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11-24-2019, 02:10 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Hi Chellie .. Great minds think alike ... I...

Hi Chellie .. Great minds think alike ...

I have now added a 3rd rudder ... one in centre to add area and help ..

The motor thrust angle will be sorted once I have got the turning moment ... I...
11-24-2019, 10:05 AM
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Posted By solentlife

https://youtu.be/ZEw6EKV1kuY

https://youtu.be/ZEw6EKV1kuY
11-23-2019, 09:37 AM
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Posted By solentlife

She works !!! But flight ... she hit a few bumps...

She works !!! But flight ... she hit a few bumps and left ground but within a foot or so was back down ... so she's lacking flight speed with present setup. Maybe try with lighter battery up front...
11-22-2019, 03:56 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Tested on house floor and no sign of tipping this...

Tested on house floor and no sign of tipping this time ... she slid like a good'un ... had to add a bit of right thrust to get her to turn better to right ...

Just need to try her on the grass...
11-22-2019, 03:17 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Ever started something that you just will not let...

Ever started something that you just will not let go on !! This is now one of those for me ...

I WILL GET IT TO WORK !!
11-22-2019, 01:34 PM
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Posted By solentlife

That didn't work either ... ...

That didn't work either ...

https://youtu.be/dgZVAQ4dLFg

So now modify to have prop lower and set back into the model between sponsons ...
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11-21-2019, 05:58 PM
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Posted By solentlife

mmmm I may drop back to a 7x6 prop to avoid too...

mmmm I may drop back to a 7x6 prop to avoid too much height ...

https://d28lcup14p4e72.cloudfront.net/223896/4888391/DSCF8613.jpg...
11-21-2019, 11:28 AM
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Posted By solentlife

The downthrust literally made no difference at...

The downthrust literally made no difference at all .... but the elevators show good authority ...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Snowplane/DSCF8612_zpswqaihg4c.jpg...
11-20-2019, 07:35 PM
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Posted By solentlife

There's plenty of tape on the bottom .... ...

There's plenty of tape on the bottom ....

I've added about 5 deg down thrrust - test tomorrow.
11-20-2019, 01:09 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Oh Dear !! https://youtu.be/v7WUJBtwpl8 ...

Oh Dear !!

https://youtu.be/v7WUJBtwpl8

Back on the bench modifying motor mount !!
11-20-2019, 09:07 AM
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Posted By solentlife

Guy is asking a bit trying to fly something like...

Guy is asking a bit trying to fly something like that with 'mickey mouse' stick setup !!

I hope to give it 'grass test' today ... just see if she controls on the ground ... flight will be later.
11-19-2019, 10:32 PM
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Posted By solentlife

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Mod...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Snowplane/DSCF8609_zpsjznaph5e.jpg (http://s6.photobucket.com/user/nluther/media/Models/Snowplane/DSCF8609_zpsjznaph5e.jpg.html)
11-17-2019, 03:06 PM
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Posted By solentlife

Snowplane ....

Here's something I knocked up about 2yrs ago but never finished.

https://d28lcup14p4e72.cloudfront.net/223896/4882413/Snowplane%20(1).jpg...
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