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Old 07-13-2008, 12:54 PM
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Check out this beauty.

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This is my Foamy Trainer, made from One sheet of 20" x 30" x 1/2" foam Board, it has a Turnigy 2830 outrunner bell motor, 9x4.7 prop, 1200mah 3 cell LiPo, 2.9 gram Hextronic servos, and a 30 amp esc. The wing has a lot of dihedral that makes it fly level when you let go of the sticks.
I've seen video of this plane flying and it looks very nice in the air. The competition has really stiffened as we near the 1 month to go mark.

Frank

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Old 07-13-2008, 02:04 PM
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Lookin good, very simple design and i like the paint job.
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Old 07-13-2008, 04:04 PM
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Ahhh i think i know who built that lol.
Cool plane nice colors
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Old 07-13-2008, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by GreenAce92 View Post
Ahhh i think i know who built that lol.
Cool plane nice colors

Shhhh, no hints.

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Old 07-13-2008, 04:10 PM
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Oh i know. Man that is a hot plane though as well as the others. wooo its gettin hot in the competition lol
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Old 07-14-2008, 03:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Murocflyer View Post
Shhhh, no hints.

Frank
the model give it away on this one...
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Old 07-14-2008, 03:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Sethbriancollins View Post
the model give it away on this one...
Really? How can that be? These are never before seen photos.

BTW, the boy's father is not the builder.

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Old 07-14-2008, 03:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Murocflyer View Post
Check out this beauty.

Description from the designer/builder:


This is my Foamy Trainer, made from One sheet of 20" x 30" x 1/2" foam Board, it has a Turnigy 2830 outrunner bell motor, 9x4.7 prop, 1200mah 3 cell LiPo, 2.9 gram Hextronic servos, and a 30 amp esc. The wing has a lot of dihedral that makes it fly level when you let go of the sticks.
I've seen video of this plane flying and it looks very nice in the air. The competition has really stiffened as we near the 1 month to go mark.

Frank
And a little more info about this plane concering the color scheme.


I left the paper on the foam board, but it can be removed to save some weight, I used krylon short cuts red spray paint on the tail, I used krylon short cuts yellow on the wing stripe, and i used orange Monokote trim tape, I used yellow trim tape on the fuselage stripe.
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Old 07-14-2008, 05:11 AM
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Oh it has no airfoil its just flat ahh... i see...

I guess you cant use the use of brushed motors for extra kudos for the beginner since BL and lipo stuff is getting pretty cheap.
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Old 07-16-2008, 04:03 AM
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More photos of the Easy Flyer.

Looking good!

Frank

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Old 07-16-2008, 04:06 AM
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I see everyone is doing tractor pullers with high wingers, ahhh time to be alil different. My twin boom B25 looking plane died...
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Old 07-16-2008, 04:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Murocflyer View Post
More photos of the Easy Flyer.

Looking good!

Frank
That looks very nice, good job Take care, Chellie
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Old 07-16-2008, 06:32 PM
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Hmm, now that I'm finally done my B-2 build, maybe I'll have to throw my hat into the ring. I'll see what materials and parts I have laying around.

Entries are looking great so far. Hmm, those glasses in the Easy Flyer pictures sure look familiar. Oh wait, shhhh...
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Old 07-18-2008, 03:50 AM
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Less than one month to go!

Looking good so far folks.

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Old 07-18-2008, 11:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Murocflyer View Post
Less than one month to go!
Frank
I just started a new build and wondered if I should include it here, not sure if it would qualify.
It is the Diamond DA20. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_DA20

It is a popular full scale trainer, must admit not seen many low wing r/c trainers. It will be 4 channel, but can leave ailerons unplugged and taped in neutral position for the sake of keeping it three channel to coincide with contest rules. Will be full fuse and full skinned wings, so not sure it would be the best first build, but likely would be a good first r/c trainer. Kind of like a progressive training system, when you feel competent, remove tape from ailerons and plug them into receiver and you have a good aerobatic 2nd plane.
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Old 07-19-2008, 06:10 PM
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Wow dude nice job i like how sleek it is... very nicely done
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Old 07-20-2008, 03:40 PM
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Here's entry number 2 called the Easy Flyer.

Frank


Frank, here is some info on the easyflyer and some more pictures.

I flew her a short flight yesterday eve. and 2 more flights this morning and got her flying hands off.

Wingspan 42.50inches
Length 33inches
Weight 13.50
Auw 16.50
Motor BM1024-09
ESC 20 amp
Batt. 3s 1000mah

She is constructed from Rediboard from the DollarTree store.

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Old 07-20-2008, 03:43 PM
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Please note, these are are three entries to date.

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Old 07-20-2008, 09:27 PM
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I'm sorry, but I will have to bow out on this one. I will be seeing several Doctors in the next few weeks, and I will have way too many restrictions on my time to work on a model. (Have to get all of the years "to do" lists done in case I need surgery)

Good luck to those who remain in the contest. It looks like a lot of fun. I got the test mule about half built, and corrected the plans so that everything would fit together. I will complete the project later in the year, and post it just for grins.

THanks to everybody who organized this contest and donated the prizes. It was a great kickstart to get me back to the building board with one of my own designs.

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Old 07-20-2008, 11:24 PM
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Ahhh sorry to hear that man... good luck with your surgery stuff(if you end up needing it) hope it all works out for ya.
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Old 07-20-2008, 11:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Murocflyer View Post
Here's entry number 2 called the Easy Flyer.

Frank

Wow, That looks very Nice, Good job, Chellie
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Old 07-22-2008, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Cougdave View Post
I'm sorry, but I will have to bow out on this one. I will be seeing several Doctors in the next few weeks, and I will have way too many restrictions on my time to work on a model. (Have to get all of the years "to do" lists done in case I need surgery)

Good luck to those who remain in the contest. It looks like a lot of fun. I got the test mule about half built, and corrected the plans so that everything would fit together. I will complete the project later in the year, and post it just for grins.

THanks to everybody who organized this contest and donated the prizes. It was a great kickstart to get me back to the building board with one of my own designs.

Dave
Sorry to hear ya can't make it Dave and good luck with the medical problems.

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Old 07-27-2008, 02:04 PM
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Just over two weeks to go. I still have only three contestants entered.

That's pretty good odds for two nice prizes.

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Old 07-27-2008, 03:45 PM
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Mines coming up soon

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Old 07-28-2008, 01:43 AM
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ah i have to be a spoil sport but it looks like im going to have to drop out to

the parts i was planning on using, my dad couldn't get a hold of while he was in the states
so the best of luck to all of you!



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