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May 13, 2011, 09:52 PM
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What's EDF unit were used?

Wounder GWS EDF40 with 2018BL motor will be a great choice for you.
If I used 8 of them perhaps...
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May 13, 2011, 10:25 PM
fly like an EAGLE ;)
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i think he was talking to me on that one

hell, it would take alot more than 8 of them to fly a electra! would take about 16 of them!

exellent work jack...you still on track to fly on wed?
May 13, 2011, 10:44 PM
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Is this plane a copy of the parkzone habu ? sure looks like it ....
May 13, 2011, 11:20 PM
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i think he was talking to me on that one

hell, it would take alot more than 8 of them to fly a electra! would take about 16 of them!

exellent work jack...you still on track to fly on wed?
I just found out my servo order may not be in until Monday afternoon. If so I'll try and be ready to install everything on Tuesday but if I feel rushed at all I will put it off until Sunday or the following Wedensday...

Jack
May 13, 2011, 11:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Dennis Everett
Is this plane a copy of the parkzone habu ? sure looks like it ....
They are all copies of earlier versions of something really...
May 13, 2011, 11:52 PM
fly like an EAGLE ;)
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yep....they all started with quite possibly the sexiest jet ever created.... (IMO)
May 13, 2011, 11:57 PM
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yep....they all started with quite possibly the sexiest jet ever created.... (IMO)
Yes but the F-20 is a modified F-5...

I used to dream of flying a T-38 as a kid...

Jack
May 14, 2011, 12:28 AM
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As a kid..man I dream of flying one as an adult! Rick..aka my dad, trained on one in the air force. He has got some great stories, now he flies a boring 737 for southwest! BTW, elctra is coming along nicely. Where do you order your servos from if you don't mind me asking?
May 14, 2011, 12:40 AM
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As a kid..man I dream of flying one as an adult! Rick..aka my dad, trained on one in the air force. He has got some great stories, now he flies a boring 737 for southwest! BTW, elctra is coming along nicely. Where do you order your servos from if you don't mind me asking?
My LHS, I wanted all HV and since they only had some in stock I decided to just pick them all up at the same time. My dad was Air Force too before going to work for General Dynamics, now Lockheed on the F-16 project, he flew the F-111, something I'd love to make into a twin EDF some day (expensive project!)...

Jack
May 14, 2011, 12:49 AM
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Expensive, but unique!
May 14, 2011, 02:26 AM
fly like an EAGLE ;)
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yes....but still sexier than both of them!

ive been schemin of doing a scratch built 100" long T-38 with twin high power 12s 90mm's....235mph eflux, 21-22 lbs of combined thrust.....would be a mix of depron, foam, balsa, ply and glass.....projected weight of 15-17 lbs.....hmm...


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Yes but the F-20 is a modified F-5...

I used to dream of flying a T-38 as a kid...

Jack
May 14, 2011, 07:14 AM
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yep....they all started with quite possibly the sexiest jet ever created.... (IMO)
+1

The B-58 Hustler and the SR71 are right behind it on my list.
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May 14, 2011, 10:00 AM
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+1

The B-58 Hustler and the SR71 are right behind it on my list.
McD
Mike,

You would have loved Pablos SR-71 @ E-jets last year, unfortunately he crashed it limping back after a dead battery (don't ask!) but that SOB moved out! I never got video (thinking there would be time!) but he'd make a run across the runway at 5 feet (at full throttle), wow that really got your attention...

Jack
May 14, 2011, 04:38 PM
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I just found out my servo order may not be in until Monday afternoon. If so I'll try and be ready to install everything on Tuesday but if I feel rushed at all I will put it off until Sunday or the following Wedensday...

Jack
Ok I'll plan to take off that next wednesday...if you decide to fly sunday I'll make that too
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May 15, 2011, 01:43 PM
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Day #5

I was pretty much useless this weekend, at one point I put in Pink Floyd's "Pulse" DVD and stared blindly for 2 hours. I did manage to get the inlets wrapped with carbon tow and installed (and glued) as well as complete the nose gear doors and get the air cylinder and air switch mounted. Since I was in glue mode I also injected the stabs with a little extra vPoxy after being glued in-place on the fuse as well as glue the vertical fin in-place. I'm really just picking little things to do until the servo are here, I figure less than 16 hours to go, perhaps be done this Wednesday if the planets align...

Jack


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