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02-09-2009, 04:55 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

Yeah... it did require a little aileron to hold...

Yeah... it did require a little aileron to hold it in the loop. I'm working the bugs out. Roll feels a bit sluggish at times too, but I've got more throw to work with on the ailerons.

It is...
02-09-2009, 02:39 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

This video came out much better. My...

This video came out much better.

My observations after 5 flights is that she is underpowered on the 3W setup. I'm going to give her until later this season and see how she holds up. Once I...
02-08-2009, 10:10 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

Yeah.. loose connection to the esc. Got 4...

Yeah.. loose connection to the esc.

Got 4 more flights on her today, and a good video of the last flight that I'll post up in the next day or so.
02-08-2009, 10:08 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

Yeah... bad connection to one of the wires on...

Yeah... bad connection to one of the wires on that ESC.

I got 4 flights on her today and have her dialed in pretty well. She flys well and is very stable, and slows down really nicely... I...
02-07-2009, 05:21 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

What a lousy morning... It could not be more...

What a lousy morning... It could not be more perfect outside for flying. I get to the field early and get a few flights in on the PZ Corsair, start doing the preflight on the SU-37, and one of the...
02-05-2009, 12:25 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

MTEXX, Hijack away... Hopefully all I'll...

MTEXX,

Hijack away... Hopefully all I'll have to post on this one for a while will be updated videos. Usually when I finish a plane I don't have a desire to build the same model again (at least...
02-02-2009, 06:06 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

VIDEO!

Maiden Video! Due to the new YouTube restrictions I did not add any music to this video. I prefer to be able to hear the motors anyway, but it would be nice to have some tunes on the intro and...
02-01-2009, 08:08 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

SHE FLIES!!! Hand launch was uneventfull...

SHE FLIES!!!

Hand launch was uneventfull and she flew pretty well. Need to adjust some of the throws... elevator felt good on high rates, ailerons felt good on low rates, so I'll fix that up....
01-30-2009, 02:03 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

She's DONE! AUW is a bit heavier than I...

She's DONE!

AUW is a bit heavier than I wanted... 72oz. with the batteries back as far as I could get them she actually needed .5oz of weight in the tail! I made up the weight by covering the...
01-27-2009, 11:42 AM
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Posted By wilmracer

I'm subscribed to Dave's channel as well. I...

I'm subscribed to Dave's channel as well. I can't wait to see the vtol project... I love the way he is working through it one piece at a time.
01-27-2009, 03:24 AM
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Posted By wilmracer

These pictures do a much better job of showing...

These pictures do a much better job of showing the color... still not great lighting.
01-26-2009, 01:28 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

I hope to maiden her within the next two weeks. ...

I hope to maiden her within the next two weeks. The batteries are sitting at the post office and I'll pick them up tomorrow after work. Then I just have to rework the wiring harness, install the...
01-26-2009, 12:31 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

That will look really nice. Feel free to post up...

That will look really nice. Feel free to post up some pics in this thread. Are you also doing EDF?

I painted this one with Testors rattle-cans from the LHS. The striping pattern was done by...
01-26-2009, 04:33 AM
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Posted By wilmracer

I left my good camera at the school Friday night...

I left my good camera at the school Friday night so I grabbed a few pictures with the camera phone. Paint added about 2.5 oz bringing the weight without electronics to 36.5 oz.

The camera...
01-24-2009, 06:59 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

Nice scheme. Is that what you are using for...

Nice scheme. Is that what you are using for yours? Have any pictures of your progress?

I'm painting this one with an original scheme that was based on a few other aircraft. I'll post up some...
01-22-2009, 03:08 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

A bit more progress. If I had to do the entire...

A bit more progress. If I had to do the entire project over I would redesign the nacelles rather than just drop the fans into the original design, but it should work out OK. I used the free Cone...
01-13-2009, 02:33 AM
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Posted By wilmracer

A few more images from the build so far. I've...

A few more images from the build so far. I've finshed filling, sanding, and put two coats of Polycrylic. I've cut the access hatches into the nacelles and have cut the holds for the servos. Now I...
01-07-2009, 04:51 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

No gear on this one... I typically fly from a...

No gear on this one... I typically fly from a less than ideal field and I just build for belly flopping with that in mind.

I'm actually feeling pretty confident that this will slow down...
01-07-2009, 03:36 AM
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Posted By wilmracer

Few more pics from the build process. damn I...

Few more pics from the build process. damn I love the lines of this jet...

My last jet suffered from a lack of response on the elevator and ailerons, so I went a bit overboard with the surfaces...
01-05-2009, 12:27 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

I'm going to use a 4 cell battery in the 3000mA...

I'm going to use a 4 cell battery in the 3000mA range. I have a 4100 mA battery that I used with this same setup in my old F14, but my charger peaks out at 3100 mA and I had to borrow a charger to...
01-05-2009, 02:07 AM
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Posted By wilmracer

Getting closer. The airframe is assembled and a...

Getting closer. The airframe is assembled and a rough shapping has been done. I imagine it will take me a week of an hour or so each night sanding to have her ready for filler and primer. At this...
12-31-2008, 01:37 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

Getting closer... another few days and all that...

Getting closer... another few days and all that will be left with the airgrame is a few decades of sanding... ;-)
12-29-2008, 01:44 PM
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Posted By wilmracer

Shumate SU37 Dual EDF Conversion

Hello fellow wattheads...

I've been MIA for the past several months and haven't posted much, but I've been trolling and keeping up with things. I lost my digital camera and was too lazy to borrow...
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