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Feb 12, 2020, 08:04 PM
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Zephyr 46 group build


It's that time of year again! Time to start the Fake fest Group Build. Yes, I know it's kinda late....
This year we have designed something new (and yet old). We have created an all new smaller Zephyr. This one is closer in size to my normal stuff. It's got a 46"-48" wingspan. And unlike it's big brother this one has a separate hatch and deck like most of the new planes we've done.

The fuselage was modeled in 3D Cad by Matin and then it was CNC router cut, giving a very precise plug. Matin took care of this part of the process and it came out great. I'm sure you've all seen the thread on making the plug and mold

As usual we are supplying short kits consisting of a fuse, hatch, wing cores (HD series foil) and plans. The cost for the kits is $ TBD. paypal to [email protected] Send as money to friend (gift) so it don't get dinged for $5 from paypal fees. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU INCLUDE YOUR REAL NAME AND RCGROUPS ID.

I will schedule a build day as soon as we get an idea when the first batch of fuses will be done. I would like to get the guys that can get planes done for the fake fest their stuff first. (figure about a month). This is looking like it's going to be a BIG list so be prepared for a wait because these fuses don't lay themselves up.

Matin is working on Leading edges and I believe he is even going to offer trailing edges (so almost a snap together kit).
Short kit, (fuse, cores) Price $175
CNC machined Basswood Leading edge, $35,
CNC Machined BalsaTrailing edge $15
Complete wood set including Sheeting and precut Stab, $65

If you want everything and I suggest you should since it will save you having to buy any wood the TOTAL cost is $240.
As far as shipping I don't know who will be willing to tackle that and those details will be need to be worked out. Ozzy deliveries will more than likely be Matin at Manilla.

Paypal to [email protected] (Send to friend please to avoid fees). Be sure to include you RC group name, your real name AND what you are ordering. Thanks.

PLEASE keep in mind that the delivery of these kits will take some time. With a list this large it is going to take a while, at best we can make one fuse a day So if you cannot be patient and wait don't sign up.
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Feb 12, 2020, 08:05 PM
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Feb 12, 2020, 08:07 PM
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The prelimnary plans are posted here.
For you guys that want to make your own wings, here are the specs.
HD-45 airfoil
span 46" - 48" (this range looks the best to me)
root 7.5"
tip 3.25" (at 48")
1.5" sweep (at 48")
1.7 sq/ft of wing area (yea, that's SMALL)

Obviously you can put whatever foil on it you want but the fuse is designed to fit the HD-45
Last edited by TFLG; Feb 19, 2020 at 12:22 PM.
Feb 12, 2020, 08:15 PM
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Put Rick Turiace on the list. Will pick up at Brians home
Thanks
Rick Turiace
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Feb 12, 2020, 08:16 PM
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I'm in.
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Feb 12, 2020, 08:20 PM
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Please add me to the build list
Feb 12, 2020, 08:23 PM
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Please add me to the list, with Matin's extras - Tom Leach
I'll need shipping once that gets worked out unless I can find a mule, looking at you TomFlyer
Last edited by tomleach; Feb 13, 2020 at 10:55 AM.
Feb 12, 2020, 08:25 PM
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Thank you fellers, I'm in for a Z-46.

Andy
Feb 12, 2020, 08:52 PM
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Please add me to the list.
Feb 12, 2020, 09:19 PM
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Count me in, and mine will be done for the fest!
Last edited by TRISME; Feb 13, 2020 at 08:57 PM.
Feb 12, 2020, 09:40 PM
Yes, ALL your money...
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Me! Me! Me!

...and a set of Matin’s leading edges, please.

Lucky #13!!!

Excellent!
Last edited by winchdoc; Feb 15, 2020 at 08:20 PM.
Feb 12, 2020, 09:49 PM
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Please add me to the list
Mike

*I would like Matin’s extra’s also
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Feb 12, 2020, 10:18 PM
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Twist my rubber arm. I'll take one & a set of LE if available.

Al
Feb 12, 2020, 10:45 PM
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I'm good for a kit with all the fixins from Matin!
Feb 12, 2020, 11:14 PM
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Please put me on the list.

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