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Jun 30, 2007, 03:10 PM
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Need slow flyer AA plans!


hi,

i wanna build a slow flyer so i can fly it in my back yard without getting in trouble, i got a bunch of trees in my backyard and i always crash into them, i want to build a slow flyer that can fly slowly and not fall down, i also like to do fly bys by my face but with the fast AA jet its not even funny . is there any plans that i can use? thanks!
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Jun 30, 2007, 04:04 PM
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I don't have plans, but I know of a glider that can do that for $6.00. any interest and I will post it here for you..let me know..or if you just want to build then ok.
Jun 30, 2007, 04:41 PM
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the glider would be good, anything that can fly good and slow
Jun 30, 2007, 05:17 PM
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Check this video and see if this is the type of flight you want.........https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=702087

Ok ihor...I see you found the thread.....https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=700221
Last edited by modfly; Jun 30, 2007 at 06:20 PM.
Jul 02, 2007, 03:55 AM
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The standard AA Bipe (the "old" one with tail stick) should be fully ok for your needs. Its slow (especially with its out of the box trim, a bit porpoising) and manoevrable. I fly with it eights and circles in a place approx. 8x8 meters.

Jul 02, 2007, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by relaxr
The standard AA Bipe (the "old" one with tail stick) should be fully ok for your needs. Its slow (especially with its out of the box trim, a bit porpoising) and manoevrable. I fly with it eights and circles in a place approx. 8x8 meters.

Then add some flaps!
Jul 02, 2007, 03:47 PM
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The Power Hawk with the fake front propeller removed
is slower than the bipe.
-Francis
Jul 02, 2007, 04:01 PM
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i already have the AA jey guts, i need plans so i can build one.
Jul 02, 2007, 04:14 PM
Im stupider than you!
The wind up rubber band planes or gliders fly slow,Modfly and I have had great succsess with these. I used jet gear.
Jul 03, 2007, 06:25 AM
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Originally Posted by ihor14448
i already have the AA jey guts, i need plans so i can build one.
You just have to build a very light plane from 2-3mm depron with say about 12-15 inch span. More works also. The secret is a low wing load. If all stays below 20gr you will have automatically a slow plane. Maybe the catalina from the aatoolbox ? Or a DC-3 from former posts (the gene bond plans). Those all will be slow.

rhondawart - why should I add flaps, for what purpose

I have stopped my flying activities - we have just rain since two weeks. Bye bye summer . I change to boats or submarines

CU
Jul 03, 2007, 12:34 PM
Im stupider than you!
Flaps will slow it down A BUNCH.
Jul 03, 2007, 12:37 PM
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Now I understand rhondaward - you are right. It reduces wingload and makes some drag, like an airbrake.


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