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Old Jan 14, 2013, 02:21 AM
I don't like your altitude
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With the permission of Kurt I link to his post on hippocketaeronautics.
http://www.hippocketaeronautics.com/....html#msg98427

Heinz
Wow,talk about mixed emotions!All that work,flying just right.....
Something similar when I was a kid,the local club president first flight with a beautiful 12' glider.It was making graceful circuits;higher and higher.I guess the d/t malfunctioned.Never saw it again.
Stuart
How do you d/t a wing?
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 01:00 PM
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Many years ago I had a 1/2A (049) Orbiteer FF model that after it DT'd continued to go OOS.

After that I used a DT that instead of popping the stab up it dropped a weight on about 50 feet of thread. The thread was attached to the tail, so the plane came down tail first, but when the weight hit the ground the plane would whip stall and then try to start gliding, when the string drew tight it would just settle down flat.

On a Nurflugel the thread could be attached at some point along the wing, perhaps at the leading edge and CG junction.
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 01:18 PM
I don't like your altitude
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Many years ago I had a 1/2A (049) Orbiteer FF model that after it DT'd continued to go OOS.

After that I used a DT that instead of popping the stab up it dropped a weight on about 50 feet of thread. The thread was attached to the tail, so the plane came down tail first, but when the weight hit the ground the plane would whip stall and then try to start gliding, when the string drew tight it would just settle down flat.

On a Nurflugel the thread could be attached at some point along the wing, perhaps at the leading edge and CG junction.
Nice idea!
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 01:35 PM
I don't like your altitude
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http://www.ctie.monash.edu/hargrave/wings_home.html
This is a link that kcaldwell posted on mod.sci.,some good stuff in there.
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 06:49 PM
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What a great thread!
Excellent older plans.
Thank you to all.
rc
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Old Mar 10, 2013, 03:37 AM
I don't like your altitude
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What a great thread!
Excellent older plans.
Thank you to all.
rc
Putting the build threads aside,this is the best thread on here.Full of "wow I gotta build one of those"stuff.Good way to waste a few hours
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Old Mar 10, 2013, 08:46 AM
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Yes, Stu... I spend hours upon hours!
Yet I could not do that if I felt it was a waste... lol
Actually, IMO, a properly structured pursuit would be the equivalent to a college education.
Perhaps better to make a comparison to doing graduate work...

I prefer the entertainment of the informal threads, anyway...
Many pearls within them!
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Old Apr 21, 2013, 08:14 AM
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Koen Van de Kerckhove was given a collection of pictures of the Horten H-xa that he's put up on the Nest of Dragons sight. Not a model but looks just like Andrés work, not quite as neat as his actually.

--Norm
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Old Apr 21, 2013, 11:50 AM
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Koen Van de Kerckhove was given a collection of pictures of the Horten H-xa that he's put up on the Nest of Dragons sight. Not a model but looks just like Andrés work, not quite as neat as his actually.

--Norm
Similarities definitely there!Nice sophisticated workplace,precision jigs......
I like the trailer,who needs two piece wings when you got one of those
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 09:02 AM
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I like the trailer,who needs two piece wings when you got one of those
Must have been a thermal ship Obliviously there's not enough wind for ridge lift
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Old May 19, 2013, 09:17 AM
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Zaic Sailwing by Dick Thompson. He gave me yesterday the kit for a 100in version sold by Klarich Kits.

Interesting but simple wing construction.
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Old May 19, 2013, 10:16 AM
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Could not find that model on web or in Price list at Klarich but I did find
free plans at http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=1580

Searching for keyword flying wing found 34 plans: at the Outerzone
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Old May 20, 2013, 07:29 PM
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A double size
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-krdl-wgBBV...g+x+2.+JPG.JPG
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Old May 20, 2013, 10:24 PM
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I think it's just called the sailwing in their catalogue. It's 50, 70 and 100 inch versions.
or here
http://www.gliderworkshop.com/kit-sa...o-sailwing-50/



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Could not find that model on web or in Price list at Klarich but I did find
free plans at http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=1580

Searching for keyword flying wing found 34 plans: at the Outerzone
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Old Jun 08, 2013, 08:27 PM
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This seller on ebay lists many plans from german magazines for model plans, including many nurflugël. I've purchased from him on several occasions (plans and model railroad magazines), and had no problems receiving the stuff from Germany.

http://stores.ebay.com/online-eisenb...=p4634.c0.m322
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