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Oct 09, 2019, 04:52 PM
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P-47 Comic style (fatty Version)

hi guys,

I also built a comic-style plane for the Hobby-Spiel Leipzig trade show to fly together with Jürgen Schönle and Daniel Hör in the indoor air show.

Technical specifications:

P-47 C fatty version
Flight weight: approx. 500g
Construction mould: FDM 3D printed thermoforming moulds from PLA
Construction Model: 1mm Depron vacuum formed
Battery: 3s 600mah
Servos: 4x Hxt500
Motor: 750kv
ESC: 18A

Here are some pictures of the build:

CAD model based on a comic side view:
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Oct 10, 2019, 10:03 AM
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Here you can see it in mid-air:

Fattystaffel in Leipzig. P47, Horten und Corsair (2 min 40 sec)

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Oct 11, 2019, 07:56 AM
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Plans or shortkit now please!

I just noticed Jürgen Schönle's youtube videos a few days ago. I love the corsair but the p-47 is really fantastic. I want more "fattystaffle"!
Oct 15, 2019, 05:11 AM
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Here are the files for 3D printing the moulds:
Oct 16, 2019, 11:24 PM
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Great looking plane!

Would there be any chance of talking Daniel into creating a post showing how he created his fatty Horten HO 229?


Oct 17, 2019, 10:27 AM
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Chris, can you give us more info on how you do the vac forming of foam? Temps or amount of drop, etc. Any tips will be appreciated. Or, do you have all that in another thread or place on the web?

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