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04-04-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By quorneng

Dom That is a real shame but all credit to you...

Dom
That is a real shame but all credit to you for showing the crash.
We have all done it but this still from the crash video shows just before the right wing dropped the Albatross in a rather nose...
Forum: Beginners
03-23-2022, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By quorneng

The same post in two locations. Not very clever!

The same post in two locations. Not very clever!
03-18-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,168
Posted By quorneng

Skyersjet You are talking of a total plane...

Skyersjet
You are talking of a total plane weight in the order of 27 kg or 60 lbs. I note that such a weight means it would classify as a 'large model aircraft', at least in the UK and EU, that...
03-16-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,168
Posted By quorneng

SkyersJet If you scaled up my design to...

SkyersJet
If you scaled up my design to accommodate a 400 mm EDF it would be 4 times the size which would make it 5.6m tall with a wing span of 2.36 m.
It currently weighs 464g so scaling up by the...
03-14-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By quorneng

Sinbad A bit of Google research shows that the...

Sinbad
A bit of Google research shows that the FX707 as a glider has an all up weight ranging from 170g to 220g. You are proposing an all up of 382 g. That is quite an increase, 1.73 to be exact....
03-13-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By quorneng

Sinbad I would concur with Solentlife that...

Sinbad
I would concur with Solentlife that flaps on a 46" powered glider will have little or no benefit and only adds extra weight and complexity.
With the name and model of the glider we can use...
03-07-2022, 12:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,168
Posted By quorneng

Buck Rogers. I am not sure Von Braun would have...

Buck Rogers. I am not sure Von Braun would have been amused!
Although intended to increase the V-2 range Von Braun;s next proposal was a two stage version that could reach America which had in got...
03-05-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,168
Posted By quorneng

Don Just an update. The degree of control...

Don
Just an update.
The degree of control possible by the limited area of elevators in the EDF exhaust proved completely inadequate to resist the initial torque roll so simply allowing the roll...
02-22-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By quorneng

Kaija Like many such things the effect of where...

Kaija
Like many such things the effect of where the motor is mounted will depend primarily on haw far it is from the ideal position.
The object is to try to place the line of the propeller thrust...
02-22-2022, 12:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,687
Posted By quorneng

Well done! That really is a pretty good...

Well done!
That really is a pretty good performance from such a small EDF.
Forum: Beginners
02-16-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By quorneng

more questions Does the elevator oscillate (can...

more questions
Does the elevator oscillate (can you hear the servo moving) when the plane is absolutely stationary on the ground?
Does it continue to oscillate when you apply some elevator...
02-03-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By quorneng

On my maiden flights I let the plane climb a lot...

On my maiden flights I let the plane climb a lot higher than you did following the rule '3 mistakes high'. I hope not make a mistake but I like to know that if the plane does something unexpected I...
01-22-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

The Black Arrows Hunter is still not yet flown...

The Black Arrows Hunter is still not yet flown but just for the record I did take the opportunity to take a picture of all five together.
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Note only the Black Arrows has it wings level as it...
01-18-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

No problem on thread drift. From what I have...

No problem on thread drift.
From what I have read flying Concorde at display weight was not too hard as there was considerable excess thrust even without the afterburners.
Having visited G-BOAC at...
01-18-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

They may have done but I don't recall. Visibility...

They may have done but I don't recall. Visibility was such for a short 12 year old that I simply may not have seen all the roll.
I do remember they did a series of 'bomb bursts' loosing a number of...
01-17-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

It flies at virtually scale speed.. ...

It flies at virtually scale speed..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQhOl8fg2T8
Very pale green/blue is perhaps not the best colour for RC flying.

I have an admission to make.
When I was a lad...
01-16-2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

It appears that XF 947 RAF F4 1956 to 1971, then...

It appears that XF 947 RAF F4 1956 to 1971, then converted by Hawker as a F58A for the Swiss Air Force,1972 to 1996.
Fully restored privately owned as Miss Demeanour did the air show circuit in UK...
01-16-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

Complete in all over pale green/blue with decals ...

Complete in all over pale green/blue with decals ,its number & prototype circle added.
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The underside
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An interesting comparison between the Hunter prototype and its immediate...
01-14-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

The nose is obviously different to the Sea Hawk...

The nose is obviously different to the Sea Hawk and its derivatives but is built in exactly the same way although it is a little smaller.
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The printed nose cone presented a bit of a problem....
01-13-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,191
Posted By quorneng

Very nice/ Those small props don't half make a...

Very nice/
Those small props don't half make a noise!
Now much does it weigh with a 2200 mAh 4s?
01-12-2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

Once a wing is released from the clamps and...

Once a wing is released from the clamps and transferred to the other one, the first wing is carefully glued to the fuselage propped up in place and left to dry for 24 hours.
Then the same process...
01-10-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

Like the other Hawkers the wing are very simple,...

Like the other Hawkers the wing are very simple, just top and bottom skins and two shear webs.
The issue in the thick skin has to be significantly sanded on the inside of each skin to give a fine...
01-09-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

Yes LW PLA is next on my to do list but I don't...

Yes LW PLA is next on my to do list but I don't like the price.
I know due to its foaming i kg of LW PLA is supposed to create twice as much finished article but it is at least twice the price.

A...
01-08-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

The first fuselage planks goes on. 188696 The...

The first fuselage planks goes on.
188696
The smaller diameter of the Hunter fuselage means there are as many but narrower planks as for the P1081.
Some areas of the planking have to be left off...
Forum: 3D Printing
01-04-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By quorneng

The foaming agent in LW-PLA makes for a thin skin...

The foaming agent in LW-PLA makes for a thin skin which in turn means any degradation caused by the paint will be more significant.
In addition I think you will find 'metallic' finishes use more...
01-01-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

More printing. The bifurcated inlet duct added. ...

More printing. The bifurcated inlet duct added.
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It is amazing just how long it all is compared to the EDF diameter. Note the reinforcement added to the flat inlet area to resist it being...
12-30-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By quorneng

Hawker Hunter Prototype XPS

Having built the 2 Hawker prototypes, P1052 & P1081, that led to the Hunter it seemed obvious to build its prototype as well and to the same scale.
The Hunter prototype, P1067, was very 'clean'...
12-25-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,393
Posted By quorneng

Don hank you for the kind words. I must say...

Don
hank you for the kind words.
I must say this is the first time I have built 3 planes, immediately one after the other, each with some identical features and all to the same same scale. It is...
12-25-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,393
Posted By quorneng

The paint scheme is simple. It same colour all...

The paint scheme is simple. It same colour all over, two thin coats of acrylic and a light spray of acrylic lacquer. The slight gloss surface means the self adhesive roundels actually stick.
188683...
Forum: Beginners
12-22-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By quorneng

JayTee Heat is a limiting factor for both...

JayTee
Heat is a limiting factor for both motors and ESCs or rather the actual limit is set by the rate at which heat can be dissipated to the cooling medium.
A motor has a significant mass in the...
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