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08-26-2006, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Ozzieflyer

HI Guys, Au Arbiter - Depron is way more...

HI Guys,
Au Arbiter - Depron is way more expensive than balsa over here in the west. I already have an aluminium 'main spar' up to the inner nacelles.

Larry - Yep, wing construction will be more...
08-25-2006, 02:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

It flies - almost! Well I have given up on...

It flies - almost!

Well I have given up on waiting on good outdoor weather so bit the bullet and tried to maiden at the indoor meeting last night. With the steerable tailwheel taxiing was fine....
07-14-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Hi All Still waiting on a still day -...

Hi All

Still waiting on a still day - forecast not too promising for this weekend.
Latest photo with completed cockpit. I will not paint until I know how she flies, for an aircraft of this...
Forum: Power Systems
07-12-2006, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,516
Posted By Ozzieflyer

OK - no one seems to have any info so I have done...

OK - no one seems to have any info so I have done it myself.
Attached is a zipped Autocad 2000 DXF file of an LPS 'A' in millimetres.

Hope this is useful to someone

Ozzie
Forum: Power Systems
07-11-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,516
Posted By Ozzieflyer

drawings of GWS IPS and LPS motor/gearboxes

Does anyone here have dxf / dwg files of the GWS IPS and LPS motor/gearboxes, or have links to the same. Just trying to save a bit of time designing

Cheers

Ozzie
07-10-2006, 02:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,664
Posted By Ozzieflyer

OK - here's a couple more Best build thread...

OK - here's a couple more

Best build thread
Best free (posted) plan - with flight proven model (added to stop 'looks right; but can't fly plans)

Ozzie
Forum: Power Systems
07-09-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,288
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Thanks slipstick, I thought I might be...

Thanks slipstick,

I thought I might be fairly borderline - looks like I'll have to pick another plane to build - might do one of Peter Rakes S400 planes as they always seem to have good reviews.
Forum: Power Systems
07-09-2006, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,288
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Help on motor selection please

Hi folks,

I am thinking of building the SWOT trainer that was a free plan in RCM & E (November 2005 issue). Vital statistics as follows

wingspan 50.5"
fuselage length 37"
wing area...
07-04-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

to say I have not forgotten you all - been very...

to say I have not forgotten you all - been very time poor this last week - and probably another week or so. Boss about to go on a months holiday so noses to grindstone to get a a few major projects...
06-24-2006, 10:59 AM
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Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

OK folks Latest news is that there has been...

OK folks

Latest news is that there has been no maiden yet. On getting to the hall I noticed one wing had get quite heavily warped - combination of weak structure and shrinking covering I think. I...
06-22-2006, 05:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Yippee Well my battery has arrived. Will...

Yippee

Well my battery has arrived. Will hopefully have time to solder on a connector before I have to leave for the indoor meeting tonight. This saves me around 1/2 oz on the flying weight....
06-21-2006, 04:45 PM
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Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Important Update. Well after a beautiful...

Important Update.

Well after a beautiful meal we managed to get home relatively early so I have managed to cover the wings and formed the rear turret fairing. The battery, at last checking, has...
06-20-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Hi Guys, Well progress was slower than...

Hi Guys,

Well progress was slower than anticipated this evening. Was hoping to cover the wings tonight but took way longer to do the nose cone than I expected. For a first attempt at something...
06-20-2006, 05:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Hi Ron, Yep I should be there with the...

Hi Ron,

Yep I should be there with the Lanc, hopefully ready to fly. Just got to cover the wings tonight, and hopefully make a start on the cockpit, though may not have that ready for thursday....
06-19-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Hi folks, Photos as promised, rear turret...

Hi folks,

Photos as promised, rear turret is just a roughy for the maiden I hope to take on Thursday. Still has the fairing to be put on. The forward turret is made from a built up shell, sanded...
06-19-2006, 04:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

UPDATE I have rebuilt the nose/fwd turret, much...

UPDATE
I have rebuilt the nose/fwd turret, much happier with the new set up. Also have finished to upper turret and started the rear turret. Indoor session is on Thursday so I want to have her ready...
06-11-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Thanks for the reply Ron, Nice link. I...

Thanks for the reply Ron,

Nice link. I thought if I built the new turret with the same side profile but a little fatter it would be a better fit. Unfortunately I am already getting a bit of...
06-11-2006, 01:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Further progress Forward fuselage skin and...

Further progress

Forward fuselage skin and forward turret. I am not very happy with this turret as it does not seem to fit the front profile of the fuselage very well, however the side elevation...
06-11-2006, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,829
Posted By Ozzieflyer

A beautiful model Cebola, do you have many venues...

A beautiful model Cebola, do you have many venues to fly in?

Ozzieflyer
06-08-2006, 02:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Finally starting to take shape now. Last couple...

Finally starting to take shape now. Last couple of photos show I now have the upper fuselage skins on. These are very soft 1.5mm sheet to be able to take the sharp curves at the top of the fuselage....
06-04-2006, 04:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

OK, on with the Lanc, Photos show wing bolt...

OK, on with the Lanc,

Photos show wing bolt on underside of fuselage along with the JR610 Rx and Robbe 10A ESC. Rx is velcro'd on to facilitate change of crystal while ESC is cabletied. Also...
06-04-2006, 04:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Thanks for the reply Larry, I have never...

Thanks for the reply Larry,

I have never flown fuel planes so didn't understand the reference

Pete
06-02-2006, 09:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Hi Cas, where are you? I may be interested....

Hi Cas,

where are you? I may be interested. give me a pm

Guy's

Sorry about the delay - been in thinking mode re the wing twisting/wi locking. I have decided to go with the original wings...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-22-2006, 05:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 932
Posted By Ozzieflyer

FlyRC Horsefly - any builders

Hi folks,

I was wondering if anyone had built one of these. I was going through my plan files and thought it would make a nice plane to fly for relaxation. It was a free plan in the FlyRC...
05-22-2006, 04:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,095
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Hi Guys, I'm over in Perth and usually use...

Hi Guys,

I'm over in Perth and usually use PerthRC if buying local or Aircraft world for other stuff. Brian at PerthRC, while somewhat into electrics is more interested at the high power end...
05-22-2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Hi Larry, Tandy (radio Shack in Australia)...

Hi Larry,

Tandy (radio Shack in Australia) were taken over by DSE (Dick Smith Electronics) locally and don't stock the magnets. Half of the fun and games of this build. I've tried DSE and Jaycar...
05-21-2006, 04:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Hi Larry, Thanks for the continued interest...

Hi Larry,

Thanks for the continued interest in my humble project.

Yep, I will cover it at some point :). Main reason I took it to indoor on Thursday was to ask for advice from the long term...
05-19-2006, 03:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

OK, I had indoor flying last night and the Lanc...

OK, I had indoor flying last night and the Lanc went with me. It is still not covered but I had finished the wiring loom late the night before and wanted to check all OK with room to taxi. With the...
05-15-2006, 01:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Mak, That's no thing, that's my Lanc :) ...

Mak,

That's no thing, that's my Lanc :)

It's okay - just kidding

Pete
05-12-2006, 01:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,446
Posted By Ozzieflyer

Sorry about the delay - life got in the way of...

Sorry about the delay - life got in the way of fun:(

OK progress to data. Both wings are now fully built - see attached photos. For some reason the Stb wing looks higher in the photos but seems...
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