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Old Sep 11, 2012, 02:22 AM
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hows the weather over there today? I'm on the edge of my pants!
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Old Sep 11, 2012, 10:03 AM
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I really really really would enjoy watching you fly this, has it been in the air yet?
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Old Sep 11, 2012, 11:33 AM
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6:00 PM, locked and loaded! Hang in there...

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Old Sep 11, 2012, 04:02 PM
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Well, I promissed you guys video!

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Old Sep 11, 2012, 04:05 PM
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Well, I promissed you guys video!

Jack
But like you say, it's probably severe clear over at the RC field!

You gonna make floats and fly pattern off the water like in the video from last night?
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Old Sep 11, 2012, 04:31 PM
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What a shame, when are you going to try next?
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Old Sep 11, 2012, 07:47 PM
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What a shame, when are you going to try next?
I'm afraid to say! Actually, tomorrow looks like a wash but in the event there is a nice few hours, I'm going to try again...

Jack
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Old Sep 11, 2012, 08:07 PM
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I'm afraid to say! Actually, tomorrow looks like a wash but in the event there is a nice few hours, I'm going to try again...

Jack
This is my go to practical weather forecast website for either RC or real flying. Here's a nearby airport. The graphical presentation of cloud ceilings and winds is the best.
http://www.usairnet.com/cgi-bin/laun...=KOPF&state=FL
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Old Sep 11, 2012, 09:17 PM
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I like it, wind speeds!

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Old Sep 11, 2012, 09:22 PM
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I like it, wind speeds!

Jack
And what they r doing at different times of the day.
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 07:34 AM
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Ready to fly weights:
8S 4400 battery 932.7 grams
left wing 404.2 g
right wing 406.1 g
canalizer 76.6 g
wing tube 65.9 g
canopy 131.8 g
fuse 2797.9 g

total 4815.2 g
without the landing gear fairings on
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 07:38 AM
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Ready to fly weights:
8S 4400 battery 932.7 grams
left wing 404.2 g
right wing 406.1 g
canalizer 76.6 g
wing tube 65.9 g
canopy 131.8 g
fuse 2797.9 g

total 4815.2 g
without the landing gear fairings on
So about 11 ounces difference, give or take...

Jack
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 08:03 AM
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I should be able to get some static motor numbers this afternoon.
With batteries at 31.2v
69.8 amps
2100 watts
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 01:54 PM
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Rendering video now, should be up shortly after dinner. I won't ruin it, it's not exactly what I wanted for day one and it isn't enough to make a final determination on power because of... Like I said, I won't ruin the suspense... ;-)

Jack
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 01:59 PM
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yipee! No doubt you will tinker with it some more, but for now it is nice to hear the maiden was successful. Congratulations!
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