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Oct 07, 2012, 11:49 AM
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Tu-16(Xian H-6) building advices


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I am planning, together with a friend of mine to build a Tupolev Tu-16, about 1,6-1,7 meters in length. Are there any plans, 3D-view drawings available? Will 2 64mm EDFs be enough as power supply? What are your suggestions regarding the building techniques and materials to be used? Thank you,
Razvan
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Oct 07, 2012, 11:59 AM
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http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/i...howtopic=21889
http://www.scribd.com/doc/54830209/A...v-Tu-16-Badger
Also do a search like this: tu-16 site:rcgroups.com
Oct 07, 2012, 01:23 PM
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http://www.smikesworld.dk/smworld/my...chematics.html
http://www.the-blueprints.com/bluepr...lanes/tupolev/

You can start here. Just start doing searches.
Oct 12, 2012, 11:08 AM
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razvan

This is how I would approach the project.

I would use the largest EDF which would fit. The attachment shows a section at the nacelle centre. A 90mm EDF would scale to 1.8 metre fuselage length. An underside intake would avoid any interference with the wing structure.

I would take an experimental approach. An overweight prototype incapable of flight is not a basis for development. So I would start with a superlight lash-up hand-launched prototype.

Good quality balsa wing........simplified depron box fuselage.........no non-essential details........

Ailerons should not be necessary [I'm assuming no crazy flying].

When the first prototype is flying, you will then know how much weight can be added for a more-accurate version.
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