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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-24-2014, 03:38 AM
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Posted By hiflier
Good stuff! I've decided on some better materials...

Good stuff! I've decided on some better materials as it is. After the wedge-shaped bag is fabricated inside a light wire frame for holding shape the skin will be 1/8 inch charcoal packing foam. Light...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-23-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
In thinking futher along the 5-in-1 idea I'm...

In thinking futher along the 5-in-1 idea I'm inclined to think it would work. A dual linkage arm mechanism could open one rear port and at the same time open a front side port on the opposing side...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-23-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
OK, woke up today with the solution to balancing...

OK, woke up today with the solution to balancing gas with the placement of the propulsion system. Kinda adds value to the term "I'll sleep on it". Fill the custom bag inside the shell with helium...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-23-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
Awww. That would mean over two plus years of...

Awww. That would mean over two plus years of brain power out the window. Just kidding of course. I won't say no to a quad as long as I can figure a way to internalize the gear. The point being my...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-23-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
Hey, thanks for the nice vids. I always enjoy...

Hey, thanks for the nice vids. I always enjoy seeing what others have done. I've thought about several fans as perhaps one in each duct and just using a center port for make up air drawn in equally...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-22-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
BTW, some of you may notice that my post #9 was...

BTW, some of you may notice that my post #9 was TWO YEARS ago! A lot has happened since then. I'm now fully retired and free to attack this project as time allows. You also may be somewhat taken...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-22-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
Full scale the baby I'm talking about could have...

Full scale the baby I'm talking about could have a small payload of about 6 tons. As long as it doesn't RAIN! That's taking into account a 300x200 delta shape about 20 ft in height. Not small by any...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-22-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
Hello BillG, Yep, that would be cool....

Hello BillG,

Yep, that would be cool. HOPEFULLY, my craft won't need brute strength to get off the ground LOL. If anything I want to incorporate some kind of venting in the floor under the fan...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-22-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
I've located a local source for 1/8th inch matt...

I've located a local source for 1/8th inch matt board but a mylar skin might make more sense. Depends on the look I'm after as well as the weight considerations. I now have an internet source for a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-22-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
Will someone please tell me is I've finally found...

Will someone please tell me is I've finally found a home LOL. You wouldn't BELIEVE what it's like out there although some of you just might. A somewhat centrally located horizontal fan pressurizing...
Forum: Humor 07-13-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,262
Posted By hiflier
Hello CHELLIE, Believe me when I say I have...

Hello CHELLIE,

Believe me when I say I have done a lot of research :) and it's been fun actually. One of the things that strikes me the most is how many VTOL's rely on brute force to get air...
Forum: Humor 07-13-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,262
Posted By hiflier
Hello fhhuber, Thanks and you're right....

Hello fhhuber,

Thanks and you're right. This will not be for outside as I don't envision much in the way of speed. The sides and back for one thing will not be that aerodyamic so the yeah, it's...
Forum: Humor 07-13-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,262
Posted By hiflier
Hello Chellie and All, Been a while but I...

Hello Chellie and All,

Been a while but I think I going to build this Black Triangle....."THING". The propulsion idea I've been turning over is based on a real-world proto-type from AVRO company...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-22-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
Hello All, Really great links. Generally I...

Hello All,

Really great links. Generally I see various design ideas incorporating my Blade cx2's concept. Counter-prop engineering. That concept is fine but what I also see is that the prop uses...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-20-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
Hello All, This is the concept for the main...

Hello All,

This is the concept for the main drive:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/90/Colour_avrocar_59.jpg/755px-Colour_avrocar_59.jpg

This photo is only to...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-20-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By hiflier
Delta Blimp Idea

Hello All,

It's a long story but I'm here because of some research I'm involved in. An internet search got me here. I have an idea that's been in my brain for over a year and I would like to open...
Forum: Humor 12-18-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,262
Posted By hiflier
Hello ChELLIE, Two things. First of...

Hello ChELLIE,



Two things. First of all I thank you for responding. Second, this is the most incredible Forum for RC folks I've ever seen! If you have the time and interest I would like to...
Forum: Humor 12-18-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,262
Posted By hiflier
Hello CHELLIE, I'm new here today and you...

Hello CHELLIE,

I'm new here today and you just wouldn't believe how I ended up here. I've been doing some serious research into the Black Triangle phenom and the thought crossed my mind to...
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