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Feb 02, 2013, 08:07 PM
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"Britplan" build-log Mams´elle Vic Smeed


Hi Guys!
As my second model for the britplan 2013 i chose plane how take me a little more for building. so Mams´elle is a great choose.
The only think that could worry me is the lipo place to keep the balance. but, here we go!
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Feb 02, 2013, 09:20 PM
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Neat! You're laminating the tips.
Feb 02, 2013, 09:29 PM
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Yes! i follow the rule... lighter-better.
Feb 03, 2013, 04:26 AM
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Good choice Rodrigo, and I know you will make a fine job of it. I've posted your build and link to the Build Off thread.

Nice to see you are going the laminated route for the curved outlines, it will definitely produce parts with a superior strength/weight ratio, well worth the effort.
Feb 03, 2013, 11:41 AM
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Hi George!!
Thanks, i´m just using what i´ve learned!
Feb 03, 2013, 04:16 PM
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Subscribed to your build Rodrigo.
Planning the battery position early is a good thing, just make sure you retain some flexibility in the design to allow adjustment nearer to the end of the build.
Nice start.

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Feb 06, 2013, 11:04 PM
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Hi Guys!!!
slow building, the laminated tips take more time, one day on water, one day bending, one day glueing. soo...... take it easy!

I have cut all the ribs. and now i will cut some strips for Wing and tail assembly. no pictures.
Feb 07, 2013, 02:57 AM
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No rush Rodrigo - remember that you wanted this build to take some time!
Feb 11, 2013, 03:29 AM
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I thought that this was going to be a SLOW build Rodrigo!!!
Feb 11, 2013, 11:53 AM
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Hi George!!
What do you think about the elevator area? Good enough?
Feb 11, 2013, 01:42 PM
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Elevator area looks fine to me Rodrigo.
Feb 13, 2013, 01:18 AM
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Hi Guys!!
The wing is done, all bones 36 grams! Good, need to work a little bit more on tail, and start cut formers!!

Sorry, no pics!!!
Feb 14, 2013, 01:05 AM
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Hi everyone!
slow progress today. wing planked with 1/16 and the elevator is almost done, just need ingles. here the pics.
Feb 19, 2013, 02:25 AM
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Hi guys!
The tail and wing are done!! now is time to start the fuselage....


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