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Old Jan 08, 2004, 12:44 AM
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Is my Scratch Built a good 3D trainer?


I have not flown 3d... but that didn't stop me from making a scratch built plane over XMAS from fanfold foam...

Evaluate my design and let me know if there are structural mistakes I made that will prevent me from learning how to 3d..

It is powered by an AXI 2212/34 and 3s Lipos (etec and irate)

It weighs about 12 oz all up...

* Note... the nose flaps of the plane folds in to cover the battery along the lines
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Old Jan 08, 2004, 12:45 AM
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It flies predictably and is stable pretty slow
Old Jan 08, 2004, 12:46 AM
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All Fanfold... No carbon spars.. Prett sturdy though because of the way the fanfold was folded..
Old Jan 08, 2004, 10:35 AM
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Nice plane.. The only thing I would be concerned with is the size of your ailerons and rudder. They may be a bit to small.
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Old Jan 08, 2004, 04:48 PM
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Rudder size


I was thinking that the rudder might be too small too. I have been trying to hover and knife edge, and I think it might be causing me some difficulties..


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