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Old Jul 24, 2008, 03:40 PM
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USS Defiant - Yet another Summer of Space Design! - With Plans!!!


I had a little time today and whipped this up.

The USS Defiant from Star Trek Deep Space Nine.

It is very cool!!!

I am going to mix all control surfaces so i will have 6 surfaces in the roll axis!!!!

I put the engine almost dead center too. This thing should be a very nice performer.

Wingspan (saucerspan) is about 23", length 31.5"

I am probably going to have to build it out of Pink Foam since i have not found any blue stuff yet. =(

Anyhow. What do you guys think?

Plans Added
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Old Jul 24, 2008, 04:01 PM
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Very good, but how about the X-Men's stealth sort of bomber/fighter design or Thunderbird 1 with swing wing?? Perhaps you have started a fantasy/Sci-Fi build thread? 'Show your wierdo's' ???? There are some greatr, unusual designs out there. Have you checked out the 'Rods' thread??? Whoa!!! Mulder and Scully where are you when we need you?

P S Some guy was even building the bomber bird thing from 'The Wall' movie?!!
Old Jul 24, 2008, 04:07 PM
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"It's a Quad" :O
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....OK now you've got my attention. I know what to build next.
Old Jul 24, 2008, 05:01 PM
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If the motor is in the center, where will you put the battery to establish CG? Looks good. If anyone can get it to fly, it's you.

KW
Old Jul 24, 2008, 07:07 PM
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Dude youre killin me. I'm just glad I got a new bundle of blue core.
Old Jul 24, 2008, 07:22 PM
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OK this one I might have to build.
Old Jul 24, 2008, 07:34 PM
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Tactical!

This flat foam EDF Klingon Bird Of Prey is approaching!
Old Jul 24, 2008, 09:22 PM
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I am fairly certain that the CG is going to be ahead of the motor. From my experience with the other Round pizzabox type flyers they usually have the CG at about 1/3 from the nose.

As long as no one jumps in here an builds it before me (nstaller!!!) i will be building this one after the Imp SD. =)

Plans as soon as i make sure it flies right. The Klingon is a perfect example of one of my designs that needed a lot of changes to make fly right.

I think this one will turn out really well too.

I am kind of excited about it.

First paint and fly the Fury, then the Imp SD, then this. Somewhere in between i have a top secret design that is just for GPW though
Old Jul 27, 2008, 01:43 AM
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"It's a Quad" :O
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As long as no one jumps in here an builds it before me (nstaller!!!) i will be building this one after the Imp SD. =)
I'll send pictures to you...... I'm sorry I just could not wait......do you want me to hold off posting anything on the forum.....

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First paint and fly the Fury, then the Imp SD, then this. Somewhere in between i have a top secret design that is just for GPW though
Man...now why did you have to say that.....a "top secret" design....don't you know that if you are working on a "top secret" something or other the last thing you are supposed to do is say that....now we have to mobilize forces and search your PC....
Old Jul 27, 2008, 10:49 PM
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I was wondering when you'd get to the Defiant Should roll like mad with all those surfaces working. It looks reasonably compact too so you should be able to get some speed out of it
Old Jul 27, 2008, 10:51 PM
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First paint and fly the Fury, then the Imp SD, then this. Somewhere in between i have a top secret design that is just for GPW though
If it is what I think it is, good luck, and I look forward to seeing you're solution
Old Jul 29, 2008, 07:13 AM
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If it flys,I can crash it
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I am probably going to have to build it out of Pink Foam since i have not found any blue stuff yet. =(
Have you tried looking around for some green guard? It's made by Pactiv and while just slightly more heavy, It is better than the pink stuff. I had been told that they will have more stores selling it in the northland so you may just get lucky. Worth looking into.

Tony
Old Jul 29, 2008, 11:02 AM
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Tactical!

This flat foam EDF Klingon Bird Of Prey is approaching!
Does this EDF Klingon bird fly and if so, how well? Looks good!!!
Old Sep 05, 2008, 09:58 AM
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Well i have FINALLY gotten to the build for this awesome ship!

Last night i cut all the pieces out and started applying the Gorilla Glue!

I have to say it is looking awesome. I will get some pictures up tonight. Should have a maiden this weekend. and of course their will be a full feature video!

I am quite excited about this one. I suspect it will be as good a flyer as the Enterprise-D
Old Sep 05, 2008, 07:29 PM
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now, if you can just get the plans up so I can try out that printer on it


Tony


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