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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-26-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,510
Posted By Nodd
Yes I fly mode 2 however I setup my...

Yes I fly mode 2 however I setup my rudder/elevator e-powered sailplanes a little differently...

Even though this is a rudder/elevator only plane I find myself using both the left & the right...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-25-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,510
Posted By Nodd
MAIDEN FLIGHT VIDEO Well here we go, it's time...

MAIDEN FLIGHT VIDEO
Well here we go, it's time to see if this will fly...

Click below to view YouTube video...
http://www.scipie.com/rc/spectra/Nodd-RC-076-splash_700.jpg...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-10-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,510
Posted By Nodd
Covering (continued) It's time to tackle the...

Covering (continued)
It's time to tackle the fuselage & get that covered. I usually dread using heat-shrink covering on the compound curves of a fuselage, lots of wrinkles but in this case she's a...
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 11-11-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,218
Posted By Nodd
Hobby King Skipper

I've been flying this plane for about a week now & its been a lot of fun. It also seems to be generating quite a buzz with my club mates. I know a few have ordered one after watching me fly mine....
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-07-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,445
Posted By Nodd
Here's what I came up with... ...

Here's what I came up with...

http://youtu.be/Ki_1jfe7vS4
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-04-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
Posted By Nodd
DIY Snow Skis - Yet Another Thread

Well for those living up near the top end of the planet Winter is upon us. While many spend this time hibernating in the warmth of their workshops, I decided to slap some cheap skis on my plane &...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-19-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,272
Posted By Nodd
Thanks guys. Yeah I was pretty sure she'd fly if...

Thanks guys. Yeah I was pretty sure she'd fly if only I could get it off the ground. What I didn't expect was how nicely she flies.

http://www.scipie.com/rc/cublider/20121017_0073.jpg

Flight...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-19-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,272
Posted By Nodd
Here's the video you've all been waiting for... ...

Here's the video you've all been waiting for...

YouTube Video, click to watch...
Piper Cub Sailplane Part 3 (http://youtu.be/Tk5eE0ONl2Q)
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-12-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,272
Posted By Nodd
YouTube video, click to watch... MAIDEN FLIGHT...

YouTube video, click to watch...
MAIDEN FLIGHT VIDEO (http://youtu.be/b2zyT40GP7A)

Flight Report (spoiler alert - watch video first)
Well as you can see that didn't go as well as I'd hoped...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-05-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,311
Posted By Nodd
Thank you for the feedback. I'm not anticipating...

Thank you for the feedback. I'm not anticipating any issues with interior room although that is a consideration. Nice Guppy. My original fuselage was influenced somewhat by the Guppy. Beautiful...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-21-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,393
Posted By Nodd
Back to Square One Well the good news is she...

Back to Square One
Well the good news is she flies, flies quite nicely actually. The bad news is she suffered a hard landing & now looks pretty much the way she did when I got her, all banged up....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-11-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,889
Posted By Nodd
Balsa in a Box The wood & CF for my new wing...

Balsa in a Box
The wood & CF for my new wing arrived today, woohoo!..

http://www.scipie.com/rc/vee-gull/20120611_0002.jpg

This is the second time I've ordered from RCFoam.com...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-04-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,889
Posted By Nodd
Now I have an image stuck in my head of you...

Now I have an image stuck in my head of you turning blue trying to chop through a big fat CF rod. Seriously though that's good advice about the CF dust. Yes I take precautions when messing with that...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-22-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,002
Posted By Nodd
Maiden Flight Video Well in a nutshell, the...

Maiden Flight Video
Well in a nutshell, the aerotow event was a ton of fun. My botched together glider worked out great & surprisingly, I found that being towed isn't as scary as it looks. So...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-19-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,002
Posted By Nodd
Painting I'm usually pretty meticulous when it...

Painting
I'm usually pretty meticulous when it comes to painting. I spend hours preparing the surface, carefully mask everything that doesn't need paint & do lots of sanding between coats. NOT...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-16-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,002
Posted By Nodd
Nose Job

I have the opportunity to do some aerotowing this Summer but I don't have a pure glider. A friend was kind enough to offer me an old beat up electric powered Rapter glider he had gathering dust. ...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-13-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 23,864
Posted By Nodd
Maiden Flight Video Well you've all been...

Maiden Flight Video
Well you've all been requesting this so here it is...

http://youtu.be/Gyn1AmESRSM
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-12-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 23,864
Posted By Nodd
Thanks everyone for the CG help. Combined with...

Thanks everyone for the CG help. Combined with advice from my mirror build threads it seems most folks are recommending a CG of around 3" back from the LE. That looks right to me & apparently the...
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