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Old 08-09-2008, 09:09 PM
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Would a two blade rotor with fixed angle of attack (maybe 10 degrees) work if one used a large rudder and elevator for control?

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Hello Mike,

A three bladed rotor with rudder and elevator might possibly work but not a two bladed rotor. You will possibly need a small wing as well.

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Old 08-09-2008, 10:41 PM
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Thanks for your input. I would like to build something without the servos connected to the rotor hub. I have found several plans for sale but they all seem to have complicated controls to the rotor. I am sure there is a reason for that but I would like to start with a simple design.
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Joel,
I think he is looking for a Whistler (Modified). Like we are flying.

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Hello Jim and Mike,

Yes the Whistler will work well, but there are no plans available as far as I know. I guess a guy could make his own plans from the photo. The design will fill the requirement of no servos tilting the head, but like I say, we don't have a set of plans.


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Thanks Jim and Joel, great pictures, I will study them.

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