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Jan 12, 2007, 06:48 PM
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You want Canard speed how about this beasty

One of these models holds or held the uk speed record for a piston powerd model at about 240 mph
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Jan 12, 2007, 07:11 PM
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Airboat, That twin boom duck is sooo cool!! I love it. How in the world does it go fast without swapping ends? I am doing a face lift on my Ga, Goose but after seeing all the neat canards in the world, It is hard to stay focused. Charles
Jan 12, 2007, 07:34 PM
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Charles Im trying even now to find the links for that one and the speed memory tells me it was something mad like 200mph or more.
Ive put out an APB on the CL model so I will find out soon enough
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Jan 12, 2007, 09:08 PM
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As promised here are some of the photos I took right after I got it built
Jan 13, 2007, 10:00 AM
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Here are a few pics of how my Sport Scale Long-EZ as it sits today...

Jan 13, 2007, 11:18 AM
I post, thread dies!

Starliner Mk V

Thought I would toss in some pictures of my Starliner Mk V, the electric version. This plane is also all balsa construction and powered by a HiMaxx 2050-5300, a 4:1 gearbox and a 9x6 prop. I use a TP 2100 LiPoly 3S pack. The weight on the prototype came in at 36oz. It has a main wingspan of 48" and a canard spane of 22". Fuselage is 35" long.

This combo pulls 25 amps static and has a slightly greater than 1:1 thrust to weight ratio, yep it goes up!

Also, I would like to toss in an offer for anyone on this thread: I have plans for the Mk V available in .pdf files if anyone is interested. (FREE!) Just send me a note with your email address and I will send you a set.

The plans .pdf is 170kb in size, and the build instructions are 2 megs. The plans are not tiled for printing on a standard printer, they are set up for printing on a plotter, 36"x72" in size.

To be continued.....

Jan 13, 2007, 11:54 AM
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MDKING: What's the latest on the balance job? Cwesh, I will send a PM. My current project is a face lift for the Goose. I feel like one of the auto companies because the same chassis will be used with some changes.I have some shots of the changes. Charles
Jan 13, 2007, 01:29 PM
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Here's a question with active moving canards how are yours set up .....Ive looked at my plans for different models and they seem to differ memory is also telling me that Ive seen a an article on a models where programed to behaved differently at speed to take off there any difference between Aileron controlled models and those with elevators and aileron's in terms of relative fore and aft control surface deflections ??

Three out of four - I cannot find a picture of a Predator yet....
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Jan 13, 2007, 02:17 PM
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All of my canards are controlled with ailerons and elevator and has left nothing to be desired. I put a rudder up front on the Egret and it works really well. Elevons seem to do well on deltas and flying wings. I have no desire to change my method because I want the positive nose up on landings. Someone in a previous post mentioned elevon control. maybe they will add something. Charles
Jan 13, 2007, 02:30 PM
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I like that Dranac.. That's a neat looking.. canarD..

I really wish I could find out what the name of the canard I saw in MAN several years ago is..
Jan 13, 2007, 02:37 PM
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Tram, Andy Lennon had his Canada Goose in MAN. He also had a Swan with no landing gear in there, I believe. His models were heavy and powered with glow engines. The Goose had a 0.35 pusher and was 4.7 pounds. Charles
Jan 13, 2007, 02:42 PM
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Ha! I found it..

It's the Hummer by Bill Winter and John Hunton..

Plans can be had here:
Jan 13, 2007, 02:49 PM
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Good looking canard,Tram!! Bill Winter was a great modeler. Attached are Lennon's canards. Charles
Jan 13, 2007, 02:52 PM
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Is the Swan the orange one on the cover?

I have ALWAYS wanted to build that airplane..

Andy always has some neat looking airplanes.. I would love to have a kit of his Robin..

One of the few planes I can see giving the Telemaster a run for it's money.

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