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11-30-2021, 04:51 PM
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Posted By quorneng

As I hoped the P1082 Swept Wing sea Hawk" does...

As I hoped the P1082 Swept Wing sea Hawk" does indeed fly.
The rather better static thrust to weight ratio combined with the improved breathing of the inlet duct as speed has given it quite a...
11-25-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

About the most difficult part of the paint scheme...

About the most difficult part of the paint scheme is keeping a neat line between the very contrasting colours.
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Self adhesive decals, although not quite the right size, and a paper...
11-23-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

Solentlife I agree but it appears to be...

Solentlife
I agree but it appears to be adequate. At the stall limit of the servo at least one half of the elevator moves.
The nose/cockpit is a direct copy of the Sea Hawk.
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As...
11-22-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

The swept tail plane of the P1052 presented a bit...

The swept tail plane of the P1052 presented a bit of a problem due to the acute hinge line and the fact I already installed a single servo in the tail before thinking about it.
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Eventually...
11-20-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

On with the construction of the Swept Wing Sea...

On with the construction of the Swept Wing Sea Hawk P1052.
Built in the same way as the Sea Hawk so I more or less knew what each step would involve. This time I also printed an inlet bell mouth...
11-18-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

Thank you for the kind words. The Sea Hawk did...

Thank you for the kind words.
The Sea Hawk did fly well but what you can't hear on the video was the rather convoluted inlet path causing some change in the EDF note at high angle of attack so I...
11-18-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

Well it does fly! Gentle and sedate with...

Well it does fly!
Gentle and sedate with adequate power, a bit like the full size.
Mild aerobatics included
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeOw6Q7DdOc
Hawker put some swept wings on a Sea Hawk...
Forum: WWI Era
11-16-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,701
Posted By quorneng

I was thinking of building a Fokker DVIII, Doing...

I was thinking of building a Fokker DVIII, Doing some research I was amazed to find that Fokker had 3 versions built with different wing positions, mid wing (V17) low wing (V25) and the parasol...
11-15-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

To ensure there is enough room to get at the...

To ensure there is enough room to get at the battery the canopy hatch is wider than the canopy itself.
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The battery will be positioned a bit to the LH side in the cockpit to counter the...
11-13-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

Started to build the nose section. Like the rear...

Started to build the nose section. Like the rear fuselage it starts planking a half shell over the formers.
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When the half shell is as complete as it can be it is lifter and the other side...
11-11-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

The tail feathers components in 3 mm Depron ...

The tail feathers components in 3 mm Depron
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The elevator line is straight the halves can be connected with a short glass fibre tube.
The elevator servo is buried in the lower fin. The...
11-11-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By quorneng

The joys of a printed structure! You were...

The joys of a printed structure!
You were perhaps a bit fortunate that the damage was so relatively limited but a nice repair nevertheless.
Remember more oomph does equal more torque!
11-10-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By quorneng

I wouldn't hold out much hope for a true 'Vulcan...

I wouldn't hold out much hope for a true 'Vulcan howl' with an EDF (it comes from the full size inlet geometry and its volume is determined by the air density at the time) but if you go bigger and...
11-09-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

The RH wing under construction. It needs a lot of...

The RH wing under construction. It needs a lot of clamps!
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The RH wing added to the centre section.
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It had to sit like that over night for the glue to dry.
Time to start the rear...
11-07-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

The LH wing. I had to start with one as didn't...

The LH wing. I had to start with one as didn't have enough clamps to do two at once!
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Just top and bottom one piece skins, all identical.
Very simple in theory but not quite so easy to do in...
11-06-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

Still pushing on. The skin around the LH inlet...

Still pushing on.
The skin around the LH inlet completed.
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The same around the LH exhaust.
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Note the small piece of 3 mm white Depron over the exhaust duct.
I concentrated on one...
11-05-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

Solentlife Yes it is the smooth/rigged stuff...

Solentlife
Yes it is the smooth/rigged stuff and it is a bit brittle but I am building a hollow structure so will hopefully be very light with adequate strength for its weight.
It will of course be...
11-04-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By quorneng

Hawker Sea Hawk in 5mm XPS

I was given about 20 sheet of 500 x 1200 5mm thick XPS in both grey and green. It was being used as a underlay for laminate flooring.
Most definitely not Depron being much softer yet more brittle...
09-24-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By quorneng

Don't assume it is a servo or receiver problem....

Don't assume it is a servo or receiver problem. It may be but the servos are controlled by the transmitter..
As suggested use another receiver and servos and see if the problem is duplicated. If it...
09-16-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By quorneng

I agree high C rating can add a bit of weight but...

I agree high C rating can add a bit of weight but can you trust the claimed C rating? The danger is a 15 C rating battery is using 'old' chemistry technology so could actually deteriorate faster than...
09-07-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By quorneng

Flying_Fast74 The symptoms you describe are...

Flying_Fast74
The symptoms you describe are certainly what you would expect from the EDF load exceeding what the battery can deliver.
The simple test would be to disconnect one EDF. If one EDF...
Forum: Power Systems
08-21-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By quorneng

Just as an aside how do you know what rpm the...

Just as an aside how do you know what rpm the motor is supposed to achieve? How have you measured the rpm that you are achieving?
The fact you have tried other combinations with no improvement would...
Forum: Power Systems
08-21-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By quorneng

The voltage out of the ESC will not effect the...

The voltage out of the ESC will not effect the rpm of a brushless motor, only the power it can produce. The rpm of the motor is controlled by the frequency of the ESC's pulses, the number of armature...
Forum: Foamies
08-17-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,015
Posted By quorneng

After a bit of a delay some progress. The nose...

After a bit of a delay some progress.
The nose has been carefully converted to not only enclose the motor but with an air intake above the spinner.
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There are air exhausts on either side....
08-15-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By quorneng

MidwestGuy That may be a good idea. The DX6 Gen...

MidwestGuy
That may be a good idea. The DX6 Gen 1 does have some reported weaknesses but even so it is not as old as my DX6i. ;)
08-15-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By quorneng

Midwestguy Something is definitely wrong. All...

Midwestguy
Something is definitely wrong. All my receivers (various makes) stay bound to the appropriate model 'slot' in a DX6i in my case and have remained so for the life of the plane (years)....
Forum: Beginners
08-09-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,697
Posted By quorneng

Note that there are lightweight receivers like...

Note that there are lightweight receivers like this (https://lemon-rx.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=72&product_id=132). Likely 6 channel but they are very small, only weigh a few gms and...
Forum: Beginners
08-04-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By quorneng

Those instructions give the angle in degrees! ...

Those instructions give the angle in degrees!
You use the appropriate servo arm and control horn that gives the correct deflection.
All you need is a protractor and some cardboard templates if...
Forum: Beginners
08-04-2021, 01:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By quorneng

You will find the recommended control throw set...

You will find the recommended control throw set up here (http://www.sebart.it/download/Sebart%2030E%20Manual%20Intro.pdf).
You have posted this request in the 'beginners' section. I hope you are not...
07-12-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,056
Posted By quorneng

The V2 is obviously a significant improvement. If...

The V2 is obviously a significant improvement. If speed is important then it would help if the servo wires were not 'free' directly in the airflow. Much better to tape them down. The airflow close to...
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