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Oct 09, 2012, 05:36 PM
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Oct 09, 2012, 08:12 PM
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Thanks, Steve.

Brian, an EAJ
Oct 12, 2012, 10:59 AM
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WING TESTING K8B6000 PHOENIXMODEL (2 min 15 sec)
Oct 12, 2012, 11:06 AM
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Yeah Harm! Now that's an inner wing panel I can love!!

Bring 'em on,

Steve
Oct 12, 2012, 12:11 PM
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Does this mean a worldwide recall on centre panels?
Oct 12, 2012, 12:12 PM
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Somebody need to teach these guys how to do a PROPER stress test - as this sure isn't a good example. It's no wonder the first batch are breaking.
Oct 12, 2012, 12:14 PM
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Does this also mean you have to install a chair in the fuse that the entire wing root can rest on?
Oct 12, 2012, 12:37 PM
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Frank...that's 2 chairs!

Rossco, you might want to check with your local distributor.

Steve
Oct 12, 2012, 01:05 PM
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The guy on the right seems just a bit too happy to have the guy on the left's hand on his knee.

Not that there's anything wrong with that.
Oct 12, 2012, 04:12 PM
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No matter how they did the test the wing panel is stronger......what would seem by a lot. I also think Steve is right....these guys are "friends"
Oct 14, 2012, 06:07 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by airporter
Somebody need to teach these guys how to do a PROPER stress test - as this sure isn't a good example. It's no wonder the first batch are breaking.
Yip, it is a pitty the didn't ankor the joiners and cantilever the wing with some uniform loading. It would have been a lot more representative. Looks like an improvement in the area tested though, hopefully that translates to a better strength everywhere.

Allan
Oct 16, 2012, 09:52 PM
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Here is the first flight out here in the desert


Nothing but severe clear skies.

Dan

http://cvrcclubvideos.us/HDVids/DanTom.wmv
Oct 16, 2012, 10:00 PM
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Oct 16, 2012, 11:31 PM
Chicago Mayor: A Terrorist
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Try this one:
http://cvrcclubvideos.us/HDVids/DanTom.wmv

If that still doesn't work visit the club's video page at http://www.cvrcclubvideos.com/2.html

It's a wmv file so it won't work with all players.


That is what once was my K8. Sold it to Tom and he put it together faster than I could have ever imagined. He is planning to fly it at the Jackie Cochran air show in 10 days: http://www.jacquelinecochranairshow.org/
Oct 20, 2012, 12:50 AM
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I see the guys on the German fourm have finally figured out that the wing is a POS......


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