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Sep 01, 2012, 05:19 PM
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Fornication5D & "glowpaint" aerotest


scheiß die wand an......CFD was yesterday....

Our new development for pure F5D racing.
- Fuse made for 2s+3s up to 1800mAh... no room left
- all-moving elevator
- gill at fuse for improved engine/controller cooling
- calculated thickned up profile at servo section
- ... many more design features







Model finished at first german competition in second position

today was aero-test... happy that the features works like we expacted





Cheers

Christoph & Hannes
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Sep 01, 2012, 05:54 PM
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WOW! Very nice!

Hannes,
I like the long nose very much. Plenty of room for those geared motors and speed controllers.

The all moving stabiliser is interesting too. How much throw do you need (a millimetre?) and how have you assembled the mechanism in the fin? Are you using a similar technique to this earlier model of yours: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...2&postcount=81

You guys have been very influencial in F5D design and I can see that is continuing!

Regards
Peter
Last edited by Peter M; Sep 01, 2012 at 06:39 PM.
Sep 01, 2012, 06:48 PM
Chillaxin dude!
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watching with great interest.. I love some of those ideas.. not so fond of the all moving tail, how does it handle the loads at speed? Must have a very strong bearing system? keep up the good work guys!
Sep 01, 2012, 07:43 PM
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I think that's the first time I've seen flow vis on a model airplane. Nice!

As I really don't like when they make 7% wings and stick the servo out with a big abrupt hump, I really like what you did here. It's nice that you've though of cooling the motor/esc too.
Sep 02, 2012, 12:34 AM
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Dbox's Avatar
Beautiful work .
Love that tail.
Yuri.
Sep 02, 2012, 01:03 AM
Caution:Makes sharp left turns
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I love it. I'm glad to see some new ideas in F5D airframes. Good job guys.
Sep 02, 2012, 03:39 AM
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Wow!!
Sep 02, 2012, 09:35 AM
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I second that WOW !
Sep 02, 2012, 12:49 PM
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Hello Chris and Hannes,
As long as you keep inspired by the good stuff, there is no need to waste the precious glowpaint at your airduct.
Chris and me tested it several times accidentally at the red one below, with hot oil!
It works ,i promise!!!
BTW; the red ones front fuse end is made for 2x5S 800ccm,no room left aswell!!
Last edited by Mreyello; Sep 02, 2012 at 07:04 PM.
Sep 02, 2012, 07:01 PM
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Very nice! What's with the name?
Sep 03, 2012, 02:39 AM
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For those like me who didn't understand how the paint works: http://www.businessweek.com/stories/...-air-flow-glow
Sep 03, 2012, 03:41 AM
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F1 Teams use these paint in Fraiday's training session to check there new aero-developements in real life...

We tried it and it's really easy in handling and visualized our questions in an really easy way... Was our first try out and we are really impressed how good the results are.

Kwahn: Which name? Of the plane? Fornication5D

Regards Christoph

PS Yello: No room left? In the streetcar I agree but at the GTS-R??? Plenty of room!!!
Sep 03, 2012, 03:56 AM
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Regarding elevator... no bearing, just bedded on an carbon tube

Sep 03, 2012, 05:42 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ChristophF5D

Kwahn: Which name? Of the plane? Fornication5D

Regards Christoph
Yes, but what made you choose the name? Intercourse between two people who are not married to each other? Where is the relevance? Sorry, it's not important but I have a thing for names and words in general.

Btw, very nice way to build the all moving tail!

Nicolas
Sep 03, 2012, 06:33 AM
Chillaxin dude!
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Yes, nice engineering on the tailplane..


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