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Oct 02, 2007, 08:29 PM
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Congratulations. That is a beautiful looking model. Glad you chose the curvy lines in the desing. So much nicer than hard edges. Great videos as well. Looking forward to the plans.
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Oct 13, 2007, 11:55 AM
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I just noticed that one wheel is bigger.
Oct 13, 2007, 03:09 PM
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Wow, that is an amazing scratchbuild........ What did you cut out the parts with?

Kevin
Oct 14, 2007, 04:23 AM
Bazinga!
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I just found this thread, WOW what a beautiful plane, Great work! I want one

Bob
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Oct 14, 2007, 08:31 AM
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Nice job Utralajt!
Oct 16, 2007, 12:35 AM
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Hi!

Yes, one wheel is biger than other

I lose one from both pair on other aeroplanes and left with one small and one larger.. and install them on that model.

In the meantime, I already cut away landing gears, because now I rather land in the grass...directly from harrier. It is soft landing on the spot, so no landing gears are needed anymore, as they represent necessarry drag and weight.

I cut the depron along a metal ruler using very sharp Xacto knife. I sharpen the blade from time to time, so it stay sharp for clean cuts.

Curved lines I cut just going freehanded with blade as close as possible over the lines drawn on the depron, using paper templetes.

Mitja
Oct 16, 2007, 09:23 AM
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Excellent Model and report
Need the plans though.
Tiled PDF please.
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Oct 19, 2007, 02:51 AM
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Originally Posted by olddog
Excellent Model and report
Need the plans though.
Tiled PDF please.
At the moment, I am very short on spare time, but I will provide the plans til chrismass

Mitja
Oct 19, 2007, 06:53 AM
J. Titors gr8 grandson...
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WTG Mitja! A Beaut....
Nov 15, 2007, 10:27 AM
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some plans


hello.....i'm from Romania and two weeks ago I saw this thread and instantly loved the model.
I've started from the sketch you have posted at the begining and used in a 3d program to make some good plans....
Nov 15, 2007, 10:32 AM
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some work


the materials are: EPP for the skin and carbon and depron for structure and wing
Nov 15, 2007, 10:41 AM
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the plan but not the final version


here is the plan......i will come back with some improovements.....all the parts are from 3mm depron and the skin 4mm EPP....wou will have to scale the image......the wing is 700 mm long....
Nov 15, 2007, 08:53 PM
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hello.....i'm from Romania and two weeks ago I saw this thread and instantly loved the model.
I've started from the sketch you have posted at the begining and used in a 3d program to make some good plans....
Hi Setal, May I know what 3D software you are using?
BTW, nice work....
Nov 16, 2007, 03:27 AM
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Very good work with the plans Setal ! Do u have a dwg or pdf version of this plan bcs jpg is hard 2 work on it???
Nov 16, 2007, 03:52 AM
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Originally Posted by setal2003
hello.....i'm from Romania and two weeks ago I saw this thread and instantly loved the model.
I've started from the sketch you have posted at the begining and used in a 3d program to make some good plans....
Hi Setal22003!

I am glad that you like my design. It have kind of "bionic" shape, especially in the side view.

Regarding your approach, I must admit, that you take a different structural aproach than me. Well, I hardly wait for your continuing of the build, and off course i am courious about the end result. The RTF weight and off course the performance.

How do you intent to decorate the model? Paint or colored tape?

I think, that decoration add to look!

Today I finished my drawings and plans and send them for publishing in our RC modeller`s magazine. It will be out on december.

My plans are quite different as yours as structure and parts are done by different approach.

I like your approach! What kind of 3D CASD program you use? I wonder how you "unroll" the surface to get the flat template for the part.

Best luck for your project!

Mitja


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