|Apr 09, 2005, 06:35 AM|
2.4 m Concorde 4 x BL EDF's build thread!!!!!!!!! its going to be BIG
Well its time to build a monster.
I have seen so many other Depron built jets that I had to do my own.
With inspiration from Air Buzz , Acrored and Shim
There was no reason to doubt the possibilities of Depron.
I have gained a lot of experience / confidence from my first scratch built the Sr 71 black bird (pictured).
The plane is to have 4x brushless 55í( vasa) 60 (alfa) or 65(wattage) not 100% sure yet
I think I will go for the wattage because I already have 4 of them and you get a lot of static thrust from them vs the others. + the vasa 55ís are to $$$ when buying 4 of everything. E.g BL motors , BL speed controllers , Tannic 2450ís 3s , retracts ,servos , lights estÖ the list goes on and the $$$ goes up LOL.
got the retracts and depron so far.
The plane is to have full working gear / retracts + doors just like Acrored and Shimís , fully working nose linked to throttle and flying / landing lights. !
This will be a BIG build and I am currently doing Year 12 so time for building is limited. As always.
But I have the holidays coming up next week so some serious building / progress is to come.
I hope you all enjoy this thread and I
WELCOME any comments , tips , ideas and suggestions. This is as much my thread as yours.
Feel free to post pics and what ever.
ENJOY because I am.
P.S anyone out there who has always wanted to build a jet of their dreams JUST DO IT! Its not that hard and it can be the most rewarding thing EVER.
Just get started thatís the hardest bit.
|Apr 09, 2005, 11:04 AM|
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
Joined Jan 2005
Wow . nice.
man i got to get going on my 4m ant-225. cant let you beat me to it.
LINK TO THREAD.
are you gonna make the nose droop??
|Apr 09, 2005, 12:13 PM|
should be awesome! and totally do-able with that setup. It's really not too much bigger than a Sonic Liner but with more power. cant wait to see it.
|Apr 09, 2005, 08:11 PM|
thanks guys! the nose will be operational.
i realised last night that the room inside the fuzz isnít as spacious as i had originally hoped. i will just have to work with it.
going to need a LOT of carbon rods to stiffen her up.
|Apr 10, 2005, 02:15 AM|
her is the first bit done.
might have gone a bit over the top with the number of formers.
what do you think?
much stronger than i thought though i can push really hard onto the top and it doesnít budge. its all in those balsa cross members.
i will have a lot more time next week to get some serious building done.
|Apr 10, 2005, 02:42 AM|
This Will Be HUGE allright!! Your using Wattage fans? with the stock motors or Cobalt's or brushless? I've been thinking of trying a sonic cruiser with two minifans, not as big as yours is by half though. This is going to be a monster Jet
You could probably space out the formers a little bit more, but not much more, all depends on how thick the depron your using for the skin is, thicker less formers, thinner more formers. 2 to 3mm should produce a good rigid skin without that "bag of bones' look to it.
Best of luck!!
|Apr 10, 2005, 03:56 AM|
|Apr 10, 2005, 06:28 PM|
anything has to be of benifit.
THANKS for subscribing
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