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Old Mar 06, 2011, 05:37 AM
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How many hours on the CAD?
CAD isnt my problem. CAD is job for our club boss. Im only designer, builder and pilote
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Old Mar 06, 2011, 05:54 AM
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My hat's off to ya! Great job! This CAD stuff is fer lazy types like me anyway!
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Old Mar 06, 2011, 10:17 AM
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I'm still trying to get my head around how you line everything up when building! Nice work Palo!

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Old Mar 06, 2011, 10:58 AM
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New CCW (criss-cross-wing) Squadron Slovakia comes soon ...
Its our small 2-chanel RC boost glider ( S8B category ). Im preparing electric version
Weighs ... 37g = 1.3 oz (while only with rocket engine)
wingspan ... 660mm = 26 inch
Old Mar 06, 2011, 11:39 AM
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Hi,

I see this is your first post. Welcome to RC Groups. I just love the look of that wing. I'm sure it's hard to build. Nice work.

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Old Mar 06, 2011, 12:24 PM
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I'm sure it's hard to build.
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If CAD programme is once modified for it - it is becoming much easier (thanks God)
I see a huge potention in this CCW concept thanks to its lightweight construction and incredible (torsional) stiffness I have never seen with balsa models (neither with the models with D-box) of a the similar dimensions.

More info about CCW is available at FXJ Forum FB group: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gi...3164809&v=wall
Old Mar 06, 2011, 12:46 PM
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hi Bob, thank you for the warm welcome . It was not hard to build ( several hours ), but it was fun to make a calculating program for individual CCW profiles on the elliptical wing (a few days, but now works OK)
Old Mar 06, 2011, 12:57 PM
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Welcome Club Boss! do you think this the 'next generation' build style? very pretty!
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Old Mar 06, 2011, 12:58 PM
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Hi Steve

Where do you start what part of the wing builds first, could you put a drawing of a single rib so we can see what you do for interlocking them together.

Thanks
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Old Mar 06, 2011, 02:35 PM
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Hi Don

For example , this is several ribs of wing at Palo model (there is a total 116 pieces)

Steve

PS: Forgive me my poor English, but I will learn
Old Mar 06, 2011, 02:44 PM
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Welcome Club Boss! do you think this the 'next generation' build style? very pretty!
I do not know, but the results are very promising. we are testing.
Old Mar 06, 2011, 08:35 PM
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Hi Steve

Thanks for the rib drawing that clears thing's up , does the CCW design take more wood to build as it looks like many more ribs are used than a standard rib layout.

Since you are using carbon for L.E. - T.E. and spars does the weight come out about the same as a standard wood wing

That design sure does look cool i bet in the air it really looks good.

Don
Old Mar 06, 2011, 10:01 PM
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There is a very nice build thread over in the hand launch area talking about geodetic wing design. The thread poster, Geode, builds a 34" and 60" plane. Great reading. here it is.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=634100

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Old Mar 20, 2011, 08:12 AM
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... this is several ribs of wing at Palo model...
Steve
... and this is new BLUE BIRD from Blue Plaid Squadron Slovakia - just ready for MAIDEN FLIGHT

Palo
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Old Mar 20, 2011, 09:16 AM
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Nice!! Think you have enough ribs in there?


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