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Old Dec 12, 2011, 12:53 PM
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Scratch-built 41% scale Extra 300 shock flyer




Construction: Polystyrene foam (EPS) covered with paper & thinned wood glue.

http://www.pdqdesign.co.za/bx/

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Old Dec 12, 2011, 01:41 PM
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Ok, Now that awesome!
Old Dec 12, 2011, 08:37 PM
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Hi!
Looks good, sounds slightly crazy! I like it!
Could you post at video of it flying?

Happy Landings :-)
Old Dec 12, 2011, 08:40 PM
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That's the foam overlord! Very cool.
Old Dec 15, 2011, 12:00 AM
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That's the foam overlord! Very cool.
I don't think my truck can get it to the field, but it might fly my truck to the field. I like it.
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Old Jan 16, 2012, 01:06 PM
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Thanks Guys. I'll see if I can find the video's that have been taken of the plane and post them here.
Old Nov 30, 2014, 01:26 PM
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Graham :

This model looks awesome ! What is the AUW ? Please post your covering technique or Email me direct . Thinned wood glue using paper ? You have indeed piqued my interest . I may use this for my recent V22 Osprey project . Kudos .
Old Nov 30, 2014, 02:29 PM
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Thanks Rick, It's a been a long time ago now but I dug up some of the old stats. There's also a few photo's on an old webpage. Paper used was sometimes called "fish and chip" paper - wet the paper and allow to drip, Place paper on a flat non-absorbent surface and paint on the water-thinned wood glue and then place each piece of paper carefully onto sanded foam. If covering wings do both surfaces and dry in the shade to prevent warping as the paper shrinks by at least 10% on drying.

Span 294cm (9.6ft), Length 264cm (8.6ft), Weight 6kg (13.2lb),
power: 20xGP3300 NiMh, Axi 4130/16, 16x8 ApCe, CC Phoenix 60 ESC, 'only' 750W
Construction: paper & thinned wood glue over polystyrene foam.

www.pdqdesign.co.za/bx

Following your Osprey build with interest.
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