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Old Nov 11, 2012, 09:21 PM
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Cartoon Skeleton F-35 (Plans Added)

Expanding into fighter jets. Construction will be similar to Gordon's many cartoon creations.

12" span, about 20% more wing area than the DVIII

If this works out, I'll try to do a few others from Hasegawa's Egg plane series:

http://www.hasegawausa.com/aircraft_egg.html

I'll actually try to take pictures as I build this one.

-Adam
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Old Nov 11, 2012, 11:06 PM
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Awesome!!!
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Old Nov 11, 2012, 11:26 PM
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Fantastic Those sure are cute!
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 12:25 AM
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maybe grt it to fly so slow that it looks like a vtol plane !
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 09:46 AM
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Just thinking- How are you planning on mounting the motor? Small DD pusher? If it's light enough, a second vertically mounted 6mm motor with a ducted AA / heli tail prop mounted midship would provide enough vertical control to simulate VSTO/L

I might just make one by your plans, too- I love the JSF project.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 10:34 AM
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Yeah I was going to use twin DD pushers mounted to fake underwing missiles. As far as VTOL you could just use this as a body for one of the number of tiny DD quads hitting the market, hiding the rotors under the wing.

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Old Nov 12, 2012, 11:47 AM
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You could likely use one 7mm motor mounted DD for 10g thrust, in the center rear... But you do have some balance issues with that motor in the far aft.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 07:04 AM
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Adam,
Looks good. I'm looking forward to seeing it covered and with colors.

Gordon
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 08:43 PM
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Got the parts cut and covered today, paint and basic assembly tomorrow night.

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Old Nov 13, 2012, 09:20 PM
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Looks good so far

Hope you post plans
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 09:34 PM
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Yup, as always, once it works, I'll throw them up.

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Looks good so far

Hope you post plans
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 12:19 PM
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You could likely use one 7mm motor mounted DD for 10g thrust, in the center rear... But you do have some balance issues with that motor in the far aft.
been my experience also, same with twin on verts ala lee or twin on back of wings, say 30-50mah for single, 80-120mah lipo for twin, balance and cg your there
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 06:57 PM
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Painted and assembled. 6.5g right now

-A
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:29 PM
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sweet looken bird
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 08:58 AM
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How are you masking for painting Adam? Frisket paper?
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