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Old Jan 07, 2011, 04:52 PM
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need or need .. it sure could come in handy.
and the accuracy that the ducts have indicate that both yours and mine are exact same size.
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Old Jan 07, 2011, 05:25 PM
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Air Sally & Clausxpf,

How were you guys able to get the ribs off of the station point view. I have the 3-views scaled to 10", 12", 14", and 16" WS. I think I can make a go with the 3-views, but it wouldn't hurt to have a couple of more strategically placed ribs. Planning for 30mm and smaller DF units.

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Awesome work on the inlet molds and the fit looks perfect to the fan. Are you guys planning on an underbelly hatch for the batt mount? Iím sure you seen the 3-views but the station point view is close to your building techniques in the foam.
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Old Jan 07, 2011, 09:27 PM
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This second version of Draken is relying on the inside and the outside fiberglass cout for strength.(stressed skin construction) do there is no need for ribs.
the extended canopy cut out gives all the room for batteries placement from the top.
the only bottome opening is aft for the placement of the fan and servoes.
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Old Jan 07, 2011, 10:35 PM
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Clausxpf,

I was actually looking at trying to go with the first version building style. I was going to go with 3mm for ribs/main frame and 2mm skin. I wish I had the wire cutting skills that you have though. That Draken your working on is tooooooo sweet.

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Old Jan 08, 2011, 12:22 AM
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i used my own air foil ...i think i only had about 4 ribs in the wing .
Old Jan 08, 2011, 11:24 AM
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time line 41 hours


I got the sanding finished and finished glassing the bottom.
now the project have been worked on for 41 hours in total from taking the print of the formers to what you see now.

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Old Jan 09, 2011, 01:20 PM
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time line 43 hours.


I cut i open aft to install ducts and fan.
It looks like i have to make one more opening for servicing the fan and the ESC.
but the ducts just slidede in without problem at all.
Old Jan 09, 2011, 03:04 PM
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Looks amazing Claus!
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Old Jan 09, 2011, 11:59 PM
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well done
Old Jan 10, 2011, 05:26 PM
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the best thing to me is that you air sally can make a duct that i can fit in just by the exchange of drawings. That is craftman ship among modellers.
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Old Jan 10, 2011, 08:34 PM
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Old Jan 16, 2011, 12:31 PM
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Time line 46 hours


to finish the top i had to dig out for the canopy, and at the same time cut the plug master.
it is not hard only a lot of sanding..

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Old Jan 16, 2011, 08:47 PM
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WOW, that's great work Claus. sanding is a sure fire way to test a man's patience. LOL.
Old Jan 17, 2011, 11:01 PM
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nice ...so i guess i dont need to make a canopy .
Old Jan 18, 2011, 12:28 AM
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Looks great Claus, it has come long ways from the time when i last saw it a month ago!

Looking sweeet......


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