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Old Jan 31, 2008, 11:07 PM
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I cut 40mm off the root of each wing,now with 6mm depron ailerons the wings are 122.8gm.
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Old Feb 02, 2008, 02:12 AM
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Wings are now 89.4gm without ailerons.
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Old Feb 02, 2008, 11:06 AM
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Looks like youll shave close to 10 ounces off the original typhoons 28oz rtf weight,without extensive work to lighten my typhoon when i had it i think the lightest power set up and pack i ran got mine down 22oz. Really nice work.. hope theres a video when its done .
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Old Feb 02, 2008, 11:41 PM
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Looks like youll shave close to 10 ounces off the original typhoons 28oz rtf weight,without extensive work to lighten my typhoon when i had it i think the lightest power set up and pack i ran got mine down 22oz. Really nice work.. hope theres a video when its done .
+1, I really want to see a video of this in action. Great work!
Old Feb 03, 2008, 12:09 AM
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Left wing with aileron,and covering 47.1gm.The right side will be a little heavier,because of the wing joiner.
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Old Feb 03, 2008, 01:45 AM
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Weight of electronics,incuding TP1320 3s battery,184gm.
Typhoon 2 decal package was back ordered,that's why I got the original Typhoon decals.
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Old Feb 03, 2008, 02:13 PM
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Starting to look like a Typhoon.With ailerons and wing covering its 202gm.
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Old Feb 03, 2008, 09:01 PM
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Now it's 208gm,with ailerons.The wing joiner must be about 6gm.I still need to make the carbon pushrods and a light ply firewall,that stuff may add another 10gm.
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Old Feb 05, 2008, 09:31 PM
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198gm without ailerons
Old Feb 07, 2008, 06:02 PM
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The lite ply firewall added 2.3gm,I will be using 4 E-flite S60 servos,6.1gm each.
Old Feb 09, 2008, 09:16 PM
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Here's a pic of the firewall with the motor mounted.
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Old Feb 22, 2008, 10:42 PM
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Updates soon,and maybe video?
Old Feb 26, 2008, 03:20 PM
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Finally finished,AUW with battery,408gm.A little heavier than I had hoped.
Old Feb 27, 2008, 03:33 AM
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Had it's first flight lastnight inside,can you say "Float"?
Old Feb 27, 2008, 03:35 AM
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Video next week,maybe.

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