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Old Jan 27, 2008, 03:34 PM
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Typhoon 2,Lightening for indoors


Beginning of Typhoon 2 project to lose weight for indoor flying.
The canopy and the cowl will probably be used as is.
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Old Jan 27, 2008, 03:48 PM
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Rudder and horizontal tail feathers after lightening,before covering.
Old Jan 27, 2008, 06:00 PM
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Looks like I'm going to use 6mm depron for the tail feathers and ailerons.
I used Black Baron covering because it's low temp for foam,but too heavy.
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXB209&P=7
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 02:17 AM
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After hollowing it out a bit,and removing all the plastic pieces,the fuselage is now 76.9gm
Old Jan 28, 2008, 02:22 AM
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Stock ailerons,16.1gm each
6mm depron ailerons 8.5gm each
Old Jan 28, 2008, 04:07 PM
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Picture of 6mm depron aileron.
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Old Jan 29, 2008, 01:13 PM
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Canopy/hatch is a little heavy 14.1gm,I'll make one from 3mm depron.
Old Jan 29, 2008, 01:16 PM
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The stock cowl will be used.10.5gm
Old Jan 29, 2008, 08:09 PM
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I did a little more hollowing on the fuselage,it's now 68.2gm,it originally was 108.8gm
Old Jan 29, 2008, 11:11 PM
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Old Jan 30, 2008, 10:49 PM
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6mm depron horizontal stab and elevator 12.3gm
Old Jan 30, 2008, 11:11 PM
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13.5gm with decals
Old Jan 31, 2008, 12:47 AM
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A little more hollowing on the fuse.
Old Jan 31, 2008, 12:52 AM
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Decal placement reference
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Old Jan 31, 2008, 10:24 PM
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Fuselage with decals and rudder 73.5gm

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