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Oct 05, 2013, 06:39 AM
Tony Audsley Retired Locksmith
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Lockey's Concorde


YES, I know its been done before ... but this is my version

Its a pusher and I would like it to be a "slide on grass" ... we will see !!

Wing span is 650 mm and its 1440 mm long

I started cutting out today and it is a very fast build ... I have incorporated a drop nose (just for fun) but you don't have to do it as a drop nose if you don't want

I will post the plans when I am happy that I have made the necessary changes and mods, I have found a few as I have been building

Here it is so far

Lockey
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Oct 05, 2013, 06:50 AM
Quad Erat Demonstrandum
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Nice m8
Oct 05, 2013, 06:57 AM
Marty Petri Sr.
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Sure would be nice if that drop nose was on a 2 position servo
Looks great Lockey

Marty
Oct 05, 2013, 07:34 AM
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Nice progress.
Oct 05, 2013, 09:32 AM
Tony Audsley Retired Locksmith
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mbpetri
Sure would be nice if that drop nose was on a 2 position servo
Looks great Lockey

Marty
I use a Spekrtum DX7, nothing to stop me using the flaps switch if I want it to be 2 position drop

Lockey
Oct 05, 2013, 10:21 AM
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Good TX , I have one also and an 8FG super.
Cant think of anything these wont do that I need.

Bob
Last edited by birdofplay; Oct 05, 2013 at 11:46 AM.
Oct 05, 2013, 10:56 AM
"I landed it"
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Looks amazing
Great skill

Make sure to post the maiden!
Oct 05, 2013, 08:58 PM
Tony Audsley Retired Locksmith
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This is my first design with a fixed nose, would be a lot easier build ... the rest of the build would be the same

Lockey
Oct 06, 2013, 12:32 AM
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Oct 06, 2013, 12:33 AM
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Oct 06, 2013, 05:38 AM
Tony Audsley Retired Locksmith
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I have decided to make the fuselage totally separate to the wing and add at the end (not on this build) … only because of the physical size (length) of the fuselage makes it a little more difficult to work on with the wing attached … It would just mean one more piece of Depron around 950mm x 70 mm (a strip less than 3 inches wide)

I have done a little more to the build today but have decided to do the first one with a fixed nose (will build another with the new plans and use the drop nose on it)

I put a 2mm former in the centre of the nose cone otherwise you can not get a sharp point, it was so pointy, I stabed myseld whilst rubbing down and made myself bleed

Lockey
Last edited by Lockey; Oct 06, 2013 at 07:01 AM.
Oct 06, 2013, 02:10 PM
IWC
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subscribed, very nice indeed. Hope your Concord has LG. Maybe an EDF in the future? A friend of mind gave me detailed plans for a 5 feet long XB-70 designed for a .60 IC engine. Similar to the Concord pusher.
Oct 06, 2013, 05:17 PM
Build straight - Fly twisty
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This is a seriously nice build...
Oct 06, 2013, 05:53 PM
Altitude is my friend...
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You never fail to amaze us, Lockey, and you've done it once again.


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