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Jun 21, 2009, 01:38 AM
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Super Bandit EDF


Soon after I released the Super Bandit, I got a request from a fellow Ezoner to design an EDF version—and he even sent me a Wemo Microfan to prime the pump! Needless to say, his bribe worked. Not having any prior experience with EDFs, I set out to learn and this was my first EDF design. I haven't built one myself yet, but I hear it flies well. I've posted pics of some of the models others have built below.

This model was sized specifically for the 50mm Wemo Microfan, but it can be scaled up to any fan by simple scaling by the square of the FSAs (fan swept area) of the two fans. That's the most accurate way to scale (since it preserves the critical inlet and exhaust ratios), but you can also approximate it by scaling by the square of the fan diameters. I've included plans below that are scaled to accommodate the 68mm Wemo Minifan.

Specs:
Wing area: 124 sq in
Span: 24.2 in
Weight RTF: 12 oz
Wing loading: 14 oz/ft2
Fan unit: Wemo Microfan
Flight controls: Flaperons (or ailerons), elevator

Build thread: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=436290
Last edited by jetset44; Jun 26, 2009 at 01:41 AM.
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Jun 24, 2009, 08:58 AM
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Dont see this plane at 6mm so I can buy a Kit? Did you just send it to him?
Jun 24, 2009, 11:41 PM
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Ooops, you're right. I didn't realize they had stopped producing this kit (they started producing this kit a couple years ago when I first posted it). I'll remove the link, and thanks for letting me know.

Steve
Jun 25, 2009, 07:35 AM
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Thats not cool cause I needed a kit....boooo.

Willing to cut me one Steve???
Last edited by Coop; Jun 25, 2009 at 08:04 AM.
Jun 25, 2009, 07:54 AM
Have glue gun, will travel...
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Yes, this is one sweet looking park jet!
Jun 25, 2009, 11:33 PM
Going back to balsa
Oh great now I need one of these too. That is just sooooo cooool.
Apr 15, 2015, 10:36 AM
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Im going to biuld one of these. by the way this looks so awesome when fineshed
Last edited by Shadowwolf_7; Apr 17, 2015 at 06:49 PM.


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