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Old Dec 22, 2005, 08:01 PM
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Hornflankful


i've always like the lines of the f/a-18, su27 and mig 29. so i drew this.
none of it is to any scale but it looks most like a hornet.

- bluecor
- 24 in wingspan
- taileron
- cd rom motor
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Old Dec 23, 2005, 01:02 AM
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test glider...


...works. now i know where the cg is. time to make some templates.
Old Dec 23, 2005, 02:06 AM
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Intresting. Hope it works out for ya. Why tailerons?


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Old Dec 23, 2005, 02:25 AM
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hello Ray, yeah, i hope it works too!! i don't have a taileron plane. but if there is a reason why that's not a good idea, i'd like to know and why.
Old Dec 24, 2005, 08:15 AM
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COol. It needs the intakes of the Su-27 in it tho. looks a bit empty with no intakes.
Old Dec 24, 2005, 11:18 AM
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i didn't want intakes because i was thinking that this plane is a pusher with no need for an intake.
Old Dec 25, 2005, 02:19 AM
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well you dont need them to be fungtional, just for looks great like this too!! Merry Christmas!!
Old Dec 25, 2005, 08:41 PM
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it flies


merry christmas to you too!!

here's the finished plane, some details and maident flight report.

final wingspan: 18 inches
auw: 6.8oz
motor: cd rom 18mm stator, 5x5x1.5mm n50 12pc nsnsns..., 13t 26gage wye, ball bearings
control surfaces: taileron
servos: gws pico (2)
receiver: gws pico
esc: castle creations phoenix 10
battery: thunder power 3 cell 830mah
amp draw: measure 6.8amps

maiden report: i had too much up elevator and it went up pretty quick at 3/4 throttle. i also had to trim it left. otherwise, it was great to fly and normally i don't do any stunts at maiden but it loops, rolls, immelmann, split s, cuban 8, half cuban,verticals, inverted with no problem. 9 minute flight. very stable. pretty good speed too. good glider too which makes landing very easy.
Old Jan 09, 2006, 01:39 PM
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in case anyone is interested or gets bored or wants to try something new or has extra foam and needs a project...
Old Jan 10, 2006, 03:39 PM
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igo, very nice lines in deed! A lovely blend of some great looking fighters.
would be cool to see a full fuse verion of this one fly.
greetings
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Old Jan 12, 2006, 12:21 PM
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hi chara, i orignially wanted to build it full fuse but i got lazy.
Old Jan 23, 2006, 08:17 PM
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made a change to the motor. it's now an 11t, 24gage, wye, 5x5x1mm, 12 n40 nsnsns..., 20mm stator. 9oz thrust from thunder power 1320mah 2 cell drawing 9amps. this set up flies faster than previous 3 cell setup. the previous motor had an18mm diameter stator, 12 n50 nsnsns..., 5x5x1.5mm, 13t, 26 gage, wye.
Old Jan 24, 2006, 12:01 AM
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Looks great! Any idea how much wing are you have on this?

-Tnx,
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Old Jan 24, 2006, 12:29 AM
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And where's the CG? 50% root chord?

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Old Jan 24, 2006, 12:32 PM
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hello Uttam, if you count the leading edge root extension and all of the flat area behind it then the wing area is 150 sq inches. if not then about 80 sq in. the cg is about 1.6 inches from the intersection of the wing leading edge and leading edge root extension. if you want pictures i can supply.

i really like your micro brushless motors!!


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