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Old Jan 11, 2009, 08:15 AM
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have any picts of the fuse framework before the foam was put on?
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Old Jan 11, 2009, 01:18 PM
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I believe he means that he disabled the BEC on the speed controllers (he mentioned he was using a separate BEC).
That is kind of what I thought, just wasn't sure.

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Old Jan 11, 2009, 02:18 PM
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That is correct the 4 speed control BEC's were disabled to insure that I dont overload the system and lose signal to the receiver and it works very well with a separate BEC. All you need to do to disable them is remove one of the pins from the plug that would normally go into the receiver. It is the one that gives the signal to indicate a low battery condition if I am not mistaken. It is normally the red wire.
Old Jan 11, 2009, 02:20 PM
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tail


I installed two small servos in the tail to operate the rudders so I did not need to rig up a complicated system.
Old Jan 11, 2009, 02:26 PM
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The wing


The wing is held on with three nylon bolts that more than hold the load of the airframe that I am guessing will be about 6 pounds when I am done. I will couple the rudders with the ailerons as the wing looks like it will be reluctant to turn. Of corse I am just assuming but we will see.




Old Jan 11, 2009, 02:41 PM
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fuselage


The fuselage is not built up from framework but is just a box. The 1/2 inch foam bends just enough to make the tail and nose come in but is thick enough to be sanded round to make the shape look right. I love making planes with foam. I have a book from Keith Sparks that is pretty much the bible for foam builders like me that are just trying some thing kinda new. It is called "Building With Foam" It is published by Park Flyer Plastics in North Richland Hills Texas.
Old Jan 11, 2009, 02:43 PM
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the other side


Old Jan 11, 2009, 07:55 PM
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Douglas,
B24 is looking super! What final weight are you shooting for?

Great job -- Stacker
Old Jan 11, 2009, 08:10 PM
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Fantastic, my favorite bomber. Can't wait to see more of your great work.
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Old Jan 11, 2009, 08:14 PM
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Mmmmm foam........

Makes me almost want to get started on the foam star 60......

Nice job Doug.....

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Old Jan 11, 2009, 10:35 PM
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Old Jan 11, 2009, 10:41 PM
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GEEEZ that's gonna be pretty cool!


Doug - Awesome work on this! Very impressive. Can't wait to see the maiden soon! Also impressive that you are able to work on it in your living room!! Hope to catch up with the gang soon - Mike R
Old Jan 11, 2009, 10:51 PM
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Mike is right


I only work on them in the living room when my wife is out of town.

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Doug - Awesome work on this! Very impressive. Can't wait to see the maiden soon! Also impressive that you are able to work on it in your living room!! Hope to catch up with the gang soon - Mike R
Old Jan 12, 2009, 10:13 AM
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time to fly


I wanted to fly the plane before I spent so much time on the pretty stuff. So off to the field and into the air.
Old Jan 12, 2009, 10:14 AM
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all up 6 pounds and 3/4 of an ounce.




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