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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-15-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
Your comments and questions are welcome. Sam is...

Your comments and questions are welcome. Sam is monitoring this thread to answer
questions relative to our Black Toe CNC Mill "Kit", power supply, integration board, &
our use of Aspire's Cut3D to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-15-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
Just Mill'n Along

We'll return with some windshield printing results shortly...Thought you might want a peek at Sam's success
with the CNC mill... ;^) Its been interesting...Sam stuck with it and finally we are...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-04-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Flite-Metal
Freewing 80mm 12-Blade EDF Power System w/ 3530-1750kV Motor

I have to make an adjustment in the size edf in our outboard nacelles. I am
looking for feedback, the good, bad, and the ugly relative to this EDF.

Freewing 80mm 12-Blade EDF Power System w/...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-23-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 841
Posted By Flite-Metal
Wait a minute....The exterior shape is not...

Wait a minute....The exterior shape is not driving the answer.

The bifuraction of an EDF is simple and very effecient. Exterior
shape should in all cases be gentle transitions, intake diameter...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-22-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
Cockpit 3D Printing.

Took a few days longer to dig up all the software from the two older computers and fit
it all into this notebook. Below is the front windshield as it appears in the UP3D print
software.
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-08-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?att...

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=179786&stc=1&d=1425842985
I am setting up our Up3D printer. We've had it a long time but something was always
popping its head up to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-26-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
The wing is hot wired. Due to the 5 inch inboard...

The wing is hot wired. Due to the 5 inch inboard flap "thickness" and wing's minimum
skin thickness above it I will probably use High-Load 40 to expedite the wire travel.
The top of the wing is...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-26-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
60# density Hi-Load Styrofoam. Explicit product...

60# density Hi-Load Styrofoam. Explicit product not a knock-off product. The OEM
product is dimentially stable and square due to its monitoring during the extrusion
process.

We will use some...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-24-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
Tip Of The Iceberg...Last Piece Of the Puzzle...

Quite literally there are so many things to be reigned in that overall progress may appear
slow, however it not. Moving from item to item section to section from nose to tail.

Printing, milling,...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-07-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 214,406
Posted By Flite-Metal
CNC mill testing today. Pix when time permits.

CNC mill testing today. Pix when time permits.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/7d/c7/cd...

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/7d/c7/cd/7dc7cd793b5525fa65cde27f054e04d9.jpg

Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Hope everyone was fortunate to have seen...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-12-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
Relative Datums For Those Building Along With Us...

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=178769&stc=1&d=1418419824
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-24-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 841
Posted By Flite-Metal
Keep CG Where It Is/Was... ?

Do you currently fly? I ask because you were going to try to keep CG at the location it is at now. As long as
the wing and its angle do not change the CG point will not change. However, this was a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-23-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 841
Posted By Flite-Metal
Back 30 years ago the Midwest Jetster is/was...

Back 30 years ago the Midwest Jetster is/was exactly what you propose. It followed a slightly different
composition in that it had a single recip/elf for power. They were very fast for a traditional...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-23-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
Proofing...Power:Mass - 1.623# T : 1# W

This week we should get back on track with our nacelle resizing. The original milling was a test of our virgin, unedited files...
It would be a stretch thinking these would be proper the first go....
Forum: Foamies 11-18-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3,971
Views: 463,607
Posted By Flite-Metal
Cardstock Resources For Foam Models

George,

Copyrights should be preserved as the point of origin for a design has taken a long time, and in some cases a tremendous
amount of money to design something. For example above, I shared...
Forum: Foamies 11-17-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,971
Views: 463,607
Posted By Flite-Metal
Scale Scratch Built Foamie

Bud, and other thread contributors:

I have often been tempted to follow one of the "foamie" scratchbuild threads, however until today I failed to take
the trip down a very entertaining pathway....
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-10-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 68,581
Posted By Flite-Metal
What's A Dutch Roll Look Like........ ?

You would be amazed in the number of times I have had to explain the image below.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b2/DutchRollAnimGIF02.gif/200px-DutchRollAnimGIF02.gif

...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-10-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 68,581
Posted By Flite-Metal
Minimum Elevator Area

B-47 CG on a 1/10th scale model is roughly 4 inches aft of left and right wing trailing
edge intersect.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=178317&stc=1&d=1415640451
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-09-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 214,406
Posted By Flite-Metal
Flaps Require Deflection Angle Differential To Work ! !

So what makes the above mandate work on the model? Previously posted images will
reappear here since we are on the point of concern for Bernie's reason for falling out
of the sky, literally.
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 214,406
Posted By Flite-Metal
Severe AOT & Its Effect On Bernie's Crash

I hesitated to be too critical as Bernie has had successful flight with a pair of B-52
and now his B-47 project. Bernie is not the pilot, I am not sure if he used the same
pilot for all three...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-09-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 214,406
Posted By Flite-Metal
B-47 Crash Angle Of Attack Or Structural Failure?

Look at the beginning of the video during the assembly process. The model does not have any, I repeat, any wing cantilever
except a carbon fiber rod about the diameter of a wood pencil. There is no...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-08-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 214,406
Posted By Flite-Metal
They didn't appreciate my analysis when I stated...

They didn't appreciate my analysis when I stated angle of attack was rather severe for a swept
wing. The ailerons were rendered useless when the left wing rose out of its shoulder position.

Only...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-30-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 68,581
Posted By Flite-Metal
My conversation with the pilot stopped after his...

My conversation with the pilot stopped after his denial Dutch Roll plagued his flight. I
was lost for words at that point since video clearly shows the Dutch Roll. This is sad
as they are doomed...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-30-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
Hi Don, That's interesting after two years...

Hi Don,

That's interesting after two years I would receive a reply from the other half of the
Davey illustration team. Margaret is not aware I purchased everything from Chris.

I will write...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-30-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 68,581
Posted By Flite-Metal
Don, The front main never retracted, in...

Don,

The front main never retracted, in fact I believe it came loose in the gear well
as it was right angles to the direction of flight. Bernie's B-47 is an example of
old school scale...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-29-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 214,406
Posted By Flite-Metal
And just what was it, we learned from this video?

And just what was it, we learned from this video?
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-29-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 214,406
Posted By Flite-Metal
Bernie's Vegas Bomber Crashes

A lot to be learned from this footage...Feed back from everyone welcomed

0NggcrHyXj8

Bernie's B-47 flite provides a lot of valuable witnessing, especially how little
drag exists though there...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-29-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 68,581
Posted By Flite-Metal
Bernie's Las Vegas B-47

A lot to be learned from this footage...Feed back from everyone welcomed


0NggcrHyXj8
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-27-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 26,019
Posted By Flite-Metal
Bernie's B-47 Passes

A lot to be learned from this footage...Feed back from everyone welcomed

0NggcrHyXj8

Bernie's B-47 flite provides a lot of valuable witnessing, especially its lack
of stable attitude.
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