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Posted by dpot | Apr 20, 2021 @ 08:55 AM | 4,548 Views
so the tiger moth many years ago I built a scale model of it with a OS 120 4 stroke and got fed-up with it in the first week of flying I had then the need for speed it only came out on show days but generally gather dust,
until my daughter found a photo of her 1 year old standing up griping the top wing now she is 30 years old so I dusted it off and took it up again and it is just about the right speed for me now but needed to be bigger as my vision is not that good now and I have change to gas motors as they are easer to run and the fuel is easer to get hold of.

we set out to build a 2.2m wing span tiger moth as light as we could with a 45 to 60 single cylinder gas motor spinning a 24 / 8 prop with materials from local suppliers with the lockdown made it hard to get materials for old suppliers as balsa is becoming harder to get we need to fined a strong than balsa but as light and at a good price not a easy to do but we have mange to come up with good designed flying model that fits are flying stile both being 65 this year so big and slow is what is need now.

the first thing was a good 3 View Drawing of the D82 Tiger of witch i had all of my old drawing info most of it came from my old David Bonnington drawings and pilot press detailed drawings of the D H 82 we have gone for working wing rigging so we can throw it around a bit and it has scale working ruder and elevator controls or you can just fit servos to the back with short control arms.

so after lots of...Continue Reading
Posted by dpot | Oct 04, 2006 @ 05:04 AM | 7,382 Views
so i have started to up date all of my old designs from 2 stroke to petrol motors and the cub is one of them now it boast a 60cc petrol motor and a 2.6M wing span after finding a good 3 view drawing of a J3 cub it was just a mater of scaling some parts up to fit and and a full redraw on others but it is all coming together now and cant Waite to start the construction of it first i have some work on the cnc router first to do and will do videos of the build log to share
Posted by dpot | Oct 02, 2006 @ 07:40 AM | 4,650 Views
Hear is a glider caled bigBrother in dxf and is set out on a
1200 x 300 x 3mm Sheet of light ply, for the booms I used the top of fishing rods but 10mm carbon wood be beter,I made the fuz and wing first with all the raido moter and batrey installed and then fited the boom with the v taile to get the right center of ballence

sorry for that i forgot to explode the dwg before exporting and pergeeing
have a go at this there is sum gc for kcam with 0 offset with a 3mm router bit will cut on the line

Fiat Cr32

Posted by dpot | Jun 22, 2006 @ 07:52 AM | 7,455 Views
Hi every one I have started to build a fiat CR32, I have scanned in and converted a photo to line drawing in autocad so it can be scale up or down, it for a OS 120 so the wing span should be 2m
At the moment I am looking for any scale details that I can find I downloaded a grate photo from this site witch has help a lot so if you now of any more pitchers of the cockpit under carriage any details of the FIAT CR32 I wood be grateful and wood be happy to share info