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Old Feb 04, 2013, 01:44 AM
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fly like an EAGLE ;)
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Thanks John.
I'll be seeking your (and others) comments on something (something else) soon.
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 02:22 AM
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When it gets here, I'll post some pics. Actually I'll start a thread for mine, as there's lots of you guys who can help, and I'd like some input from all who have the experience. Especially with late model components.
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 09:29 AM
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Hi Scott,

I suggest to take 6V for electric retract better and durable also safety.
More than 6v will be damaged the PCB components.
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Tim
Hi Tim,
Thank you for your input!
Old Feb 04, 2013, 03:03 PM
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hey Scott just found this thread .good luck this project .Scott is a stand up guy ,and has a lot of victory experience. cant wait to see one fly . take care ....i just may have to have one too. gotta see if there is any fiber glass parts needed
just saw the vid ...was that in AZ? very impressive just like your big one
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 07:46 PM
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Looks like my Twin will be here tomorrow
Just in-time to put some skis on it..We got 5" of New snow today But a big warm up is coming this weekend...Highs in the 40's But you know it will be 25mph x-winds...
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 09:22 PM
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 06:46 AM
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Guys it is heartening to see that the Victory is being well received and they are now getting into fliers hands.
It is nice to see that all of Tim and my work was worth it. More to come, I just received the first 2.2 meter all fiberglass single Victory and I saw the Twin which is almost finished. Trying to decide to make them electric or turbine

I'll keep everyone informed with the prototype building and first flights
Old Feb 05, 2013, 07:18 AM
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Guys it is heartening to see that the Victory is being well received and they are now getting into fliers hands.
It is nice to see that all of Tim and my work was worth it. More to come, I just received the first 2.2 meter all fiberglass single Victory and I saw the Twin which is almost finished. Trying to decide to make them electric or turbine

I'll keep everyone informed with the prototype building and first flights
Now you are talking my language
Old Feb 05, 2013, 07:54 AM
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Just in-time to put some skis on it..We got 5" of New snow today:...
In my best Nelson impersonation (from the Simpsons)... Haaaa-Haaaa!

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Old Feb 05, 2013, 07:55 AM
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Trying to decide to make them electric or turbine...

I hope you understand there is no real choice here... right?!

Jack
Old Feb 05, 2013, 10:08 AM
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Done it all
I just started to assemble mine, both at the same time. The two piece tail section needs to be glued, no other glue is needed. The tail section fits together like a jig saw puzzle and no matter what, the finished tail installation will be aliened perfect.

I decided to use Hysol because the vertical stab contains the three servos and it doesn't fit perfectly flush with the body of the plane, there is a 1/16 gap after pushing it together. I'm afraid that one of my bad porpoise landings might break the tail off. LOL

I stopped before glueing in order to think, perhaps some trimming of the hidden guide pieces of the puzzle will solve the minor fit problem, or the clear Hysol will fill the gap..
Old Feb 05, 2013, 10:37 AM
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Old Feb 05, 2013, 11:18 AM
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Twin version Vicotry advice


I would like to recommend the owners of twin version Vicotry jet to do a easy modification of the main wheels for handling of rough runway. since I have found the rubber tires maybe come out during the high speed take off. It is my last time flying experience on rough run way event. For this issues, I suggest to move out both of main rubber tires and use the strong thin foam type 10mm double tape (one round) on the alloy hubs then put on the rubber tires again. It can be more secured to hold the rubber tire on the alloy hub. Of course, single version can be done same modification should be more better.

Hope all of you can be enjoy her flying performance soon.

Happy flying,
Thanks,
Tim
Old Feb 05, 2013, 12:35 PM
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I just started to assemble mine, both at the same time. The two piece tail section needs to be glued, no other glue is needed. The tail section fits together like a jig saw puzzle and no matter what, the finished tail installation will be aliened perfect.

I decided to use Hysol because the vertical stab contains the three servos and it doesn't fit perfectly flush with the body of the plane, there is a 1/16 gap after pushing it together. I'm afraid that one of my bad porpoise landings might break the tail off. LOL

I stopped before glueing in order to think, perhaps some trimming of the hidden guide pieces of the puzzle will solve the minor fit problem, or the clear Hysol will fill the gap..
keep us posted Al, I may use the white hysol to better blend with the white foam
Old Feb 05, 2013, 12:40 PM
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Just got the Twin today!! Going to make a video tonight and will post it.
Thanks Billy D


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