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Old Feb 23, 2012, 03:17 PM
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Micro Norman Islander (Twin)

Hi, Guys
Attached you will find some pictures and video for the New Micro Norman Islander (Twin) that I have designed.
I hope you will enjoy this thread as much as I enjoyed designing and building this little guy.
Keep Them Flying ! , Ken


- Norman Islander Specs -

Wingspan : 16 inches
Length : 12 3/4 inches
Wing Area : 37 Sq. inches
Weight : 28.7 Gram w/ Trim
Gear Box : Direct Drive
Motor : BSD SS Orange 3.3 ohms
Prop : Tri-Turbo
Receiver : AR6400 2.4 gHz
Battery : 1S Li-Poly 160 mAh, weight 4.1 gram



Ken Spencer's Norman Islander (1 min 52 sec)
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Old Feb 23, 2012, 03:27 PM
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Nice!!

(Was that Bob Selman in the background, saying "Now what are you going to do?")
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Old Feb 23, 2012, 03:40 PM
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(Was that Bob Selman in the background, saying "Now what are you going to do/")
Hi, 356Jim
Yes, that was Bob. He always manages to get my most brilliant moves on video, usually crashing.
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Old Feb 23, 2012, 08:11 PM
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Another sweet looking plane Ken, but those don't look like Tri-Turbo props. Did you taper them down or is there a new T-T prop or is it just me?
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Old Feb 23, 2012, 11:34 PM
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Another sweet looking plane Ken, but those don't look like Tri-Turbo props. Did you taper them down or is there a new T-T prop or is it just me?
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Hello Todd,

You are right, they are not Tri-Turbo props. However, they are "unobtanium" and the next best thing is the Tri-Turbo.

Bob
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Old Feb 24, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Good job Ken I got your Triton Flying boat and it flies great cept the power of the motor seems to be a wee short on power it's the Black motor suggested by Bob. It flies slow but don't think it'll take off the water. May need to get another type of motor. Will you get the islander kitted also? I would love to try it out(betta test it for you)
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Old Feb 24, 2012, 05:05 PM
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Great Job Ken! The plane looks great in the air.
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Old Nov 09, 2013, 03:06 PM
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Is there plans available for this?
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Old Nov 10, 2013, 12:51 PM
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Please furnish kits. Now we need the EDF model of the Islander and the Defender version. Maybe the Trislander model as well. I wish!
Very cool and thanks for posting.
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Old Nov 10, 2013, 01:19 PM
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NIce job.... if I tried to build the same thing it would weigh 15oz lol.
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Old Nov 10, 2013, 05:34 PM
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i want to make one now :P its looks really cool, and plans would be amazing
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Old Nov 11, 2013, 04:52 PM
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how did you get the plane to make the turn on the tarmac?
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Old Nov 12, 2013, 04:33 AM
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how did you get the plane to make the turn on the tarmac.
his 2 main wheels are very close to the cg so with a little power and up elevator, the nose lifts and the rudder can turn it easily.
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Old Nov 12, 2013, 01:01 PM
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