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Oct 02, 2006, 05:46 PM
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Bipe Flying wing

What do you think?
Wheels are easy on the bottom of the struts.
Motor goes in center strut between wings.

I have a rediculous good deal on two singles for a bipe and includes epp for the struts.

The single flys fine.
Some small field tests with two slofly airfoiled flying wings held up at winglets worked alright.

There has been a real flying wing bipe in the past!
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Oct 02, 2006, 05:50 PM
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wow steve,i really tempted....looks pretty cool
Oct 02, 2006, 06:09 PM
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I've been trying to get the chance to put it together for over 3 weeks
Oct 02, 2006, 06:10 PM
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It may go slow yet roll fine.
Might be the perfect solution to backyard slow flying wings needing to roll fast and fly slow.
Oct 03, 2006, 03:29 PM
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Do they have to be flat? Could you do an X-wing?
Oct 03, 2006, 03:58 PM
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Flat is great for prototyping or keeping it cheap.
If we like we can go foil! Build up from sheet would be cheapest.
Having the foil makes it less pitchy and sure will glide nicely.
Without it you need to leave the in-audible outrunner on at 1/4 throttle and pretend it is gliding
Oooo X wing! Sounds cool.
Oct 04, 2006, 02:25 PM
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Sorry, I wasn't talking about aerofoils; I just saw that shape and instantly thought about pinching the middle bit together and maybe adding a little stubby fuselage to make an x-wing.

Dang, that's another one to add to the 'to-do' list...
Oct 04, 2006, 05:51 PM
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Robin, a chap posted this in the Show Your Wings thread just the other day :
Oct 04, 2006, 08:04 PM
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Hey sloper steve,

What is the WS on that Bipe? We're thinking of puttin a few (6) together to do slo-combat with!
Oct 04, 2006, 09:59 PM
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30in if I remember right
Please wait for a review on 1 before ordering 6 or you may be stuck with 12 singles :0
Oct 05, 2006, 10:15 AM
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we ordered 3 anyway. each of us has different idea's on how to put one together, so now the competition begins! I'll post which build is the best!
Oct 06, 2006, 01:13 AM
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General rule of thumb with biplane type wings.
The distance between the wings needs to be at least as great as the chord of the wings..

There is also the "with enough power anything can be made to fly'" axoim that trumps all the other rules..
I hope this helps..
good luck it looks cool!!
Oct 06, 2006, 01:16 AM
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Originally Posted by sloper steve
There has been a real flying wing bipe in the past!
A pretty important one!!
Oct 06, 2006, 03:04 AM

flat is all I fly

send me one and Ill have it flying the same day I get it
Oct 10, 2006, 10:29 PM
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some bipes

Elj, that has an extra surface outside the wing canard and rudder

links to the photos:
this was made into a large size plane

I can not find a previous link on a full size human carrying delta flying wing bipe. But it was made before- nothing new.

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