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Feb 25, 2004, 08:19 PM
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My RJ-75, aka Canadair Regional Jet!


Hey guys. I've been working on this design for about 8 weeks, so I thought I'd start a thread on her progress. I began the build on Friday eve, Feb 20th.

I'm not sure how much time I can dedicate to the thread, as I have lots to do in the next 2 months. First let me say when we reach the AUW, I will be able to determine whether or not the 2 EDF-75's will be able to push her. I'm confident in achieving a max AUW of 32 to 34oz. With 2 GWS EDf-75's blowing 11oz each, We should be OK. Worst case, Brushless

Specs:

Plane Name: RJ-75 (Regional Jet, for EDF-75's)
Wing Span: 46.25", Wing Area: 528" sq
Overall Length: 64.63, Fuse Diameter: 5.63
Power System: (2) GWS EDF-75's, 22.5oz thrust
ESC, Great Planes Electrifly C-30

The rest is T.B.D. Battery choice depends on CG. This is a preliminary Alpha build, and at this point, anything goes!

First pic, laser cut parts.......
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Feb 25, 2004, 08:21 PM
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Left Fuse side


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:22 PM
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Left side stringers


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:23 PM
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Right side fuse at rear


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:24 PM
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Right side mid section


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Right side from front


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:25 PM
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Fuse halves joined


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:26 PM
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Fuse joined #2


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:27 PM
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Tailfeather framing


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:28 PM
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Stringers at nose


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:29 PM
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Underside, wing joiners


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:30 PM
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Preliminary Lay up


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:32 PM
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Nacelle construction


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:32 PM
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Elevator rod


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Feb 25, 2004, 08:33 PM
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Elevator rod #2


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