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Jul 26, 2012, 09:14 AM
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oh I used 1.5 mm balsa wood for the flat part of the win and 1 mm balsa wood for the curve part. I will try another way becauso the flat part took an unwanted curve and I beleave that is not right
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Aug 09, 2012, 09:05 AM
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Anyone have any plans for these small dlg rc gliders? I would love to build one and I have an ar6400 just sitting around but I am not very good at free hand building. I need a plan to follow.
Aug 11, 2012, 03:39 AM
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Lagarto:
Nice plane and nice construction of the wing.
And i want plans too

A Question. Do You finish the wing with dope or something?
Aug 17, 2012, 04:31 PM
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ok im doing a 950mm with a flying stab so at least i won't have to worry about incidence like my last one where no matter how hard i threw it did a loop into the ground
Aug 30, 2012, 05:16 PM
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ok just need some extensions and i can be flying
Aug 30, 2012, 07:06 PM
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man that look's cool
Sep 26, 2012, 02:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Charos
I have been watching this thread with great interest Micro_Builder.

Like yourself I am also interested in Micro-HLG's and thought I would share
a few pics of a 20" projected span design im currently building.

I have modified a Free Flight HLG called "Bliss" with a new Y-Tail and altered fuselage.

Looks like my AUW will be 35g. I guess that translates to approx 8g/DM^2.
Which is a just a tad heavier than yours.

Im using a Vapor DSM2 Brick and a Bahoma 90mah Lipo.

All RC gear will be fully enclosed bar the Lipo which is flush with the side of the fuselage for easy replacement.

Here is a couple of pics.
Hi!
I'm a new user of the forum and I'm very interested in this kind of mini DLG.
Could You pleas post the project of the BLISS?
Thank You so much!
Oct 20, 2012, 10:25 PM
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i have been building these micro planes for a long time never thought to take picts of the build. i dont make these hlg planes im a sloap soar man fly mostly at long beach. so its time for me to start a new plane now that the weather is in favor. ill drop some picts and videos.
Oct 24, 2012, 01:28 PM
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i have been building these micro planes for a long time never thought to take picts of the build. i dont make these hlg planes im a sloap soar man fly mostly at long beach. so its time for me to start a new plane now that the weather is in favor. ill drop some picts and videos.
Awesome man can't wait to see your plane.
Oct 24, 2012, 02:04 PM
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hey Lagarto, very nice build, i saw your video and she flies great, it does seem a little heavy though...i have calculated for a 21inch wing span DLG, best weight is to keep it under .8oz, so i assume the balsa wings are a bit to heavy.
this is a .8oz 21inch wingspan same size as yours, its glide is softer, but its wings are blue core
Micro DLG Glider AR6400 21inch wing span (4 min 32 sec)


i think for a 30" DLG, balsa wings would be optimal.

cheers
Oct 25, 2012, 04:47 PM
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What's the best way to go about adding small amounts of carbon tow for wing reinforcement?
Oct 25, 2012, 05:11 PM
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i use Z-poxy and just go around the wing zigzag, seems to hold just fine, here is a picture below. if you take your time, you can actually burry the carbon tow so it doesnt extrude out, unless you apply a thin coat of tow so it sits flush with the wing surface.
Oct 26, 2012, 01:22 AM
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Originally Posted by littlephoenix
i use Z-poxy and just go around the wing zigzag, seems to hold just fine, here is a picture below. if you take your time, you can actually burry the carbon tow so it doesnt extrude out, unless you apply a thin coat of tow so it sits flush with the wing surface.

What's the advantage of wrapping it in crosses as opposed to a strip down the length of the wing? Torsional rigidity?
Oct 26, 2012, 01:48 AM
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i believe most pro DLG gliders will have both strip carbon and crisscross tow all over the wing, of course along with vacuuming and glassing etc.
if your dlg is a smaller size and not vacuumed, you can get away with just using tow, you can zigzag a bit more than i did in the pic for more rigidity, if your plane is micro sized, no carbon is needed.

here is a quick video of 30" dlg above
30" Mini HLG DLG Glider radio control RC plane (1 min 31 sec)
Oct 26, 2012, 12:59 PM
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Description: so at work they were having to use a lot of super glue for something so I took like 20 of the plastic part of the packaging. Anyone else thinking easy canopy pod for gliders!!!


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