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Old May 26, 2004, 08:02 PM
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3D ALBATROSS... Third time's the charm!!!


Well we're back....Hmmm, big in here!!! Let's fill it UP....hahahaha

For those that missed it ... The 3D Albatross is a simple FFF "delta" wing FunFly type aircraft...Free Plans are available at www.FoamFly.com Any Questions???
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Old May 26, 2004, 08:23 PM
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gpw, was it you or t.o.g that made the full fuse gb r-2?
Old May 26, 2004, 10:26 PM
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Here's the begining: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=89617
Old May 27, 2004, 08:20 AM
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Thanks Gbond.... You da' man!!! I couldn't contact Don....what's a v card??? it tried to download on my desktop??? all I was doin' was trying to get Don to link these ????
GBR2????...What's that???? Oh!!! The Gee Bee R-2??? Na , mine was a profile fuse ...
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Old May 28, 2004, 08:57 PM
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Guys ...please don't post at the old thread .... this will be the new site for all Albatross questions....Management has done such an excellent job making this whole thing new , we don't want to p*** them off...Thanks....

Allthough the Albe continues to be our most maneuverable plane in the hanger, a competitor has risen to the challenge..... Today I built a Shoestring (actually 2) from my own plans (that's weird ?) and made it into a "3D" plane ..... flat airfoil ,profile fuse with crutch...lots of aileron and elevator (no , I'm not ready for a rudder ,that's why I haven't flown my chopper yet) a DCM-189/C/10x4.7/2cell lipos.... will power this thing at first .....If I can get my hands on the new APC 12x 3.8 for some testing ,I'll have to switch to the D gears.... everything is set UP at 0-0.... just like the Albe ,except this looks more like a "plane" than a spaceship....hahahahaha
Is anybody else having as much FUN as I am ?????
Old May 28, 2004, 10:21 PM
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^^ where I messed up and posted to wrong place - 8)
Old May 28, 2004, 10:43 PM
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Quote:
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Thanks Gbond.... You da' man!!! I couldn't contact Don....what's a v card??? it tried to download on my desktop??? all I was doin' was trying to get Don to link these ????
GBR2????...What's that???? Oh!!! The Gee Bee R-2??? Na , mine was a profile fuse ...

GPW, just shoot me a PM by Clicking on my name and picking that option. That way you won't have to download anything. Thanks for taking care of him Gene!!
Old May 28, 2004, 10:48 PM
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Closed the old one and linked it to this for you folks...
Old May 29, 2004, 05:48 AM
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what wing man??
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zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz albatross nice plans cool plane
Old May 29, 2004, 03:11 PM
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WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

All done.

AUW with Dual ipsD, ETEC700 2s, hs55's, ics100, r4p and 1047 is 7.25ozs

This is a copy of the albatross wing and a P51 stretched in "Paint".

CG as shown is right on GPW's suggested starting point for the albatross vtol.
Old May 29, 2004, 05:56 PM
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Hey check these out. looks like we all think fat!
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&highlight=fat
mine are at the bottom of the thread.
Old May 29, 2004, 07:48 PM
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Wait till you see my Fat Beech!!!!!!...Staggerwing...sent the plans to Genebond for perusal, but I think' he 's outta' town at the moment....Fat, Fat , Fat..That's where it's at!!! ......for the moment ......don't worry , it's just another fad to thrill our Rubenesque sensibilities.....hahahahahaha...Low Carb???, Atkins??? South Park diet???
Old May 29, 2004, 09:17 PM
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lol.. cant wait to see it.!
Old May 29, 2004, 09:58 PM
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I sure want to see as well! I am being impatient but I will wait. love the Staggerwing in most every form I have seen it. I am sure I will like this one too.
Old May 30, 2004, 02:04 AM
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what wing man??
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Hummm??? fat is in???


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