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Old Nov 25, 2007, 09:23 PM
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first build log on rcg, 747 edf

ok well out of plain bordom after nothing to do. I had a great idea to try and make a 747(BTW this isint my first scratch built just my second scale built ) i recently built a C-119. after 4 hours of designing and sanding i whipped a 747 up, going to do some tests whith the prototype first with pusher motors then EDF units. its constructed of 6 mm depron, 1 inch blucor foam,and 2 inch foam already test glided, its really tail heavy but glided good. More pics tomorrow
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Old Nov 25, 2007, 09:27 PM
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Get it! I can't wait I love big planes
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Old Nov 25, 2007, 09:33 PM
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my coputer is slow to upload these pics
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Old Nov 25, 2007, 09:38 PM
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Old Nov 25, 2007, 09:58 PM
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Looks great! Are you going to do flaps? Oh, and BTW I am quite amazed at that door! its sooo amazingly scale and detailed
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Old Nov 25, 2007, 10:00 PM
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here's a random pic of my C-119 if anyone is intrested
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Old Nov 25, 2007, 10:02 PM
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Looks great! Are you going to do flaps? Oh, and BTW I am quite amazed at that door! its sooo amazingly scale and detailed
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maybe i may add flaps but this one is just a test. next one may be posssibliy looking at ALL BL EDF's thats about 220 dollars
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Old Nov 25, 2007, 10:05 PM
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Oh, ok. I like the C-119 too. I really suck at scratch building lol. I tried to make a simple flying wing but ended up saying screw it and just took a poster board and put a verticle stab and elevons and flew that LMAO. Flew pretty good
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Old Nov 25, 2007, 10:10 PM
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Oh, ok. I like the C-119 too. I really suck at scratch building lol. I tried to make a simple flying wing but ended up saying screw it and just took a poster board and put a verticle stab and elevons and flew that LMAO. Flew pretty good

LOL i remember my first attempt at a flying wing it looked OK but flew like .LMAO it was hard to destroy but the CG was messed up and i didint care to fix it so I kicked it and broke it in half
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Old Nov 26, 2007, 03:55 PM
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Hey F&T,

Great job on the C-119 Boxcar. Please give some more info on the plane.
WS? motors? AUW? Plans? Props?

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Old Nov 26, 2007, 04:53 PM
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Hey F&T,

Great job on the C-119 Boxcar. Please give some more info on the plane.
WS? motors? AUW? Plans? Props?

Daniel

sorry, but i dont know how to post plans but i can tell you the specs its about a 60 inch wingspan powered by 2 GWS 350C's useing an e-flite 800 mah lipo yeah i know its small the gearbox version i the ''c'' type it normally runs a 1080 but since i wanted a 3 blade i had to use 9080 X 3


someday maybe i will figure out how to post plans but i REALLY need help
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MAIDEN, ok more like a powered glide

well needed some initil testing, and it seems i may have 2 go brushless due to the demand for power its been flown by 2 IPS-50 motors for testing...................barely made it across the feild
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Nice job on the 747

Hello!!! Nice work on the 747... Do you have any more info on the flight test. Did you get around to trying the EDF's....
Nice C-119 as well.... I am planning to build a FUN Light 747 as well, I really enjoyed your project.... More pics and video if possible...
Thanks,
Happy Flying,
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Old Jun 19, 2008, 08:10 PM
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good work like your plane!
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Old Jun 20, 2008, 12:35 AM
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Looks like a 747-100 or -200....pretty cool!
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