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Apr 18, 2010, 08:39 PM
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kite plane thrown

here is what i hope to turn into an indoor model
Last edited by friz; Apr 18, 2010 at 08:48 PM.
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Apr 18, 2010, 09:17 PM
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pointless video
Apr 18, 2010, 09:18 PM
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Apr 18, 2010, 10:42 PM
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Last edited by ESHELI; Apr 19, 2010 at 11:21 AM.
Apr 18, 2010, 11:20 PM
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here is the level flight balanced out next up electronics enjoy
Apr 19, 2010, 12:29 AM
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This seems kinda pointless, I also see a few issues

1. How do you plan to mount the engine
2. How do you plan to stiffen the wings?
3. not to be pessimistic, but wouldn't it be easier to make a profile plane from foam sheets?
Apr 19, 2010, 05:36 AM
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lol this is funny
Apr 19, 2010, 05:24 PM
Flying low is expensive.
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still looks tail heavy...

Ya know, not to burst your bubble (cause it is a good idea), but i think that it will fly a whole lot better at what it is designed to be. That is a kite, not an RC model. If you want, strip the CF and use it in a plane. The thing is too flexy.
Apr 19, 2010, 06:48 PM
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i like it!!!
really cool
i really think it will work.
Apr 19, 2010, 09:01 PM
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Here are my problems with the design

1. you have no real way to mount an engine. The plane is just a giant wind sock on the inside, with little to no structure on the inside to mount an engine. You will need a lot of stuff to make one, like a way to prevent torque from folding up your plane

2. Your design uses a kite, which has no airfoil. While, yes, there are a lot of flatfoam planes, the problem is their wing is all solid, instead of carbon fiber and cloth loosely held onto the edges of your wing. You will need to really support your wing, with more carbon, and make controls. Same for the rudder and elevator

3. By the time you get done re-enforcing your airplane, you will have a lot of money, and weight, in your airplane. It may just be better to make a foam airplane and paint it.
Apr 20, 2010, 01:22 AM
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Don't listen to the nay sayers....this will make an awesome precision aerobatic 3D machine!!!

Best flight vid on RCgroups

Apr 20, 2010, 01:52 PM
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it will work!!
Apr 20, 2010, 04:37 PM
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Apr 21, 2010, 09:39 AM
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I say GO FOR IT! Congratulations for having an innovative idea! It might just work, and you may start a whole new "Fad"!

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