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Old Apr 16, 2013, 12:27 PM
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Here is the Flyguy 62 version 1 zipped.

But it didnt do much for file size savings.

But, try it you might like it.

BTW it opened just fine with adobe reader x
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 06:28 AM
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Based on your Jack-in-the-Box head, I'm going to try a 3D head for my Superman (or whatever it ends up being) build. I've ordered one of these heads from eBay for a whopping AU$6.29 delivered . I'm not sure of the weight, but I'll see when it turns up. Any tips for mounting it?
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 06:47 AM
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I kinda expected this kind of improvisation to begin !

Can't wait for your flight vids !

Bob
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BTW I have finally figured out a way to CUT DOWN my boxes and
get the Shipping Girth to UNDER the 79" limitation.

So International shipping is now a very distinct possibility and
a bit less than Global Express.
Currently Most international shipping is between $40 and $60.
A bit of a bite but much better than previous $150 typical estimates.
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 01:14 PM
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Based on your Jack-in-the-Box head, I'm going to try a 3D head for my Superman (or whatever it ends up being) build. I've ordered one of these heads from eBay for a whopping AU$6.29 delivered . I'm not sure of the weight, but I'll see when it turns up. Any tips for mounting it?
For Jack, I slide him over the laminated ply head profile of Flyguy. I keep the slot narrow and the friction holds it in place. This will allow head changes to other Jack's, seasonal, or other people altogether since the frame is a generic suit.
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Old May 25, 2013, 06:29 AM
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Old May 27, 2013, 04:06 PM
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Superman 3D and Jack

Superman 3D and Jack in the Box fly together by Otto Dieffenbach (1 min 26 sec)
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Old Jun 08, 2013, 03:29 PM
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Ms Emerson takes to the sky

Rec'd my wings from Birdofplay and took her out to fly. She is a really a fun slow flyer. This configuration makes the female Flygirl really fly well. Total weight came out to 4 lbs with about 12 sqft of wing. Legs are used as rudders and wing ends are elevators. 4 flights today without any issues.

Ms Emerson Flygal First Flight by Otto Dieffenbach (0 min 41 sec)
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Old Jun 09, 2013, 08:28 AM
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So how did the rudder feet work out ?

The vid was too brief to make a judgment.
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So how did the rudder feet work out ?

The vid was too brief to make a judgment.
Rudder feet are great. Nice tight turns. Will try some barrel rolls after Over the Line. I knew from my Witch that elevons would have too much adverse yaw but as just elevators they handle pitch fine.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 02:19 PM
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Do you have any pdf's or any thing on the fly gal? Most interesting addition to the fly-family yet, I am do to retire at the end of the month and need projects to fill the void. Please let me know if you have anything to follow I would like to build one.

Bill
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Do you have any pdf's or any thing on the fly gal? Most interesting addition to the fly-family yet, I am do to retire at the end of the month and need projects to fill the void. Please let me know if you have anything to follow I would like to build one.

Bill
Bill, here is the link to the flygirl61 on which she is based.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1605582

I really didn't like the way she flew so I experimented with angel wings. They are available from birdofplay. She is not a cheap build but she is very easy to fly; a lot of carbon. I turned the feet to rudders from elevons and the wing ends are elevators. I bought a foam female wig storage head and carved her breasts from 1 lb foam block. She is not an easy build so she would fill time. Let me know if you get serious and I'll get some pictures together.
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