Shop our Airplanes Products Drone Products Sales
Thread Tools
This thread is privately moderated by sir_clive, who may elect to delete unwanted replies.
Nov 13, 2011, 04:11 PM
sir_clive's Avatar
Build Log

AXN Floater Jet / Clouds Fly Wing Retention System


This is a mini blog of my Wing Retention System for the AXN Floater Jet / Clouds Fly.

I read a lot suggestions about the retention system, but I somehow didn't like any of them. So I set out to make an Ultimate Wing Retention System! I think I did quite well... those wings ain't going ANYWHERE I don't want them to go!

Basically, I re-enforced the wings with pieces of wood, drilled a hole, put a carbon rod through it, stick a piece of steel wire, bent it, took another piece of wire, bent it into a clamp, and that's it.

Here the details. Just remember to work as precise as you can, and the result will be really nice to look at AND it will do the job perfectly.
Last edited by sir_clive; Nov 13, 2011 at 04:41 PM.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Dec 28, 2011, 04:03 PM
Nakelp
nakelp86's Avatar
Great idea but the hook and rubber bend does not require any mods except just gluing the hook to the wing.
But I really like your idea, may incorporate in another plane
Dec 28, 2011, 05:09 PM
sir_clive's Avatar
Thanks! I was afraid whether glue would hold for longer periods of time, given that it must constantly counteract the static load of the rubber bands (I keep my wings on almost always, even when not flying)
Latest blog entry: Wing Helper 1.3.0 Released!
May 10, 2012, 08:17 PM
Registered User
This is how I hold my wings on. Works great.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wanted Axn floater jet "clouds fly" fuse eaglescry24 Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 0 Sep 05, 2011 07:07 AM
Discussion AXN Floater "clouds fly" rlpolo Beginner Training Area (Aircraft-Electric) 3 May 04, 2011 10:29 AM
Sold $65 Shipped~ Clouds Fly~AXN Floater Jet~electric~Brushless~Aileron Trainer~Park Flyer smaerd58 Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 2 Jun 02, 2010 11:19 AM
Mini-HowTo Big wings AXN Floater-Jet (aka Clouds Fly) saucisse Foamies (Kits) 10 May 20, 2010 12:43 PM
Wanted AXN Floater jet/Clouds fly wings ram0207 Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 0 Aug 25, 2009 11:55 AM