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Old Aug 04, 2014, 11:42 AM
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I 'll gonna make also a prototype, which should be an exact aerodynamic copy, but only smaller and less heavy. The real thing will take half a year to finish, so need to make sure , although the wing planform is not shocking new.., but thats obvious not the project challenge.
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Old Aug 04, 2014, 03:22 PM
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What type of size are you thinking for the prototype compared to the actual airframe?
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Old Aug 05, 2014, 01:11 PM
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I try to get the cubic wing loading the same for the prototype.
This determines the wing area, and the scale down factor.

The proto will a simple handtrow version, since weight is about 600 gram.
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Old Aug 05, 2014, 04:20 PM
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That sounds pretty close to the same thing I hope to accomplish with my test model.
600 grams that's pretty lightweight, I take it your thinking of using something along the lines of a 35 mm df unit for it? That should give you a pretty good approximation of scale for power as well.
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Old Aug 06, 2014, 11:59 AM
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Was thinking of using a normal prop.
I know the prop adds stability to yaw, so I ll compensate this with winglet sizing..
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Old Aug 06, 2014, 02:45 PM
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If you use a prop size the motor so you have about half the power you will use for the DF unit, that will give you an idea of how the performance will be with the DF because they are not as efficient as a prop drive setup.
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Old Aug 13, 2014, 02:30 PM
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Wing bones.
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Old Aug 16, 2014, 01:59 PM
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Anyone any experience with these kind of hinges?
http://www.geniebuild.com/g2_instructions.html

Are they the only one selling these ?
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Old Aug 16, 2014, 06:37 PM
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http://www.hyperflight.co.uk/product...ks-rds-adaptor

http://mibomodeli.si/trgovina/index....oducts_id=6712

http://www.topmodel.fr/en/product-de...pmodel-ds6010-

The 1st & 3rd links are just the adapters needed for the servo output.
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Old Aug 17, 2014, 03:26 AM
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Thanks for the links!
Never installed it, seems a bit of work to get it right.
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Old Aug 23, 2014, 06:39 AM
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Wings connected to fuselage with carbon formers, 2-3mm thick.
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Old Aug 25, 2014, 06:20 PM
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With the tail pipe shown in the first picture it looks like a rocket ship.
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Old Aug 26, 2014, 11:50 AM
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Looking forward to building it
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Old Aug 30, 2014, 05:10 AM
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Fuselage building tabs added to the model.

Idea is to put them in a building board.
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Old Sep 07, 2014, 02:17 AM
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Still not building a prototype version, should better be doing that
Meanwhile figuring out what the thickness should be of the carbon former.

I tried to calculate the maximum G's the plane could pull with a 2.5mm thickness carbon former, which would be 6.4. Good enough ?
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