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Posted by JureZ | Jun 06, 2018 @ 09:52 AM | 20,272 Views
Sky Riders Chuck Glider plane bash.


maiden flight.video:


Sky Raiders - converted chuck glider RC frankenplane - maiden flight - Movie (1 min 39 sec)



Bought it at Michael's for $8 , could not resist to make a conversion.

Added ailerons from a donor glider. There are two HS55 aileron servos on the wings. Added a 4 mm carbon fiber tube spar into the wings.
Cut the trailing edge of the horizontal stabilizer straight , to add the balsa elevator. The elevator servo is located at the tail.
Cut the fuselage 9" from the nose to make a firewall and motor mount .

Wingspan : 48", length 28".
CG location : 140 mm behind the leading edge of the wing at the root.

Motor : " Blue wonder " , 25g .
Propeller : 8*4.7 GWS .
Battery : 800 mAh 3S LiPo.

AUW : 425g = 15.11 oz .
Wing Area = 368 sq in = 2.56 sq ft.
Wing Loading = 5.88 oz/sq ft
Posted by JureZ | Jun 03, 2018 @ 09:51 PM | 20,219 Views
got this plane from Clay.
Had it flying first as an Electric Power Glider , and finally decided to make it a true glider.


here is the video sloping at Coyote Hills , on June 3rd, 2018 .



ASW28 at Coyote Hills - June 3rd 2018 Movie (1 min 33 sec)