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Old Apr 08, 2012, 08:34 AM
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That floral foam is:
a) to soft...
b) very hard to remove afterwards...

The cowl now looks more like some unfinished plastered mountain on a rail road diorama, but it at least fits and has the proper contours

I'll give it some black paint this evening and then I have to find me some lead as counterweight in the nose.

After that I declare her finished and ready to fly.

Yvo

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Old Apr 08, 2012, 09:02 AM
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Paint was at hand (not somewhere in the basement), so I gave /tmp/cowl or /dev/tmp_cowl some #000000. It's less plaster-mountain-ish now



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Old Apr 08, 2012, 09:05 AM
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Old Apr 08, 2012, 03:48 PM
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Nothing wrong with that cowl, especially for something that is just temporary! Does this mean that a maiden report is in our near future?!? You should be a TV/movie producer! The anticipation for this maiden has me sitting on the edge of my seat!
Old Apr 08, 2012, 04:00 PM
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That's called suspense I believe...

We usually fly at the end of a day, but wind forecasts for this week don't look good. The only flyable weather will be next Thursday morning until about 11:00... With respect to wind. It's probably raining...

But I'm as eager to fly as you are to get the story I guess. Tuesday morning to my LHS (or car dealer) for some lead, balance and pack things so she's ready as soon as the weather is.

Thx

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Old Apr 18, 2012, 02:42 PM
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Suspense-break...


No maiden the upcoming week... Wind must be below 5 knots, forecast doesn't show any... At least not during daytime...

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Old Apr 19, 2012, 04:18 PM
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That lady mother nature never cooperates when we want it most! This hobby has taught me a bit of patients and cost me a bit of sanity as well!
Old Aug 02, 2012, 04:25 PM
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I just found this. Any updates, Phaeton?

Where in the Netherlands are you?
Old Aug 03, 2012, 06:58 AM
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I just found this. Any updates, Phaeton?

Where in the Netherlands are you?
Unfortunately no updates. The Cub is ready to fly, but I've been very busy with all kind of other things. I hope to get her up in the air soon.

I'm near Hilversum.

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Old Nov 02, 2012, 01:12 PM
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Yvo, I just found this thread. Nice build. I'd like to build a 1/4 scale version of the carbon Cub. Were you able to find drawings for a Carbon Cub? In your first post you reference Ed Westwood plans. Are these CC plans? If so, where did you find them? Thanks!
Old Nov 02, 2012, 06:11 PM
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Yvo, I just found this thread. Nice build. I'd like to build a 1/4 scale version of the carbon Cub. Were you able to find drawings for a Carbon Cub? In your first post you reference Ed Westwood plans. Are these CC plans? If so, where did you find them? Thanks!
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Old Mar 26, 2013, 04:12 PM
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Awesome! Cannot wait for the maiden!
Old May 02, 2013, 11:53 PM
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so what's the hold up? don't tell me there hasn't been a single calm day in the year and 14 days since your last excuse, have you still not maidened it yet? come on, getting impatient here!
Old May 03, 2013, 04:51 PM
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so what's the hold up? don't tell me there hasn't been a single calm day in the year and 14 days since your last excuse, have you still not maidened it yet? come on, getting impatient here!
My latest excuse was that long ago ? I had a year with lot of other things to do. No flying anyway. Did buy more planes though...

Maiden will be there eventually, don't know when... But there will be a movie.

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Old May 03, 2013, 05:12 PM
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Little teaser then. I prepared this movie already. The second half of it, marked as placeholder now, would be the video of the maiden (and more flights when she doesn't crash...).

Yvo



Carbon Cub SS (2 min 26 sec)
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