|Feb 08, 2010, 09:15 PM|
Cessna 185 Free Plans
Here is a design I want to share. It's a really easy build using Depron and 2" Blue Foam. It also uses the popular Blue Wonder motor. I wanted something really easy to fly that would look great in the air. The fuse uses 2 laminations of 2" foam and is tapered front and back before the fuse sides are attached.
I've included several pics here and will post a video of it flying if the weather up here in Michigan will ever get out of suck mode.
I have been a scratch builder since 1977, and I hope this design will bring a lot of fun to whoever builds it.
CG is 2 1/4" from the leading edge of the wing
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|Feb 08, 2010, 10:06 PM|
It's a real joy to fly.
I'm hoping someone can help get tiled images from these plans. I'm not sure how to do that.
|Feb 09, 2010, 11:16 AM|
Sweet build. Nice use of monobloc.
Is 11.9 oz your AUW? Just airframe?
How are the LG holding up? In particular, how well does gluing the wire to foam work?
|Feb 09, 2010, 12:01 PM|
11.9 all up without batt. 4 coats of brush on paint (too much i know) and decal pack
landing gear is really strong, this worked much better then expected.
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