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Sep 15, 2020, 08:06 PM
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And you KNOW they are woking on it already !
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Sep 15, 2020, 11:48 PM
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Thanks for the kind words! The main problem flying it is orientation in roll axis as there is no wing to use as reference! It really needs a paint job.
Sep 16, 2020, 04:57 PM
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That's cool. Very much your own accomplishment. Kudos.
It does bring back memories of the Kyosho Hyperfly. Used the rotor as a wing, no ability to hover, cyclic control for roll and pitch/speed, needed forward speed for aerodyamic yaw stability.
http://212.183.30.61/RC%20Helicopter...y/hyperfly.htm
Sep 17, 2020, 02:28 PM
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Sorry, I'm using a translator ..
Here you have a slightly different implementation of a similar concept:
RC VTOL - V4
Sep 17, 2020, 03:18 PM
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davecee, yes I remember the Hyperfly from magazine adverts when I was a kid. Must have been interesting to land without throttle control!

Rumcajs, I've seen a few of those tiltrotor VTOLs and they are of course on a whole other level than my configuration!
Sep 18, 2020, 09:24 AM
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Hey Fella,

great result, really interesting 'contraption' (meant in the nicest possible way)



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Sep 21, 2020, 12:27 AM
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Thanks! To my ears 'contraption' sounds like an accolade, I enjoy the odd and quirky!
Sep 26, 2020, 01:15 PM
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Got some colours on it, helps with orientation! With daylight getting more scarse by the day this time of year there is little hope of a video before spring though
Sep 26, 2020, 01:19 PM
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wow, that looks great, can't wait for spring!


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