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Forum: Aerodynamics 03-21-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 253
Posted By Abuelo
Take a look at this site. ...

Take a look at this site. http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/flywing1.htm
Forum: Aerodynamics 03-21-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 253
Posted By Abuelo
Looks a lot like the Jedelski airfoils tried and...

Looks a lot like the Jedelski airfoils tried and tested in the 70's and prior. The Southwestern Honker series out of New Mexico used it as did the kit designed by Joe Wagner of VECO, the Dakota...
Forum: Foamies 03-15-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By Abuelo
Couple photos. The laminate in the upper right...

Couple photos. The laminate in the upper right shows what the glue joint is like after setup and after being misaligned. Cut apart along the glue line as well as the saw allowed to see the extent...
Forum: Foamies 03-15-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By Abuelo
I use the white Gorilla Glue with the pink foam,...

I use the white Gorilla Glue with the pink foam, as well as the white Dollar Tree stuff.

My method? Spread it on one surface and cover completely, then scrape as much off as reasonably possible...
Forum: Power Systems 03-11-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Abuelo
If the concern is the bit of exposed brass after...

If the concern is the bit of exposed brass after connection, then use a length of shrink or spaghetti tubing to cover each one. Black electrical tape will also work, and it wold be good to use some...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-01-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Abuelo
Hi Paul, Good and valid questions. To...

Hi Paul,

Good and valid questions.

To estimate your target weight, figure the wing loading and then the cubic wing loading. Multiply the wingspan by the chord. i.e. 48 * 8.25 = 396 sq inches...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-28-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 722
Posted By Abuelo
Using the graphical approach, the C/G at 25% MAC...

Using the graphical approach, the C/G at 25% MAC came out to be right around 42% back from the leading edge at the wing root.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-31-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Abuelo
Very well done and very creative. Thank you for...

Very well done and very creative. Thank you for sharing.

Perhaps you can persuade Eric Rule to kit this R/C version also?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-30-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,202
Posted By Abuelo
Covering is complete and I'm debating on leaving...

Covering is complete and I'm debating on leaving her natural or painting her white. Have month to decide, leaving for a month long trip and so won't be back until early March.

Our fellow member...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-25-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Abuelo
It matters, but only slightly. These...

It matters, but only slightly.

These brushless motors do not have a negative wire per se, the ESC switches the current direction on each wire during the motor's rotation. So, hook up the three...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-20-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 722
Posted By Abuelo
Looks like an AT-6 Texan.

Looks like an AT-6 Texan.
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 01-20-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By Abuelo
The original poster hasn't been on since...

The original poster hasn't been on since September. Wonder how his 1/72 scale idea worked out.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-19-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,202
Posted By Abuelo
Some progress since the holidays on the Cloud...

Some progress since the holidays on the Cloud Kitten. Would like to get her finished up in the next couple weeks as I'm going to be out of the area for February.

Construction is complete and the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-13-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By Abuelo
The first intentional freeflight was a Thermic C...

The first intentional freeflight was a Thermic C towline 36" span glider from Frank Ziac's Jetco. Flew out of an alfalfa field and regularly tore the silkspan when landing. Eventually stopped...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-07-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Abuelo
$100 Scratch Build EDF idea

This Supermarine-508 just showed up on Outerzone and looks like a great option for the contest. Circular fuse, profile nose and tail, easy wing construction and a V-tail.

Designed as a free...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-05-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 401
Posted By Abuelo
Nigel, Remember the Carl Goldberg kits where...

Nigel,

Remember the Carl Goldberg kits where he used the "Why build a component with two pieces when you can use five" philosophy and seemingly with the goal of how big a kit he could get into...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-02-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By Abuelo
I'm not usually there, being more of a builder...

I'm not usually there, being more of a builder than a flyer. I intend to go sometime this weekend but no guarantees.

When I do go its in one of the weekend mornings. I prefer going during the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-01-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By Abuelo
A bit of a drive for you but the Chandler Bowl is...

A bit of a drive for you but the Chandler Bowl is a non-club flying site. It is designated by the City of Chandler as an electric only flying field and is used by both airplane and heli flyers. ...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-23-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,202
Posted By Abuelo
Off for the holidays with all the family meeting...

Off for the holidays with all the family meeting up in Puerto Morales in Mexico. Will be back after the first of the year to finish up the Cloud Kitten.

Everyone, have a great and safe holiday.
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-13-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,202
Posted By Abuelo
The lacquer has a smell, a sweet chemical type...

The lacquer has a smell, a sweet chemical type probably mostly from the acetone. Nitrate dope smells much the same, and neither is as strong as the smell of lacquer thinner. Don't think I would use...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-12-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,202
Posted By Abuelo
Its "Deft" on the can, full label says "Clear...

Its "Deft" on the can, full label says "Clear Wood Finish" and "Satin Brushing Lacquer." Always pronounced it with the "L" sound, like Vermeer's home town, so I spelled it like I say it instead of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-12-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,202
Posted By Abuelo
Have the Kitten ready for final smooth sanding...

Have the Kitten ready for final smooth sanding and covering.

Went with 3.5 dihedral, 1 1/2" per panel, and it appears appropriate for the design. Seven degrees just seemed too much. I added...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-05-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,202
Posted By Abuelo
Continuing progress

Finished assembling the fuselage and glued in the stab and fin and figured out how to incorporate a working tail wheel. Photos show how it all came together, the nose has a small semi-permanent...
Forum: Beginners 12-03-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By Abuelo
Do you have a gear drive unit on the motor? That...

Do you have a gear drive unit on the motor? That would account for the word "ratio" as in the ratio between the motor rpm and the propeller rpm.

Something like 1:2.3 or 1:5?
Forum: Beginners 12-03-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Abuelo
If you are still interested in an aileron only...

If you are still interested in an aileron only control system, check out these plans from Outerzone. Will give you an idea on how others have done it. Note that these are designs from many years...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-24-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,202
Posted By Abuelo
Got back to building today, and the fuselage is...

Got back to building today, and the fuselage is ready for assembly.

The main formers are in place, square with the sides and the doublers are all in and trimmed. I went with 1/16" sheet for the...
Forum: ParkFlyers 11-21-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Abuelo
Tom, try repairing with the white gorilla glue...

Tom, try repairing with the white gorilla glue with some tape over the outside joints to keep the glue from expanding outside the fuse.

From the photos it appears the plane has a weak design. ...
Forum: Humor 11-18-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By Abuelo
30 Miles.

30 Miles.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-15-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By Abuelo
Thumbs up Very fine work. Thanks for sharing.

Very fine work. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-15-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By Abuelo
While on shipboard you can't do anything about...

While on shipboard you can't do anything about the wood quality, once ashore look for what we used to call "A" grade balsa. This the stuff with the grain running lengthwise and vertical through the...
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