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Nov 08, 2008, 06:40 AM
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will it fly


Is it worth putting electronics in this plane?

wingspan 36cm
length 28cm
weight 15g
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Nov 08, 2008, 07:25 AM
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I don`t think its worth it, at least as it is right now.
With no dihedral you must use ailerons, and i don`t see any in the pic.
One moore thing is that the horisontal stab seems to be too small.
I think it`s too heavy also, but with the right gear you might be flying,... fast, maybe too fast..

Magnus
Nov 08, 2008, 10:09 AM
I love my ID.
It will fly. If you give it a dihedral and larger stab.
I don't think it is too heavy though. With all the electronics it will end up around 25g. It is not too heavy for 14" wingspan.
Finish it and prove that I am wrong.

You will need a 7mm motor or better.
Last edited by jingjingjing; Nov 08, 2008 at 10:17 AM.
Nov 08, 2008, 12:10 PM
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Is the model your own design? As 'Jing says, with some mods to the tail & dihedral - give it a try If it doesn't fly well, you can still put the gear into your next plane - if you do like it and it flys well - you'll be addicted to micro models by then anyway!!!!
Let us know how you get on. Good Luck
Mark
Nov 10, 2008, 11:10 PM
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What is a dihedral?
Last edited by thunderbird3; Nov 11, 2008 at 12:59 AM.
Nov 11, 2008, 12:57 AM
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Will it work with a micro brushless motor
Nov 11, 2008, 12:57 AM
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Will it work with a micro brushless motor?
Nov 11, 2008, 02:22 AM
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Nov 11, 2008, 03:04 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thunderbird3
Question - will it fly
You can fly a brick with a big enough motor
Nov 11, 2008, 04:09 AM
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Thanks for your help everyone.

I will try putting electronics in it. If it dosn't work i will put them in different plane.

Is this what you mean by dihedral?
Last edited by thunderbird3; Nov 11, 2008 at 05:06 AM.
Nov 11, 2008, 09:05 AM
Balsa for me, thanks.
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yep, that's dihedral . Do you know what angle that is? You don't want too much or it'll get difficult to steer.

~jake
Nov 11, 2008, 12:37 PM
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That dihedral looks about right. Copy that!!!
Mark


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