Lumenier RB2205C-12 2400KV SKITZO Ceramic Bearing Motor
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 10:02 AM
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Please let me know how it works out.
This little plane has a misbehaving stigma attached to it that I'd like to see squashed.
I am the guy that attached it though.
All of the cartoon models fly great above 1/4 throttle but this one gets unstable at 1/2 .
That’s why I recommend that on the test flight and after the trims are set that you go up high and see how slow you can go.
This precaution will set you up for a good landing.
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 10:10 AM
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I might just increase the tip chord depth as well, I have done that in the past on elliptical wings, combined with adding 1.5deg washout it stopped all the tip stalling horrors.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 11:25 PM
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Well apparently its been to long since i built my stang so a little reading is in order to make sure i get my wings right . Good think i read the part i thought was the 6 mm leading edge shim actually glues on top of the wing . If i actually get up at 3 am with my alarm i'll glue them on before work
Old Feb 14, 2013, 08:34 AM
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yes, that strip is there to keep the leading edge thick so you have material to make it round.
Thin leading edges stall without warning so don't try to make it sharp thinking you are reducing drag.
Old Feb 14, 2013, 08:52 AM
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Reading my mind this morning sir . Didn't have time to glue them on this morning and was thinking I'd bypass them but I won't . Really gonna Try and keep things light unlike my portly stang
Old Feb 17, 2013, 02:43 PM
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3 Wings now have the top sheeting on and the gluing is drying . Heading outside with the kids now to enjoy a beautiful day and hopefully i can sand up some LE tonight and maybe cut out some ailerons .
Old Feb 18, 2013, 02:27 PM
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Starting to look like a wing . Sanding the centre square with dihedral set at tips . I like to lay down tape so I don't dig into the foamName: image.jpg
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Old May 18, 2013, 11:43 PM
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Hi
I am working on a cartoon spitfire.
I have made a modification so that the wing is removable. I am using bolts to hold the wing to the spitfire.
I will show more details when I finish the spitfire.
Here are some pictures.
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Old May 20, 2013, 08:34 AM
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Cool modification, it should make any adjustments easy.
Thanks for posting it.
Old Sep 07, 2013, 11:36 AM
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How did the wing dowel hold up?

I was a little concerned about how firmly the fuselage is attached.
Bonding it in place tends to spread out the stress. .
Old Oct 23, 2013, 01:04 PM
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The Cartoon PT-19 just started here
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...9#post26447235
I just wanted you give you Spitfire builders the heads up.
Old Apr 14, 2014, 09:01 PM
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Spitfire "grey nurse"


After some months here is the Spitfire "Grey Nurse", maybe the first finished spitfire, some details are missing (cannons,marks, air scoops).
Now I have the four warbirds, P-40, P-51, Spitfire, Me-109.
From México.
Old Apr 18, 2014, 09:21 PM
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Id love to see a shot or two with the details.
Looks like you are almost there already.
Old Jan 30, 2015, 07:41 AM
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On post # 6
I have added a 3 inch disk , 6 mm thick to the motor mount formers.
This is due to cracks forming when the prop shaft contacts the ground.
( flip overs or cartwheels )
This modification should fix the problem and not cost us much in weight.
Old Apr 04, 2015, 12:38 PM
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While I was developing a new Cartoon plane I tried another way to bond the plastic to the foam frame. In the past I had you apply Gorilla glue to the top edge of the fuselage skin and formers. Then applying plastic tape to the edge to hold it down while it sets up. The new method eliminates the need for the tape. This new method eliminates any skin damage the tape may cause and bonds the plastic firmly against the foam skin leaving a much smaller panel line.

So, Use masking tape along the edge of the plastic part. This tape is applied to prevent the over spray from the spray adhesive from getting to the outside. Spray the edges first and remove the tape. Apply Gorilla glue to the formers only and stop short of the skin about ¼ to ½ inch to allow for runs. Place the plastic on the model and position it where you want it then rub the edges against the model. You only have a short time for adjustments so practice this step first. Let the model rest with the edges facing up so the Gorilla glue runs toward the plastic skin.


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