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Old Sep 20, 2005, 01:41 AM
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Building GGRN's Airbus A318

Hello to all Airlinerfans,

inspired by GGRN's Airbus A318 ( he was so kind and send my a plan and a magazine with many pictures ) I decided to start with the building of this beauty. I plan to make it in the same way as GGRN (Philippe) powered by two EDF50 with Feigaos (5300´) . The special feature of this airliner is the retract LG system and at this point I am now in my project . Please forgive me, but progress will be very slow in future but I hope to finish the project till next spring.

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Old Sep 20, 2005, 01:51 AM
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So here are some more pictures from the magazine that Philippe send me.

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Old Sep 20, 2005, 01:51 AM
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Old Sep 20, 2005, 02:29 AM
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He sent me that as well. It's very cool.

Btw, how much thrust (in oz's) do you expect to get with the two EDF-50's and Feigao
5300's? I may end up going that route on my DC-9 if it feels underpowered.

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Old Sep 20, 2005, 03:15 AM
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thrust with feigao 5300

1 EDF 50 with 2030x5 rotor, 3cels LiPo and feigao 5300 thrust is about 180 g (6,36 oz, with correct intake ring and exhaust).
With inevitable losses, the expectable total thrust for the A 318 is about 340-350g (12-12,36 oz). If the Airbus weights 650g (23 oz) weight/thrust ratio is about 1,9-1,8. I think it's correct for a liner.
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Old Sep 20, 2005, 03:31 AM
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Thanks for the numbers Philippe.
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Old Sep 21, 2005, 12:44 AM
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Hello Guys,

last night I draw the outerlines of the wings and some other parts to depron.
Hope to cut it out this night .

Rudi

@GGRN: Hi Philippe, please be so kind and if you disc. a mistake inform me about, Thx.

@Hawker: Nice DC-9. Mine gives me alot of fun when I found time to fly it.
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Old Sep 22, 2005, 07:33 AM
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Update: Yesterday I glue the upsideplate of the centerwing on its place.

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Old Sep 22, 2005, 12:02 PM
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That looks excellent Rudi. Keep up the great work!
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Old Sep 23, 2005, 03:57 AM
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A 318 nose gear

No mistake on the design of my A318 nose gear...
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Old Sep 23, 2005, 04:01 AM
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Rudi,

You always do such nice work. Great to see it!

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Old Sep 23, 2005, 06:49 AM
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That looks excellent Rudi. Keep up the great work!
Hi Hawker,

thx , I hope I was able to build so fast as you can !

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Old Sep 23, 2005, 06:55 AM
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No mistake on the design of my A318 nose gear...
Philippe
HI Philippe ,

it is funny , as I saw that emergency landing yesterday I thought the same

Please allow me some further questions.
1. Where do you locate the RX and the Lipo's ?
2. Till now I was not able to find the way for the correct working geardoors.
Have you some detailed pictures ?
3. Do you think that a Balsa wingspar is also able instead of the depronspar ?

Philippe since I get the magazines and the plan I have no hour without thinking of that project. I think I am a "Airbusjunky"

Greetings from vienna

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Old Sep 23, 2005, 07:26 AM
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Rudi,

You always do such nice work. Great to see it!

steve
Thank you Steve,

my Problem now (and in future) is the limited time for modeling .So I have to realize only the really "bombastic" projects like this airbus a318 from GGRN.
My hope is that in some years my boys are able to help me in building models.

Greetings

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Old Sep 23, 2005, 10:17 AM
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Hi Rudi,

Where can you get the plans for this project? The European magazines arent distrubted here in my area or I cannot find them and I have looked.

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