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Jan 26, 2011, 02:54 AM
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3.5m HOLLOW MOLDED L-13 BLANIK NOW WITH FLIGHT VIDEOS


After the sucsess of my red bull fox i though it fitting to start an new model between building a couple more foxxes.

This model will be a 3.5m hollow molded BLANIK L-13.
i have built quite a few pss models from my own plugs and molds. In the past i have made my plugs from solid MDF as they were small enough not to be to heavy.But and plug this size from MDF would be un workable so i am going to give foam a go for the fuz plug of coarse i will be glassing the foam once carved to shape.

Any coments and help would be appreciated

So come and join in on this build with me.

Cheers Shane
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Jan 26, 2011, 04:26 AM
I failed linkage geometry
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No need to deviate from the Red Bull theme dude.

We can have one each
Jan 26, 2011, 05:09 AM
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love it dude should be the goods.
Glen i love the paint on them suckers

Ant
Jan 26, 2011, 05:42 AM
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Originally Posted by anthonyd
love it dude should be the goods.
Glen i love the paint on them suckers

Ant
Yer it should be a good little project.Till we start the 3.5m S1 swift.

shane
Jan 26, 2011, 05:48 AM
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Cool project Shane.
Jan 26, 2011, 12:19 PM
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Why 3.5 meters? If your going to put all that time into a molded ship you should make it 1/4 scale or bigger. I was looking into this plane as my winter project but ended up with the 2-32. One day I would like to build a 1/3 scale version. Good luck with you project.
Jan 26, 2011, 07:18 PM
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One day I would like to build a 1/3 scale version. Good luck with you project.
Hmmmm....we need to chat about this...I was thinking about a 1/3rd or 40%
Jan 26, 2011, 09:44 PM
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Originally Posted by eschlitzkus
Why 3.5 meters? If your going to put all that time into a molded ship you should make it 1/4 scale or bigger. I was looking into this plane as my winter project but ended up with the 2-32. One day I would like to build a 1/3 scale version. Good luck with you project.

A 3.5m scalie is better suited to the local slopes i have.

shane
Jan 28, 2011, 03:51 AM
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Nice work old son looking forward to the build.

Daryl (from the southern hemisphere)

Cheers.
Jan 29, 2011, 06:16 AM
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Go Shane!

I've been up in a Blanik a few times, brings back good memories of NZ

Steve
Jan 29, 2011, 07:08 AM
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Hmmmm....we need to chat about this...I was thinking about a 1/3rd or 40%
Tom
If you and Erich build 1/4 or 1/3, I would also be interested. We could all three make exact copies and do an airshow.

TJB
Jan 29, 2011, 08:50 AM
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I watched the fox build on here from go, all the way to the maiden, looking forward to seeing it all again with this one
Feb 06, 2011, 06:29 AM
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I have made all the wing and tail cutting templates and cut the tail cores and blocked out the wing cores which i hope to get them cut tomorrow night.I have also ordered some 3/4 crome moly tube for the wing joiner.

Shane
Feb 07, 2011, 07:20 AM
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I got the cores cut tonight also made the keel for the fuz and started cutting the foam fuz out.

Will post some pics tomorrow night

Cheers Shane
Feb 08, 2011, 04:46 AM
I failed linkage geometry
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Shane
  • All control surfaces are metal framed and fabric covered - ailerons, flaps, elevators & rudder
  • The wheel is semi-retractable - just under half the wheel is still exposed when retracted
  • There seems to be many more examples of aircraft fitted with wheels rather than skids. They seem to use the same attachment points

The fowler flaps will be a challenge me thinks. Are we up for it?

Yes


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