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Feb 07, 2003, 11:51 AM
Sir Buildsalot
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My First Scratch build, what do you think?


I built this wing from pieces laying around my workbench and some Zagi tape.

Here are the specs:
24" wing Span
180 Square inches wing area (including elevons)
Zagi 400 motor
16Amp ESC
9.6V 800 NiMH battery.
AUW is approx. 14.5 oz.
I am going to use a 6x3 prop, not a gunther as shown.

I have also thought of putting a 280 motor, 5x3 prop, 5Amp ESC.

Does anyone know how to get the CG on this thing?
Is the wing area enough
Will this thing fly

Your comments are appreciated.
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Feb 07, 2003, 11:52 AM
Sir Buildsalot
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another pic
Feb 07, 2003, 11:59 AM
EFLY GEEK
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NICE BIRD!


it looks cool!!!!! test glide that guy and find the CG... thats what i do...I don't know if it will be as easy on a flying wing though...

let us know how it does..

EF


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