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Old 11-10-2012, 11:15 AM
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Robert,

Plans should be in your email.

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Old 11-10-2012, 01:43 PM
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Cool thanks!

Half time right now. I must be the official Beaver Southern California fan. Am I bad when I see a big O on the back of a car I have to pull in front of it so they can see my orange beaver sticker?

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Plans should be in your email.

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Hi
any chance of getting the plans still if so can you send them to flier81 @hotmail .com

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Old 12-15-2012, 12:01 AM
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Hello

Building by Panzi, great job !
http://www.rc-network.de/forum/showthread.php/301355-Selbstbau-des-F3A-Modells-Lightning-%28Holzklasse-!-%29?p=2975256#post2975256
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Old 12-15-2012, 05:50 AM
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Looks like Panzi is moving right along. Thank you for heads up Claude.

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Old 12-15-2012, 10:03 AM
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I'm working on the FIN - and have a few quick questions.
The rib diagrams include FN-1 , but FN-1 doesn't show up in the plans, and I didn't see it in your picture of your fin build.

I suspect this part is no longer needed, correct?

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Old 12-16-2012, 05:57 AM
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John,

You are correct, FN-1 is not required. It was left over from the design process.

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Old 12-23-2012, 12:10 AM
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Thank you! It is really fun to build that great aircraft. As you have seen i had already wings and elevator unit from the Xaros a plane witch is build from a friend of mine. So i had to change the wing tubes. Also a T-canard is planed. But i wonder how you finisched your fuselage with 581g!! How light where your balsa sheets?
So thank you Jeff for having the oportinity to share your plans with us!

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Old 12-23-2012, 06:59 AM
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Panzi,

The key to minimizing weight in the the fuselage was mostly due to balsa wood selection. I ordered 25% more wood than I needed so I could select only the lightest. The difference between the lightest sheets and the heaviest sheets for the fuselage sides was about 60 g. I adds up quickly. If I recall correctly, my 36 inch by 4 inch by 1/8 sheets were between 19 and 21 grams.

Good luck with the build.

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Old 12-23-2012, 01:08 PM
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hello jeff
great job
I also would like to build a lightning
you have plans?
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italy

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ps: sorry for English I used google translator
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:29 AM
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thanks jeff
got plans
I'm happy
Merry Christmas
greeting

thanks again

ps:I finish my pitts m12
beginning of the lightning
http://www.baronerosso.it/forum/aero...ts-m12-3d.html
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Old 02-21-2013, 07:23 PM
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Jeff,

CanI get a set of the lightning plans from you? I'm getting back into the hobbyand woudl like to try out this design. My old pattern plane was a Dr. Jekyll but I really like the new electtric stuff!

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Old 02-22-2013, 06:03 AM
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Bellboy,

Check your PM.
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Old 02-22-2013, 11:24 PM
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Hello

German Lightning

http://www.rc-network.de/forum/showthread.php/301355-Selbstbau-des-F3A-Modells-Lightning-%28Holzklasse-!-%29?p=3045824#post3045824
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Hi Jeff,

Can i also get plans for the Lightning plane, would love to build one.

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Old 03-10-2013, 10:59 AM
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Hi Jeff

Been reading this thread, very interested in building one.
Are plans available? If so email address below
nageljc@mail.com
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Old 03-10-2013, 06:43 PM
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Wouldman,

Check your email.

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Old 03-11-2013, 06:59 AM
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Greetings from Germany
Thank you Jeff for the plans, my plane is ready for flying (when the snow is gone!)
http://www.rc-network.de/forum/showthread.php/301355-Selbstbau-des-F3A-Modells-Lightning-%28Holzklasse-!-%29/page16

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Hans,

Thank you for posting pictures, it turned out great! I hope you get to fly it soon.

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Old 03-12-2013, 05:58 PM
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Hi Jeff

I really enjoyed your build thread .How do I get a copy of your plans?

spot171123@msn.com

Thank you

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Old 03-16-2013, 06:27 AM
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Looks great Hans! Getting ready to start mine soon. Already have the foam core for the wings. I was going to change the colors because they have already been done but I really like that color scheme!

A beaver would look good on the tail though

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Hey Jeff thank you
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Gerald,

That looks awesome. We'll figure out the graphics for it this weekend and get it ready to go. Jeff, do you know what font you have been using on yours?

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Old 04-16-2013, 06:45 AM
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Gerald,

That looks fantastic, I can't wait to see the entire thing.

Arch,

The font I use is called Bellboy.

Good luck with the rest of the project!
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Old 05-01-2013, 03:25 PM
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Hey Jeff,

Where did you get your carbon fiber sheets? From here?

http://www.cstsales.com/uni_carbon_fabric.html

web binding, net binding? Does it matter?

Thanks,

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