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Jun 24, 2004, 01:51 PM
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Any info on this model? Pterodactyl (sp)


I found this picture on this website, http://www.sierrasilentsoarers.com/

Does anyone know where to get the plans/kit for this model. I want to build one of these. I must know!!!1 pretty cool looking to me....
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Jun 24, 2004, 02:21 PM
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Ohhh! Ohhhh!

I want one too!!

Rich
Jun 24, 2004, 03:48 PM
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ON the same site you found the photo, right below the photo is the builder's name, who is also the Secretary/Newsletter Editor-Ron Marston and his email address is:Ron maston


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Jun 24, 2004, 10:46 PM
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Naw..go for the big one.


"<<I want one too!!>>"

Go for the big one in the movie.
And I don't mean Proffessor Falken's RC lizard bird in "War Games"

Believe it was a "pterodactyl Quetzalcoatlus northropi"

It was Dr. Paul MacCready/AeroVironment Inc. in monrovia, Calif...maybe he still has plans.
Otherwise you'll have to take notes watching Imax "On The Wing" .
(Think it was 5M ws with six lbs of Nicads and lifelike latex covering)
Last edited by AllThumbs; Jun 24, 2004 at 10:48 PM.
Jun 26, 2004, 02:31 PM
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It actually doesn't look too hard to make. The outer panels resemble a bug wing with ailerons and a shaped TE. The inner panel is just larger ribs, and then the 2 carbon tail spars with shaped V-tail. You could make one!


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