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Old Sep 03, 2005, 09:31 AM
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X-Twin Mod: The PING WING


After flying, breaking and re-buying several x-twins, I wanted to use it's guts in something else. Inspiration came from the window...

Design; a printout of a seagull. the wing-drawing I cut out of depron twice.


The tricky part was to get the wing-shape right.
I glued the two parts together and forced them into sape using 4 beer-cans:




It worked surprisingly well..!





As you can see I secured the 'bend' in the wing with a drop-shaped piece of depron.

A small test of this beauty-wing tured out really well, it was flying very smoothly. Ofcourse there was hardly any weight under it...
wing with roomate:


The body i cut out of a foam-cup.


For the head I cut up the crash-resistant body of the X-twin.


Also the tail came out of a cup, But I replaced it later with a slightly bigger 'normal' v-tail, which worked a lot better. It is 'plugged in' the backside, without glue. This way it can always be adjusted.


Electronics...




...The"Ping Wing"! Oooow...she looks so nice...!




Topside


front


Bottom. as you can see the 'bend' is slightly tilted oposed to the body.


and a side-view. translation:
"duwrichting": direction of thrust
"zwaartepunt": center of gravity
"uitlijning vleugels": wing alignment

The model was build in about three days, (could be done faster) hardly costs anything (except for one x-twin), and flies REALLY nice..!

Watch the MOVIE . It fooled the pigeons...!
Last edited by Johannez; Mar 18, 2011 at 11:53 AM. Reason: pictures update
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Old Sep 03, 2005, 09:50 AM
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Old Sep 03, 2005, 09:55 AM
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Cool,

Leuk tafelgarnituur heb je
Old Sep 03, 2005, 10:09 AM
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Very nice!
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Old Sep 03, 2005, 10:21 AM
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thats a really nice scale airframe .

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Old Sep 03, 2005, 10:35 AM
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Old Sep 03, 2005, 11:34 AM
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Cool!
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Old Sep 03, 2005, 12:41 PM
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Very nice job!

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Old Sep 03, 2005, 02:09 PM
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Simply Fantastic!! ..... Amazing .....

Could you post some technical details: wingspan, length, motor used, AUW etc ?


Raj
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Old Sep 03, 2005, 11:56 PM
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Very nice!!
Old Sep 04, 2005, 03:08 AM
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that si so awesome... yes post some of the technical details as i am about to try an attempt on this

-rick
Old Sep 04, 2005, 03:17 AM
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I've built and flown several free-flight and rc planes/gliders using a wing very similar to your design. I have found that an inverted V-tail works better for me than the up-right one,but there's no doubt yours is working quite well. Keep Up The Good Work!
Old Sep 04, 2005, 07:55 AM
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Oh my god, you have my dog ! He got out and ran away about a year ago now, you musta found him whilst visiting Oz sometime in the last year, you beuty, WOODY ! I miss you mate, come home, come home.... http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~che...osition%20.jpg
Oh BTW, I know where you get ur inspiration from, check out the HUGE party bong in the middle of the lounge room, you don't know how lucky you are A very nice bird
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Old Sep 04, 2005, 08:26 AM
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Leuk gedaan, en idd, leuk speelgoed op je tafel
3x Hooray for Holland.

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Old Sep 04, 2005, 09:15 AM
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