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Forum: Foamies
02-26-2011, 10:59 PM
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Posted By flyranger

[QUOTE=Larry3215;778691]Im a little confused by...

[QUOTE=Larry3215;778691]Im a little confused by some of your descriptions so Ive drawn a pic to make my point clear :)

Finally had a 3mph wind day inbetween snow storms and got to try it again. ...
Forum: Foamies
01-21-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,524
Views: 855,661
Posted By flyranger

There is a thread here: ...

There is a thread here:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1033960

and the company site is here:
http://www.dreamitrc.com/

I got my eagle on feebay. As is true with most foamy...
Forum: Foamies
01-21-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4,524
Views: 855,661
Posted By flyranger

Thanks, Crashalott. How was (or is?) the flight...

Thanks, Crashalott. How was (or is?) the flight performance? I have to have park flyers that glide well after the batts are run down. Looks great!! Here is the pics of my decorated Eagle. I...
Forum: Foamies
01-20-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,524
Views: 855,661
Posted By flyranger

Larry, it begins to climb right away, looks like...

Larry, it begins to climb right away, looks like a 3-d flat foamy and ends up hanging on the prop. I've been able to get it back without crashing (if I can get high enough) by shutting down and...
Forum: Foamies
01-18-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4,524
Views: 855,661
Posted By flyranger

There is a slight airfoil effect on the wings. ...

There is a slight airfoil effect on the wings. They are two layers of Elmers foam board sandwiching a CF tube.
Forum: Foamies
01-18-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,524
Views: 855,661
Posted By flyranger

Thanks Chellie and all. I took some photos and,...

Thanks Chellie and all. I took some photos and, based on what you said, the problem is probably caused by too much control throw. I'll move the EZ connector on the servos to the most inside...
Forum: Foamies
01-17-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4,524
Views: 855,661
Posted By flyranger

Maybe someone can give me some help taming this...

Maybe someone can give me some help taming this one. It's a scaled down version of the dream-it eagle. I call it the cardinal. I'm not painting it until I get the flight performance right. Up in...
06-11-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,578
Posted By flyranger

Yes, been up several times. I will be flying...

Yes, been up several times. I will be flying again tomorrow morning. I have enough decoration on it now, that I can tell the top from the bottom ok. Still freaks me out a little when I view it...
05-20-2010, 04:41 PM
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Views: 2,578
Posted By flyranger

Elipstik 700 - My first wing

Got this from a kit on feebay. My usual planes are powered gliders, you know, things with a lot of pitch and roll stability. I wanted to stretch my building and flying skills so I got this:
...
05-08-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,163
Posted By flyranger

I calledinto a talk show a few years ago and...

I calledinto a talk show a few years ago and found out the the Shock Jock named Gary Dee was seen at Lakeshore park in Cleveland, flying R/C gliders. He wouldn't talk about it on the air, because...
05-08-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,796
Posted By flyranger

Continuing with the Elipstik 700 build. Hardest...

Continuing with the Elipstik 700 build. Hardest thing to engineer was the battery box located below the wing. The plane lands on the box, so I spent a lot of time coming up with the best size and...
Forum: Beginners
05-03-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 32,321
Posted By flyranger

I use an Eflite Park 400 outrunner.

I use an Eflite Park 400 outrunner.
04-15-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,796
Posted By flyranger

I'm building an Elipstik 700 from a kit. Here's...

I'm building an Elipstik 700 from a kit. Here's what I've gotten to so far.
10-02-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By flyranger

The link plans that I am building mine from are...

The link plans that I am building mine from are on a "competing" website

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33639

The only hitch has been getting the rubber tubing. I could not...
10-02-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By flyranger

[QUOTE=KenS999;648140]Thanks for thr replies so...

[QUOTE=KenS999;648140]Thanks for thr replies so far, videos were good.


I am unable to ROG, even in short grass, my Fantom will not develop enough ground speed to get sufficient take off lift....
10-01-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,648
Posted By flyranger

pusher prop confusion

I have built the Seether, a pusher-type wing by Paul Daniels. OK, this is my first of this type. Do I have the brushless motor rotate the usual way (CCW as seen from the front of the motor) and...
05-30-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,012
Posted By flyranger

What plans did you use? What power system?

What plans did you use? What power system?
Forum: Foamies
11-11-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,772
Posted By flyranger

Any two part epoxy is fine. Any polyurathene...

Any two part epoxy is fine. Any polyurathene (Gorilla, Elmer's) glue is fine but will expand when drying.
11-05-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 116,937
Posted By flyranger

\ I had forgotten about this plane! I really...

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I had forgotten about this plane! I really like the look of the "raked back" tail feathers. Thanks C H E L L I E!
11-04-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 116,937
Posted By flyranger

Plane is complete and test flights are done. ...

Plane is complete and test flights are done. Trim required just a little down elevator. Used a feebay chinese motor, 9x7.5 prop and this sweetie "gets little" real quick! AUW is 16oz with the...
09-26-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,710
Posted By flyranger

If no changes have been made other than a higher...

If no changes have been made other than a higher capacity (more ma batt) then the only effect will be the motor working slightly harder (drawing slightly more current) to pull your bird around. What...
09-26-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 116,937
Posted By flyranger

Thanks, C h e l l i e, for the kind words. I am...

Thanks, C h e l l i e, for the kind words. I am trying to get away from the square sided fuses I have been making. I am developing a system for building rounded fuselages by using a 5/16in dowel as a...
09-25-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 116,937
Posted By flyranger

Here's two of mine. Main construction material...

Here's two of mine. Main construction material is Elmers foamboard with the paper stripped off. Bamboo skewers and some balsa sticks for stiffening and strength. The first one is a nice,...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-12-2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,305
Posted By flyranger

All went well. Went flying in Jim Miller park in...

All went well. Went flying in Jim Miller park in Marietta. Nice big, open, area.
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-04-2007, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,305
Posted By flyranger

Finished decorating and packing for trip tomorrow!

Finished decorating and packing for trip tomorrow!
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-31-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,305
Posted By flyranger

Anyone Flying in Marietta, Georgia??

I'll be visiting my grandbaby next week down there and will be bringing a plane. Anyone on the forum that flies in this area? I don't have AMA, so flying at established fields is not going to...
Forum: Foamies
06-09-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,938
Posted By flyranger

The Eflite s-75 is rated at 17.2oz torque. With...

The Eflite s-75 is rated at 17.2oz torque. With the larger size (more weight) of the Formosa II and the higher power available through your motor setup, what you experienced sounds like your servos...
Forum: Foamies
06-08-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,081
Posted By flyranger

Yes, it has the "4-40" airfoil that I got on the...

Yes, it has the "4-40" airfoil that I got on the 'net somewhere. Place a spar at 40% of the chord and make the spar and the thicknesses of the top and bottom foam 4% of the chord high.
Balance...
Forum: Foamies
06-07-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,081
Posted By flyranger

It was designed to allow landing gear to be...

It was designed to allow landing gear to be removed for belly landings or possibly adding floats (although I don't have any place to water fly it)! Here's the detail of the landing gear attachment. ...
Forum: Foamies
06-07-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,081
Posted By flyranger

This is my Elmers's art foam board trainer,...

This is my Elmers's art foam board trainer, "Wisdom". Decorated with brushed on Rustoleum water base latex paint.
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