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Old Aug 23, 2003, 04:45 AM
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What to do with your ACE Simple series Wing


I only wanted to show what I did with my ACE simple-series foam wing.

After fitted the original me-109 fuselage with a .10 glow engine(have'nt got the engine to start yet )
, I scratchbuilded a new for electric conversion.

My intention was to build a "fastgoing"/reno race/aerobatic-style of aeroplane. Well, u can be the judge of that if I succeeded with it. Still same balsa box construction as in the ACE Simple series.

It flies with speed400 DD, 7x600AE, 6x3 prop - a bit slow, but it floats great in the air... needs alot of open space to put down.
Have'nt got my lipo packs (3xE-tec 1200mAh) I guess that will put a little more juice into it

Total wieght is 17ounce (ca 500gram)
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Old Aug 23, 2003, 04:54 AM
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More than me in my family that are planecrazy


Another picture...
Old Aug 23, 2003, 07:28 AM
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That would fly a little faster if you ran 8 cells of hecell or kan's.
And, I'd run a 5x5 or 5.5x4 prop.


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Old Aug 23, 2003, 10:30 AM
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U are right, haven't got around to get the any hecell yet (just bought a desent charger), and now I have ordered the lipo packs, so. But I am going to get a some new prop as u suggested. I have flown electric for about a year now (and alot of simulator) and starts to really enjoy speed =)
Old Aug 23, 2003, 12:16 PM
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Nice plane, cute kid. Looks like he is about to give it a kiss. After a really good flight, I sometimes feel like doing that myself.


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Old Aug 23, 2003, 01:32 PM
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Soundmachine


Well, He loves aeroplanes, thats for sure... but he is creating his own aeroplane sound effects in that picture. =)
Old Aug 23, 2003, 06:00 PM
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I have built many slimmers with the ace taper wing one of my favorites was the Ace Pacer with a screaming 049TD. Where can you buy the Ace wing from
Old Aug 23, 2003, 06:17 PM
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Looks great! The 6X3 is not a good prop for speed (or anything at all I have found), try the props LuckyArmpit sugested and you will be much happier.

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Old Aug 23, 2003, 06:45 PM
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Cool plane!!!
Old Aug 23, 2003, 07:16 PM
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Hi Guys,

Quantum Models stock the ace wings for $6.95

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Old Aug 23, 2003, 11:06 PM
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Nice looking plane Cybear! Is it the 6v 400 or 7.2v? If it's the 6v, you might go down to a 4.75x4.75 prop.

==(3xE-tec 1200mAh)==

That might be too much for the 400 if it's the 6v. I was running a 400 with 2s2p 1200's on a 4.75x4.75. The motor got really hot pulling 10 amps on the 2s.
Old Aug 24, 2003, 02:02 AM
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OT: I don't have nothing to contribute, but I just wanted to tell you, that your kid is already starting out to be a pilot. I have a 4month old, good boy and I can't wait for the day, that I can take pics. of him hold a plane and the day when he will solder his own battery packs

--genovia
Old Aug 24, 2003, 03:49 AM
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thx


Thank u all for the support. I'll guess I have some tinkering to do with my aeroplane now.

It sounds that a switch to a speed 400 7,2 v and another CAM prop will to the trick.

I really love the simple foam wings. I build a "cruise missile" fuselage for my simple400 wing earlier in the summer. It also flew really well on the 7cell pack a got. I could even fit it with a cheap digital camera for aerialphoto.

Sorry to say, it crasched badly weeks later (without the camera in it) =((

Same setup, but with a gunter prop.
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Old Aug 24, 2003, 03:50 AM
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antoher pic


me holding the pusher aeroplane. Hard to see but the the grey area just under my right arm is where the camera was mounted.
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Old Aug 24, 2003, 03:58 AM
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from above


a camera picture from my "cruise missile"

PS the same camera that took the pictures above


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