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Old 09-27-2007, 12:11 PM
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Nice Job on that delta, keep it under 100 mph

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Old 10-02-2007, 01:40 AM
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Here's my latest, in progress. F4U Corsair. 47 1/4" WS. 490 gr airframe, 850 gr with the goodies installed. 1/2" foam. If it works out I'm thinking of building a full fuselage version. One thing I did find, scaling a foamy from a real one can lead to some challanges. Didn't take into effect how big and heavy the engine was in the real one. So CG showed a really tail heavy set up. Had to move everything way up front to get a close balance.

Hopefully tomorrow I'll pull the electronics and get some paint on her. Maybe even add some landing gear.
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Old 10-02-2007, 01:56 AM
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GG, cool build. But something to take into consideration, I would round the LE of the wings and elevator. It will help reduce drag and help it in the control area as well. I used the 1/2 foam to make a P-40 profile, the thing was huge. About the same as yours (48")...Heres pics.....Click image for larger version

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Old 10-02-2007, 03:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Glacier Girl View Post
Here's my latest, in progress. F4U Corsair. 47 1/4" WS. 490 gr airframe, 850 gr with the goodies installed. 1/2" foam. If it works out I'm thinking of building a full fuselage version. One thing I did find, scaling a foamy from a real one can lead to some challanges. Didn't take into effect how big and heavy the engine was in the real one. So CG showed a really tail heavy set up. Had to move everything way up front to get a close balance.

Hopefully tomorrow I'll pull the electronics and get some paint on her. Maybe even add some landing gear.

Nice! I'm finding the same thing about the CG with a similar sized full fuse build. I've seen several of your other builds... I'd love to see you build a full fuse corsair
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Old 10-02-2007, 03:47 AM
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VIDEOS VIDEOS
I finally got some. Of course it no longer looks quite the same ):
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Old 10-02-2007, 04:10 AM
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I finally got some. Of course it no longer looks quite the same ):
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AWESOME job on the plane and video for a 2 cell, it flys fast, I think you were having too much FUN Take care & keep up the great work, Chellie
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Old 10-02-2007, 11:45 PM
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CHELLIE, tip noted and applied. First coat of paint is on, electronics installed, now have to wait for the paint to dry......boy is that exciting.
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Old 10-03-2007, 12:45 AM
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Here's a little alley cat jet,that is fun to fly. Ron
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Old 10-03-2007, 03:38 AM
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Nice pusher Jet, do you want to race Ron ?, I have a Pink pusher jet that wants to race Chellie
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:13 AM
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I do not build much from scratch, but this "pitts" is one of my "lookalikes" I have cut. No flat wings, so it did fly very slow :p
The other picture is me hoovering. A friend of mine took the picture, and I think the shot was good!
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:23 AM
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Nice pusher Jet, do you want to race Ron ?, I have a Pink pusher jet that wants to race Chellie
Yeah! It isn't very fast though! Maybe in the low 60's. Ron
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Old 10-03-2007, 08:03 AM
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Yeah! It isn't very fast though! Maybe in the low 60's. Ron
Hi Ron mine does about the same speed, it just has a 2408-21 with a 6x5.5 apc prop on it, 60 or 70 mph is good enough for me, take care & keep up the good work, Chellie
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Old 10-03-2007, 08:08 AM
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Here's a little alley cat jet,that is fun to fly. Ron
Hey Ron,
Nice Jet... I like your signature....about getting under your truck. Now thats funny.. have you seen me fly too? Look out!
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Old 10-04-2007, 04:21 AM
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Hey Bruce,back in the days,I used to race allot of AMA Q500 events,and that saying,was more true than not? It got pretty scary sometimes! Ron
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Old 10-04-2007, 04:36 AM
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Hi Ron mine does about the same speed, it just has a 2408-21 with a 6x5.5 apc prop on it, 60 or 70 mph is good enough for me, take care & keep up the good work, Chellie
Since I took that pic. I have run a diffrent motor on it. I had a CDR 20 motor on and it ran good,then I picked up a Emax 2812(for Cheap!) and ran a APC 6 X 4 prop. The motor really screamed,but the plane developed "wing flutter",infact it started comming apart in the air. So I added some CF on the leading edges of the wing. That helped allot! Here's a pic. of the motor,for 15 bucks,it's hard to beat. Ron
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Old 10-04-2007, 05:47 AM
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Since I took that pic. I have run a diffrent motor on it. I had a CDR 20 motor on and it ran good,then I picked up a Emax 2812(for Cheap!) and ran a APC 6 X 4 prop. The motor really screamed,but the plane developed "wing flutter",infact it started comming apart in the air. So I added some CF on the leading edges of the wing. That helped allot! Here's a pic. of the motor,for 15 bucks,it's hard to beat. Ron
Yea I know about wing flutter look at my pusher jet, you will see 2 rows of carbon fiber on the wing, the first pusher jet i built, i only used one carbon fiber rod, and in a hard dive, about 70 mph, the wing would flap like a bird, the first time that happened, i was laughing so hard, I almost lost control of the plane , after that, all of my wings get 2 rows of carbon fiber tube, should be good enough for about 100mph, my last pusher jet had a 3500kv motor on it with a 4.75x4.75 prop, it really moved, about 90+ mph, that was too fast for me, had to be right on it all the time, and the lipo only lasted for about 3 mins, so now i just build the wing strong, because i like to dive bomb take care, Chellie
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Old 10-04-2007, 06:06 AM
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Hey Bruce,back in the days,I used to race allot of AMA Q500 events,and that saying,was more true than not? It got pretty scary sometimes! Ron
That must have been a great time. I flew control line stunt, combat and carrier. I was dizzy too..... Me thinks I still have effects of that..
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Old 10-04-2007, 07:08 AM
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Yeah,that's what started me on my never ending airplane,quest! Those little Cox 049 models sure got allot of people started in flying,(they didn
't fly very well,but good enough to get ya hooked). Found a recent photo of the Alley Cat,with the new motor,and pilot! Ron
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Old 10-04-2007, 04:38 PM
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Those little Cox 049 models sure got allot of people started in flying,(they didn
't fly very well,but good enough to get ya hooked).
That's what did the trick for me - I still have my Cox QRC .049 engine (which still runs, BTW), and my dad gave me a couple .049's he had when he was a kid (1950's vintage). They still work too!

I must say, I like electric MUCH better though!!!
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Old 10-05-2007, 12:26 AM
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They are my first built airplanes, but didn't fly that good, none of them can fly more than a mins..... Still working on them.


ps. I dont know why,i can't attach photos.

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Old 10-05-2007, 02:16 AM
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Yeah,that's what started me on my never ending airplane,quest! Those little Cox 049 models sure got allot of people started in flying,(they didn
't fly very well,but good enough to get ya hooked). Found a recent photo of the Alley Cat,with the new motor,and pilot! Ron

Me Too, I had the cox pt19, and the cox p40 with a 049 , crashed the planes finally, then made a baby flight streak, and installed the motor in that then a flight streak, then a buster with a mc koy 35 red head, and the list goes on, did I mention a voodoo with a fox 40 40 years of model Aviation here, and loving it :p Chellie
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Old 10-05-2007, 09:43 AM
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Old 10-06-2007, 04:02 AM
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Hi,
I wanted to share my new one. Finished it about a week ago.
This is a fun plane and looks great in the air.

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Old 10-06-2007, 04:05 AM
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That's so wrong in so many ways!

I love it
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Old 10-06-2007, 04:12 AM
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Jim, very cool twin pony plane! Fiddler's just released their paper model of the P-82, would be a great project for full fuse 48"-54" wingspan.
http://www.fiddlersgreen.net/AC/airc...an-P82/p82.php
IIRC I thought I seen someone take 2 GWS mustangs and make a P-82. It was a great looking plane. May give that a go as well.
Have you got any vid of her in the air?
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