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Old Apr 20, 2004, 07:52 AM
Capt. Dennis
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building my own...thing that i think can fly =)

dont really know if this is the right place to put this thread.
so, if it´s on the wrong place, then you can move it to the right. =)

well.. over to what i´m gonna wright about.

iv been looking around here in sweden after Depron, but its much to expensive to buy and ship it to my place.

so yesterday(monday 19/4) we hade our usual buildingday at our local Rc-Club, so i snopped(right word for it? ) there and found a elev in white-foam, aprox 60cm spann.
thought that it could be a good mainwing to my project.

so today i started to build in my...thing.
was´nt sure what motor i would use for it.. i hade one from my GWS F4U Corsair that i could use, but i thought it would be to big for the plane.
and then i hade 2engines from a CCEP LuckyStar. but one prop was broken, so i could just use the one that was Ok...
but...after some thinking i decided to take the GWS motor..
because _IF_ it would fly, i maby could make some coole manuvers with a bigger engine.

so the system i´ll be using is:
some GWS engine + gearbox
GWS 100 ESC
2x8.4g servos
GWS 5channel RX
1300mAh(or was it 1200) 7.2V Li-Pol

it will have just elevon(ail and elev at the same..thingy) and throttle, so i really hope this thing will fly.

and some photos


Setup No:1


Setup No:2, but ill bee using No:1
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Old Apr 20, 2004, 07:53 AM
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something like this í think it´ll look like when im finished.
buit alla the mechanical is missing


i think the wingspann is abit to..smal, so i cut of the wingtipps from my Corsair so now it´ll be about 15-20cm bigger








more pics will come.
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Old Apr 20, 2004, 10:11 AM
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just glued the vertical fin.


used the glue that comes with all GWS-foamis.


made my own prop-savier


nice and very...orange.


first "winglet" glued


wow.
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Old Apr 20, 2004, 03:08 PM
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now the..."Thing" is ready. think iv got a name for it to
well, it´s not a beauty but..hopefully she´ll fly for awhile.

the maiden can be tomorrow, if just the weather is fine and if my GF is comming over(she´s gonna record the maiden )
hm.. well.. more of it tomorrow then. =)

here are some pictures and one movie at the bottom.











Film: http://home.tiscali.se/blackbird/specbygg/DSCN4061.MOV
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Old Apr 20, 2004, 04:16 PM
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These are the best planes ever.

A few bits of foam and balsa thrown together. What hapens is they don't fly too god, so you add a bit here, take a bit off there, and then they do!

I made a chuck glider for a friends kid - decorated it with colored film, stuck stars and stripes decals on it...and he played with it all weekend.

This is a radio controlled powered chuck glider!!!

It will fly.
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Old Apr 20, 2004, 04:23 PM
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hehe
if dont fly at once. it will fly later. =) just like you said. hehe
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Old Apr 20, 2004, 05:01 PM
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I love it!

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