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May 25, 2016, 01:16 PM
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Hi !
Very nice Stuka with a much sharper dihedral now.

Good job !
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May 26, 2016, 06:05 AM
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Stuka JU87


Time to repair or build another.?
May 26, 2016, 07:23 AM
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So what happened? Obviously nosed in.

The idea with the Junkers flaps was to keep the leading edge of the flap in the air stream and out of the turbulence At the scale and speed that our planes are at the leading edge of the flaps/ailerons may well be in the boundary layer.
May 26, 2016, 08:01 AM
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Time to repair or build another.?
Bummer
What happened
May 26, 2016, 08:20 AM
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Crash


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Bummer
What happened
Seems like it was underpowered but did get up flew enough to trim out but then lost signal no motor no controls. So we watched the death spiral to the ground. When i recovered all the pieces i hooked lipo up and all worked again. Did another range check still worked...so uncertain what happened. Maybe the old reciever i used. Now either fix this Stuka and replace ALL electronics or find better plans and build another. Anyone know of Stuka plans for foam?
May 26, 2016, 08:22 AM
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So what happened? Obviously nosed in.

The idea with the Junkers flaps was to keep the leading edge of the flap in the air stream and out of the turbulence At the scale and speed that our planes are at the leading edge of the flaps/ailerons may well be in the boundary layer.

Very interesting thanks!!
Jun 02, 2016, 01:22 PM
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It's always possible to repair a foamy ... Go on !!
Jun 07, 2016, 03:42 PM
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Fixin crashed stuka


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It's always possible to repair a foamy ... Go on !!
This rebuilding the nose section is a pain in the butt. The wing has been repaired and fuselage. I have a good size pile of foam mistakes tryin to make a new nose.
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Jun 24, 2016, 07:29 AM
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Nose now rebuilt. I extended it a bit to help COG without additional weight.
Jun 29, 2016, 09:17 AM
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Good job !
Jul 13, 2016, 10:48 AM
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rebuilt


Finally ready to take up again. Tomorrow morning. New motor new ESC new servos new ubec new lipo!!
Jul 13, 2016, 10:54 AM
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A few more details needed. Might wait to see how it flies. This will be the third maiden. Lol
Jul 13, 2016, 07:37 PM
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Flaps


Any help with the Flaps? Taking off, flying and landing? I have never used flaps before. I have a knob variable adjustment for the Flaps.
AUW Is. 3.13 lbs
Jul 13, 2016, 08:50 PM
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Hi
A couple of points. Variable via knob is realistic but is hard to know where the knob is without looking down at it. Have you considered using a switch with one or two positions?

As far as deploying them I would leave them up when taking off at least at first. Put them on while in the air. Be ready for some pitch changes. See how it handles up in the air. Once you get used to how slow you can fly it safely then you can use them for landing.

Good luck with your flight(s).
Jul 14, 2016, 06:29 AM
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Thank you that's what I'll do.


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