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12-14-2019, 11:10 PM
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all 17 Pieces Of The 5EZP Intruder Cut OUt !

I managed to cut out all 17 pieces of the 5EZP A-6 intruder out of Lowes fan fold foam. Time to get busy learning how this thing goes together.
12-11-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,792
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

5ezp a^ intruder new build

Thanks for the information Mr. Daeronort. I'm torn between your F16 design and the intruder. If I'm successful with the intruder , I sure would like to tackle the F16. I have a GH micro jet V3...
12-11-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,792
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

New 5ezp a^ intruder build

I've been trying to decide which prop in the slot park jet to build next. I wanted to expand my foam model building skills and finally decided to give Mr. Daeronort's 5EZp A6 Intruder at 100 % plan...
12-03-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,937
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

I appreciate your quick reply crxmanpat - Thank...

I appreciate your quick reply crxmanpat - Thank you ! Your advice seems valid for any kind of a scale up or down situation to plan around a particular motor - Again thank you for sharing your...
12-03-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,937
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

BD5J Weight / flying ability ?

Happy Holidays :

I know this is an old thread, but a BD5J model has been a long time ambition for me. This model looks great. Would you by any chance happen to remember the all up weight ? I'm...
11-29-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

My son and I flew the Nick Cara designed YF 23...

My son and I flew the Nick Cara designed YF 23 yesterday which makes it the 6th flight of the model. I wanted to pass along a few things to those who may be interested in the build and its flying...
11-29-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,233
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Best cog for pak bat fsw .

After having flown the 5EZP PAK BAT FSW for ten flights now , we have determined the best center of gravity location (for us) I thought I would pass the information along for the benefit of others....
11-29-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

48" WS SUPER MEGA JET POWERED Horton 229 Flight #2

Please find the attached video of Flight # 2 of the 48" wing span , 5EZp Horton 229. Despite using poor quality foam and wooden dowels , the design of this plane is so good that it still flies great...
11-28-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Thanks Michael763 ! I can't sing the praises loud...

Thanks Michael763 ! I can't sing the praises loud enough of Mr. Daeronort's 5EZP Horton 229 .
11-26-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Hi Don, I just tried the video link and it...

Hi Don,

I just tried the video link and it worked for me. Maybe you could try again ? It's a really good video of the flight. I've never seen anything that flies like it. It was awesome.
11-26-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Video maiden flight ho 229

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1A_fiaMKxfjga_2T7f2HkhKRgZRWj7gNn/view?usp=sharing Attached is the maiden flight video of the Horton 229 . The plan CG worked perfect.
11-25-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Successful maiden horton 229

My son test flew our 48" wing span Horton 229 this morning for the first time. I recorded the flight with a phone video which I will post later today when I get my son's help. I'm happy to report...
11-23-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

48" WS 229 Complete

The attached photos show the completed 48" wing span 5EZP Horton 229 . The all up weight of the air frame, motor, servos, esc, battery and receiver is a whopping 23 ounces. I'm paying the weight...
11-22-2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Ho 229 motor mount installation

Attached are photos of the 1/8" lite ply motor mount I had to create for the 48" wing span Ho 229. The pre made RC Powers style mount I had previously bought would not work in this situation after...
11-16-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

JUST MADE 4th FLIGHT OF NICK CARA YF23

Just got through with 4th flight of Nick Cara designed yf23. It flew great and required no trim what so ever. The launches are rock solid with no torque roll. It's roll rate is fantastic. and the...
11-13-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,236
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

What an incredible modeling accomplishment Mr....

What an incredible modeling accomplishment Mr. Daeronort ! It looks great and flies great too. I just saw the Thunderbirds at an airshow and I have a GHSMJV3 available - Talk about temptation ! I...
11-13-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Thanks Don. I need to go buy a 6x5.5 prop so I...

Thanks Don. I need to go buy a 6x5.5 prop so I can install the motor and motor mount all in one piece.
11-12-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

r, thats $3.00 dollars for the plywood motor...

r, thats $3.00 dollars for the plywood motor mount , not 43 dollars.
11-12-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

More Progress on 48" Ws HO 229

These are the photos of recent progress. My son and I installed the elevon servos. and control rods and control horns. The gear we are using is Grayson Hobbies Super Mega Jet V2 motor, Grayson...
11-10-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Sorry about the sideways video !

Sorry about the sideways video. You can see the video now because it has finally finished downloading from my device. I am still leaning how to post and manipulate video , ect. I hope to have the...
11-10-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

sUCCESSFUL SECOND FLIGHT VIDEO ATTACHED

My son flew the Nick Cara designed YF23 we built again today for the second time. A photo and video is atatched of the flight. We changed props from a 6x4 apc thin e prop to a 6x 5.5 and the plane...
11-09-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Question about wing dihedral

Hi Mr. Daeronort :

In one of your videos , I remember you saying that you added dihedral to the Horton wing. If you did, may I ask how you accomplished it and how much angle was used ? My current...
11-06-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

More Consruction Photos Of 48" HO 229

The first and second photo show the keel construction on the wing bottom . Notice i did not use score and fold , but rather kept the wing intact so I could have a rigid, flat ,true surface to build...
11-02-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

I ordered a Grayson Hobbies Super Mega Jet V2 ,...

I ordered a Grayson Hobbies Super Mega Jet V2 , Grayson Hobbies 50 amp ESC with ST60 Connector already attached and a 4channel Spektrum receiver that will comprise the power / radio system of the...
11-02-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Horton Upper Canopy Construction.

https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipPLIef7m1F9Lt8LMOgUM4utQ-Iu5gFbNAOyofyO Cut out both upper canopy pieces out of dollar tree foam without paper (It is flexible) and attached to the upper wing...
11-01-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Correction wing is 80% of full plan or 48" wing span

Correction Should read 48" wing span or 80% OF original 5EZP plan.
11-01-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

NEW BUILD PICS 80% (42" wing span) HORTON WING

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JklnIoKIbAb3kxm2Cex5otuvEreOYE05/view?usp=sharing

First I used the paper plan pattern to create two wing halves out of cheap Hobby Lobby foam and joined them...
10-28-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Thanks for the tip

Thanks for the tip Mr. Daeronort for the tip/ I will take your advice and add carbon fiber (in a truss pattern ?) in the tail. I will add wire as well. After reading your previous post , I think I...
10-27-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,452
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

After watching Mr Daeronort's videos and...

After watching Mr Daeronort's videos and researching the HO 3, 4 and 5 gliders , I cant resist building the 5eZP Horton 229 flying wing at 80% 48". I started my build yesterday using Lowes green fan...
10-27-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By ROCKETCHRIS

Successful maiden !

My son and i test flew the YF23 today for the first time. The hand launch was rock solid with no torque roll what so ever ! The single elevator set up provided plenty of control and the same holds...
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