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Old Dec 03, 2012, 05:41 PM
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Could either one of you guys tell me how much your bird weighs ? Buck
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Old Dec 03, 2012, 06:29 PM
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Could either one of you guys tell me how much your bird weighs ? Buck
Hi Buck 650grams approx without any electrics at all so a dry weight i would say Roberts would be lighter at a Guess.My wings are a lot different to the plan and the feathers i made from ply i just used the plans as a guide and made a few mods to mine you would have to ask Robert about his cheers Brian
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 02:18 AM
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With electronics and 1600mAh battery the weight of my vulture amounts 950 grams. The head and tip feathers I made of fiberglass. And yes, I also used more balsa for the wing.
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 11:13 AM
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Is there any chance you have pictures of the stages you built your bird?? The three you sent me helps a lot. I wondered what the head looked like up close and what and how you made it. Where did you reinforce the wing with extra balsa?? Thanks again Buck
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 01:11 PM
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The wings are not removeable and I use a single servo to control the tip feathers. So on the root of the wing i used extra balsa and also covered the balsa profile ribs with 5mm balsa. I will take pictures later of the fiberglass head and mould.
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 02:23 PM
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Robert Those pictures are just what I needed! It's hard to work from scratch and off a one sheet plan. Thanks Again Buck
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 04:25 AM
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Buck, any progress of the Bob Hoey's turkey vulture?

I think i will make also EPP wings for this vulture to drop some weight.

In the meantime I am enjoining the flight of my albatross.

FPV snow flying (3 min 18 sec)
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 06:40 AM
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Vulture

I just finished the wing. I built it just like yours.I made my feathers out of ply. Just started on the fuse. I was wondering if you had a picture of the way you laidout your ESE, Battery, servos in the fuse? What size is the servo in the wing? It looks quite small. Boy I bit off a chunk with this thing. It isn't a kit. The print has a lot of mistakes in it but I am doing fine. Do you have a picture of the Albatross? It seems to fly very smooth. I like your camera with the rotating head. Those are great pictures.Have a nice Holiday!! BUCK
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 02:51 AM
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i used 11gram metal gear cheers Brian
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Old Jan 03, 2013, 08:02 AM
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I just finished the wing. I built it just like yours.I made my feathers out of ply. Just started on the fuse. I was wondering if you had a picture of the way you laidout your ESE, Battery, servos in the fuse? What size is the servo in the wing? It looks quite small. Boy I bit off a chunk with this thing. It isn't a kit. The print has a lot of mistakes in it but I am doing fine. Do you have a picture of the Albatross? It seems to fly very smooth. I like your camera with the rotating head. Those are great pictures.Have a nice Holiday!! BUCK
Buck, here a picture of the fuselage of the vulture. The ESC is in the front part of the fuse. On the black tape in the middle comes the battery. I use a small metal gear wing servo 2,5Ncm.
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 10:19 AM
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Thanks again!! I think I will be ok from here. I will give you a update when I get more done. Buck
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 02:06 AM
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TOKI2-2 test flight

I improved TOKI and carried out the test flight.
These wings are the split ailerons which I have already succeeded.

http://www.youtube.com/user/inakakoubou#p/a
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 05:16 AM
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I improved TOKI and carried out the test flight.
These wings are the split ailerons which I have already succeeded.

http://www.youtube.com/user/inakakoubou#p/a
Kanai-san:
the split ailerons TOKI2-2 flies beautifully
congratulations
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 10:24 AM
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Cool vids
cheers
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R/C Turkey Vulture Flying With Real Vultures (9 min 30 sec)

RC Kelp Gull (1 min 40 sec)
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Old Feb 20, 2013, 07:39 PM
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The Bird

Finished the Bird today! I want to thank Robert and Brian for their help. It turned out great! I will post some pictures when I get some kind of feather looking color on the bottom. Thanks Again!! Buck
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