wings could use a bit more cf or wood at around 30% chord( 30% from the Leading edge).

When you took off, the wings sagged a bit i think.

Nice job!
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Old Oct 16, 2010, 01:19 AM
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Good Job and congrats!
chalk up one more potential foam addict
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Old Oct 17, 2010, 01:21 AM
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congats ,nice plane..As EZglider stated "If it flies well, and puts a smile on your face, it's a successful build"

Cheers
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