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Sep 16, 2019, 05:38 AM
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Not KFm but this thread might help https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...rtoon%20Planes
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Sep 21, 2019, 06:56 AM
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1987 and a bit of KF history - the first manned flight.


Dick Wood... he is the man who first flew a KF stepped airfoil. This video took place in Canada.

Kline Fogleman Airfoil First Manned Flight (22 min 54 sec)
Sep 21, 2019, 09:20 AM
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the eight pilots...
tose are so much fun just to watch not only are the builds different but the way theyu fly and whoever did the painting on them that also makes them so nice
I'm hoping there are some sort of plans coming I would love to see them at my flying field
Sep 21, 2019, 09:37 AM
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Silly question but considering how ultralights don't need to be super fuel efficient since they are generally recreationally flown wouldn't a KF airfoil be an ideal wing. High lift and gentle stall sound like big safety features in this area. Or is it commonplace and my comment is years behind?
Sep 21, 2019, 09:42 AM
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Thanks Dick
That was a great risk taken. What was the final outcome of the testing?

Mark
Sep 21, 2019, 10:12 AM
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Thanks Dick
That was a great risk taken. What was the final outcome of the testing?

Mark
Mark... Dick Wood wrote an article about his experiences with the KF.
If you give me your email address on a private message in the RC Groups, I will send you the article which is on about five document pages.

~ Dick
Sep 29, 2019, 12:56 PM
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Culver Dart aka Monocoupe Monosport G


I reactivated my old KFm 2 Culver Dart and turned it into a Monocoupe Monosport G, which was the original design by Mr Mooney.
1m span, 3s 1200mAh Lipo
Monocoupe Monosport G/ Culver Dart (2 min 50 sec)
Oct 04, 2019, 11:28 AM
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How about a Solar KF airfoil aircraft.


An amazing experiment that works quite well....

SOLAR Plane V4 Flying Wing - RCTESTFLIGHT (17 min 14 sec)
Oct 04, 2019, 11:38 PM
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Nice achievement. Congratulations
Oct 10, 2019, 04:20 AM
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for some time I've been looking for something fun and different to build, those look like so much fun
I'm amazed that they fly so well and they stay in one piece, I would probably have trouble not laughing at them while flying,
PLEASE let us know where we can get plans and specs

The plans and a Depron -Parts - Kit for the P38 Fatty are now available, also an optional vac formed canopy.

Plans
https://scale-parkflyer.de/epages/39...ducts%2F501101

Kit, just the Depron parts, the plans are not needed, all parts are numbered and positions are marked on the parts
https://scale-parkflyer.de/epages/39...roducts/509101

Canopy
https://scale-parkflyer.de/epages/39...roducts/601012


PDF Buliding instructions, at the time german only, but lot of photos
https://scale-parkflyer.de/WebRoot/S...uanleitung.pdf


Next Model will be the Corsair Fatty, offered in a few days I think, the PDF instructions are available
https://scale-parkflyer.de/WebRoot/S...uanleitung.pdf

Instructions pages
https://scale-parkflyer.de/epages/39...F_Bauanleitung


Jürgen
Oct 10, 2019, 08:33 PM
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soo cool
Oct 11, 2019, 01:54 AM
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Legendary FAT FIGHTERS playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...f-4YMRGwkZWG77

Have fun
Stephan (P51D)


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