Thread Tools
Feb 05, 2009, 07:54 PM
Arizona Rim Country

foam bending


Have a look at this thread

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...po#post7046070

There is a guy who posts herenamed Hippo. He heads up FoamFly. Have a look at some his foam bending jig postings
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Feb 06, 2009, 09:13 AM
INDORUS EXPARAMINTO
SPEED-E-FLYER's Avatar
It's pretty tricky to get a long piece of foam bent.
You have to heat it ups slowly and work your way down.
Take your time and try not to melt it.
I did mine in 2 pieces then glued them together.

Sometimes I use my propane bullet heater in my shop to help heat up the foam.

Larry
Feb 18, 2013, 12:48 PM
Registered User
I was inspired of your airsurfers, so I took your plans, made some changes and a new Indoor-Slow-Flying-Wing was born. I used 3mm Depron, 2 X-Twin motors, Deltang Rx43d receiver and Spectrum DX7.

Thank you for sharing your ideas and your plans

Here is a short video of my "airsurfer" (all scenes in realtime, no slow motion)

Slowly Indoor Glider (4 min 51 sec)


regards
Robert from Germany
Feb 18, 2013, 02:13 PM
J. Titors gr8 grandson...
Sonofagun's Avatar
Robert, beautifully done! It's a great design isn't it? My friends have been after me to produce some more.
Feb 18, 2013, 02:21 PM
G G Ghost Pirates !!!
Vyceroy's Avatar
Sonofagun's EDF version was absolutely Awesome ..
Feb 18, 2013, 03:02 PM
Registered User
Very nice slow flyer, great video. What is the music playing in the video?




Quote:
Originally Posted by Robert77 View Post
I was inspired of your airsurfers, so I took your plans, made some changes and a new Indoor-Slow-Flying-Wing was born. I used 3mm Depron, 2 X-Twin motors, Deltang Rx43d receiver and Spectrum DX7.

Thank you for sharing your ideas and your plans

Here is a short video of my "airsurfer" (all scenes in realtime, no slow motion)

http://vimeo.com/59410644

regards
Robert from Germany
Feb 18, 2013, 04:22 PM
INDORUS EXPARAMINTO
SPEED-E-FLYER's Avatar
That's a great video Brother Robert

I've had my old girl laying out for the past month.
This plane has been around and has seen better days.
She has been smashed, bashed, and crashed.
It's been sat on, shot at, and deformed.
But I hate to give up on her.
Besides I don't have enough depron to rebuild her.

Redid the pull pull with a small carbon rod.
Just needs some TLC and she would be flying again

I also found this 24"ish wing somewhere. Planning on putting a 1S brick

Larry
Feb 19, 2013, 11:17 AM
Registered User
Quote:
Originally Posted by tom63 View Post
Very nice slow flyer, great video. What is the music playing in the video?
I found this music somewhere in the internet some month ago. It was also used as background music, so I unfortunally don't know the title of this music

regards
Robert
Feb 24, 2013, 08:35 PM
Scratch builder
This wing is soooo cool!!! Perhaps this design could be morphed into this?

http://www.luft46.com/gmart/gm04.html


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
POWER AIR SURFER Radio Controlled Plane R.C. 49 MHz mrlepp Parkflyers 1 Jul 18, 2008 09:34 AM
Wow Wee Air Surfer?? Flynder Foamies (Kits) 8 Aug 27, 2003 11:11 AM
Air surfer and RFFS-100 hobbymart Scratchbuilt Indoor and Micro Models 9 Dec 08, 2002 12:06 AM
anyone modified a hasbro power air surfer? usare Foamies (Kits) 2 Dec 07, 2002 11:59 PM
Hasbro power air surfer usare Foamies (Kits) 1 Nov 01, 2002 12:00 PM