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10-23-2018, 04:24 PM
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Posted By aaindthu

Nigel, I am trying to achieve just that,...

Nigel,

I am trying to achieve just that, about 5mm up on elevons. But, what I had was a full deflection of the whole trailing edge (in addition to the elevons), just to keep the nose up! Then I...
10-23-2018, 09:06 AM
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Posted By aaindthu

I realized that my flying wing has a lot of nose...

I realized that my flying wing has a lot of nose weight. That's the reason it requires so much reflex to fly straight.

So.. I used this website to calculate the CoG location on my wing -...
10-21-2018, 09:45 AM
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Posted By aaindthu

I chucked it again to see how it glides. It...

I chucked it again to see how it glides. It flies straight with all the trailing edge raised up (reflex). The elevator reflex alone is not sufficient, so I raised the complete trailing edge upwards...
10-20-2018, 11:01 AM
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Posted By aaindthu

Update on my flying wing :- Thrust is reduced a...

Update on my flying wing :- Thrust is reduced a lot. Only at 40-50% throttle, I am feeling the thrust against my hand and a lot of noise :blah:

Should I be concerned ??????
10-20-2018, 06:31 AM
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Posted By aaindthu

Quorneng, The wings are pretty strong with...

Quorneng,

The wings are pretty strong with all the batteries and motor. Only the wing-tips flex a little when shaken.

In order to avoid tail heaviness, I have mounted the motor very forward -...
10-19-2018, 12:34 PM
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Posted By aaindthu

Cut the core wings and glued them together with...

Cut the core wings and glued them together with epoxy
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10-19-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By aaindthu

Stick Dude, Hi, I just checked if...

Stick Dude,

Hi, I just checked if Modge-podge is available in India and it is available !!

It looks great. I will definitely check that out. Thanks a lot!!!:)
10-19-2018, 06:16 AM
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Posted By aaindthu

My flying wing did not fly as expected. It...

My flying wing did not fly as expected.

It was too heavy (650 grams) and it was too thin. (Just 2cm)

So, I am building a second one with three layers of the same foam sheet and I am going to...
10-18-2018, 05:05 AM
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Views: 3,351
Posted By aaindthu

WOW!!! I can't believe my eyes. :$ It looks like...

WOW!!! I can't believe my eyes. :$ It looks like factory made.

Thanks for the tips I will keep the weight of my wings down.
10-17-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By aaindthu

That's one cool looking SE.5.a !! :$ That's...

That's one cool looking SE.5.a !! :$ That's definitely on my list of planes that I'd love to build and fly (someday). Thank you for the tip. I will come up with some alternative to these 'sticks'....
10-17-2018, 04:37 PM
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Posted By aaindthu

Nigel, I think combat wings have very short...

Nigel,

I think combat wings have very short wingspan whereas my wings are 2meters long.
And I agree that combat wings are very demanding as they seem to be flying very fast. I want my wings to...
10-17-2018, 12:43 PM
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Posted By aaindthu

Quorneng, I did chuck the wing to see how it...

Quorneng,

I did chuck the wing to see how it glides. It was fluttering couple of times. But after correcting the CoG, it flies pretty good. My wings are also flexing a little and that could...
10-17-2018, 12:30 PM
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Views: 3,351
Posted By aaindthu

Thank you :)

Thank you :)
10-15-2018, 10:10 AM
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Posted By aaindthu

Thank you.:) I will be adding winglets / vertical...

Thank you.:) I will be adding winglets / vertical fins finally.
10-15-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By aaindthu

This is a very valuable info, something which I...

This is a very valuable info, something which I was going to neglect, because I have seen (in Youtube) many FPV flying wings with camera Transmitter mounted on one side of the wing and nobody...
10-14-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,351
Posted By aaindthu

12 or 15 wings? :eek: THAT'S A LOT OF WINGS!! I...

12 or 15 wings? :eek: THAT'S A LOT OF WINGS!! I am building my first.

It has 2 meter wing span and the motor size is 2212 - 1400 kv and 8 inch prop.

I just glued in the motor to the wings and...
10-14-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,351
Posted By aaindthu

Flying Wings - Homemade

Hi !

I have started building a flying wing design. It has 2 meter span and a pusher propeller. The wing is made of High density foam of 2 centimeter thickness.

I made the airfoil myself - the...
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